Perfect for ANY laundry area/side entrance. I think I'd make my yellow or orange though, a piece of bright sunshine for the kids to walk into when they get home. and I'd paint the area wear book bags would go too! Make each one specialized for each kid!
two IKEA Expedit bookcases ($69) and an IKEA Hemnes TV Stand ($169) in the center. I love this! Perfect for the playroom too! or kids room too, put the bench under a window! for the office window, maybe