Corners seem to get a bad rap. They are generally regarded as a waste of space. However, with a little ingenuity, these often dismissed areas of our home can become an active and functional part of your everyday life. For example, we think this "Samantha" Corner Bench and Shelf by PotteryBarn, is perfect for a small entryway.
Kitchen banquette: A built-in storage wall elevates this traditional-style banquette from breakfast nook to multi-purpose corner. More ideas for banquettes: http://www.midwestliving.com/homes/decorating-ideas/6-ideas-for-kitchen-banquettes/?page=1
This multi-purpose home office has three workstations, each with their own computer and personalized chairs. The back of the desk is lined with cork board. The large table in the center of the room has fabric drawers for storage and four stools--perfect for arts and crafts projects that require more room than the desk can provide.