This is a perfect combo of my two favorite ideas for that space under the stairs leading to the basement. A reading nook AND book storage and shelves . assuming that there is enough space for this there.
Although most of us would love to live in a large, spacious house with enough room to swing several cats, the reality is, most of us don& If your apartment is cramped and lacks space, don& be down about it! Get some inspiration from these awesome ideas!