love the railings and storage. Large, deep shelves running beneath these basement stairs are ideal for stacking bins and boxes. The slatted shelves keep items off the basement floor and out of harm's way should the basement flood.
A skinny table/ledge behind the couch could have a lamp, or a power strip for easy access to outlets, cure decor things/plants, or have more practical uses. This is a DIY pin, but it's got the right idea