Small Space Secrets: Swap Your Bookcases for Wall Mounted Shelving. Here's a creative shelving arrangement that uses a deeper shelf at bottom to create a sort of bench. The bench can serve as extra seating for parties, or as a display space.
"The Apartment 34 office now serves three purposes. a hangout with a magazine space; and, with a few quick moves, the couch folds out, and voilà — we've got our guest room!" Small Apartment/Home Office Hacks.