Check out this smart storage solution. I would probably use this in a home office that doesn't have its own designated space. The divider could be backed with exciting paper on the other side to hide the clutter.
IKEA Hack: DIY Command Center with Storage and Chalkboard. It started as 3 Expedit shelving units from IKEA but when turned on its side, it offers a great storage and organization center that makes a perfect command station