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.
Casa geminada ganhou cobertura arborizada após a reforma
[Marvelous use of pattern. In combination with the patterns of the floor and runner, the black railings and chair frame give it a graphic quality that's striking and very attractive.] Love this black and white striped stair runner