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.
6 Stunning Designer Chairs For Living Rooms 6 Stunning DeModway Furniture Modern Kaddur Lounge Chair This reHouse Reading/feeding chair in the corner. This style of lamp looks quite sturdy, whilst also making a statement.
Put Wasted Space To Work Transform a plain wall into a storage and display showcase by adding stacks of open shelves or cutting out the drywall to create a recessed niche. Add a display shelf above the kitchen window and cup hooks below upper cabinets.