Great idea to maximize space in a basement.hallway library going not quite down the center of basement with small sleeping nook off of bookcase side and doorway to another room, maybe a play room/movie room
This is actually a cool option for the stairways. The main stairway could have art this way up, as opposed to pictures.photo gallery up stairs, neat and organized. From the article Joanne Hudson’s Beach House in Philadelphia Magazine
Establish an Efficient Pantry Convert the space under the staircase into a small room for storing food, paper goods, and extra cooking equipment. Add a door and wrap the three walls with shallow shelves.