Coat closet attached to bench area. Nice way to keep bulky coats out of the way. Hooks above bench can be mainly for hats & scarves, etc. Need spot (off the bench and floor) to store bags/backpacks & my purse. Maybe hook or shelf inside coat closet?
We've used a similar corner shelving unit to create space in a small 7 by 9 ft room. It's a great, easy shelving solution for small spaces (although installing it was a bit tricky as the walls weren't plumb.