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
Perhaps you don't have time to read books but you do read magazines. Are your magazines stacked on top of the chair? Here is an idea! A DIY (or have soeone make it for you) pallet magazine holder. Paint it to match your decor.