Even if your apartment is really little, it's nice to have a dedicated workspace. But how are you going to fit it in? Here's a favorite trick of ours: a wall mounted desk. They take up much less space than a freestanding piece of furniture, and have a nice minimal look to boot. Here are a few of our favorite examples.
DIY Adjustable bracket shelving used in a corner, & width boards. White tracks & brackets blend into wall color. Uses dowels to join boards in corner to add stability & a little more strength to shelves. Some general instructions.
Shop corner block wood shelf. Corners become attractive, usable space with this clever configuration of cubbies. Solid acacia wood tower alternates small and large cubes/shelves creating tons of storage space.