A wall mounted desk is such a space-saver. Multi-functional, convenient, and also simply trendy it can aid you create an useful home office in a snap. Its significant benefit over a regular desk is that it does not take up a great deal of precious area.
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.