The bunk system solved several problems for this room. It provided space for a built-in closet beneath the upper bed as well as room for a table and chairs. It also hides a storage trundle and niche at the foot of the lower bed.
My older two boys share a room and sleep in bunk beds. Since we moved them to bunk beds it's been great as it has opened up a ton of space in their room for quiet time away from the chaos of the rest of the house. I love bunk beds.
Some great ideas here - reading nook doubles as a bed, ottoman for a friend or book, shelving up top. Maybe the wood for the reading area could be two sets stacked and the padding doubled to make a 'real' bed from time to time? Bed ideas for Ayla.
Minimalist White Themed Kids Bedroom Design Ideas with Solid Wood Green Bunk Bed Furniture that have Soft White Mattress complete with the Pillows and Corner Space High Green Wood Cabinet that have Three Doors