If you are a minimalist, maybe just the platform around your bed would be enough of a surface to place a drink, a book, or your cell phone (which is what I use for my alarm clock now). The wall sconces eliminate the need for a table to hold the lamps.
Make a long, narrow space clean and contemporary by floating the bed. The wall partition in this example lends the bed a sense of cozy privacy from the entrance. More: Float the Bed for a Loft-Style LookBrowse more bedrooms