Look through some Apartment Therapy house tours and you'll start to notice a trend or two. One trend you can't ignore? Records and books are totally chic when displayed in open shelving. DVDs and video games are simply not as common, and yet many of us own them.
Also on these boards
Create a magnetic Scrabble board and have an ongoing game with someone you live with. So cute!
Brixton house: Brixton house: living and dining space
Curtains to cover bookshelves/closets