GRUNDTAL Rail - 31 ½ " - IKEA - the single best storage solution ever. In an average apartment I have about 10 of these: in the bathroom, many in the kitchen (hang pans, lids slid behind, all utensils hang on hooks, baskets attached), one in the bedroom (scarves, hats, etc.).
A simple entertainment system solution- a shelf for a DVD player + DVR below a wall-mounted flat screen. EKBY MOSSBY/EKBY BJÄRNUM Wall shelf - IKEA. $39.99. 46 7/8" x 11" deep; can be cut to desired length.