Not the console idea I have in mind, but these media storage drawers are pretty brilliant.
Wood Dvd Stand
CD and DVD stands
Repurposed DVD stand as a toilet paper/towel holder.
Massive rotating DVD stand - Woodworking creation by iGotWood
Hartford City Oak DVD Stand
The black one is our very handy locking DVD stand. Keeps little fingers our of reach :)
Another look at that IKEA shelf.