Pluto I trained under the Disney Design Group to learn to draw the Disney characters accurately and on-model. I also taught these characters in drawing classes in the Disney parks. Pencil(Need To Try Design Studios)
A fresh, modern idea: hanging one standout piece of art between bookshelves. Not only does it visually break up a wall full of books, but also, it's a great option for rooms without much wall space to display artwork. Source: Simon Upton for Elle Decor
At the back of the dining room area you could put a wall-to-wall bookcase filled with books. If you don't have that many books you can have a display bookcase where you place nick backs, a few books, some magazine, sculptures etc.