When I first moved to California, land of earthquakes, one of the first rules I learned was not to hang anything over the bed. This strikes me as a good solution: recessed shelving over the bed.
Above: A bedroom in London, photo via Airspace.
Above: A house in Ghent; photo by Frederik Vercruysse, via OWI.
Above: A room from Tine K in Denmark.
Above: An illuminated niche displays a collection of tribal pots.
Above: A room at the Hotel Berge in Germany.
Above: A room featuring the American Modern collection by Design Within Reach.
Above: Twin recessed niches in a bedroom from the portfolio of John Dummer.