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16 hallway design tips that you need to know

Chloe Hines Chloe Hines
Manhattan Micro-Loft Specht Architects Modern corridor, hallway & stairs
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Hallways and entryways are some of the most communal areas in our homes and due to that fact, they deserve particular attention and especially attention to details. Don't let your hallways, corridors and entryways go without sophisticated and elegant design just because you use them in fleeting moments of functionality!

We have some great hallway design tips to that can help you narrow down your space, add to it, or simply give it a high-end, expensive look. All of our options are great design choices, with budget-friendly techniques and work with almost any interior style! For more great hallway and corrdidor design, homify has plenty of options!

1. Optical illusions

Colours and decor can really play tricks on the eyes. If a long and narrow entryway is what you have, play with stripes, colours and patterns to make it a whimsical and sophisticated place. 

2. Proper storage space

If stairs aren't a part of your entryway, then you'll have to go more traditional with your storage. This entryway has all the cupboards and knobs you could possible need.

3. Greenery everywhere!

Plants, plants and more plants is what we like to see in entryways and hallways. Not only do they naturally filter the air, but they add a natural sense of colour as well.

4. Decorative accessories

Don't go overkill with interior accessories for your hallway, this will instantly make the space look smaller and overcrowded. This homeowner had the right idea. 

5. Minimalist decor

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Why not grab an Eames Hang-It-All or colourful knobs for coats and scarves. Even in the tiniest of spaces, these work well.

6. A great colour scheme

At homify, we always say to choose three colours within the same shade family and you're good to go! These three colours—from bold blue to periwinkle purple work fabulously together. 

7. An ode to Donald Judd

Minimalist stairs with seemingly no support are always a fun and interesting design concept. This is one that's best left to the professionals. 

8. Patterned tiles

Have fun with wall tiles and mosaics if you have a grand wall behind your stairwell!

9. Under-stair storage

Manhattan Micro-Loft Specht Architects Modern corridor, hallway & stairs
Specht Architects

Manhattan Micro-Loft

Specht Architects

Hidden storage is a hard thing to come by, but stairs can always provide this. Just look at how much storage this simple staircase provided. 

10. Stripes

Stripes, whether it be from paint, or wallpaper, adds a unique and interesting touch to your entryway.

11. A perfect work space

In need of desk or office space? Simply use your under-stairway space for a cute nad quiet desk area.

12. Glass

To make an environment seem seamless, add glass railing details as to allow things to flow naturally.

13. Chalkboard paint for announcements

Chalboard paint can allow you to keep your family organised or keep guests entertained—this is an option you can truly have fun with.

14. Hanging lights for height and depth

If height and depth seem overwhelming in your entryway or hallway, a great way to break-up the space is to add hanging lights at varying lengths!

15. Textured wall panels

A faux- or real-texturised wall panel will add great visual dynamics to your welcome area and there are plenty of different options depending on your budget!

16. A double partition and plenty of light

House in Chandlers Ford II LA Hally Architect Modern corridor, hallway & stairs
LA Hally Architect

House in Chandlers Ford II

LA Hally Architect

A double portion, like seen here, can add quite a bit of depth to your entry way and especially when you pair bold and stark light colours together! Of course, you don't have to choose red, any bold colour will work great and letting in ample sunlight will work great as well.

For more ways to revamp your home and entryway, this article will be perfect for you! 

Do you think these ideas will enhance your hallway or entryway? Tell us more!
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