Too often entrance halls and corridors are relegated to a secondary status in the interior of our homes. If we make a plan to decorate them in style, we normally only do so as an afterthought. But entrance ways deserve a better treatment than this from us. After all, it is the first area of the house that people step into—including all our guests.
If you have neglected this space for long, it is time for you to spring to action. These amazing entrance ways will surely supply the motivation!
Country décor has an enduring charm. Designing your hallway in country style adds an element of surprise to your modern home.
Decorate the space using an unfussy colour scheme, simple furniture and ceramic tiles with traditional patterns. Bring a potted plant or two. Now you too can possess classic chic hallway décor.
See how smart use of subtle colours, an organic runner, stylish mirrors and slim hall tables manages to create an entrance hall with a refreshing design.
Do not forget to buy a cluster pendant light in line with this hall designed by Emma Hooton Ltd. After all, it is the lighting that makes this space sparkle in style.
Followers of contemporary design will absolutely adore this trendy entrance way of a Perth residence. It is entirely designed in concrete. The grey tone gives it a chic appearance. A prominent painting, trendy hall table, potted plants and an otherworldly sculpture make it look surreal.
From cool concrete we step into the entrance hall of a Surrey home that exudes warmth and comfort. The statement door is followed up with fashionable flooring, warm lighting fixtures and narrow hall tables.
This beautiful hallway was conceptualised by the design team at Keir Townsend Ltd. All in all, it is designed to win the heart of everyone who steps inside.
Now we travel across the world to Osaka, Japan to see an entrance way of a very different sort. Since its completion, this hallway, designed by Arbol architects, earned critical acclaim.
As you walk through the cedar clad hall of this Japanese home, you get the sense of walking through a forest. Is there a better way to feel the tender embrace of nature in the heart of a big city?
Ever thought of using some of your vintage items to decorate your entrance way? See how the designers of this tropical house have created a hearty hallway decorated with vintage sewing machines.
The highly detailed flooring and staircase also help to brighten up the space, as well as the mood of those who come to visit this house.
The moment you step inside this Zurich penthouse you are sure to feel a cool gust of fresh air!
Several fine art photographs and illustrations adorn the narrow shelves on one side. Lake Zurich seems to have inspired the designers to decorate this space in such a refreshing style.
Prefer designing your home in a classical style? Then this is the best space to exercise your design skills. Use a hall table, chandelier and dressers with a classical charm.
Complement them with graceful flooring and wall panels. Deft handling is certainly going to decorate the entrance hall in a most refined style.
A colour palette infused with chartreuse flavour is an unusual choice for any part of a residential building. Thanks to the lacquered finish and total domination by this bright tone, the entrance way looks even more stunning.
White wooden flooring, doors and framed landscape paintings beautifully complement the interior of this hallway designed by Luda Krishtaleva.
If you ever want to employ simple means to a most striking effect, then draw inspiration from this stunning entrance. It uses nature to its advantage and creates a hallway that feels both traditional and luxurious.
The large organic mat is totally in tune with the surroundings. A small water feature adds its magical effect to the ambience. Do you feel ready to take up the challenge of creating an entrance hall this fascinating? It's not as hard as it seems…
Check out our collection of stunning water features for indoor fountain inspiration.
Some houses don't even need entrance ways! See this happy nest for two in a big city.