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Entrance hall design: how to choose the right furniture for entrance hall

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An entrance hall is not the place to stay for long, but it is impossible to pass by this room. It is a place to leave clothes, spruce yourself up and get over the “bridge” between home and the outside world. The design of this room creates a first impression of the whole apartment. This article contains a few interesting ergonomic ideas for your entrance hall.

Placing a table near a big mirror will visually widen the room and create the impression of the door aperture.

Shoe storage can make a comfortable bench as well as save a lot of space.

Pillows will make a hall even more comfortable. Décor Pad

Pillows will make a hall even more comfortable. Décor Pad

However, shoe storage doesn`t have to be horizontal: you can always hang your pumps and high-heels vertically or use a special rack.

A yellow crown molding can become a bright accent on a plain white wall. Photograph by Wall shoe storage

A yellow crown molding can become a bright accent on a plain white wall. Photograph by Wall shoe storage

In order not to waste the place under stairs, make a seat for each member of your family. It will help to keep the house clean and find your personal things easily.

Use the slope of stairs to create the kid`s corner.

Use the slope of stairs to create the kid`s corner.

You can create the hanger for an entrance hall from almost anything, using your imagination and stuff that you have on hand at home.

The old oar as a vintage style hanger. Beach Cottage Hallway in the Spring

The old oar as a vintage style hanger. Beach Cottage Hallway in the Spring

By hanging the chairs that you don`t need on a daily basis on the wall, you will get unusual shelves.

Hanging chairs will not take a lot of space when you are not having guests. White panelled hallway. Photograph by Chris Everard

Hanging chairs will not take a lot of space when you are not having guests. White panelled hallway. Photograph by Chris Everard

Space saving can sometimes be necessary even in large houses. The Goodhood Store

Space saving can sometimes be necessary even in large houses. The Goodhood Store

Storage can fulfill a function of a table, underneath which you`ll be able to keep your old magazines.

The pages of magazines would be a bright detail in the dark hall. Sköna Hem

The pages of magazines would be a bright detail in the dark hall. Sköna Hem

Suspended furniture will help to visually enlarge the entrance hall.

Hallway unit By NEO hanging furniture.

Hallway unit By NEO hanging furniture.

Mirrored furniture will also make the space appear bigger.

Furniture and accessories from Isme.com

Furniture and accessories from Isme.com

By hanging a unique mirror above the simple table, you will make an entrance hall more interesting.

If you are a fan of the bright decorative elements, go for discreet furniture. Rachel Reider Interiors

If you are a fan of the bright decorative elements, go for discreet furniture. Rachel Reider Interiors

Differently shaped and sized mirrors will certainly make your entrance hall very stylish. However, feng-shui fans probably won`t be happy with the idea.

Decorated with mirrors room by John Lewis

Decorated with mirrors room by John Lewis

Antlers have always been a decorative element of the room and the hunter`s trophy. Today you can hang a sculpture of an animal and use it as a hanger. Animalism always adds a special touch to the room.

Closen by Homes and Gardens

Closen by Homes and Gardens

Mel Yates design

Mel Yates design

Photograph by Matthew Williams

Photograph by Matthew Williams

If budget and space allows, you can decorate the entrance room as the museum halls. Your guests will immediately notice your passion for the arts, having seen all those sculptures and pictures. You won`t spend much time in the hall, which means that you can make its design more outstanding and unique and not be scared that guests will get tired of it after some time.

Dark blue draws attention and gives a special feel to the minimalist interior. Statement hallway

Dark blue draws attention and gives a special feel to the minimalist interior. Statement hallway


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