Whatever your entrance hall, small or large, narrow or wide, light or dark – its design should be given no less attention than the rest of the rooms. After all, it is the first hall that welcomes guests and household members, and its design speaks volumes. But not only the outer shell is important, the functional aspect plays a significant role. Practicality, convenience, comfort, along with a beautiful and stylish interior – the key moments in the arrangement of the hallway.
Modern hallways 2017: ideas that make life easier
Often hallways contain a lot of things: voluminous shoes, outerwear of all households (and even guests). It would not hurt to make room for bags, keys, and, of course, somewhere to sit down in order to put comfortable shoes on. But, alas, not all apartments and houses have a spacious entrance area. How to be – to start overhaul? Not at all! After all, it is much easier to properly plan and select the best furniture option.
- Multifunctional furniture
Most of us can hardly imagine a hall without sliding drawers, cabinets, shelves and hangers. It is very convenient to store essentials and everyday outerwear.
Use the maximum space – from floor to ceiling.
2. Mirror: the main role
A mirror in the hallway is not even a luxury, but a first necessity. It is more convenient to check your hairstyle, make-up and, of course, the image as a whole before going out.
Mirrors do not happen much. If the wall of the hallway is cluttered with more than one picture or a photo in a frame, then it will hardly look aesthetically pleasing. With mirrors everything is different: the composition of them will fill the entrance area with lightness and light.
The original table with mirror surfaces, reflecting light and bright objects, will perfectly cope with the task of visual expansion of space.
The mirror wall will become an expressive element of the hallway. And if interesting decorative objects are reflected in it, such a wall will turn into a real kaleidoscope.
To hang a mirror in the hallway, it is not necessary to have a large area. Luxurious looks any nice option, but with the right lighting. In this case, the reflected light will make the room more voluminous. A great example is in the photo below. The mirror is illuminated by paired sconces, and there are two lamps on the ceiling. Even in a compact hallway, this technique looks very aesthetic.
3 Cute console
A small console table – what you need for a small hallway. It is much more compact than a regular table. A wide selection of even the smallest options can always be bought in the store. Convenient will be models with drawers or additional shelves where you can store all sorts of little things of prime necessity.
4. The rug does not hurt
Do not avoid door mats. They hold up the dirt that we bring from the street. A laconic design can perfectly fit into the overall interior style. As for the flooring, tile or linoleum is the best choice – they are easier to clean.
5. Turn on the free corners.
Unused corner in the hallway can be used with advantage. An interesting idea is presented in the photo. Do you have a landline phone? Set up a “mini-conference room” in the corner, where you can also keep notepads, phone books, pens, and other accessories.
6. Give expression
The bright color of the walls for you is too bold? A great alternative would be a few original accessories or a pair of cute vases that look great on a general neutral background.
7 In white color
White color in the design of the hallway allows you to show complete freedom of decoration with bright elements. For example, in the photo the lamps in the form of rhinos are absolutely not overkill.
8. Antique motifs
A window-shaped mirror with a shutter in the duet with a vintage chest is a luxurious decor in the entrance hall of this apartment.
9. Zoning color
Mark the input area using the color transition. So, the tile can be put in the “dirty area” and the parquet in the corridor. Alternatively, walls can be divided in the same way.
10. Showing imagination …
Ordinary objects can be significantly transformed. It is worth only a little experiment. Paint, for example, a shoebox or sheathe a bench.
A noble vintage cabinet combined with seating is a creative, expressive accent in the hallway. Antique umbrella and suitcase perfectly complement the bright piece of furniture.
12. Unusual combinations
Try something new. For example, by combining disparate objects (iron boxes, wicker basket, wooden hanger), you can get an unexpected, but completely new, interesting and completely organic image of the hallway.
Storage design may be unusual and unique.
Try stacked stands instead of traditional ones.
More convenient bottom!
A small cabinet on the wall can also serve as a cantilever shelf.
Invisible transparent plastic furniture does not clutter the space.
The hallway looks extraordinary and beautiful with additional lighting in the form of spotlights above the entrance door. In addition, it is also a great way to zoning.
In the hallway and in the hallway often not enough natural light. Therefore, a large beautiful chandelier does not hurt. Of course, provided that the entrance area is quite spacious.
The light at the end of the corridor makes an incredible impression of some mystery and mystery. The best option for dark rooms.
A light box in a niche is a great alternative to a mirrored wall. In this technique, the wall is covered with frosted glass, under which are built powerful lights. Exactly the same light boxes mounted on the ceiling. It turns out a stunning effect of penetrating light.
Wallpaper for the hallway 2017
The walls on which the wallpaper with vintage motifs for the aged fence harmoniously blend in with the mirror in a colorful wooden frame look very stylish and unusual.
Actually use wallpaper for the hallway. This is especially appropriate for the end wall, which is always in sight. Photowall-paper in its own way will decorate the space, visually expanding its borders.
Bold eclecticism in the hallway is a real trend of 2017. Do not be afraid of creative experiments, such as in the photo. A charming fuchsia ottoman in combination with expressive geometric patterns is an idea for a fashionable and stylish design.