The entrance hall is not always the first environment we think about decorating, but it is very important, after all, it will be your home’s calling card. And to avoid getting this place wrong, think about what functions you need it to have, what needs this place needs to meet.
Consider how many people there are in the house, whether it is important to have many hooks for hanging coats and purses, or whether it is more functional to invest in a closet with shoe rack, etc.
There are also merely decorative projects, which will serve to occupy the space and provide a more pleasant aesthetic, in these cases you can abuse your creativity, since it is usually a small space and can be changed quickly, so there are no excuses to move. have a good visual impact.
What is a lobby?
It is the first thing you see when entering a house, some entrance halls are grand and sophisticated, others small but very charming. The important thing is that you adapt the space available to your needs and personal taste in order to have an impeccable entrance hall.
Image 1: Entrance hall with double height and large crystal chandelier, the wooden pivoting door brings warmth to the neutral colored environment.
Image 2: With vintage inspiration, this hall has wooden floors and a door with colored stained glass, the plaster finial on the ceiling complete the old atmosphere.
Image 3: When you need to optimize the space, there’s nothing better than planning a piece of furniture, here, the hall has a shoe rack and cabinets for coats.
Image 4: The big highlight of this large entrance hall is the fish scale floor that follows the blue of the door and ceiling.
Image 5: Simple and small, this entrance hall has a rustic shelf that serves as a sideboard and a round mirror.
Image 6: With a simple style, this hall has a two-tone floor, upholstered bench and cabinets. The highlight are the milky glass pendants.
Image 7: More minimalist, this hall has a white wood panel, burnt cement vases and a large mirror with sconces and indirect lighting.
Image 8: Estreito, this project chose to paint furniture, walls and door in the same color to create unity and give a feeling of spaciousness to the environment.
Image 9: This project used the corner to accommodate the hooks and a bench with shoe rack. The white color makes the environment more clean and modern.
Image 10: In this project, the joinery created the division for the hall and together made the bench and niches to place the decorative objects.
Image 11: This super cool hall has a shelf with hooks, a black sideboard and decorative objects that follow the black and white palette.
Image 12: With a rustic style, this environment has a blue wall and door and handcrafted baskets for decoration.
Image 13: Neutral and simple, the joinery solved the space problem by creating a sideboard and a bench with space for umbrellas.
decorated entrance hall
Decorating a lobby can be a difficult task, after all, this is where we usually leave shoes, keys, coats, bags and other belongings when we arrive from the street.
Therefore, the need to have a good design for this environment, no matter how small it is, is high, it will help you to keep the place organized, functional and aesthetically beautiful.
Image 14: The highlight of this room is the black door with colored stained glass matching the bicolor floor.
Image 15: Quite simple, this environment gained a modern coat rack and a mirror with a light frame to contrast with the burnt cement wall.
Image 16: The gray, black and white color palette left the lobby contemporary and modern, the small plasterboard closet brought practicality.
Image 17: Clean and neutral, this entrance hall fulfills the function of a passage room, with a narrow sideboard and a large carved mirror.
Image 18: Colorful, this project chose racks to organize the hooks and baskets to store the objects of each one of the residents of the house.
Image 19: Differently, this project opted for a narrow cabinet to store objects and used the wall to build a small gallery of family photos.
Image 20: Modern and sophisticated, this hall chose a composition of mirrors with a wooden sideboard and blue stools.
Image 21: The highlight of this project is the contrast between the stone wall and the colored engraving, the suspended sideboard leaves the passage free and matches the pivoting door.
Image 22: Yet another neutral design with the gray and white palette, the small hanging cabinet optimizes space, while the coat rack occupies the gap behind the door.
Image 23: The wooden panel structure with boiserie supports the hooks and a small shelf that accommodates the plants.
Image 24: In small environments, occupying the corner can be the perfect solution, here an iron piece of furniture with hooks, seat and shelf was designed.
Image 25: Small, but full of personality, this space has gained a mirror with a gilded frame and a varnished wooden sideboard.
Apartment entrance hall decoration
In apartments there is not always a lot of space to have an entrance hall with large closets and coat racks, but even in very compact spaces it is possible to create organization and functionality. Below we will see some examples of how to take advantage of these small spaces.
Image 26: The large mirror with a black frame enlarged the small niche made for the hall.
Image 27: Spacious and simple, the highlight is the large rustic wooden bench contrasting with the natural stones and the slatted door.
Image 28: Often less is more, in this environment, a single piece of furniture accommodates the bags and coats, serves as a shoe rack and sideboard, leaving free circulation.
Image 29: In oriental style, this hall received a door with details in iron and glass, the joinery on the ceiling accommodates the lighting.
Image 30: When you have larger spaces like this, investing in closets can be the perfect solution for storing winter clothes and shoes.
Image 31: Another creative way to take advantage of the lobby is to make a small chalkboard to mark the week’s appointments.
Image 32: With double height, this hall gained sophistication with the large wooden panel housing the door and the glass trim of the staircase.
Image 33: Simple and modern, this piece of furniture has a shoe rack, hooks and a shelf, ideal for small spaces where there is a need to accommodate several objects.
Image 34: Minimalist, this project gained wooden slats with hooks and a blue puff. Spot lighting brings interest and focus to the decor.
Image 35: This composition was very charming with the pair of sideboards and the large mirror with a black frame.
Image 36: Relaxed, this hall has plants, colors, textures and a beautiful handcrafted rug that unifies the pallet around it.
Image 37: Another project model where the corner was used with a single piece of furniture. In addition to accommodating shoes and coats, there is also space for decorative objects.
Lobby Decorating Tips
There are many decorating tips for a lobby, but the biggest one is to make the most of the available space, whether with hooks, small cabinets, shelves, shelves or coat racks. It is always possible to leave the environment charming, beautiful and organized.
Image 38: For those who have children, organizing their entry and exit can be a challenge, but see how this project manages to make everything more practical.
Image 39: Simple but very functional hall model, slatted panel with hooks and a gray puff meet the needs of the house.
Image 40: The option here was to leave the rustic wall and just paint it white, the colorful pillows and carpet highlight the upholstery and streamer.
Image 41: Sumptuous, this hall has a crystal chandelier and a large artistic panel to contrast with the modern design of the door.
Image 42: In neutral colors, this project chose a bench upholstered in gray and small shelves to compose this cozy environment with the mirror and the coat rack.
Image 43: Blue, in its various shades, has been a trend in decoration, here it appears on the walls, floors and pendants.
Image 44: With a compact size, this hall chose to fix a bar on the ceiling to hang the coats and leave the space below to place a bench with cabinets.
Image 45: The hall does not always need many objects to fulfill its function, in this environment, a small sideboard and a round mirror meet the needs of this house.
Image 46: Narrow environments call for compact furniture, here the thin sideboard supported on the wall receives decorative objects.
Image 47: In this environment, the space beside the door received a glass sideboard and decorative niches on the wall. Integrated with the living room, this environment was charming and discreet.
Image 48: Another example where the entrance hall opted for a simple bench and a large mirror. The rug delimits the space and contrasts with the wooden floor.
Image 49: Hooks accommodate bags and even plants, the low cabinet serves as a cupboard and sideboard, the narrow mirror completes the decoration.
The sideboard is, without a doubt, the most important piece of furniture for the entrance hall, it’s where you’ll leave the keys, letters and objects you bring from the street and still manage to create a decoration.
Even in small and narrow spaces it is possible to design pieces that serve as sideboards, it can be a suspended shelf, a larger piece of furniture that also serves as a closet or just a small table.
Image 50: With the white base, this project invested in the bar fixed to the ceiling and the planned joinery to create storage space.
Image 51: The wall divided into two colors brings modernity, the rustic staircase serves as a coat rack and matches the bench in the same style.
Image 52: With a wooden ceiling, this project bet on golden details to bring sophistication and contrast with the rustic sideboard.
Image 53: The mid century style comes from the golden pendant and the straight-line sideboard, the green in a closed tone brings sobriety to the project.
Image 54: The star of this hall is the door with colored stained glass and the hydraulic tile floor, the sideboard supports decorative objects and has drawers to help with daily organization.
Image 55: Modern and simple, this environment chose a cabinet furniture to create storage spaces.
Image 56: In this project, the white is only broken by the floor and the colorful decoration with flowers and plants.
Image 57: With a more classic decor, this room chose a mirrored sideboard and mirror with worked edges.
Image 58: Rustic sideboard with glass pendants make the environment modern and sophisticated.
Image 59: The brown of the wood stands out among the more neutral colors, the lowered ceiling has recessed lights.
Image 62: The grayish green highlights the white shoe rack and the objects in natural fiber.
Image 63: The joinery occupied the gap behind the door to create spaces for hanging bags and storing shoes.
Image 64: The modern shoe rack in the lobby with the yellow feet highlighted is the differential of this project.
Image 65: Simple and neutral in color, this project chose shades of gray to balance and contrast with wood.
Image 66: The highlight is the neutral colored wallpaper and geometric designs, the basket accommodates the umbrellas.
Image 67: Modern and simple, this hall chose a bench with painted feet and a gray piece of fabric to hang the objects.
Image 68: This project used the small wall beside the door to organize the hall and fix the coat rack.
Image 69: The modernist look bets on a 3D project. In addition to having its own division, its finish with vertical lines gives it an innovative look.
Image 70: An environment with contrast between floor and wallpaper, accommodates the shoe rack that also helps to organize other objects.
Image 71: Modern handles and burnt concrete wall create a cool and comfortable environment.
Image 72: Compact space with a small sideboard and clothes rack make up this small entrance hall, the highlight goes to the mirror frame in dark wood.
Image 73: Matching bench and coat rack characterize this simple yet practical and functional design.
Lighting is an essential part of having a decoration with a unique beauty standard. The lights give tone to the colors and selected objects, making it essential to make a good combination to highlight the best points of your decoration.
A good lighting project can be the difference between a refined environment with cohesive decoration or an environment that only serves a utility without great aesthetic sense.
Image 74: This project features niches with recessed lighting, highlighting decorative objects and creating a cozier environment.
Image 75: Environment with more sober colors call for a good lighting project, here the recessed ceiling in crown molding allowed indirect lighting.
Image 76: With white lighting, this environment gained modernity with the 3D wall panel. The highlight goes to the slatted wood panel.
Image 77: . This entrance hall is a place of passage only, so the option was for decorative lighting combined with the wooden panels.
Image 78: The plaster molding highlights the striped wallpaper and highlights other decorative objects.
Image 79: This room chose to design a partition that also accommodated a cabinet and seat, the recessed lighting highlights the sober colors.
Image 80: Here the painting in green served to delimit the space of the entrance hall, the light floor and geometric design provide the counterpoint.
Image 81: Modern hall with differentiated lighting, and a beautiful 3D panel highlight the mirrored sideboard with modern lines.
Image 82: Simple decoration, but modernity, the difference is the lowered wooden ceiling with indirect lighting.
Image 83: This project has an illuminated wooden panel. Small and compact, it diversifies the input environment.
The choice of colors, regardless of the environment in which it will be applied, is usually very personal and varies a lot according to the style of the project, however, it highlights a wall, betting on a different painting or even on a patterned wallpaper can bring joy , originality and modernity for the environment.
Below, we’ve selected some color options so you can preview those options before choosing one of them.
Image 84: Flora-patterned wallpaper highlights the neutral base and wooden bench. The simple mirror brings amplitude to space.
Image 85: With a small print and strong yellow tone, the wallpaper highlights the lowered ceiling and decorative objects.
Image 86: Choosing a bolder painting for the environment can be a cheaper option to bring personality and define the space.
Image 87: Painting walls and doors the same color works great when it comes to creating unity, the entire wall mirror brings clarity and spaciousness.
Image 88: The highlight of this environment is the pink door combined with the handcrafted rug, the mid century chandelier sets the vintage tone along with the plants.
Image 89: The boiseries appliqué on the wall and door brought interest to the small room and makes a good contrast with the geometric floor.
Image 90: The red wall is embraced by the plaster work that created the lighting point and the crown molding, the wooden furniture makes the atmosphere cozy.
Image 91: Choosing a tone to put on the entire environment, including furniture, brings modernity and originality to the project.
Image 92 : Splitting the wall can be the solution to create interest in a small room, here the contrast was made between dark blue and gray wallpaper.
Image 93: The bluish gray stands out on the wall making the environment more interesting and serving as a base for the white hook and key ring
Image 94: With country style, the wooden panel with hooks and shelves received green paint and a bench with cushions.
15 Entrance Hall Photos
The options for decorating a lobby are many, and of course the final result depends on the available size, the style you want for the environment and what needs this place will need to meet.
As we will see below, some have practical and defined functions, others are just decorative projects to occupy a small space. Define what you want and need for your space and get inspired by the ideas below.
Image 95: This small hall has chosen a yellow bench and shelf to accommodate the residents’ belongings.
Image 96: With neutral colors, this hall chose a large mirror and leather rug to compose with the wooden sideboard.
Image 97: With a minimalist footprint, this project chose an asymmetrical sideboard in graphite gray to contrast with the light colored wall and floor.
Image 98 : The mirror and sideboard set follow the neutral color line of the wallpaper and the light porcelain floor.
Image 99: In addition to the industrial style sideboard, this project also placed a thin shelf to accommodate more objects if needed.
Image 100: In Scandinavian style, this environment received a rustic bench and a wooden coat rack. The result is simple but very charming.
Image 101: The wooden panel received slates and hooks to help residents organize in a practical and fun way.
Image 102: The space for a hall is not always large, here the solution was to hang fabric baskets to help organize the entrance and exit of residents.
Image 103: Fun and modern, this project chose black and white to contrast the pale wood bench.
Image 104: The rustic tone is given by the hanger made of tree trunk, the basketwork and the loom rug complete the simple decoration.
Image 105: The objective here is organization, that’s why wire baskets, slates and a stool were placed to make life easier for the residents.
Image 106: Another minimalist, simple and compact design with the door and the mirror edge creating the necessary interest and contrast to the environment.
Image 107: Brick wall with white hand paint highlight the yellow, the joinery created a narrow cabinet to organize objects and serve as a sideboard.
Image 108: The blue wall received hangings in neutral colors to contrast with the mirror and the bench.
Image 109: The highlight here is the wallpaper that creates the composition with the hooks and the contrast with the rustic bench.
Image 110: Retro in style, this project chose neutral colors and a beautiful wall clock to match the door and other decorative objects.