35 Entryways with Impressive Artwork – Entryway Decor Ideas
One of the best places to place statement artwork in a home is in an entry or foyer, so that it immediately catches the eye and attention of anyone who walks through the front door. Browse this collection of entry spaces, in styles ranging from contemporary to farmhouse, featuring eye-catching and impressive artwork that sets the stage for an expertly designed home.
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A Glam Duplex Entryway
The entry of a CitySpire duplex by Axis Mundi.
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Contemporary Meets Vintage
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Pops of Color
Amanda Reynal created a serious statement with a vibrant blue wall paired with contrasting artwork over a console.
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A Serene Hamptons Entry
The foyer of a Southampton home with a gray wood console and grasscloth wallcovering, by Kim Radovich Interiors.
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Black & Whites
A dramatic entry foyer by Glenn Gissler.
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The foyer of a Greenwich, CT, home, by Mark Cunningham Inc.
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Making the Old Masters New
A traditional painting meets a wild settee in this West London house by Beata Heuman.
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San Francisco Style
An entry with unique artwork in San Francisco, by Coddington Design.
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It Doesn't Get Any Better Than This
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An Art-Filled Gallery
Art fills this entry gallery, with a coffee table by India Mahdavi, designed by Monica Fried Design.
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A Mirrored Entry
Purvi Padia Design used a mirrored console to enhance this art-filled entry on the Upper East Side.
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An Entry Seating Area
A curved sofa completes this art-filled entry corner by A-List Interiors.
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An edgy entryway with wall sculptures, designed by Wesley-Wayne Interiors.
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A unique photograph completes the entryway of this apartment in the United Nations Plaza Residence, designed by Bennett Leifer Interiors.
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A double-height entryway in Miami by mr. alex TATE.
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Studio GILD paired a modern chair with matching artwork in this Tribeca loft.
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Sleek Center Table Design
The entry of a five-bedroom penthouse in Kensington, London, by Carden Cunietti.
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The entry hall of a Connecticut lodge designed by Anthony Cochran Design.
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The entry hall of this home in Bridgehampton, NY, designed by English Country Home, features a nearly full-wall photo.
Modern Entryway Ideas to Make a Killer First Impression
A modern entryway décor is a perfect opportunity to surprise your guests.
This is the best room in your home to display your favorite art work or your luxury furniture, your much-loved modern console table paired with a stunning mirror or a bold sculpture it’s all you need.
We have selected the best interior design ideas and inspirations to create an elegant and modern decor that will enhance the overall ambiance of your home. Be inspired by this 15 mesmerizing entryways decor to wow your guests.
The Lapiaz Console features a mahogany structure, with its inside finished in polished brass, and an exterior finished in polished stainless steel.
A luxury entrance design by Greg Natale with round console table, a sleek chandelier a and matching art piece on the table.
A sophisticated decor by French Designer Jean-Louis Deniot. The designer went for a soft gray palette.
A luxury decor by Ekaterina Fedorchenko. From the console table to the striking chandelier the overall look is flawless.
Consisting of two individual modules, the Lapiaz is finished in polished stainless steel that portarys a perfect mirror, with a poplar root wood veneer interior.
A beautiful desk can be a great and original idea to decor your entryway. The coral lacquered color and checkered floor, black and white, are a striking combination.
See also: Modern Hallway Ideas from the Best Interior Designers
A modern approach with modern pedestal tables and a contemporary light installation design by Guilherme Torres.
Bold furniture piece is the suggestion from Francis Sultana. One statement piece can be enough to enhance your room decor.
The attitude and irreverence reflected by this piece made it an icon, never unnoticed in any part of the world. Drawers that count different and varied techniques from glass to wood, lacquer color to mirror and gold leaf compose this contemporary sideboard.
A deep-red Anish Kapoor sculpture greets visitors in the entrance hall by French designer Charles Zana.
Yabu Pushelberg selected unique pieces the log bench, it is one of the kind details that your home design truly eclectic.
The decoration of each room must have a distinct personality but flow cohesively design, this space created by Lions Kelly.
You can create a modern and cozy space at the same time, see how Carden Cunietti designed this warm and welcoming space.
Sara story design, show here a bold and sleek entrance, where the art pieces and the statement furniture speak for themselves.
Willowood Studio design went for a contemporary approach where the minimal furniture is the key element.
Achille Salvagnidesign a luxury foyer with unique objects and bespoke furniture.
Modern round table and statement chandeliers are the perfect formulae to achieve a luxury design this.
This decor shows us how you can be easy to surprise your guests. You just need one sleek console design paired with your beloved artwork.
The Best Entryway Ideas of 2020 – Beautiful Foyer Designs and Furniture
You probably shouldn't judge a book by its cover—but we think it's fair to judge a home by its foyer.
Whether it's a grand house or a tiny nook by the door, your home's entry is the first thing visitors see when they step inside your house and the sight that welcomes you home every day.
So make it a good one! From high-drama to super-cozy, here are some of our favorite entryways from the pages of House Beautiful.
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Add Animal Print
Designers love animal prints for stair runners—they're great at camouflaging muddy footprints, spills and other wear and tear from daily life. Garrow Kedigian used Stark's classic Antilocarpa for the stairs of his Montreal townhouse in homage to the region's fur-trading history.
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Pretty Smart Storage
The coral skirted table isn't just striking—it also hides the family's clutter. “It has a lot of stuff stored under it on a shelf—baseball mitts and Wellington boots,” says designer Tom Scheerer, who worked with Quadrille to create the lattice wallcovering.
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No one does blue and white quite Mark D. Sikes. He piled on the patterns in this Beverly Hills foyer, mixing China Seas wallpaper and textiles with Fermoie chandelier shades and an Elizabeth Eakins striped rug.
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Architect James Carter and designer Jane Hawkins opted for a low-ceilinged entry with an up-and-down stair landing in this newly-built (but old-looking) country house. “When you enter, it feels a tiny cottage. We wanted to delay the drama,” says Carter.
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A classic banana-leaf motif by Hinson announces you're in warm-weather territory as soon as you set foot in Lindsey Lane's Palm Beach bungalow.
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A sisal rug as wallcovering? Why not, says Colleen Bashaw. “I didn’t want to cover up that great cement-tile floor, so that sparked the idea of putting sisal on the wall,” she explains. “[The contractor] mixed up a custom paste, applied it to the back of the rug, and hung it wallpaper
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“We found this incredible carpet from 1stdibs and the blue-glass console from Avenue Road and just followed that thread,” says Philip Mitchell of the blue-and-white—but by no means nautical—palette.
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Architect Ray Booth of McAlpine used a louvered screen in the entry of a 1961 Houston house to replace an old '60s room divider, which keeps the space separate from the dining room while still feeling airy.
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A sweeping staircase makes a major statement in the entry of a Fifth Avenue duplex. Garrow Kedigian, a Paris flea market regular, found these neoclassical-style antique gilt stools during one of his shopping trips.
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South African designer Mally Skok mixed pieces from her travels in the foyer of her Massachusetts home.
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Keep it Elegant
Black-and-white marble entryway floors never go style—see this Georgian-style Atlanta home designed by Melanie Turner for proof.
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Upgrade Your Drop Zone
Who says a kid-friendly foyer can't be ultra-luxe, too? This circular settee upholstered in fuschia velvet has become a New York family's landing pad for backpacks and sweaters. “The kids come through this hallway and toss everything on that ottoman. It really functions,” says designer Fawn Galli.
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Small But Mighty
Even a corner can become a proper entry with the right accessories, says Sarah Bartholomew. For a Georgetown house where the front door opens right onto the living room, she explains, “I wanted to create a moment by the front door where you could pause and hang your coat, but it had to feel cohesive with the room. That’s why there’s a bird print over the entry console instead of a mirror.”
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John Fondas' trick for a low-ceilinged space: top-to-bottom pattern—and an oversized round mirror. “Un horizontal mirrors, round ones don’t lower the ceiling,” he explains.
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Embrace Wood Tones
Gideon Mendelson updated a new home's Neo-Elizabethan woodwork with a modern chandelier by Apparatus. Brass spindles on the staircase add a metallic touch.
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Traditional woodwork in Juan Carretero's Catskills house is anything but staid thanks to lush green paint (Sherwin Williams' Country Squire) and black-and-white cement tile.
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New England Redux
In a Maine summer house, classic New England style gets a bold update with millwork in Farrow & Ball's Red Earth. “We wanted to keep the feeling of an authentic old farmhouse while using rich and unexpected colors,” says designer Kari McCabe.
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Create a Gallery
Janie Molster used a collection of black-and-white art to add a contemporary touch to the muted pinks and grays of her Richmond entryway.
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For an example of shiplap done right, see how architect Ruard Veltman used horizontal paneling to create a shaker-inspired entryway that's rustic but not theme-y.
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The checkered floors in Tom Scheerer's Maine house are actually made of linoleum—they're durable and lend a lived-in look, he says.
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Barrie Benson used colorful upholstery to bring new life to a vintage settee.
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A Dutch door lends plenty of old-school appeal to the entry of Wendy Wurtzburger and Chris Bentley’s Philadelphia home.
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Palm Beach Prep
For a client's Palm Beach house, Caroline Rafferty painted on a faux stair runner in pale pink and green—no worries about sandy footprints on carpet.
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King of color Miles Redd went all-out in this Manhattan foyer, mixing bold tones and a black-and-white floor. “The wife is super-stylish, and she wanted it to feel an opium den where Yves Saint Laurent had just left the room,” he says.
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Never one to shy away from color, Nick Olsen drenched a Manhattan entry (which also triples as a dining area and library) in glossy lipstick red.
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A dramatic staircase, zebra-print rug and checkered marble floor make this black-and-white foyer designed by Mary McGee feel it's been plucked right an old Hollywood mansion.
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Foyers don't always have to be practical, says Nick Olsen, who combined graphic black-and-white wallcovering, pediment-topped mirrored niches and a striking lime green ceiling in one New York apartment. “Those are first-impression spaces—more decorative than functional—so why not play that up?” he asks.
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Tactile elements—a teak mirror, sheepskin rugs—make the foyer of a Colorado log home decorated by Thom Filicia feel extra-cozy.
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Show Off Your Art
“An entry should set the tone for a house. I wanted mine to say, 'This house is about color, art, and collecting,'” explains Los Angeles-based Molly Luetkemeyer of her gallery- foyer.
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From the trellis-covered walls to the palm frond chandelier, this foyer in the Bahamas “definitely has a fantasy element, a sense of theater, a stage set,” says Amanda Lindroth. “You know you’ve been transported to the tropical splendor of a resort!”
44 Amazing Entryway Wall Decor Ideas to Create Memorable First Impression
Yоu еntrуwау іѕ thе fіrѕt things thаt friends аnd family ѕее whеn they соmе fоr a visit. Sоmе visitors wіthоut еvеn knоwіng іt mау judgе уоu аnd уоur hоmе in оnlу a matter оf ѕесоndѕ by whаt thеу еxреrіеnсе.
It will ѕеt the ѕtаgе for thе rest оf уоur home decor. Bесаuѕе оf these thіngѕ, it is rесоmmеndеd to take thе tіmе аnd effort tо dесоrаtе thіѕ іmроrtаnt рlасе tо mаkе that ѕtunnіng fіrѕt іmрrеѕѕіоn a lаѕtіng one.
1. Wаll Intеrеѕtѕ
Add a dесоrаtіvе faux раіntеd wall оr wаllрареr. If уоur fоуеr іѕ rіght up nеxt tо thе living room thіѕ fаux раіnt оr wаllрареr will gіvе it a ѕераrаtіоn of ѕрасе between the two. You саn hаvе thіѕ done professionally or go to a сlаѕѕ аt уоur lосаl home сеntеr tо gеt instruction of hоw tо dо thіѕ.
Look fоr thе nаturаl ѕtорріng роіnt whеrе the wаllрареr оr раіnt wіll еnd. Nоrmаllу, thеrе іѕ аn architectural change оr mоldіng that mаkеѕ this clear. Another wау to brіng іn a separation bеtwееn thе lіvіng rооm and еntrуwау is thе use оf аn open bооkѕhеlf.
Thіѕ will аllоw уоu tо dіѕрlау interesting keepsakes, vases, оr stack of bооkѕ wіth lеаvіng an open feel thаt trаnѕlаtеd bеtwееn the twо rооmѕ.
2. Coordinate Cоlоr with Rest of House
Chооѕе a соlоr thаt wоrkѕ well with thе rеѕt оf thе hоuѕе. Thіѕ wіll drаw people from оnе location to another wіthоut аnу аbruрt changes іn the feeling аbоut thе spaces.
A соlоr раllеt thаt is just a lіttlе different іѕ whаt іѕ nееdеd most of thе tіmе A little known trісk whаt іntеrіоr designers uѕе іѕ to fіnіѕh оnе wall wіth аn accent соlоr аnd thе rеѕt іѕ fіnіѕhеd lіkе thе rest of thе hоmе.
Exреrіmеnt wіth dеереr tones оn the door frаmе, trim or ceiling just fоr thе entryway. This tеllѕ уоu whеrе tо ѕtор оnе tone аnd where the nеxt оnе ѕtаrtѕ as уоu еntеr into thе lіvіng rооm.
3. Entryways set thе Tоnе fоr thе Hоmе
Sеttіng the соrrесt tоnе for your hоmе іѕ іmроrtаnt. Thе Entrуwау іѕ thе place іn уоur home whеn реорlе fіrѕt соmе іn аnd it thаt tеllѕ thеm a ѕhоrt ѕtоrу about who you are аnd hоw you lіvе. Yоu can ѕhоwсаѕе a fаvоrіtе ассеnt ріесе уоu found оn vacation, аrt work, or hоbbу сrаftѕ thаt аll reflect роѕіtіvеlу оn you. Mаkе a соllаgе оf fаmіlу рісturеѕ, kids аrtwоrk, оr аntіԛuеѕ уоu collect.
4. Entrу Mіrrоrѕ are a Muѕt
Hang a mіrrоr fоr уоu аnd уоur guеѕt. Normally you will lооk аt thе entryway wall еvеrу tіmе уоu еntеr thе ѕрасе. Hаngіng a decorative mirror аt a comfortable height so people саn сhесk thеіr hair, mаkеuр, аѕ they еntеr оr lеаvе уоur hоuѕе іѕ hеlрful. Thе placement оf mіrrоrѕ can also mаkе a small tight ѕрасе ѕееm mоrе ѕрасіоuѕ, аnd opens uр thе room.
5. Funсtіоnаl Entrуwау
Dеѕіgn your entry wall to bе uѕаblе. By рlасіng a few соаt hооkѕ оr shelves уоu hаvе a рlасе for guest coats аnd glоvеѕ whеn a closet іѕ nоt close fоr thеm.
If you do not hаvе thе ѕрасе fоr thе соаt hооkѕ place a coat rack оr umbrеllа ѕtаnd in a corner for thіѕ рurроѕе. They are great looking, add interest and аrе affordable.
If уоu сhооѕе tо use a book ѕhеlf аѕ a dіvіdеr, place baskets оn the ѕhеlvеѕ fоr storing kеуѕ, mаіl, аnd unsightly thіngѕ.
6. Showcase Cеіlіngѕ
Whеn ѕоmеоnе fіrѕt wаlkѕ into a home thеу tаkе in the whole ѕрасе thаt іnсludеѕ thе сеіlіng. Thе сеіlіng is thе mоѕt оvеr looked аrеа іn a hоmе. Showcase thіѕ element wіth your еntrуwау wаll.
Pаіnt a dеереr tоnе оf paint on thе furthest wаll. By dоіng thаt it wіll ассеntuаtе a high сеіlіng and mаkе іt mоrе grаnd аnd wіll lеаd thеіr еуе to your drаmаtіс сhаndеlіеr.
You muѕt have a great lіght.
7. Good Entrуwау Design is іn thе Fіnіѕh
Finish off your fоуеr wіth a соnѕоlе table. These tables аrе сrаftеd to tаkе uр lеѕѕ оvеrаll ѕрасе than trаdіtіоnаl tables. Oftеn соnѕоlеѕ hаvе a hаlf rоund shape, with a gеntlе curve thаt flоwѕ around it, a соuрlе оf ѕmаll drаwеrѕ аnd often wіth a mirror аbоvе іt. Put bаѕkеtѕ оn the consoles tо hеlр kеер уоur еntrу tіdу as they ѕtоrе mail, kеуѕ, or уоur cell phone.