Hallways are often neglected. Sure, they may house a picture or two, or get a coat of paint once in a while, but mostly they are overlooked areas that serve as a means of getting from one room to another. Here are 12 must-see hallway designs that will cause you to give more thought to your in-home alleyways, and make getting from your bedroom to your living room more enjoyable.
Rocks, wood, and the right lighting give this hallway a modern, rustic feel worthy of a high-end mountain lodge.
Who said bicycles should be relegated to garages and outdoor bike racks? This hallway takes advantage of unused hall space to put a two-wheeled ride on display, along with a pretty paint color and cool initial at the bottom of the opposite wall.
Fabulous flooring, a dark armoire, and built-in shelves provide plenty of storage in this hallway, and lights in the shelves showcase favorite books and treasures.
There’s no shortage of things to look at in this super chic hallway. With a distressed, book-holding cabinet, super-cool portrait, hanging pendant lights, and overhead wood beams, we might just camp out right here.
Sleek, subdued, and modern is the name of the game in this haute hallway. Notice how the square floor lights mimic the shape of the door handles, providing plenty of illumination when you’re in between the “dark” and “light” rooms.
This wooden structure looks a lot like the cubbies found in elementary schools – only much more stylish. This hallway is definitely not short on storage space.
These blue stripes make the built-in bookcase stand out, and going up the stairs more fun.
This hallway does a beautiful job of combining new and old. The chevron floorboards are a beautiful contrast to the molding and architectural elements overhead, and the mirror over the hall table makes the area avoid feeling too closed in with the large, sleek storage cabinet.
Hallway design turns a corner with this beautiful art piece (sorry, we couldn’t resist).
Sleek marble, mirrored finishes, and great grays combine to create a sophisticated hall space.
Aside from the curious pooch, the unique mirror and hall table are the scene-stealers here, set against the bright white wainscoting and neutral paint color.
Storage space and stunning wood floors make this hallway a standout, along with a large white mirror on the floor, which makes the space feel just the right amount of disheveled.