Having an appealing spot to drop coats, shoes and other accessories as you come in the door will keep your space looking organized. Here, a cozy bench is perfect for slipping on your shoes, a coat rack holds hats, jackets and more, and baskets underneath the bench are perfect for stowing away other items.
This minimalist foyer features light hardwood floors, a coat closet and built-in wall shelf with decorative sculptures. Square interior windows line one wall, allowing a glimpse into the adjacent kitchen.
White walls and open spaces showcase the beautiful, blue ocean view that serves as the focal point for this Malibu home. The foyer opens to a contemporary staircase and an open-concept living room and kitchen with a rear wall made entirely of glass.
Upon entering the foyer, a view of the stunning traditional staircase is juxtaposed by clean white walls and contemporary lighting – the first example of the seamless transitional style found within the rest of the home.
The clever location of this wet bar makes great use of an often-wasted space. The placement, in an entry foyer easily accessible from formal living areas, is perfect. And, says architect Alex Heyko-Porebski, “when not in use the bar can be closed off behind bi-folding joinery panels that match the staircase, so it can remain unnoticed.” Timber veneered cabinets and shelves and mirrored panels on the walls add glamour to the bar’s interior.
Modern Foyer With Blue and White Patterned Wallpaper
This otherwise simple modern foyer earns a funky touch from a blue and white patterned wallpaper paired with a large wooden starburst mirror. A sleek brown and black side table features a white ceramic cut-out vase with feathers, while a brown and ivory patterned area rug lines the floor.
A modern staircase invites traffic to flow from the first to second floor in the entryway of HGTV Green Home 2011. An oversized bureau at the base of the stairs accommodates storage of outerwear or mail.
Though her clients downsized to a smaller home near their children's school, designer Robin LaMonte managed to give the family a formal entry using a beautiful wood sideboard and a chic chandelier. Two watercolor paintings add subtle color to the walls, while Daisy the dog waits to greet visitors.
A unique, pivot-style front door opens to a beautiful garden wall that highlights the coastal California foliage. Inside, a stacked stone wall echoes the wall outside, bringing the outdoors in and connecting the space to its modern architecture.
Bright White Entryway is Both Contemporary and Natural
Rustic meets contemporary in the glass and wood doors that lead into the living area. Gorgeous tall houseplants in modern white planters bring life to the entryway, while a hardwood inset adds warmth to the gray-and-white tiled floor.