Awash in cheery color, this foyer tricks the eye by hanging a large painting of a room above the console. The bright palette of the artwork is picked up in the rug and striped accent pillow making the space itself a compelling still life.
The second home for a couple based in L.A., this two-story penthouse in Seattle easily reflects their edgy tastes. In the entry hall, for example, 5’ long chainmaille chandeliers make quite the impact, while a photo set of Bob Marley offers a glimpse of the rare art that's featured across the home.
Eclectic Foyer Features Ornate Middle Eastern Pendant Lights & Strong Spiral Staircase
Ornate, metallic pendent lights drawing influence from the Middle East work to create balance within the gravity of this foyer's spiral staircase. Setting a black railing against otherwise neutral tones pull the eye down to the exquisite wood floor.
Talk about good first impressions! The home's foyer is full of personality: Golden arrows make a graphic arc up and over the mirror. The console is loved by the man of the house; the vintage blue chair is a favorite of the lady.
Grand Entrance With High Ceilings, Colorful Abstract Art, Arched Wood Doors and Dog Statues
Dark wood arched doors add depth to the neutral, orange tones of this high ceiling foyer. The natural wood flooring and color scheme are livened by colorful abstract art and metallic greyhound statues.
Eighteenth-century stone pedestals hold luminaries strung with bamboo and seedpods rather than crystals, while an antique Murano glass chandelier hangs overhead in the entrance to this eclectic living room. The blue-green Fortuny draperies, overpainted with gold, add metallic gleam to the space.
Eclectic Foyer Features Eastern Accents & Spiral Staircase
Oversized candles on a contrasting table, Eastern influenced pendant lighting, striking wood floors, a spiral staircase and decorative wool rug create an exciting entry point to this home demonstrating how the foyer – a most often forgotten home component – can create a great first impression.
Pick powerful patterns - Bold wallpaper, often sporting a graphic pattern, is a classic ingredient of an eclectic room. A niche can be a practical and eye-pleasing architectural addition as well as functional in your entry.