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16 interior design ideas that will make your hallway dazzle!

Asha Bogenfuerst Asha Bogenfuerst
Modern corridor, hallway & stairs by Chaney Architects Modern
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Hallways are not merely primary pathways between the rooms of a home. A lot more can be done if the interior design is well-planned. From stylish lighting to smart storage and decoration, you can get plenty of ideas, information and inspiration here to give your hallway a wow factor! More than just being a corridor that serves as a pathway to other places, the hallway is definitely worthy of your attention. 

There is a range of hallway decoration ideas for every budget here, so browse through these 16 beautifully decorated hallways and take note of the design scheme described in order to make your own hallway functional and flawless.

1. An elegantly decorated hallway dressed in shades of beige and furnished with comfy furniture to exude a welcoming atmosphere.

Main Foyer Area Modern corridor, hallway & stairs by ni3design Modern

Main Foyer Area


2. A natural design with a wooden bench matching the door, warm mood lights and a potted plant to invoke a peaceful soothing mood.

3. A mellow colour scheme with a coffee table setting and dazzling pendant lamps hanging from the false ceiling to create a cosy corner.

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4. If the hallway is quite small, use a mat with bright colors that pop on the floor to make it look bigger and better!

5. A small intricately designed mandir in the hallway for puja to bring good energy to the home and blessings to its residents.

Entrance Lobby Eclectic style corridor, hallway & stairs by homify Eclectic

Entrance Lobby


6. For family homes, adopt a design strategy like this, with functional furniture for storage to utilize the space to the fullest.

7. Comfortably furnished with upholstery in calm hues of blues contrasted with darker shades and bright white surroundings to create a serene space.

8. A water feature against a stone wall backdrop illuminated by pendant lamps to give a sophisticated feel.

9. A grand sculpture of Buddha and a romantic white fountain against a marble background to give a royal feel to the entrance.

10. For narrow hallways, an image galley along the wall, fake ceilings and longitudinal designs on the floor can create the illusion of a wider space.

Mr. Ramesh Residence at Neyveli Modern corridor, hallway & stairs by Dwellion Modern

Mr. Ramesh Residence at Neyveli


For more ideas and inspiration, have a look at our article titled 'how to utilize a narrow hallway.'

11. If you have limited space, do not crowd the hallway with unnecessary furniture, instead use multi-functional furniture to ensure there is enough space for foot traffic.

Here are 8 ways to optimise hallway space for your further reference. 

12. Another brilliant example of how small hallways look better with minimal furniture and designs. Two corner chairs are enough to make a comfortable seating area.

Entrance Lobby Modern corridor, hallway & stairs by Mind Studio Modern
Mind Studio

Entrance Lobby

Mind Studio

13. A modern hallway is best depicted through neutral light colours, while white stone figurines and chandeliers give a touch of class and sense of distinction.

14. Book lovers can create a chic mini library with state of the art bookshelves and funky chairs to personalize the hallway according to their interests.

You can refer to various designs for a home library to get inspired. 

15. If nothing from the above list works for you, try integrating a mini garden indoors.

The Stairs take you up to the 'Den' Modern corridor, hallway & stairs by Navmiti Designs Modern
Navmiti Designs

The Stairs take you up to the 'Den'

Navmiti Designs

Here are some indoor gardens you can browse through for inspiration. 

16. The swirly marbled stone wall and floor gets grounded with a focal wooden wall to give a surreal dreamy feeling to this space.

HYDE PARK TOWER, BIBBEWADI, PUNE Modern corridor, hallway & stairs by Chaney Architects Modern
Chaney Architects


Chaney Architects

For more ideas like these, you can have a look at our article titled 'stunning hallway decoration ideas.'

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