Embrace and Release: I’m sure I responded to one of your messages years ago about our long and dark corridor in our Colonial Revival home. Our designer suggested we paint the hallway AND ceiling in a darker blue / gray matte color: my husband and I were not excited and it took us 2 years to “decide” 3d wall tiles before we agreed to try it. I love how dramatic color takes you to the other rooms, which are painted in a much lighter “neutral” color. Our designer referred to the Frank Lloyd Wrights concept of Embrace and Release. I really liked this message, thank you for always keeping me engaged.
Combine three wooden finishes to give a simple yet elegant gait. Align the walls with white painted tab and groove panels to keep the space clear and open. Then bring an easy-to-see oak chest of drawers and a classic black painted coat rack for vintage charm. We love the striking colors of the Cole & Son circus right on a single wall in this corridor, giving this rather neutral space the perfect amount of color. Look for designs that take your eyes off the door and avoid anything too busy, such as patterned tiles.
When your hallway is wide, place a narrow, long bench or console against one of the walls. Placing a piece of furniture at the end opens up space in a typical narrow corridor and offers the possibility to create a focal point. He wants a simple gait idea to make a neutral space a bit interesting? In smaller corridors, keeping the color scheme bright and light is an easy way to make the room feel bigger, but you want to land all those lighter shades with just a touch of darker to create a little depth.
A spike pattern made with tiles or floorboards is perfect for making a small or narrow corridor look longer because it gives that endless optical allusion to the room. Sometimes no color can make as much statement as a real bold color scheme. The lack of color makes the explanation, the white sea is hardly interrupted by another shade or decoration. It is an aspect that can work wonders in a small corridor, making the space feel more open and airy, but it still looks elegant and clean in a wider hallway. If you are looking for simple and easy to install entrance hall decorations, go for hanging shelves or floating shelves.
Last year she went from renting to owning her first little Edwardian flat in London with her whippet Willow (who did she, she chose to match her interior)…) and you are already looking for your next project. The first impressions count, so it is really important to get these often small and uncomfortable spaces. But probably because they are often small, uncomfortable spaces, corridors are often somewhat neglected when it comes to design. These are areas where we throw shoes, throw keys and stack dog cables, almost as if we no longer notice them while we run inside and outside the house. But we believe that the corridors deserve more attention, so we have put together many beautiful corridors and entrances to inspire you and update your space. To give interest to a long, narrow corridor, create a focal point at the end with accent wall ideas, such as a wallpaper panel with features or a statement artwork.
If necessary, you can use a strong belt at the back where they are attached. I have a narrow bench in my hallway that serves as a place to drop my children’s backpacks / dance bags, as well as a row of coat hooks. I would like to turn the lamp into something interesting. I have a dimmer switch that dims slightly at night so that children can see their way to the bathroom, but it is not so bright that it glows too much in their rooms when the doors are open. Anchor your entrance with a classic wooden console that can be easily combined with other traditional decoration elements, such as an ornate mirror and botanical or bird prints. The classic console is ideal in corridors that don’t have to be multifunctional or super practical, which means it’s perfect in passing places that only need a decorative style boost, like this hallway.