HYDE PARK TOWER,  BIBBEWADI, PUNE:  Corridor & hallway by Chaney Architects

16 interior design ideas that will make your hallway dazzle!

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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:  Corridor & hallway by ni3design
ni3design

Main Foyer Area

ni3design

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.

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.

 Corridor & hallway by homify
homify

Entrance Lobby

homify

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

Other Interior projects:  Corridor & hallway by Aum Architects
Aum Architects

Other Interior projects

Aum Architects

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

Dr Rafique Mawani's Residence:  Corridor & hallway by M B M architects
M B M architects

Dr Rafique Mawani's Residence

M B M architects

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

Dr Rafique Mawani's Residence:  Corridor & hallway by M B M architects
M B M architects

Dr Rafique Mawani's Residence

M B M architects

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

Residence at Lajpat Nagar Jalandhar (Bantu Sabhawal):  Corridor & hallway by Spacerace
Spacerace

Residence at Lajpat Nagar Jalandhar (Bantu Sabhawal)

Spacerace

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:  Corridor & hallway by Dwellion
Dwellion

Mr. Ramesh Residence at Neyveli

Dwellion

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.

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.

BELLEZEA, NAMBIAR BUILDERS, SARJAPUR, BANGALORE. (www.depanache.in):  Corridor & hallway by De Panache  - Interior Architects
De Panache —Interior Architects

BELLEZEA, NAMBIAR BUILDERS, SARJAPUR, BANGALORE. (www.depanache.in)

De Panache - Interior Architects

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.

Duplex Apartment design:  Corridor & hallway by Aum Architects
Aum Architects

Duplex Apartment design

Aum Architects

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':  Corridor & hallway by Navmiti Designs
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:  Corridor & hallway by Chaney Architects
Chaney Architects

HYDE PARK TOWER, BIBBEWADI, PUNE

Chaney Architects

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

Which hallway design do you like the best? Please share with us in the comments section below. 
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