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10 Vastu ideas for the hallway and corridor

Ritika Tiwari Ritika Tiwari
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Vastu shastra is not only an ancient science of architecture but is also one of the surest shot ways of bringing positivity into your home. There are various tips and tricks which can be used for different parts of the house so that the ambiance is always upbeat and favorable. However, hallways and corridors are some of the most critical areas where you should always apply vastu tips. That is why in today's ideabook we are going to tell you about 10 such vastu ideas.

1. Multiple doors

One of the most common vastu tips is regarding numerous doorways. While creating a corridor or hallway with multiple entrances, you should always remember that the doors should not be in a straight line. As it negatively affects the flow of energy.

2. Bright colour

Asian classic style Foyer with Puja area Modern corridor, hallway & stairs by homify Modern

Asian classic style Foyer with Puja area


Another easy tip that you can follow while designing your hallways is the use of bright colours. It not only brings in positivity but also uplifts the ambiance of the entire house. Instead of painting the whole corridor, you can consider opting for a focal wall as seen in this picture.

3. Add a plant

Residential Project - Mr Mohanshree, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai Modern corridor, hallway & stairs by Dezinebox Modern

Residential Project—Mr Mohanshree, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai


Adding a bit of greenery to your corridor is also a highly recommended vastu tips. These plants can include either potted succulents or vibrant flower vases. However, they should always be placed in the center of the hallway.

4. Mirrors

3 BHK Apartment - Raheja Pebble Bay Modern corridor, hallway & stairs by KRIYA LIVING Modern

3 BHK Apartment—Raheja Pebble Bay


A decorative feature which goes well with hallway vastu ideas is a mirror. These mirrors can allow you to make the space look bright and sunny. Also, they are believed to spread positivity into every corner of the house.

5. A Ganesh statue

If the hallway or corridor that you're designing is next to the main entrance then placing a statue of Lord Ganesh is advisable. But you should never set it directly in front of the main gate.

6. Avoid cornes

Simple straight lines Modern corridor, hallway & stairs by Cubism Modern

Simple straight lines


According to vastu shastra hallway or corridor should not have many angles as they are deemed unlucky. That is why creating a long and open hallway is the safest bet.

7. The door material

Resident in Mulund Minimalist corridor, hallway & stairs by TWISHA THAKKER Minimalist

Resident in Mulund


In case the hallway also leads to the main entrance of your home then it is essential to consider the door material as well. It is recommended that you use natural alternatives like wood instead of metal or PVC.

8. Proper lighting

A dull and gloomy place is always a big NO when it comes to vastu shastra. For this reason, decorating your hallway or corridor with appropriate light fixtures is a must. You can even install windows which brings in ample amount of sunlight into the home.

9. A water element

Residence at Lajpat Nagar Jalandhar (Bantu Sabhawal) Classic style corridor, hallway and stairs by Spacerace Classic

Residence at Lajpat Nagar Jalandhar (Bantu Sabhawal)


Water elements are considered to be extremely important in vastu shastra which is by adding it to your hallway is ideal. In case you do not have a lot of space to create a full-size fountain you can also make do with a floating-flower water bowl.

10. De-cluttering

DR.HARIHARAN RESIDENCE Modern corridor, hallway & stairs by Muraliarchitects Modern



Cluttered or messy areas are known to bring in negativity according to vastu shastra. Therefore, decluttering the room and making it more organized should be your goal.

For more vastu tips check out our ideabooks

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