By architect Barbara Alves Carbone.

The entrance hall is one of the most important spaces to decorate in your home as it’s the first impression people will have of your house. This space serves as a “call” and then a part of the “outside world” and “the corner” your home, your home as well.


The lobby is the first sight of the one who comes in

Whether it is large or small, it’s important to keep in mind what is the main function of the hall. Do you want to express your tastes in color, pieces of the exhibit? If you prefer a space that’s chic and stylish or a lobby with a more practical, and with coat hangers and supports for a scholarship?

You’ve chosen the style, you’ll give in to the hall, it’s time to select the main elements of decoration: do you have any piece of furniture you love, or a picture, a game’s frames which you like… something that would give you a “north” – to the decor.

This is done, it is time to think about the real purpose of the environment. It is important to think about, “what do I need to store and have easy access to the area?” The tips of the things that would be useful to have in a foyer: table or bench for support; watch; a container to put keys, mail, support for the salad; crab-and some people are in the habit of taking off the shoes to enter in the house).


For the decoration of your entrance hall should be a useful bench, and cabideiros.

If you want to cause a sense of the range in the hall, don’t forget to put in a mirror. It can be either with or without the frame in a horizontal or vertical position, or to a set of mirrors with different sizes and shapes.


Decorated with a mirror in foyer

Don’t forget about the lighting, the key to bringing warmth to the environment. You can use the lights, spot lighting, focal length, and lamp shades, table and floor. Investing in a proper light, we were able to create points of interest with the focal point of the light), the diversity, and the sensory modality (for example, the soft light provides a relaxing).


Consider the use of natural lighting in the foyer

To be a place of passage where we stayed for a long time, you can use-and abuse-of-colors-and-patterns. If this is your style, take advantage of all the latest news, in the papers of the wall stickers and decorative in this environment. You can also paint a wall with magnetic ink, and will use it to put your reminders and notes, or you are still making use of the ink, the effect of the board, turning the wall into a huge chalkboard.

It is important to maintain a balance between the different foci of interest in furniture, decorative objects), because they can’t compete ‘ with each other, but a form of a collection of shapes, textures and colors that complement each other.

Take advantage of these tips to help and inspire you to decorate your entrance hall!

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