Mar 11, 2015
Design solutions for your foyers, stairs and hallways
Problem: My front door opens right into the living space – I would love a foyer or defined spaceSource: Michael Graydon Credits: Style at Home
Many older homes lack a distinct foyer space, meaning there’s no defined space to take off your shoes or hang your coat. Install tiles to create an entrance and buy a screen to separate the doorway from the living room.
Problem: Our front foyer is just a mess of shoes and knapsacksSource: Virginia Macdonald Credits: Style at Home
Make things easy for your family by creating a stop-and-drop storage solution at the front door. Place a bench along the wall front wall with baskets underneath or pre-existing cubbies for kids to drop shoes and bags into.
Problem: Our staircase has a fairly big landing and it’s currently just unused spaceSource: Robin Stubbert Credits: Style at Home
Make the most of your home by creating functional spaces in every nook and cranny. A large stairway landing is the perfect spot for a reading bench with storage beneath or a floating desk with stools tucked under for a handy workspace.