The entrance hall is one of the most important elements in the apartment. The design of a narrow room at the entrance should be multifunctional, practical and have its own style, but at the same time be combined with the design of other rooms. A small area and the almost complete absence of natural light require a competent approach to the arrangement of the premises.
Design of a narrow hallway with a wardrobe
The first thing that is important to do in such a room is to visually expand the space. To do this, you should use light shades when decorating the walls – beige, vanilla, peach and others. For the ceiling and floor, you can choose darker colors, but so that they are in harmony with the design of the rest of the rooms.
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Furniture should be arranged so as not to block the passage.
The most popular design option is a narrow wardrobe. It contains a bar for clothes, all kinds of shelves and drawers. And the main element of saving space is sliding doors. You can make a version of the wardrobe without doors, but in this case there should be an ideal order. In addition, dust will settle on open shelves and things.
In modern stores, you can choose the filling of the cabinet individually.
The shape of the cabinet depends on the type of hallway. He can be:
- have rounded edges.
If space allows, an open modular storage system can be attached to the side of the wardrobe.
Different materials are used for such cabinets:
Doors can be of any color, with a mirror, pattern, pattern or photo printing. The color should be chosen based on the design of the entire corridor so that it fits harmoniously.
For a complete and comfortable filling of the cabinet, it is important when planning to distribute the areas of use. It can also be supplemented with lighting. Light creates comfort and lightness in the room.
Thus, a narrow hallway can become truly comfortable and multifunctional.
Design of a narrow hallway in a modern style
A variety of styles can be attributed to modern ones; when choosing, there is scope for the customer’s imagination. Popular destinations:
It is worth paying attention to the lighting of the space. With the help of light, you can create accents in the interior, it is more convenient to dress and apply makeup with it.
Mixed styles are often used to match the overall tone of all rooms in a house or apartment.
Beautiful design of a narrow hallway in Khrushchev
The corridor in this type of house is small, narrow and lacks natural light.
To visually expand such a space, you can use calm tones in the design of the walls:
For the ceiling it is better to choose a white tone. As for finishing materials, they must:
- easy to clean;
- be moisture resistant;
- withstand temperature fluctuations.
The main finishing materials are paint, non-woven wallpaper or plaster.
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If you make a floor that goes into the corridor and beyond, for example, into the kitchen, the space will look larger.
After decorating the room, it is necessary to select furniture. It can be made to order on an individual project or you can buy a suitable standard size. In color, it should fit the entire style of the hallway. It is important to remember that when choosing furniture with a glossy finish, the space visually increases. You should also pay attention to the front door and select the color scheme of the interior for it.
You can consider using furniture with open spaces – it creates a feeling of airiness and lightness. When choosing an entrance wardrobe group with hooks for clothes, it is better to give preference to narrower options. They can be with an ottoman, a shoe rack or small storage boxes.
A mirror on the floor helps to increase and deepen the space. It can be placed separately on the wall or built into the cabinet door.
Next, you need to think about lighting in a small hallway. There must be a lot of it. Organization options:
- spot with the use of lamps and illumination of niches (or mirrors);
- built into the ceiling;
- using LED strips.
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Such unusual decorative elements as photo frames, clocks, “houses” for keys create coziness and comfort in the hallway.
Despite the small size of the corridor in Khrushchev, the design of the hallways can be both stylish and practical at the same time.
Hallway design ideas with a mirror
The mirror is an important attribute of the hallway. It allows you to create a comfortable design, lighten the space and look good before leaving the house.
Options for mirrors in the hallway:
There are many options for the shape and design of the mirrors themselves. They should be considered directly for a specific design project.
When determining the location of a mirror in space, it is important to consider effects. It should be noted that the horizontal will visually expand the space to the sides and reduce the height, while the vertical will increase the room up and make it possible to look at full height.
How to arrange furniture in a narrow hallway
Proper design involves planning. Therefore, you need to define:
- how many shoes are used constantly and where it is better to place them (wardrobe or separate shoe rack);
- whether the clothes will hang at the entrance or everything is located in the closet;
- where guests will put things;
- do you need space for accessories (gloves, scarves, hats, and others);
- how many mirrors do you need;
- do you need an ottoman (or a banquette) for sitting shoes.
To make it clear the location of all things, it is better to schematically draw a corridor project.
There are several options for arranging furniture:
Narrow corridors can be decorated:
- stylish floor vases;
- unusual forged products;
- photo frames;
- umbrella stands.
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Proper design and proper arrangement of furniture contribute to the creation of a multifunctional and stylish hallway.
A well-designed entrance hall with a stylish design and properly selected furniture will create a favorable first impression when entering an apartment or house. A narrow corridor can be multifunctional, containing more than it seems, and at the same time look harmonious.