You know what they say about first impressions! What does your home say about you? Does your foyer design reflect a warm, welcoming and trendy vibe?

There’s nothing quite as impressive as a striking entryway. Be it a palatial villa or a cosy 1BHK a well designed entrance is the first room to greet your family and friends. At Livspace, we believe the foyer design sets the tone to the home, and put in more creativity to make this tiny space charming, yet useful!

Take a look at this collection for inspiration to do up your entryway.

Foyer Design #1

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A statement mirror with a console table for accessories

You don’t need a lot to do up your foyer. A stylish statement mirror adorns this entryway, setting the perfect tone to a beautifully designed home. The console table is great to display curios and store your keys.

Foyer Design #2

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A custom-made shoe cabinet with square knobs for a modern foyer design

The patterned wallpaper creates a dramatic first impression. For functionality, a modish shoe cabinet has been added, which holds keys and other knick knacks. Take a look at the the full home Compact, Lively & on a Budget for more ideas.

Foyer Design #3

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The perfect spot for your favourite frames and artwork

If you want to keep it classic, we’d recommend a paintings and photographs from your favourite artists and minimalist table to hold some flowers. This gold trims and finish lend an air of elegance to the space.

Foyer Design #4

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A simple bench is a foyer essential and a comfortable spot to put on shoes

Even the most basic design can make a statement. A painting paired with a simple bench and potted plant can be the ideal welcome. Give this a shot!

Foyer Design #5

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Opt for a classic monochrome colour scheme

This one’s for our love of monochromatic designs. Check out the gorgeous flooring and rustic walls. The compact space has been furnished with a sleek console unit.

Foyer Design #6

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Gather all your favourite pictures and turn the foyer into a memory lane

Personalise the foyer by turning the wall into a gallery. Flaunt your fondest memories for your guests with this simplistic design. The jaali pattern adds an interesting element to the space as well!

Foyer Design #7

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Floating furniture creates the illusion of having more space in the room

Save up on floor space with a wall-mounted design like this. Display your favourite titles and use the cushioned seater before you step out!

Foyer Design #8

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Turn a wall niche into a cosy nook with personalised artwork and wallpaper

Showcase your prized art under the glow of recessed lights. This foyer is set within a niche and features comfortable seating so you can sit and wear your shoes or just relax.

Foyer Design #9

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Just a simple console table can do the trick

You can also opt for a chic design like this, brought to life by accent pieces and a basic console unit.

Foyer Design #10

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Get creative with multipurpose units for this narrow space

If you want style and functionality in one place, you can choose a shoe rack with seating. Top this off with a key holder and a coat rack! Ensure your shoe rack complements the rest of your interiors!

Foyer Design #11

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Create a makeshift foyer with a stunning metallic jaali

Give your entryway a Midas touch with a gold-trimmed mirror and jaali that divides the entryway from the living area. You can add a couple of ottomans and a console unit to complete the look.

Foyer Design #12

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A wooden partition that ties the whole room together

No space for an entryway? Add a sleek partition to separate the shoe rack from the rest of the home. Add some artwork for a dash of colour, and you’re good to go! Take a look at This 2BHK is Both Youthful & Tastefully Done to see how wooden accents make up this design

Foyer Design #13

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An exposed brick wall paired with a simple console table

Industrial walls and dim lighting set the tone to this elegant abode. Doesn’t it look calming and graceful?

Foyer Design #14

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A narrow entryway can house sleek furniture or a gallery wall

Do you have a narrow entryway? Fill up the home entrance wall with mirrors or photographs and a seater or sleek console table!

Foyer Design #15

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Combine elements like wood and metal to give it a stunning contemporary look

Wood and metal combine to give you a statement entryway! Wooden rafters for the ceiling, wooden panelling for the walls, metal partitions and table, come together beautifully!

Foyer Design #16

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Unique lighting can change the complete look of a foyer

Infused with metallic charm, this entrance area design is accentuated by the lighting in the home.

Foyer Design #17

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Start with a band and go all out with colours and decor

Add a pop of colour with an accent wall and embellish the design with an ornate mirrors. Match to the upholstery and other elements in the home for added effect.

Foyer Design #18

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Stick to a theme like a contemporary blue and white one

Set an inviting tone for your guests with cool blues and greys. Speak to our designers to customise a look like this for your home in your favourite shades.

Foyer Design #19

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Warm wood tones are perfect for family homes

Keep it basic with wooden tones like our clients did! This design works especially well if you have a spacious entryway for the entrance area design.

Types of Foyers Designs

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Style a recessed foyer with pattern wallpaper, plants and a show cabinet
  • Modern: A modern foyer could be a part of a compact home entrance or even a larger one. The design is often minimalistic with furniture and features neutral colours.
  • Traditional: A dedicated space for a foyer is known as a traditional foyer. This space is furnished with a console table for storage, a mirror and some seating. 
  • Makeshift: A makeshift foyer is ideal for compact homes that don’t have a dedicated space for a foyer. Installing a partition in the living room near the door can work as a foyer.
  • Recessed: A recessed foyer is ideal for apartment flats. The space leading to an elevator or staircase is can be turned into a foyer by adding seating and some storage units.

Take a look at this video to style your very own designer foyer:

Loved this collection? Get more ideas from A Designer’s Guide to Create a Perfect Foyer!

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