11 Stylish Storage Solutions for Hallways You’ll Love
If any room needs plenty of easy-access storage, it’s the hall. Check out this roundup of smart ideas
The knotty issue of where to hang up coats and park shoes has been important to homeowners for decades. This is why it’s possible to truffle up a vintage piece of hallway furniture. A stylish old design will brilliantly solve hallway storage problems while also bringing heaps of personality and character to your home.
How beautifully compact and clever is this space? It features a nifty piece of wall-hung storage that’s essentially just a simple, open-fronted box designed to perfectly fit a fold-up bike. Hanging it on the wall, rather than sitting it on the floor, increases the sense of roominess, too, which is beneficial in a small hallway.
There’s also a chair to perch on when taking off or putting on shoes, and simple pegs for coats and scarves – everything a hallway needs!
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Installing a unit in a slice of unused space by the front door is a smart way to boost storage. Pegs on the back of the door provide somewhere to hang coats, so the storage can hold other outdoor kit and even the odd accessory.
Mirrors brilliantly boost light levels and increase the feeling of space, so they are a match made in heaven with a hallway, which often lacks both those features. And just look how much storage is hiding behind these vast mirrored doors!
No matter how petite your hallway is, it’s possible to work in efficient storage. This small space rolls out a can’t-fail recipe of shoe compartments that double as bench seating below, pegs above, and a final shelf at the top, so everything from boots to coats to hats and umbrellas can find a home here.
How many of us have dreamed of this kind of simple, sleek storage for an entrance hall? What’s not to like, after all? Layers of brilliantly designed shelves are beautifully concealed behind elegant sliding doors, untroubled by fussy handles or detailing. Contemporary perfection!
All too often, bikes get left leaning against the wall in a hallway, cluttering the space and making it hard to navigate. This hallway has the solution, with smart bike storage fixed to the wall. The shelf-like design provides space for a helmet, too. Built-in shelves alongside add a shot of colour and give this hallway heaps of functionality.
The need for a hard-working, well-planned hallway is even greater in a family home populated by adults and children, but this entrance shows how it can be done. Admittedly, it involves going bespoke, but once you’re free to design the unit to suit the available space, it’s possible to build in masses of storage, from compartments to pegs and cupboards.
Hall storage can be expanded to include so much more than pegs for coats. Plus, build in the right alternative storage and you can take the pressure off other rooms in the house.
Check out this nifty and beautiful little unit. It contains concealed storage, open sections for post or notebooks, and a tray in the top for storing anything from keys to phones and sunglasses. Genius!
Look how beautifully this storage works with the stairs, proving that an awkwardly shaped hallway or one dominated by a staircase need not pose any great design challenges.
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These built-in cupboards contain everything from golf clubs to coats and the vacuum cleaner. Ingeniously, they are also only 37cm deep, demonstrating that the standard 60m-deep cabinet isn’t always key for efficient storage – you just have to be clever with the hanging systems inside.
Vintage lead windows with thick, cloudy glass have been used as the insets in the doors, so the homeowner can make out what’s stored inside.
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