The first impression of your guests, once they enter your house, depends on the design of your house’s entryway.
An entryway is a passage to the entrance and the first thing that greets everyone’s eyes when entering the house. Thus, it is important to design an entryway in the best way and transform it into a welcoming and memorable space.
There is no need to have a lot of things in your entryway space. Making it simple is the best way to create a free-clutter look. There are three essential elements in the entryway: clothes hangers, a holder, and a bench. If your entryway corner looks empty, you can add an umbrella stand.
We have gathered simple entryway designs with clothes hangers, holders, and a bench below to give you inspiration in creating a welcoming entryway.
1. RaeRae House by Austin Maynard Architects
Designed as a new five-bedroom family home, RaeRae House by Austin Maynard Architects has a simple entryway design to inspire you. It is a glazed entryway designed with a built-in bench and hangers on the brick wall. The hangers can be used to hang clothes or bags.
Photographers: Peter Bennetts, Stephanie Rooney, Austin Maynard Architects
2. London Home Airbnb Rental Studiomama
If you want to have a more colorful look, this simple entryway design is perfect for you. London Home Airbnb Rental Studiomama uses a custom-designed bench in blue for its entryway. With a colorful patterned rug, this entryway looks very inviting.
Photographer: Ben Anders
3. Mieszkanie Jaworzno by Widawscy Studio Architektury
If you are looking for a rustic look, the simple entryway design in Mieszkanie Jaworzno by Widawscy Studio Architektury can be your main inspiration. The rustic and colorful styles are combined to beautify this entryway. There is a wooden bench, table, and hangers with an eye-catching rustic style.
Photographer: TOMASZ BORUCKI
4. Sullivan’s Island by Basic Projects
The simple entryway design in Sullivan’s Island by Basic Projects looks stunning in a neutral look. The hangers and the bench have the same wood theme. The neutral look not only comes from the bench but also from the white wall behind it.
Photographer: Olivia Rae James
5. A Lively and Light-Filled Home Design by Barker Freeman Design Office
Designed as a rowhouse, A Lively and Light-Filled Home Design by Barker Freeman Design Office has a simple entryway design with a touch of rowhouse characteristic. Besides an antique bench, there is also an umbrella stand near the red front door.
Photographer: Francis Dzikowski
6. Designing Project for Clermont Street Brownstone Duplex by Barker Freeman Design Office
Another awesome project by Barker Freeman Design Office with a simple entryway design is called Designing Project for Clermont Street Brownstone Duplex. The historic details can be seen in its entryway through the antique bench and patterned rug.
Photographer: Francis Dzikowski
7. Los Altos New Residence by Outer Space Landscape Architect and Klopf Architecture
Los Altos New Residence by Outer Space Landscape Architect and Klopf Architecture is a new residence that welcomes everyone with its simple entryway design. Look at the bench made of concrete, it becomes the focal point of the space. Simple hangers are also added for clothes and hats.
Photographer: Mariko Reed
8. Loft RLO by ME Arquitetura
A simple entryway design with a bench also can be found in Loft RLO by ME Arquitetura. This single-storey residence not only has a large living space but also a welcoming entryway. The bench is the focal point of the entryway that invites everyone to sit on its grey cushion.
Photographer: Haruo Mikami
9. TO: DAY by NestSpace Design
The result of a simple entryway design with clothes hangers, holders, and a bench in TO: DAY by NestSpace Design is a neutral and pretty look. The bench, hangers, holders, and shelves have the same wood theme. The use of different patterned tiles is also a great idea to beautify an entryway.
Photographer: Joey Studio
10. Kentfield by Studio VARA
The last one is Kentfield by Studio VARA which has a simple entryway design with a bench. It is a wooden bench that can be used not only for seating but also for shoe storage. The owner’s art collection is also used to beautify this entryway.
Photography: Bruce Damonte Photography