Furniture For A Hallway
The hallway is a consistently neglected area of the house when it comes to furnishings. This shouldn’t be the case as we spend so much of our time moving through it and it’s the first place guests see. Items such as shoes, coats, keys and sports gear can appear to pile up in this space and without suitable storage furniture, things can become messy quickly.
With just a few choice pieces of hallway furniture, the area can begin to work much better for you. Invest in a bit of storage, somewhere to sit and special places for all the clutter and your hallway will begin to suite your needs better.
The initial piece of hallway furniture to consider is an Oak Console Table. A console table is a narrow table which is most at home against a wall, maybe with a large wall mirror above. Storage is usually combined into the table with drawers built into the top along with lower shelves.
First produced at the beginning of the 18th Century by French furniture creators, console tables remains just as popular in the 21st Century. They take up very limited floor space and offer an ideal blend of style and practicality.
Our range of console tables is extensive and features a variety of storage options, styles and finishes.
If you have the space for it, a chest or slim blanket box (which doubles up as a bench) would both make a great accessory to the hallway area. As well as giving a place to sit when taking off your footwear, the latter serves as a perfect spot to stash shoes and boots.
A mirror is always advantageous when hung near the front door – to give your face a last quick check on the way out, or to put on some last second make-up; neaten up your tie, or style your hair! Hanging a mirror in the hallway can make a small, gloomy space seem immediately brighter and more spacious. To make the most of the available light, position the mirror above a console table and lamp, or below a spotlight.
Investing in hardwood furniture is a smart choice, particularly in a hallway. With people constantly passing through all day, hallway furniture needs to be hardwearing – and you don’t get more hardwearing than Solid Oak Hardwood.
- Lindsey Brown Burden