Modern hallway pictures

Modern hallway pictures for all the entrance hall decorating inspiration you need. Find your perfect modern hallway design and learn how to put the scheme together. On the hunt for more hallway ideas? Try these gorgeous traditional hallway designs or take a look through our country hallway gallery for tons more style suggestions.

Modern hallway with bright yellow pegboard wallpaper

Paint a pegboard wall bright yellow to turn something functional into a stylish and surprising feature. Choose wooden designs that are easy to re-colour when your scheme changes style. A trio of woven baskets not only look effortlessly stylish, they also help to maximise the storage potential.

Get the look
Buy now: Wall covered in Peggy wallpaper in mustard, £45 a roll, Mini Moderns
Buy now: Brunel bench, £329; bench cushion, £79, both Heal’s
Buy now: Clockhouse six peg rail in charcoal, £38, Garden Trading
Buy now: Stratford two tone baskets, from £27 each, The Holding Company

Modern hallway with yellow ombre stairway

Modern hallway with yellow ombre stairway and grey walls

Start by painting the treads to match your other woodwork, then choose a paint chart in a colour you love and buy tester pots in as many shades as your have stairs. Start with the darkest at the bottom and work up, using a lighter shade on each riser. The bright yellows bring the grey walls to life – or try this idea with shades of pink.

Get the look
Buy now: Wall paint, Plummett 272 estate emulsion, £45, Farrow & Ball
Buy now: Agnes rug, £70, Habitat

Coral-blush-pink-hallway-with-blue-console-table

Coral blush pink hallway with blue console table

For a warm welcome, paper your hallway in this cosy tone, but paint the rooms leading off it in paler, fresher colours. The contrast will make them feel light, open and more spacious.

Get the look
Buy now: Pavilion Trellis wallpaper, £29 a roll, Albany at Wallpaper Direct
Buy now: Tuvan two-drawer console with shelf, from £420, The Dormy House

Tropical hallway with palm-print wallpaper and ceramic furnishings

Yellowy-green shades naturally freshen and energise a space, while keeping the vibe cool and calm. They work brilliantly in rooms that overlook outdoor spaces, blurring the lines between inside and outdoors. Mottled stone ceramic pots help contribute to this effect, evoking a shaded garden in a hot, humid country. The finished look is funky and summery, but still smooth and refined.

Get the look
Buy now: Palm Jungle wallpaper, £99 a roll, from Cole & Son
Buy now: Saskio planter, £27, La Redoute
Buy now: Artichoke tea light holder, £8.50, The Contemporary Home

Modern monochrome hallway with striped wallpaper and brown stair carpet

Modern monochrome hallway with striped wallpaper and brown stair carpet

Dark colours create a sense of depth and cosiness in this hallway, while white walls and ceiling feel is spacious and airy. Black features have been attached to the stair rail to create an eye-catching look. Vertical stripes on the wallpaper give the illusion of a higher ceiling.

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Buy now: Black Feathers, Hobbycraft

Spacious and light-filled hallway with large window panes

Spacious and light-filled hallway with large window panes

Take a flexible approach to decorating with white. You can change furniture and accessories easily without having to repaint, and white never looks dated or tired. White also makes this generously proportioned hallway feel super spacious, while large window panes ensure the scheme is really bright.

Get the look
Buy now: similar coat hook rail, John Lewis
Buy now: Stockholm walnut veneer round mirror, £60, Ikea

Bold hallway with green and pink floral wallpaper

Bold hallway with green and pink floral wallpaper

Used in a hallway, this joyful and intricate wallpaper is the perfect choice for creating an eye-catching first impression. A generous arrangement of faux pink hydrangeas echoes the colour in the pattern behind.

Get the look
Buy now: Cassata wallpaper, £222 per roll, Brian Yates
Buy now: Karinta console table in Bronzed finish, £2,805, William Yeoward

Black hallway with painted white stair treads

Black hallway with painted white stair treads

Black isn’t a common colour to decorate with, but boy does it look good. The key to decorating with dark colours like this is to make sure you have plenty of contrast with brightening and lightening white. The stair treads here keep the look perfectly balanced, for example.

Get the look
Buy now: similar paint, Dulux
Buy now: similar artwork, All Posters

Neutral hallway with block-print flooring

Neutral hallway with block-print flooring

Want an adventurous hallway scheme? Then consider block-print flooring. If you’re feeling creative, this new vinyl can be produced with your own design, or you can have an in-house pattern coloured to work with your scheme.

Get the look
Buy now: Cross vinyl flooring in White and Mint, £59 per sq m, Atrafloor
Buy now: Birds and Bees wallpaper in Pea Green, £140 per roll, Molly Mahon at Tissus D’Hélène

Exposed-brick hallway with spiral staircase

Exposed-brick hallway with spiral staircase

Exposed bricks and solid-oak flooring make for a super-impressive spiral staircase, where architectural design meets rustic materials. This look is all about the materials, so the oak treads have been given a very neutral-looking varnish that highlights their natural variation. A slimline handrail and white paint under the stair keep the scheme uncluttered.

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Buy now: similar wood flooring, The Natural Wood Flooring Co

Hallway with oversized wall clock and bench

Hallway with oversized wall clock and bench

Make your entrance hallway something special with pieces you won’t be able to miss. Here, an oversized clock with a distressed finish takes centre stage. What else do you need to make a neutral space look cool? Not much is the answer. However, a pretty bench is ideal for taking shoes on and off.

Get the look
Buy now: clock and bench, Vintage Barn Interiors

White hallway with grey painted stair runner

White hallway with grey painted stair runner

Take an innovative approach to painting your staircase. Rather than one colour of paint, choose two so that you create the effect of a stair runner. Paint banisters white so the grey really stands out and you don’t have lots of different shades to confuse the look. And make masking tape your friend to get a straight line.

Similar paint
Farrow & Ball
Similar star decoration
Not On The High Street

Light-filled modern hallway with textural wallpaper

Light-filled entrance hall with textural wallpaper

This space has been carefully thought out so that it feels homely and welcoming, while displaying serious style. The beautifully textured wallpaper matches the paint on the other walls exactly, for a seamless look. Interesting shapes in the dark wood furniture make the most of this hallways’s generous proportions.

Wallpaper
Laura Ashley

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