10 Fantastically Sleek Foyer Designs

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By Dwell and Annie Fleming / Published by Dwell
A foyer, also known as an entryway, is the first thing you see when you arrive at a house. They are important as they deliver the first impression on the interior of a home. Add the wow factor to your home by designing a standout foyer that everyone loves.

Browse through some of our favorite modern entryways below.

10 Fantastically Sleek Foyer Designs - Photo 1 of 10 - The space is also adorned with timber cladding, as seen on the entry door.

The space is also adorned with timber cladding, as seen on the entry door.

10 Fantastically Sleek Foyer Designs - Photo 2 of 10 - Wood, carpet, glass, and concrete: the entryway is a nexus of material and textures.

Wood, carpet, glass, and concrete: the entryway is a nexus of material and textures.

10 Fantastically Sleek Foyer Designs - Photo 3 of 10 - The semi-closed entryway contains a white cabinet for storing coats and scarves. The LED ceiling lights are from Contrast Lighting.

The semi-closed entryway contains a white cabinet for storing coats and scarves. The LED ceiling lights are from Contrast Lighting.

10 Fantastically Sleek Foyer Designs - Photo 4 of 10 - Oversize doors in the front entry create the sense of continuous wall when closed.

Oversize doors in the front entry create the sense of continuous wall when closed.

10 Fantastically Sleek Foyer Designs - Photo 5 of 10 - Walnut doors come together to form a corner in the entry foyer.

Walnut doors come together to form a corner in the entry foyer.

10 Fantastically Sleek Foyer Designs - Photo 6 of 10 - "A series of stepped concrete site walls lead you gradually up to a covered exterior entry, which opens onto a compressed entry foyer," Hutchison says. A Bertoia bench by Knoll sits in an entryway covered by Mosa’s Greys Collection tiles.

"A series of stepped concrete site walls lead you gradually up to a covered exterior entry, which opens onto a compressed entry foyer," Hutchison says. A Bertoia bench by Knoll sits in an entryway covered by Mosa’s Greys Collection tiles.

10 Fantastically Sleek Foyer Designs - Photo 7 of 10 - The entrance opens into a light-filled hall, with a Marcel Wanders chandelier and a Luna console table by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance.

The entrance opens into a light-filled hall, with a Marcel Wanders chandelier and a Luna console table by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance.

10 Fantastically Sleek Foyer Designs - Photo 8 of 10 - The main entrance is on the house’s south side. It leads to a central hall from which all sections of the home are accessible.

The main entrance is on the house’s south side. It leads to a central hall from which all sections of the home are accessible.

10 Fantastically Sleek Foyer Designs - Photo 9 of 10 - The wide front door opens onto a wide central living space where the entire family—and a regular cast of visitors—spends much of their time.

The wide front door opens onto a wide central living space where the entire family—and a regular cast of visitors—spends much of their time.

10 Fantastically Sleek Foyer Designs - Photo 10 of 10 - The entrance to the living room includes a seating area where guests can remove their shoes.

The entrance to the living room includes a seating area where guests can remove their shoes.

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