Hallway, Rug Floor, and Medium Hardwood Floor Placing seating in a hallway or corridor might sound counterintuitive. However, adding seating— in particular a piece that takes advantage of the length and narrowness of a hallway, like a bench—is particularly well-suited because it works as a waiting nook.  Photo 6 of 13 in 6 Hallway Hacks to Turn Them Into Usable Space from Green elephant