394 Hallway Design Photos And Ideas - Page 6

A dim Toronto Tudor gets an airy new look. The home’s second-story hallway, which serves as an open office and library, was suffering from a severe lack of light. Lifting up one side of the old pitched roof made room for a linear skylight, which faces south to allow in as many rays as possible, and the modification transformed the top floor into a loftlike double-height space. Inexpensive detailing then added texture and scale: Simple plywood panels attached to cold-rolled-steel frames serve as guards along the stairs.
The long hallway leading to the bedrooms gets spectacular afternoon sun, lighting up the family’s many works of art.
The hallway leading to the sparsely furnished bedroom opens to a wall of glass, where the light reflects off the dark NAP board floors and walls. The lighter walls are thin-coat gypsum plaster with a beeswax coating.
The Pfeiffers' furnishings tend to be of two stripes: flea-market treasures or prototypes and castoffs of Eric's design process. The low tables behind the front door are of Eric's design.
Maximizing daylight is only one of the sustainable design strategies used in the Low/Rise residence.
A Nelson Ball Clock and subway sign decorate one hallway.
The four neutral shades of the tile are also suitable for outdoor applications.
Second Floor Landing
Entry b
The 4,400-square-foot residence is designed for aging in place. A ground-floor bedroom suite enables extended stays from grandparents. Low- and no-VOC finishes create healthy indoor air quality.
On the second-floor landing, an Alvar Aalto A110 pendant light from Artek hangs above an improvised green space.
Shoes Off

The McDonalds wanted 

a comfortable place for people to remove their shoes, so the architects built a niche for a bench. The McDonalds hired local case-goods maker James Dean to craft a floating flitch-cut slab of black walnut—what Bardt calls “the affordable Nakashima moment.”
Keisha Martin and her cousin, Mickeda, chat underneath the house’s crowning glory, the oculus, which allows light to spill onto each floor of the house.
Architect Don Dimster designed this duplex as two family homes – one for him and his family and one for his brother’s family – with a pair of glass-walled, suspended steel stairways that connect both family homes to a shared 1,000-square-foot rooftop patio.
A bridge links the living area to the kitchen.
Inside the home green and blue are used for the bathroom block, dark brown for the sliding door, and orange for the wall dividing the living room from the kitchen. The floor is dark gray industrial poured concrete.
An art gallery was designed with low windows to allow natural light to permeate while protecting the sensitive art from harmful direct sunlight. It is these careful details that, in combination with the striking lineation of the home, create a harmonious alliance of function and design.
The client possessed a collection of art to be placed in the home, which was meticulously considered in the design process. Drywall was used exclusively and deliberately to hang the artwork to each piece’s necessary measurement.
Alan Orenbuch and Bryan O’Rourke bought a house and shed, both designed by John M. Johansen, north of New York City in 2009. The shed became a refuge for their many houseguests after an extensive renovation that trimmed the structure to 385 square feet.
Rough oak cabinetry frames the corridor that leads between the open living spaces, and the private beds and baths.
Bedroom Hallway
The pentagonal geometry of the  third story is echoed by an Alumilex  window.
The bright white hallway adds a lot of storage and still feels spacious
Ballantyne House by Warren & Mahoney (1959)
Harbor Loft | Olson Kundig
Rimrock | Olson Kundig
Discreet kitchen storage, which conceals the refrigerator, a wine cooler, the freezer, recycling, and cleaning materials, complements a view of one of the family’s five horses.
Framed family photos hang, clustered and skylit, in the corridor.

More than a way to get from point A to point B, modern hallways are important transitional spaces that connect both rooms and people. A well-designed hallway maximizes our experience of moving between activities and stages of the day. The photos below showcase some outstanding examples with various flooring options from hardwood to concrete.

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