308 Hallway Medium Hardwood Floors Design Photos And Ideas

Initially, the dated Victorian lacked natural light, the halls were cramped, and the clients wanted to be able to see all the way to the garden upon entering.
A Gabriel Scott Welles 10-light chandelier in alabaster white and polished copper hangs from a ceiling cutout painted in Farrow & Ball’s Brinjal.
The ground floor is split over two sublevels, with the kitchen and sunken lounge on a lower level that opens out to the rear garden.
A view toward the casual living room at the front of the ground floor. Sliding pocket doors completely open the space up to the exterior.
The long, narrow corridor that accesses each of the rooms steps down, marking the transition from the upper-level master bedroom to the public areas, which are located on the house’s lower level.
A view of the dormer from the upper level.
The home feels cozy and expansive at once, with large areas for entertaining but tucked-away rooms for privacy.
Timber shelves in the hallway and the living room frame knickknacks and books that the client has collected over time—described by architect Aaron Neighbour as “fragments of the owner’s story”.
“We’ve seen viruses just blow apart [on copper],” Bill Keevil, professor of environmental healthcare at the University of Southampton, told Fast Company this week.
A peek into another one of the three bedrooms.
A new skylight floods the upper floor with natural light. The lighting fixture is from Rockett St George.
The view from the dining area toward the front entrance shows the wooden ribbons on either side. “The fluidity of the space encourages and fosters movement as well as creativity,” says Toledano.
The new wooden walls stop short of the ceilings, preserving the moldings and the outline of the historic floor plan.
Catfish in the mudroom...Red Hook is a neighborhood by the water, so throughout the house we have flourishes, as it were, that pay tribute to the home’s location.
The home's numerous arches lend poetry, geometry, and a dynamic quality to the home as their soft curves frame various perspectives and provide a feeling of airiness.
A pair of midcentury chairs in the lobby.  The wainscoting is repurposed from the building's original apartment doors.
Reclaimed Douglas fir beams from Fort Vancouver train station were milled by Salvage Works,  a local company, and laid in a herringbone pattern to make up the flooring.
When designer Hilton Carter furnished the industrial-style Baltimore apartment and work studio he shares with his wife Fiona, their dog Charlie and two cats Zoe and Isabella, he created a wondrous indoor woodland that offers all the benefits of being outdoors without leaving home.
The 645-square-foot upper level comprises three bedrooms with built-ins as well as two bathrooms.
After purchasing the dwelling in 2006, Emmy-nominated actor Jason Thompson meticulously modernized the midcentury home, adding striking updates throughout. One example is the home's pivoting front door.
The second-floor landing has unobstructed sight lines to the street and enjoys natural lighting.
Throughout the years, the home's handcrafted details were meticulously maintained, including intricate moldings lining the entryway.
Two brassy pieces by Fervor—Sol Interior (the whole circle), and Sol Naciente (the half-circle)—serve to brighten the hallway.
The central hall has three arches with ornate decorative plasterwork, which was restored during the renovation. It is an example of the work done by the original builder, Henry Langdon, at the turn of the century.
The lush garden is a presence throughout the house.
In the foyer, a long corridor connects both indoor spaces.
In contrast to the ground floor, the upper level features pine floors and white plaster walls, which create an airy atmosphere.
The front facade and 538-square-feet of the original home, built around 1900, was kept intact.
The ground floor of the bedroom wing includes a sitting room and a master suite. The two kids’ bedrooms are located upstairs.
The upstairs hallway, which leads to Rottet's master bedroom, displays an 1969 Alexander Calder woven wall tapestry.
The bunk room is decked out with custom lockers and benches.
Built-in storage lines the hallway. There are hardwood floors throughout.
The door to the right leads to the garden kitchen where the cooking school sessions are held. It’s housed in a central volume and surrounded by greenery and relaxed dining set-ups.
Wood planks and thin ceiling-mounted lights create a linear pattern which draws the eye outward.
There is also a sleeping loft that serves as a bonus space with its own views.
Hallway view to master bedroom and master bathroom.
Hallway view from guest bedroom through to doorway to the covered porch patio.
"The husband preferred hinoki for its calm, plain grain, and bright color," explains the architect. "I agreed not only because of its appearance, but also because of its functionality. Hinoki is one of the lightest timbers and has great heat insulation properties. It is also very soft and comfortable to walk on barefoot ."
The light well also brings light into the hallway.
The view from the entrance hall.
Offset planks of wood lend texture to interior walls.
An ironing board folds out from the side of a built-in bookcase. The pillow is custom-made from vintage Hudson Bay Company blankets.
Jennifer Weiss Architecture designed a custom storage unit and reading nook, which also enjoys a corner window.
Exposed wooden beams and beautifully restored midcentury detailing create the illusion of stepping back in time.
A dramatic wood-beamed sunburst ceiling takes center stage in the living room. Large sliding doors lead to a spacious open-air terrace, complete with views of the San Fernando Valley.
At a design-focused mansion in Belgium, the soaring atrium is home to a jacaranda high board from the 1960s, a chrome and glass lamp from Italy, a black leather chair and footstool by Sergio Rodrigues, a Berber rug, and a pair of photographs by the Brazilian artist Luiz Braga.
The view from the mezzanine to the main floor. Sound-absorbing plasterboards on the ceiling modulate the acoustics in the home. “I also like how we used the sound-absorbing ceiling in this project," says Elklund. "Next to being very functional for such a space, it adds texture and rhythm in a subtle way."
A long hallway connects the bedrooms and overlooks views of the lake.
In addition to the open kitchen, there’s a smaller wok kitchen.

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.