52 Gorgeous Foyer Designs to Dream About (Photo Gallery)

Updated on October 11, 2022

When you are designing your home, or have made the decision to remodel, don’t forget about how important the foyer can be. It is the area that welcomes you and your family home each day. Your guests will pass right through it every time they come over.

Foyers are first impressions. You’ve probably seen many ideas for foyers, but you need to find something that works for you.

We want to help you create a welcoming entrance to your home so that you will smile every time you walk in. Don’t get overwhelmed by all of the options you’ve seen. Below, we have gathered 52 great foyer design ideas for you to look through. Take your time and figure out what you like and don’t like.

Gorgeous Foyer Design Ideas

1. Hardwood Checkered Floor

The checkered style floor, alternating between dark hardwood colors, sets the tone for this room. From the furniture to the decor, this room is welcoming.

2. Contemporary Yet Classic

With a blend of classy and contemporary styles, this foyer glistens when you walk in. The subdued walls are a great backdrop for this mirror.

3. Right to the Stairway

This foyers enters right into an open stone stairwell that has a contemporary style. This area makes use of grays to blend with great decor and artwork.

4. Bright Blue and White

With a great blend of pastel blue and white, the balance in this room is completed by the hardwood floor.

5. Black and White Combo

You can create a great design with a simple but great use of white and black. If you have a space that lets in natural light, it will shine off of the colors.

6. Beautiful Archways

The archways are just the beginning of the style in this foyer. The weathered hardwood floor is matched by great furniture.

7. Ready Area

With an active household, you might need a space right at the entrance of the house to keep everyone”s stuff. In this foyer, you can sit and get yourself ready.

8. Fantastic Hardwood Floor

The hardwood floor of this house is matched by the hardwood steps and railings. This open foyer doesn’t need more than a chair to look great.

9. Antique Style

Walking into this house, you come into a beautiful chevron style hardwood floor. The antique furniture completes the space.

10. Cathedral Entrance

Walking into this space, you are met with a high peaked ceiling and old-style lighting. This foyer opens right into the rest of the house.

11. High and Bright

This foyer opens into a high and open space. Brilliant designs in the hardwood floor make this area come alive.

12. Plenty of Light

These windows that are high up are the perfect place to add a little plant life. The natural light shines into this foyer that makes use of a minimalist style.

13. Exposed Wood

From the exposed wood throughout the ceiling, this foyer continues the style with a great brick floor and furniture.

14. Starlight Style

Pastel colors brighten this foyer and bring it to live. Mixed with the great hardwood floor, this space can show your personality.

15. Fresh Air Time

Open up the top half of your door and let the fresh country air in. This foyer is complete with a great rug and two plants flanking the door.

16. Welcoming Decor

Let your personality shine through in the foyer. Here we see great sea decor and fantastic artwork all around.

17. Bold Entrance

This foyer uses darker fall colors to bring it some boldness. Matching the canon, this style makes a statement.

18. Contemporary Art

With sleek floors to match the metallic rails, this foyer is contemporary in every sense. The abstract artwork makes this space jump.

19. Country Charm

This foyer could belong in a modern country home. The light hardwood is matched by the white and the stone floor blends it all together.

20. Chandelier Grace

Sometimes it is the subtle things in a room that make the difference. This foyer has grace, but the carved molding around the room makes it stand out.

21. Perfect Piano

Are you musical? Let everyone know your passions. This piano in the foyer is great for entertainment and style.

22. Great Hardwood Styles

The hardwood floor of this foyer takes on a great weathered look and is matched by this table. The lighting fixture brings great character to the room.

23. Dark Hardwood Style

The door, furniture, and floor all work together to make a blend that has a contemporary rustic style.

24. Graceful Entry

Coming into a house with a double stair case is magnificent, and the foyer should match. This one boasts a smooth marble floor for a great welcome.

25. Simple and Open

Sometimes you just need simple furniture in a foyer. This space is open and has great style that needs nothing more.

26. Mid-Century Retro

The decor and coloring in this room are a flash to a slightly retro style. This foyer shines with light and has an easy feeling.

27. Warm and Comfortable

Bold and handsome decor choices make this space stand out. The dark hardwood and brick is matched perfectly by the rug and design choices.

28. Light and Dark Contrast

The dark hardwood is contrasted by the white walls and stairs. The table and rug in the middle of this foyer make a simple welcoming statement.

29. Artwork Elegance

The artwork and decor used here is very stylistic. The lighting creates a warm glow that gives this foyer a warm sense of peace.

30. Designed Decor

Designs can bring a foyer to life. The vase and container here are very stylish and work with the pattered carpet on the floor and stairs.

31. Lighting that Works

Simulating a calming candlelight from above, this light fixture is matched by warn lighting on the wall. This foyer is ready to welcome you home.

32. Light Entrance

Talk about great natural light! This foyer is bright and shines with class thanks to the light hardwood and white walls.

33. Cultural Rug

Create a great place with stylistic rugs. Often, Asian and African designs work well for foyers.

34. Traditional Grace

This foyer has a great traditional design that uses warm lighting and a great hardwood chest of drawers. Classy designs like this never go out of style.

35. A Touch of Asia

Asian architecture and decor can really create a fantastic environment. This foyer uses a minimalist style for full effect.

36. Crafted Design

From the wooden beams to the table, this room is crafted for complete style. The hardwood and tile blend on the floor contrast perfectly.

37. Minimal and Effective

This contemporary space uses minimal decor to make a point. You don’t always need a lot to make a grand statement.

38. Clean Blend

It is hard to go wrong with white walls and a great hardwood floor. All you need to add is a simple desk and chair.

39. Open Air

This open air entrance has great stone floors and a beautiful hardwood ceiling. This whole space is luxurious and grand.

40. Double Door

This double door entrance welcomes you into a spacious and great foyer. The dark hardwood floor ties the whole area together.

41. Hardwood Shine

With great crafted furniture to match the polished hardwood floor, this foyer has great decor that shows personality.

42. Upscale Cabin Style

Like a scene from a great cabin, this foyer has characteristic hardwood doors that meld right into the rest of the space.

43. High and Open Space

With great natural light shining in from the large upper windows, this foyer is open and simple.

44. The Decor Blends

Notice how well the decor matches this room. The rug blends with the darker styles and ties everything together with the lighter shades.

45. Stylish and Bold

This table sits on a beautiful rug. It is the perfect way to welcome people into your home. The dark hardwood floor and matching decor really makes a bold statement.

46. Simple Greeting

The furniture matches the floor in this foyer that makes great use of natural light. Notice how simple floral use can brighten up a room.

47. Modern and Open

This luxurious and contemporary space features brilliant designs in the floor that are matched by simple elegant decor.

48. Part Open

Open part of this door to let in the fresh air and enjoy the day. This floor gives this foyer such great character with its fantastic design.

49. Rustic Stones

The exposed hardwood and bricks at the entrance to this house bring an elegant and rustic sense to the space.

50. A Little Color

What better way to brighten up a space with light colors and a great hardwood floor than adding a little flower color.

51. Blended Simplicity

The hardwood used for the railings, the door, and the furniture all blend together to make a foyer that is welcoming and complete.

52. Dark and Light Blends

This masterful use of dark hardwood designs with light walls and flooring makes a contrast that stands out boldly.
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