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.