Without a doubt, one of the places that homeowners overlook more than any other is the entryway. This is a shame too, as having a well-designed entryway really sets the tone for your home’s design elements overall.
That’s why we thought it would be a good idea to take a look at some truly stunning home entryway designs. On this list that follows, we’re going to share 20 absolutely gorgeous ones that really run the gamut in terms of style, aesthetics and size.
All told, we think you should be able to draw plenty of inspiration and design ideas for your home’s entryway by taking a look. So, check out what we’ve put together, and see for yourself if you can’t give your home the entryway that it deserves.
The luxurious bench in this home’s entryway provides a wonderful place to throw on your shoes before heading out.
What really makes this entryway so inviting are the colorful touches, particularly the light blue on the ceiling.
This one’s a little less ornate than the previous, but the subtle touches with the wicker boxes make all the difference.
The inclusion of slim-profile shoe shelves beneath the bench here is such a smart design move.
Sometimes it’s not about what’s beyond the front door, it’s about what comes immediately before it…
What really makes this home’s entryway so appealing is the delicious black tile that’s underfoot.
If you’ve got a large home and you really want to make an impression, then there’s no substitute for sweeping staircases like this.
Lush Wood Tones
The lush wood tones of this home entryway definitely serve to create an inviting atmosphere.
Make an Impression
In terms of establishing an impression upon your guests, a piece of art in your entryway can go a long way.
There’s not much to this entryway, but it definitely establishes the rustic tone of the home that lies beyond.
That little then bench you see at the side is the perfect décor choice for this stunning rustic entryway.
The simple and austere side table that you see in this entryway is the perfect choice for this home’s contemporary style.
If you really want to go big with your home’s entryway, then a piece of sculpture could be just what the doctor ordered.
The use of a reclaimed wood accent wall is the perfect choice for this rustic home entryway.
Keeping things simple, this traditional home entryway establishes its tone things to that hanging light at center.
If you want to create a comfortable and inviting atmosphere in your home’s entryway, then strongly consider an area rug or runner.
The combination of the light fixture with the brick floor is simply exquisite and timeless.
If you need to see for yourself how color coordination works in an entryway, then this example is a master class.
The pebble stone tile of this home’s entryway is a fun little touch that adds a beach-like vibe.
Sometimes the shape of your entryway can hide other elements in your home in a manner that invites people to enter.
The crisscrossed pattern of the flooring in this entranceway creates an instant impression of luxury and refinement.
Lockers for Everyone
Really want to do something that’s good for the family? Why not include luxurious lockers as part of your home’s entranceway?
There’s an elegant simplicity to this home’s entranceway that instantly signals the luxuriousness of the home beyond.
Who Could Compete?
Unless you’ve got a budget that’s bordering on infinite, there’s no way you can compete with this stunning entranceway.
Note how the beauty of the hardwood floors here is the most eye-catching thing about this wonderful entranceway.
When you have a larger home, it’s worth considering going with a much wider front door (or doors) than you would otherwise.
With hardwood floors elsewhere, this home’s entranceway goes for some beautiful black-and-white tiles.
Those who enjoy checking out what’s going on in contemporary homes will love the industrial feel of this entranceway.
Though not as grand as other entryways we’ve seen, this one feels plenty luxurious thanks to its symmetrical design.
The angular lines that define the small entranceway to this home help to really create a sense of engagement.
Come Under the Stairs
Check out how the sweeping staircase creates a unique entranceway for this wonderful home.
The understated look of this home’s entranceway allows the living spaces beyond to define the whole feel.
The mix of curved and angular lines in this home’s entranceway creates an enchanting look that’s hard to ignore.
When you want to create an inviting vibe in your home’s entranceway, house plants can be a good design touch.
Playing with Color
You’ve got to admit that this luxury home entranceway does a wonderful job of playing with color.
The Lush Life
The blend of patterns, colors and lights that creates this entranceway creates a lush and luxurious feel.
When you have flooring like this in your home’s entranceway, you really don’t need much else.
The grey fabric walls in this home’s entranceway create a vibe that’s decidedly subdued and chill.
Here you have the inclusion of stone columns, which foretell the design of the home that lies beyond the entranceway.
You can do so many things in a home’s entranceway; just check out that little seating area beneath the stairs here.
The patterned stained hardwood floors used in this beautiful entryway really make a statement.
In this entryway, anchor-shaped wall hooks are used in order to introduce guests to the home’s coastal styling.
A wonderful level of visual contrast is achieved here thanks to the curved lines of the center table and the squared lines elsewhere.
Combined with the pure white of the walls, the reclaimed wood floors really create a classic look for this jaw-dropping entryway.
Let There Be Light
The globe lights hanging over the center of this grand entranceway break up the straight lines of this home’s contemporary styling.
There are few things that make a statement in an entranceway like a sweeping, curved stairway.
A small pool of water flanks this home’s entranceway, establishing a calm and relaxing vibe that will be carried out through the rest of the home’s design.
When you’re going for a minimally designed entranceway, considering making a statement with a unique front door.
Light and Shadow
If your front door receives a lot of natural light, you could do something like this. Dramatic shadows across your entryway are never a bad thing.
The painted wood floor of this entranceway works wonderfully with the teal wall paint and artwork.
For The Family
If you need an entranceway that’s perfect for the kids, then you might consider a cubby system like you see here!
When you have a massive entranceway like this, then it’s simply criminal not to include a grand chandelier.
The wonderful area rug that extends through this entryway is a perfect match for the untreated wood of the front door.
When you want a beautiful country home, you should consider a simple and understated entryway with French doors like this.
You’ve got to love how the curved top of the front door foretells the curvature of the walls within.
The clean styling of this entryway is perfect for the home’s incredibly contemporary look.
Books on Books
To add some personality to your entryway featuring a staircase, you could install built-in bookshelves like these.
The Finer Details
When you want to really make a statement with a more modest entryway, you’ll want to pay attention to adding detail in small areas.
Let There Be Art
Always consider including artwork as part of your entryway’s design; pieces of art can make an instant impression upon guests.
By using terra cotta tiles, any guest to this home will know that they’re in for a wonderful country treat.
You can really make an impression with your entryway by doing something interesting with the flooring.
This wide open and airy entryway is perfectly completed with a wonderful built-in bench for enjoying all the natural light.
Even if you don’t want to do an interesting pattern with your entryway’s floors, you can use bold hardwoods to make a similar statement.
One to One
Note how the design of this entryway’s door is tied to other design elements throughout the rest of the home.
When it comes to entryways, always remember that less is more. The impression you make can largely depend on one or two stunning design elements.