Modern Foyer / May 23, 2018 / Mathilde Fine.
In every home, the foyer or entryway gives the first right impression of your entire home. It is perfectly fine if you do not spend a fortune or so much time in decorating your foyers. However, spending less time in finding the right foyer lighting can save your foyer from being overlooked. Since foyer is not truly a living area, people generally give less importance in illuminating or decorating it.
Usually foyer chandeliers are placed at the entrance. So, the interior décor should be in perfect harmony with that of the floor and ceiling. This lighting fixture not only enhances the appearance of the room but also expresses the owner's personality. These fixtures will also make an everlasting impression in the visitor's minds. They will be overwhelmed by the magnificence of these illumination fixtures. Chandeliers made of crystals will create an effect of cascading liquid light- that will bathe the spectators in a warm glow.
Use an oversized urn with a sprawling palm tree. A 19th century Victorian Hall Tree in the right home would be beautiful and functional. An antique store would be the best place to look for a piece like this or better yet an auction or estate sale. Use a pair of corbels topped with marble or a pair of iron supports topped with glass for a shelf to hold a vase of flowers, keys and mail.
A plant stand made of wood; wicker or iron with a luscious green fern is a gracious look. Why not use the foyer as a tiny art gallery? Designate an entry hall area or wall where you can hang paintings or pictures that are special to you. Hang a group of fine prints all framed the same. The prints will stand out more, if the color of the frames contrast with the wall color.