10 Inspiring Entryways

The points of entry in a home provide opportunities to create truly inspired moments. Whether you’re focused on creating a warm welcome or “wow” factor, as the place where someone first experiences your abode, they’re wonderful places to get creative and make a statement. Here, we’ve rounded up ten stunning examples of how to really make an entrance, beginning with the gorgeous light-filled neutral design by Dallas, Texas-based Curated by Kristin Mullen and photographed by Stephen Karlisch (featured above).

Here, Naples, Florida-based Patina Design beckons people in through a beautiful, sun-drenched arched entryway, where they’re greeted with bright, soft hues and interesting textures.

How powerful is this perfectly balanced display by Dallas, Texas’s Denise McGaha Interiors? Clean lines and a tight color palette combine to create a memorable moment that’s the definition of sleek and statement-making.

Nashville, Tennessee’s McAlpine’s portfolio never ceases to inspire, and in this instance they make a strong case for the simplicity of a well-placed vessel and stretching a stunning view of the outside to its limits.

In a beautiful entryway by Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Bria Hammel Interiors, a black built-in with bench serves as a focal point and provides practical function as a place to sit and remove shoes or regroup before or after heading out.

A front-to-back view and lovely accents including a lucite console and eye-catching rug immediately draw you into this space by Fort Worth, Texas-based Beckley Design Studio.

Gorgeous doors and graphic black-and-white tile make for a simply stylish entryway in this project by Washington, D.C.’s Zoë Feldman, which was captured by photographer Stacy Zarin Goldberg.

In this space by Greenville, South Carolina-based Caroline Brackett Design, a bold abstract painting, mirrored wall, and leopard print seat create a luxe, layered look that sets a distinctly sophisticated tone for people upon arrival.

We love how the delicate details in the door’s windowpanes are echoed in the statement-making light fixture in this chic, expertly edited entryway by Naples, Florida’s Judith Liegeois Designs.

Memphis, Tennessee-based designer Sean Anderson’s inspired approach to paint colors and love of textures are on full display in this show-stopping entryway photographed by Alyssa Rosenheck.