White Oak Quarter and Face sawn

Entry Hall

The way you approach a room can often be as interesting as the room itself.  When designing a hallway, we sometimes take the opportunity to create a sense of movement by changing materials, exploring natural and artificial lighting, varying the ceiling height, and establishing beam patterns.

Carpeted Hall

Carpeted Hall

A long hallway is ideal for displaying family photos or can be a perfect art gallery.  Lighting is critical for both comfort and the proper enjoyment of the artwork.

Art Hall

Art Hall

Long Hall

Long Hall

A stair hall, if wide enough can include furniture as well as art.

Hall with Furniture

Hall with Furniture

Bright Hallway

Bright Hallway

Hall-Library

Hall-Library

Last but not least, a hallway can be a destination in itself.  In this case the owner made a little reading room out of a balcony hall.

Photos by Rob Karosis

 

 

 

 

By Published On: September 7th, 2020Categories: Miscellaneous1 Comment

About the Author: James Crisp

James M. Crisp has been an architect for well over 30 years. His architectural firm, Crisp Architects, designs projects throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts. In April of 2007, Taunton Press published 'On the Porch' by James M. Crisp and Sandra Mahoney.

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  1. Mary September 10, 2020 at 8:43 am

    Love each hallway and the attention to detail! Always love your Blog!

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