Entering a home or apartment, you’re welcomed through the gateway to the house. The entrance is really much more than a place of passage, as the furniture must be properly set out while considering the aesthetic and functional aspects that this area entails. The entrance, first of all, is a real calling card for the house; a door that reveals what lies ahead. And, if it is true that the house reflects the tastes and personality of those who live there, then what’s on display at the entrance is a sort of book’s cover, so why not build it up in the best way possible! It’s therefore quite appropriate to put out objects and furnishings that can
Entering a home or apartment, you’re welcomed through the gateway to the house. The entrance is really much more than a place of passage, as the furniture must be properly set out while considering the aesthetic and functional aspects that this area entails. The entrance, first of all, is a real calling card for the house; a door that reveals what lies ahead. And, if it is true that the house reflects the tastes and personality of those who live there, then what’s on display at the entrance is a sort of book’s cover, so why not build it up in the best way possible! It’s therefore quite appropriate to put out objects and furnishings that can catch the eye of your guests, complements that dazzle with original style. For these reasons, historically, entrances were always the ideal place for paintings and artworks as well as large ornate mirrors, sticking to beauty when it came to this room. The risk you run when you decorate your home is that sometimes you overlook this very important area: the result is sometimes lacklustre, tasteless, or forgotten about. Whatever your intentions may be LOVEThESIGN has thousands of wonderful ideas to make your entrance a welcoming and detail-oriented spot. At the same time, let us not forgot how integral it is when keeping jackets, coats, house keys and purses in order. Whether you’ve got a larger space like houses in the ‘70s or you’ve incorporated it into the living room like modern homes, a well-thought set-up will help organize the hundreds of objects that we always need to keep on hand. For starters, consider the colour of the walls. A small environment can be broadened by using a lighter shade. But this doesn’t mean giving up your flair for a nice solid colour: add vibrancy and character without toning down the layout. Making a ""boudoir"" effect could also be a nice goal, matching both the walls and the ceiling: the concept is always successful and creates a cosy, intimate atmosphere. The walls, however, represent the first opportunity to add a highly personal touch to your entrance. So why not deck the walls with some wall art? Romantic or witty, it’ll always be extremely stylish. LOVEThESIGN features a selection of the best brands, as the opportunity to own this truly trendy decorative element, starting from children's bedrooms, can completely change a room’s layout and round out the whole house. A mouse hole, expressions of wisdom on the human condition, waitresses in aprons, mountain peaks that reveal an unexpected world, the royal guard anarchist soldiers, and much more. The colours come in a wide variety and can fit any sort of style or furniture arrangement. Taking advantage of the walls to organize the space is undoubtedly a great space-saving idea, combining both beauty and practicality. One or more shelves can create great combos and a custom composition that also helps with tidying up the house: a rational angle is what it takes for a modern entrance, to retain or enhance the most diverse objects. Modularity also offers the ability to switch up the décor every so often, changing alongside your daily habits. With a solution like so, corners that you almost forgot about become a fundamental part of the house, enhanced by virtue of the variety of materials available, such as iron, wood, marble and steel. The sky’s the limit. The ""Blow"" series by Pianoprimo takes centre stage for these kinds of purposes, available in different variations of shape while still all being united by the lightness of a thin white lacquered metal plate. The concept brings to mind a shiny white piece of paper blowing in the wind, which makes for a pleasure to indulge in and find the right combination of home and personality. The ""U-Shelf"" by Universopositivo features simple pieces of metal and oak suitable for any type of layout, the same concept as the product ""Clip"" from the same brand. These proposals, which are characterized by lightness and fluidity, can also pair well with products on the more visual side, with a design that not only enhances our treasures but also the furniture. The ""Stacked"" series by Muuto, which flashes simple cubes and pieces of ash wood, offers plastic volumes to switch up the scene. Available in various colours as well as with a back stand or open, these modules will be by your side in lending a helping hand to create a beautiful composition to hang on the wall or floor, supported by a platform designed specifically for this series. For large uninhabited areas, a bookcase could be ideal: the LOVEThESIGN site offers a memorable selection of furniture and unique accessories for design and quality of construction. Some are made to occupy an entire wall and grow out horizontally, while others play on height and are suitable for narrow walls. Other pieces are agile elements that can even be positioned in a corner, with pieces that become almost invisible when filled with books: a piece filled with culture will be a great spot for bookworms! The ""Ptolemy"" series by Opinion Ciatti has become a classic piece in Italian design, leading to designer Bruno Rainaldi winning the ""Compasso d'oro 2004"". It’s offered in different sizes and finishes, giving you the possibility of having an object that defies gravity and the laws of balance without wall mounting. The same concept of modular geometry is seen on other shelves, as seen on the ""Randomito"" bookcase by MDF Italia. It is only 20 cm deep, and it’s also perfect for a restricted space. ""Stick System"" on the other hand by Menu features a system based on wooden poles and metal fittings, eastern aesthetics with trappings and a western finish. It’s available in various finishes and colours, with a light but strong visual impact for bookworms. If a bookcase is in the works, rounding out the layout should be a nice circular desk to close it all out. As a matter of fact, some desks are on the smaller size, especially in depth; therefore they’re suitable for positioning at the entrance. Even if your desk isn’t the most gracious of pieces, a corner piece can really add a practical, useful piece to the scene. In this day and age the furniture accessories have really gained ground. Whether vintage, contemporary or minimalist, every desk tells a different tale, but the bureau has also made a comeback with a modern twist. At just 43 cm of depth, the “Frame” by Ethnicraft is a refined product made of teak wood which with an essential look that can fit nicely into any setting, a sure fire piece to catch your friends’ eyes. What’s even more subtle than the piece itself is the ""Flapps"" writing on the wall, as a classic retractable flap that can also serve as a nice space-saver that’s highly practical and overflowing in elegance and uniqueness as guaranteed by all LOVEThESIGN products. As for lovers of timeless classics, the ""ZA2"" console by Brera represents a unique opportunity for additional support surface. Let’s not forget about chairs, of course. Desks are a perfect excuse to get your hands on a designer chair, a unique piece that will brighten up any layout. Getting it on LOVEThESIGN offers a sure-fire way to stand out from the crowd with coloured or neutral elements and glossy or satin effect, able to attract attention and satisfy your senses. Matching the chair and desk will be a fun activity, especially if you will let your imagination run free and play on contrasts. The materials, colours, geometric shapes, get your hands on enough small details to connect everything. We can’t overlook the most important entrance gadget of them all: coat racks! But forget the trivial column solutions, and go with something that hangs right from the wall. Coat racks can be conceptual, stylish and simply beautiful like any other home furnishings. Scandinavian or Italian design, with a modern spin on classics, and teak wood or metal are at your disposal. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to captivate visitors with something exceptional. The ceiling coat rack is something that will blow you away as a top piece descending from above that adds a lively and dynamic vibe to every object that hangs from it. You could hang umbrellas and create a raindrop atmosphere. You could create a truly original entrance with a minimal valet stand. Your hat will no doubt be enhanced, supported by the horns of a deer or a trickle of colour. Who knew you could do so much with a coat rack? A house’s entrance accompanies us to the rest of the house and vice versa. It takes us to work, on a romantic date or an evening out with friends. The bag is waiting, the keys on the shelf, you just need to have a final look in the mirror and head on your way. So where do you look? In a beautiful mirror, of course. Floor, wall, ceiling or small face mirror, they all amplify the horizons, multiply the light, reflect our image and project it into space. It’s a particularly popular solution, of course, even in narrow and dark environments. Such an object provides for an intelligent solution to create space when there really isn’t any. You’ll go head over heels for ""Mirror L"" by Goods, a piece that compliments your figure all the while showing off sweet and loving sentences. Its ironic details will no doubt make you flash a smile every morning, starting the day on the right foot. ""Dissolve Parts"" by Robba Edition is genius in reflecting an image on one side, and then distorting it and slowly fading away, dissipating into space like the pieces of a puzzle that fly away. There are talking mirrors, with famous quotes or invitations of love. There are tons of different types, but as long as they’re high quality and flaunt an exclusive design, you’re good to go. Those who lean towards smarter solutions will love ""Antologia"" by Mogg, a shelf coat rack that includes a mirror, meaning it can create a multifunctional corner to enclose, in a small space, many of the functions that a modern entrance may have. If a mirror multiplies light, then we can not help but treat also the lighting of our input at the highest level. Only in recent years have studies come out dealing with how to decorate using light, which is able to satisfy the different moments of the day, the functions to be performed and even set the tone for the atmosphere that we want to enjoy. At LOVEThESIGN there are many major brands that have made it their mission to light, and many young companies with innovative ideas and innovative solutions. Chandeliers emit and diffuse light, hanging from the ceiling, all the while ensuring convenience and efficiency in daily use. Wall lights offer even more elegant solutions but still sport a high conceptual flow. Lamps play a supporting role to further embellish a desk or wall piece. Finally, floor lamps brighten up the area while also catching the eye. Lastly, let us not forget to check out the many objects in the lighting real, an irresistible trend that combines the eternal charm of light with objects such as ottomans or other sympathetic contemporary art objects. Table lamps with small and cute little animals lead the way. Dogs, pigs and bears are the featured stars, as well as a beautiful yellow owl that spreads a warm light all over the room or a friendly ghost or bouquet of flowers that add colour and good vibes. All these objects, made of polypropylene, are easy on the eyes with their modern design, but once lit they become irresistible accessories that can add a priceless touch to any atmosphere. Don’t overlook other objects that combine interesting functions: world maps for geography lovers, and the classic light cube that can be transformed into a practical shelf for a nightcap with friends. And, of course, who could look past the big red heart for romantics. You may also decide to pick pieces that spell out words or phrases that relevant to your life, using the ""Neon Art"" series of letters by Seletti. A pleasant, discreet light will grace your wall, for continuously moving words that can reflect your mood. Simply add more letters and a light switch that connects to an electrical outlet, accentuating your thoughts via pop culture. After coat racks, the article that was really hurting for a revamp of shapes and materials is the umbrella holder. Done! At LOVEThESIGN you will find beautiful, original and unique pieces, such as ""Riviera"" by Atypical, a handmade cylindrical piece with craftsmanship made of oak wood, bringing to mind the gifts that the sea leaves us overnight. Pure, simple and stylized lines, combined with a material consistency and the warmth of wood. ""Duo"" by Mogg can accommodate umbrellas of all sizes; both classic models with pull out features as well as the very popular and convenient to carry fold-up umbrellas. A simple metal skeleton with a double compartment at different depths, it’s an extreme and effective way of reinventing the concept of an umbrella holder. ""Pinocchio"" by Valsecchi will amuse you with the classic puppet, well known throughout the world, holding the umbrella inside an inverted cone, a chrome steel container that brings to mind the shape of a hat. Even more outside the box is the ""Brick"" umbrella holder by Pedrali, a colourful polyethylene brick that comes in bright pure colours that can liven up the mood even on a rainy day. These are just some of the innovative ideas that can be found, adding great attention to detail in the entrance of your home. With these solutions it’ll be a cinch to make your entrance a small style fortress, benefiting your everyday life and the guests who come to visit your home. Decorating the entrance is certainly an exciting challenge to overcome, while relying on design and quality will definitely get the job done. A few handpicked furnishings with taste and simplicity will take care of the main functions that the entrance must guarantee: receive, organize, contain. Some unique accessories will enrich the environment and your shelves, all the while catching eyes left and right. And let’s not forget that space is always an issue, but not when you have the perfect layout. LOVEThESIGN offers a great selection of wallpaper, giving a deco edge to large rooms, or to make an impression when only a few square meters are at your disposal.