15 Hallway Lighting Ideas To Brighten Up Your Home's Entrance

wall lights in a hallway
(Image credit: Davey Lighting)

Getting the right mix of hallway lighting ideas is particularly important in your home's entrance hall. After all, not only is this the first impression of your home, but also potentially a small, narrow and dark space. 

Fortunately, there's plenty of ways that lighting can complement the rest of your hallway ideas and help to create a space that not only looks good, but is functional too. 

Hugh Metcalf

Hugh is editor of sister title Livingetc.com and former digital editor of homebuilding.co.uk. He has worked on a range of home, design and property magazines, including Grand Designs, Essential Kitchens, Bathrooms, Bedrooms and Good Homes. Hugh has developed a passion for modern architecture and green homes, and moonlights as an interior designer, having designed and managed projects ranging from single rooms to whole house renovations and large extensions. He's currently renovating his own Victorian terrace in Essex, DIYing as much of the work as possible. He's recently finished his kitchen renovation, which involved knocking through walls, and landscaping a courtyard garden, and is currently working on a bathroom renovation.