Hallway Lights & Foyer Lighting

Ceiling Lights

Hallway ceiling lights are perfect for making narrow hallways look wider. Track and rail foyer lighting fixtures visually widens the hall with downward facing lights and when paired with recessed lighting, a sense of modern décor shines through. Semi flush and flush mount lighting gives an elegant feel to the hallway so long as you make sure that it matches your interior design style throughout the house. Add style to your hallway by evenly spacing two or three pendants. If you have a more than one flight of stairs hang a chandelier for an extremely dramatic effect.

Wall Lights

Sconces are a popular hallway lighting choice for illuminating stairs. They should be evenly spaced on the wall and can provide either up and down lighting, or both. If you are pairing a hanging fixture with a sconce, make sure that they match. A dimming system helps illuminate the stairs and hallway when needed but also creates visual separation between the stairs and the living room. Step lighting can also highlight your path up or down stairs. LED recessed strip lights are aesthetically pleasing and can visually widen the space and make the stairs seem like they’re floating!


Buffet lamps and table lamps can be placed on consoles or end tables for accent or ambient lighting in your hallway. Accent lamps can also help to highlight mementos. The lamp shades can add to the layering of lighting by adding depth and shadow in congruence with the objects on display.

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