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Fancy Up a Foyer

Make a good first impression as soon as guests enter the home.

The foyer is the first room inside the house that people see as they enter. So, make a statement. Hillary Stamm with HMS Interiors and Jessica Nicastro with Jessica Nicastro Design show off how to make a great first impression that welcomes guests with a few unique touches in the foyer.

Hillary Stamm

Hillary Stamm is the owner of HMS Interiors, a full-service design firm based in Manhattan Beach, Calif. View some of Stamm’s recently designed foyers below.


Vintage Vibes

This foyer was designed all vintage, with the rug and the client's mother's vintage mirror, paired with books and baskets to create a styled but welcoming feel.

Photo courtesy: Hillary Stamm, HMS Interiors

Spotlighting the Staircase

This dramatic staircase is paired with a table holding an eclectic assortment of stylish goods, a floral arrangement, and art.

Curving Stairs
Photo courtesy: Hillary Stamm, HMS Interiors

Simple But Styled

Stamm uses a couple brass antiques mixed with baskets and art to mix up the foyer and add in some character.

Table & Plant
Photo courtesy: Hillary Stamm, HMS Interiors
Jessica Nicasto

Jessica Nicastro is the owner of the design firm Jessica Nicastro Designs based in Encino, Calif. Nicastro shares some of her recently designed foyers below.


Nicastro pairs an antique dresser with an abstract mirror, tall florals, and a whimsical pottery piece to add some polish to the foyer.

Photo courtesy: Jessica Nicastro, Jessica Nicastro Designs

A Color Pop

The very white space pops with the dark blue cabinet, fun gold accents, and a few books that could even spark a discussion.

Table & Stairs
Photo courtesy: Jessica Nicastro, Jessica Nicastro Designs

Stair Accents

Nicastro gives the foyer character without taking up any space by adding fanciful tiles onto the stairs.

Photo courtesy: Jessica Nicastro, Jessica Nicastro Designs

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