However, if you have a lower ceiling, a chandelier is not the best ceiling light option because you don’t want your guests to walk into the light upon entering your home.
Like with most lighting options, what works best for your room/home largely depends on each individual space. Below is our foyer chandelier gallery to give you an idea of what different types of chandeliers look like in various foyer designs.
This white classy chandelier features a gorgeous chandelier lighting the area.
A foyer featuring a marble tiles flooring and an elegant chandelier set on a high ceiling.
Rustic style foyer featuring stone walls and hardwood flooring and staircase steps lighted by an elegant chandelier. You may also like: Bedrooms with Chandelier
This foyer features a hardwood flooring topped by a stylish rug. The staircase looks beautiful lighted by an elegant chandelier.
Bright foyer featuring a classy flooring, walls, foundation pillars and a beautiful chandelier.
This foyer features a combination of hardwood flooring and door along with the white walls and ceiling. The grand chandelier looks enchanting.
This modish foyer features sparkling flooring and white walls lighted by an enchanting chandelier set on a archway ceiling. You may also like: Kitchens with Chandeliers
This magnificent foyer is just magical. The flooring looks classy along with the green walls with a set of wall lighting. The staircase matches the elegant chandelier.
Large foyer featuring a stylish tiles flooring and staircase. Just above the center decor is the beautiful classy chandelier.
This foyer boasts a combination of lovely blue walls with enchanting wall decors together with a dark hardwood flooring topped by a beautiful rug. Just above the center table is the eye-catching chandelier.
This classy white foyer with brown wooden details are just perfect with its chandelier lighting.
Small foyer featuring a large rug set on a vinyl flooring lighted by a grand chandelier.
This elegant foyer with dark hardwood shade all over the place looks perfect together with the classy chandelier.
Classic foyer boasting a smooth hardwood flooring, white walls and white staircase railings. The rugs are so charming as well as the elegant chandelier.
A very elegant foyer featuring a classy tiles flooring, charming staircase, walls and ceiling. The foyer also offers a beautiful grand chandelier.
Bright foyer boasting a white and green color combination along with a colorful rug set on a hardwood flooring. The hallway is lighted by a beautiful chandelier.
This bright foyer features white walls, dark hardwood flooring topped by a gray rug and a charming small chandelier.
This rustic foyer featuring a classy rug and archway ceiling is just magnificent. This foyer is also lighted by a couple of small chandelier.
This foyer offers a white and dark color combination. The hardwood flooring topped by a rug, white and black walls are just perfect with each other. The hall is lighted by a charming chandelier.
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This white foyer features a set of blue stylish wall decors and a hardwood flooring. The hall is lighted by recessed lights and a large chandelier.
This foyer features a hardwood flooring, white walls and a small chandelier set on a high ceiling.
This narrow foyer featuring a tiles flooring topped by a stylish rug is lighted by a small chandelier. You may also like: Living Rooms with Chandeliers
Foyer with a hardwood flooring and a rug, along with gray walls lighted by a charming chandelier. You may also like: Chandeliers Under $100
This combined white walls and hardwood details are just perfect with each other. The chandelier set on the vaulted ceiling looks great as well.
This foyer features a vinyl flooring topped by a classy rug, white walls with a set of wall lighting installed, and a small chandelier to brighten up the space.
This large foyer features a stylish hardwood flooring with a checker pattern. The white walls looks perfect with the foyer’s style. The chandelier looks great as well.
This foyer features a beautiful flooring, white walls with a stylish wall decor and a gorgeous chandelier brightening up the space.
This white large foyer with a rustic shade looks so gorgeous. The beautiful large chandelier is just so perfect together with the home’s style.
This foyer features a hardwood flooring, pillars and vaulted ceiling lighted by a classy chandelier.
This foyer features tiles flooring topped by a classy rug. Just above it is a center table. The staircase is lighted by a beautiful chandelier.
Large foyer with white walls and hardwood flooring lighted by a small chandelier. The staircase looks gorgeous too.
This small foyer with a tiles flooring and white walls looks beautiful. The elegant foyer showers down brightness.
Bright large foyer featuring a hardwood flooring, white walls and glass doors and windows overlooking the outdoor space. The hall is being lighted by a classy chandelier.
This foyer features a stylish flooring topped by a rug and a center table. Just above it is a elegant-looking chandelier.
This foyer boasts a very charming chandelier lighting up the beautiful hall featuring a vinyl flooring topped by a classy rug.
This foyer features light gray walls and hardwood flooring. It also offers a beautiful center table topped by indoor plants and candles. Just above that is the charming chandelier.
This foyer boasts white walls and dark tiles flooring. The seats and wall decors are absolutely perfect together while the small chandeliers add brightness to the space.
This modish foyer features a hardwood flooring topped by a stylish rug and lighted by a gorgeous chandelier.
Small foyer featuring a hardwood flooring topped by a rug, white walls and brown ceiling. The foyer offers a beautiful small chandelier as the lighting.
Classy foyer with a hardwood flooring topped by a charming rug. The wall and the decors are perfect together while the chandelier adds elegance to the place.
This large foyer boasts a white marble tiles flooring and light gray walls. The staircase looks perfect with the home’s style while the chandelier matches the elegant lighting all over the place.
This gorgeous foyer offers a shiny flooring, beautiful white walls and ceiling along with a charming set of wall lights and chandeliers.
This foyer looks lovely with its blue door, wall decor and flooring rug. The chandelier looks perfect too.
This foyer features white walls and brown flooring and staircase. The chandelier is the perfect fit for the foyer’s style.
If you don’t like what you see or hope to see more, bookmark this page because we’re constantly adding more foyers to our entry hall galleries and those with a chandelier will be added here.
Where should you put your foyer chandelier?
It should be centered in the space so light is evenly distributed throughout the room and because lights off-center can give off an odd aesthetic.
What type of chandelier is best for the foyer?
Unlike chandeliers for kitchens, dining rooms and living rooms, foyers with tall ceilings look great with long, large chandeliers that fill up the space. You can definitely get away with 4 or 5+ tiered options.
What other lights work well in tandem with foyer chandeliers?
Wall sconces are a great additional light in a foyer with a chandelier. They’re out of the way, offer ambient lighting and help decorate what are usually barren walls. Because the room isn’t usually all that large, there isn’t a lot of ceiling surface area for scattering recessed lighting. I prefer the chandelier/wall sconce combo; however, it may well be that the chandelier on its own will do the job.
Aren’t chandeliers expensive?
Yes and no. Large, extravagant crystal chandeliers will cost you thousands of dollars. Whether you spend that much is up to you, but it’s not always necessary unless you have an unusually large foyer. Smaller, less formal versions will do the job as well. In fact, large, fancy chandeliers aren’t all that popular these days. People lean toward a more casually designed home.
Consider a matching window
One cool curb-appeal affect is that your chandelier can be seen from outside the home. If your chandelier hangs just above the door, place a window above the door so your chandelier shines outside too. It’s a cool effect, especially with more traditional styles of home such as Georgian, French, Federal and Antebellum.