The foyer is possibly the highest traffic area of your house (that is, if you're lucky enough to have an actual entryway.) It's the landing strip for your jacket, bag, shoes, keys, mail, and where you stash anything else you'll need out in the world. All of this is happening in probably one of the smallest spaces in your home, so you'll need components that perform double—or even triple and quadruple—duty, like these 10 do to take control of this drop zone.
Mirror + Hooks + Coat Rack: Reflection Wardrobe, CB2, $899
This wardrobe features a hanging bar, 10 hooks, and three shelves. With a mirror for last looks, this is your entryway command center.
Note Board + Shelf: Golden Dry Erase Board, Jayson Home, $50
The world's most elegant dry erase board also features a shelf to hold your keys, sunglasses, and wallet.
Note Board + Cubby + Hooks: Wipe-Off Caddy, Urban Outfitters, $46
Here's a combination of key hooks, dry erase board, and storage space, with bonus magnetic strip and days-of-the-week organizer.
Bench + Shoe Storage: Sko Shoe Rack, Design Within Reach, $265
At 30-inches wide, this compact bench is ideal for stashing away shoes (and also a great spot to tie those laces), handbags, small baskets, even a small recycling crate for junk mail. Sit on the bench to put on your shoes, then grab the bag you stash—along with your shoes—on the bottom shelf.
Hooks + Shelf + Mirror: Rågrund Mirror, IKEA, $59.99
The hooks on the side are supposed to be for hanging jewelry, but they would be more useful for hanging sets of keys, umbrellas or lightweight handbags and totes in an entryway, while the shelf holds sunglasses and such.
Shelf + Mirror: Over-The-Door Mirror, Urban Outfitters, $69
This mirror, with a shelf that's just right for holding your out-the-door essentials, is perfect if you're not allowed to make holes in your apartment walls.
Coat Rack + Shoe Rack: Umbra Rack, West Elm, $120
This is a problem solver if you don't have a closet—just grab your shoes, grab your jacket, and you're out the door. Easy as that!
Hooks + Cubbies: Wire Wall Cubby, Anthropologie, $198
Give each member of your family a hook and a storage compartment, or keep yourself organized to the max and sort your stuff by work, weekend, workout, and errands.
Mirror + Hooks + Cubby: Over-The-Door Organizer, West Elm, $30
This accommodating organizer can be carefully styled as shown above, or it can hold all your scarves, reusable totes, outgoing mail, and more.
Hooks + Cubby: Krokig Wall Storage with Hooks, IKEA, $4.99
Help the little ones out the door with this cheerful hook-cubby combo, just install a few of them at kid-friendly heights.