The foyer is the first thing you see when you walk into a house, so how should it feel? These designers share their favorite hues for making a great first impression. Imagine you’re melting dark chocolate in a saucepan — that’s the color. It glistens. This is a very high-gloss paint that looks almost like patent leather. It’s a strong vibrant pink, as masculine as you can get in a pink, with a nice shine to it. In a small entrance hall I like to use deep strong colors to help define the space. Otherwise you lose it.
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