How to Design the Ultimate Mudroom

Make it fun, functional and fabulous.

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Artistic Tile Loft Grey Tile

Rustic Flooring

Loft Grey tile by Artistic Tile lends the rustic look of raw cement in a highly resistant porcelain. $11 per square foot, available here.Serena And Lily Dot Baskets

Spotted Storage

Stash shoes and sports equipment out of sight with Serena & Lily’s Dot Baskets in navy-on-natural with lidded tops, available in a small or large size. Small, $128, large, $178, available here.

 

Chilewich Skinny Stripe Shag Mat

A Clean Home

Quick drying and easy to clean, Chilewich’s Skinny Stripe Shag Mat is perfect for mudroom messes. The tufted, crush-proof loops and sturdy vinyl backing stand up to mud and moisture. The mat is available in four sizes and 12 colors. $55—$185, available here.

Design Within Reach Coat Hanger

On the Rack

The Fleur coat stand from Design Within Reach was designed by Lubo Majer in beech wood with six spreading branches to accommodate coats, hats and umbrellas. Even on a rainy day, the ginger-yellow hue adds a welcome ray of sunshine, or opt for a neutral black or white model. $495, available here.

Greenhouse Pr Swatch

Bring Nature Indoors

Introduce nature’s beauty into the mudroom with Atrafloor’s Greenhouse patterned flooring. The vinyl material is highly durable and easy to install. $69 per square meter, available here.

 

Plain English Mudroom

Manor House

This stately mudroom by Plain English is outfitted with a Spitalfields cupboard with Folgate doors featuring Marylebone holes for ventilation. In a soothing Rice Pudding paint color, the bench and ladder add to this proper mudroom’s practicality. Price upon request, available through the Plain English showroom.

Hudson Valley Lighting Mitzi Leigh Pendent

Lighting is Everything

The Mitzi Leigh pendant from Hudson Valley Lighting offers an updated twist on the classic lantern, sporting a navy finish with aged brass hardware. See where you can purchase here.

Keep Track Coat Rack

Modern Functionality

The Keep Track coat rack and shelving system in natural alder wood can be configured many ways to suit your needs. The metal pieces slide in and along a track to hold a phone or sunglasses—or when flipped—mail. $100, available here.

Peel And Stick Wallpapers

Whimsical Wallpaper

Need a simple and easy refresh? Tempaper peel-and-stick wallpapers are easy to install for instant gratification. The Scandi Floral design in botanical green is just one of many fanciful options. $125 per double roll, available here.

Mudroom Seating

The Perfect Seat

A spindled-back loveseat from Longaberger is an ideal spot to take off your boots, sit for a spell or set down groceries. The grey lacquered finish and simple lines work well with any style. $366, available here.

Made Good Donatella Mirror

All in the Details

Take a quick look in the mirror before leaving the house. The Made Goods Donatella mirror is fashioned from teak in an organic, unfinished wood. The sunburst design is available in a round or oval shape. Price upon request, available here.

Hickory Harware Woodward Hook

Hang it Up

Something as simple as hooks mounted on a wall or in a cubby can create order from chaos. Children (and adults) will have no excuse for forgetting to hang up their coat or backpack. The Woodward hook from Hickory Hardware is shown here in a satin nickel finish. $12, available here.

New Ravenna Stone Mosaic

Colorful Materials

Suitable for floor or wall treatments, New Ravenna’s Half Shell hand-cut stone mosaic is composed of polished Celeste and Thassos stone paired with cornflower and hydrangea glazed Basalto. Price upon request, available through Greenwich Tile & Marble.

Dog Crate Cabinets

A Home for the Pups

The mudroom is prime real estate for dog crates. Crown Point Cabinetry customized a perfect solution to accommodate our canine friends. The Amherst door front in maple, shown here, features a beaded inset to coordinate with the room’s other cabinetry. Price upon request, available here.

Visual Comfort Murphy Pendant

Heating Up

A cool plaster white finish is juxtaposed with warm teak wood to create the Murphy pendant. Designed by Marie Flanigan for Visual Comfort, it looks great as a stand-alone fixture or grouped for an impactful punch, offered in a choice of three sizes. As shown, $1,139, available through here.

The print version of this article appears with the headline: Out of the Box.
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