Wall hanging systems for your home’s entryway need to be functional and flexible. So when your storage needs change you can adapt seamlessly.
These ingenious entryway racks allow you to reconfigure and rearrange your hallway in no time. They are not only versatile but classy and playful as well.
1. Umbra Subway Wall Hook
Big city lovers will appreciate this quirky coat rack. The Umbra Subway wall hook looks just like a map of the New York Subway or London’s Underground, turning public transit systems into a work of art.
Ten hooks give you plenty of space to hang coats and keys, making it perfect for entryways, bedrooms, and even bathrooms. You’ll love the mix of art and functionality this amazing Umbra Subway Coat Rack brings.
2. Eden & Co Modern Coat Rack
Simplicity is best, I always say. Eden & Co’s Modern Coat Rack uses nothing more than the bare essentials. Warm natural wood combines with functionality and modern design to give users a place to hang their cares (and their coats) without fuss.
The coat rack fits in with just about any décor thanks to its simple design and includes five hooks for hanging.
3. Coat Frame We Do Wood
Why use up precious entryway space when you can have a wall-mounted coat rack? The Coat Frame from We Do Wood is the perfect solution to small spaces where square footage is highly coveted. Simply mount the frame on the adjustable metal bars and enjoy three levels of coat rack.
The best part is the rack’s material: moso bamboo. Not only is it highly durable, but it comes from certified plantations that are environmentally and socially responsible.
4. Sticks 5-Hook Wall Rack
Do you have a small entryway that barely has room for your shoes? If finding a space for a coat hanger has been an issue, you’ll love the form and functionality of this stylish wall hanger.
Five prongs fold down and effortlessly display your outerwear in the hall. The Sticks 5-Hook earthy tones help it to blend in as if it was merely a sprouting tree on your wall.
5. Handjob Hook
These hooks are a cute conversation piece for your hallway. Available in eight different gestures, from thumbs up to a peace sign, these decorative hands are designed to hold coats or towels.
The OK Handjob Hooks have been designed as a decorative object for adults, but kids also love their bright colors and funny shapes: if you have a teenage son who refuses to hang up his wet towels after showering, try sticking a “rock on” hand in the bathroom.
These three wooden tiles make a combination set for a small hallway. One tile has a mirror, another has flip-out coat hooks, and the third has a shelf for keys and a rack for mail.
Utilitile Hallway fix to the wall with Z-hooks and you can arrange them in any combination. The shelves are available in white oak or dark teak to match your décor.
7. Diagonal Wall Basket
My, this is interesting! First of all, the brand of this Diagonal Wall Basket is called Swedish Ninja; with a name like that, they already have your attention.
Then you’ve got the unique grated design that shows just enough of what’s inside while still concealing the contents like a junk drawer would. It’s a great way to store your keys, hats, and other entryway clutter.
8. Modway Gumball Coat Rack
It’s pretty easy to see how the Gumball Coat Rack got its name. Although it looks tasty, like something that would hang on the wall of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, it’s actually made from colored metal and wood.
Gumball has 14 knobs for hanging coats, keys, umbrellas, and more. It mounts effortlessly onto your wall, freeing up floor space for other items.
9. Magnetika Wall Panel System
And they say it’s hard to build your own shelving. With the Magnetika system, creating your own shelving arrangement is as easy as sticking the parts onto a magnetic board. Magnets in each shelving component hold them tightly against the magnetic base.
Should you wish to switch the arrangement for a different occasion or shrink/enlarge it for new items, just detach parts and put them elsewhere. Magnetika System makes it suitable for just about everyone.
10. INMAN Coat Rack
Designed to hold up to 48 pounds, INMAN’s Natural Oak Coat Rack is the obvious choice for small spaces. This durable device comes has five swivel hooks that rotate a full 180 degrees; clothes won’t slide off or become wrinkled, and it makes an excellent towel rack for bathrooms.
INMAN also comes in a walnut wood; both versions of the coat rack come with corrosion-resistant hooks
11. PEG -IT-ALL
You’re a unique individual, like the rest of the special snowflakes on Earth, and you want to show off your personality with just about everything – even your furniture.
The Peg-It-All Pegboards gives you full control over how your shelves look by offering movable shelves you can mix and match. Cute and playful, Peg-It-All shelves let you express your personality the way you should have always been able to.
12. Umbra Picket 5 Hooks
This coat hanger and towel rack takes up zero floor space, saving you precious square footage. Umbra’s Picket has five fold-down hooks that can be used in entryways, bathrooms, or bedrooms.
Use it to hang wet towels to dry, or organize your outfit for the next day. Picket is made from beveled pine, with each hook supporting up to five pounds.
13. Wall Mount Entryway Organizer
The Entryway Organizer is, perhaps, the smallest coat rack you’ll ever see, but don’t be fooled by its diminutive size. The cubby can hold all of your accessories for going out, including your keys, sunglasses and mobile phone.
Two hooks of the Entryway Organizer let you display your favorite outerwear, but you can always save one for any visitor that comes by and wants to try out this stunning little piece of ingenuity.
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14. Piano Coat Rack with hooks at different levels
Piano Coat Rack is a wall-mounted coat and clothing rack with hooks at different levels, so even a kid easily can hang up his clothes.
The coat rack is available in two sizes and in black, white or natural finish.
15. Deer Head Wall Hook
You may not be much of a hunter, but with this lifelike coat rack, you’re sure to impress your friends and even spin some tall tales about your last hunting trip. Let’s just hope they don’t notice this deer is made of resin.
A single hook below the deer’s head can be used for hanging clothing, keys or other items. The Deer’s Head Single Hanger comes in a variety of colors, but most buyers are partial to the bronze or antique brass versions. They just look classier.
16. Range Wall hanging System
Having a coat hanger and shelving that can reconfigure at the drop of a hat is nothing short of spectacular. That’s why we’re so in love with the Range minimalist wall hanging system.
Each component can be taken off and placed elsewhere on the wall-mounted rail that provides the base for items like coat hooks, shelving and a hall mirror. Rearrange and change it up any way you like! Look it up at Earnest Studio.
17. Hook Box
Why hasn’t anyone thought of this before? It’s like we were all waiting for the Hook Box, and now that it’s here, it’s blowing minds with its ingenuity.
Instead of stuffing your accessories in your coat pockets, you can tuck them into the wall pockets attached to the coat hook. Those gloves that match your coat? Keep them together so you’ll never lose them again! It’s so easy, it’s a wonder it took this long for someone to design it.
What appears to be a wooden sculpture, a sandy-colored work of art perched carefully in your hall, is actually a versatile coat rack and clothing hanger that transforms before your eyes.
The Switchboard coat rack has 25 pegs that fold up and down, allowing you to play them like a keyboard until you find the right hanging configuration that fits your style. You can hang hats, coats or jewellery – whatever your heart desires!
Editor’s note: This post has been updated since it
was originally published in [June 2016].