If your apartment lacks a designated entry, create your own with a bookcase. Remove the top shelves and install hooks on the back wall of the bookcase for hanging coats. Add more hooks to the sides of the books case for hanging leashes or umbrellas.
Keep hallway clutter at bay A storage bench is an ideal way to contain hallway clutter. Cubbyholes, like the ones in this bench, allow shoes, hats and other paraphernalia to be tucked away out of site. The hooks above use wasted wall space to order coats.