Each week Mansion Global tackles an interior design topic with an elite group of designers from around the world who work on luxury properties. This week we look at designing a stylish mudroom.
A mudroom is the ultimate stomping ground—literally.
In many homes, it’s that second entrance space for unloading your shoes, outerwear and gear. “Not only are they a great way to keep outside elements, such as rain, snow, and salt from damaging surfaces in your home, mudrooms are a way to control the chaos of daily life,” say Phillip Thomas, founder and principal of Phillip Thomas Inc. in New York City. “It’s almost like an exposed closet that reminds you to be organized.”