Apartment entryways can be tricky because they tend to be VERY small - if they "technically" exist at all. A couple small details can make all the difference, though, and may even provide a sense of larger space.
Amazing Easy DIY Home Decor Ideas- closet to mudroom . I don't like the idea of putting a mud room in the middle of the house somewhere. I do like the idea of putting cubbies for shoes in a walk in closet, instead of shoe racks.