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Wall mirror placement for dark hallway

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I’m currently decorating my hallway, and am looking for ways to bring more light into what is a dark space. Pictures below show the current hallway, these are all facing north looking from the kitchen:






The main light sources are the west facing front door at the far end of the hall, and the east facing utility area half way along (utility picture below):




I’ve identified the following candidate areas for mirrors (in green):



For the section nearest the kitchen, I’m wondering if a full length mirror like this opposite the utility door may work well. But I wonder if it would appear too obvious? There’s also the complication that I may be adding a sliding door to the lounge area, which would overlap with this space slightly when open.


For the front doorway, I think the previous owners had a large mirror mounted on the west facing wall, but this feels suboptimal because it’s not on the wall opposite the light source. So I’m thinking of combining a smaller decorative mirror like this directly opposite the front door, with a larger, plainer mirror in the original picture. There’s also space to have a further large mirror on the east wall further back, but I feel 3 mirrors would be overkill and not look good?

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