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Make this a mudroom by substituting a long entry table with a beautiful tablescape on the right side, with a shelf on bottom for shoes and a shelf above for wicker baskets of stuff you need when leaving the house. You could also add boot trays under the bench for additional shoes.
The pendant fixture is from Studio Steel, model 826 Manoir Lantern.A millwork vendor with CNC (Computer Numerical Control) router cut the baluster from our CAD drawings from a laminated paint-grade panel product (MDF). Surprisingly affordable! I love the open stairway to basement idea.