entry way or mud room built in that has it all: seating, LOTS of storage, and a place to hang stuff. everyone could have their own cubbies and you can mix in some baskets to less visually pleasing items.
Dark island counter (which avoids stains from feet and jeans!) - Timeless elegance is the key to the kitchen in the Raleigh model. Three chandeliers illuminate rustic kitchenware to give the room a farmhouse aesthetic with modern amenities.