A well designed mudroom is the gateway to an organized home that gives everyone in the family a place to hang their hat, back pack, and coat on the way in the door. Even a small mudroom offers potential for some key features to keep your family organized. Having an organized space in your entry hall or mudroom for each member of your family to grab essentials gets everyone out the door on time. On your way back in there's a place to put everything away, ready to go for a new day. Every space offers a set of challenges, but keeping the essential design elements in mind will help you optimize the use of your entry space.