The first thing one sees when they are lying down is the ceiling. It’s the hidden element of a home and can change the look of the room completely. One should give importance in designing the ceiling when they do up the house.
Ceiling, an overhead interior surface that covers the upper limits of a room are generally decorated to taste and are classified according to their appearance or construction. It is an interior most of the home owners ignore to concentrate. If ceilings are given importance and designed to suit your taste, it can completely change the way your house looks.
There are various ways you can play with your house ceiling. You can go bold and create the illusion of space by raising a cathedral ceiling. It is any tall ceiling area similar to those in a church. Or give a luxurious and cozy look with a dropped ceiling. It is one in which the finished surface is constructed anywhere from a few inches or centimetres to several feet or a few metres below the structure above it. Different light fixtures can be used and fixed since there is room for it with this nature of ceiling. This can be done for aesthetic purposes, such as achieving a desirable ceiling height. It is also called as the false ceiling.
A lot of people prefer simple flat white ceilings. Sometimes that’s because of neglecting the possibility of ceiling design while other times that’s because of they think that’s the best solution. Even though some think white ceilings are awesome there are also other very cool ways to design them. Whether it’s a bedroom, a kitchen or even a bathroom, a cool and creative ceiling design could give a room a unique look and surprise you. We have listed a few of unique ceiling designs for your home below.
Coffered ceilings provide you with a way to hide the beams and to integrate them into a more complex design. They have been around for ages. In fact, there is evidence that wooden coffered ceilings were constructed in the Roman times.
Nowadays all sorts of shapes and designs are possible and it has become a more versatile style. They are a nice choice for formal places such as living room.
Stripes look great on walls and they’re very popular in general. But have you ever thought of painting stripes on your ceiling? It could be an interesting choice. Leave the walls plain and simply and focus on the ceiling, making it the focal point of the room. Look at the image below, isn’t it wonderful?
Salvaged wood ceilings:
Exposed ceiling beams are often highlighted in interior decor. Salvaged and old wood in particular are much appreciated and people try to get this look by aging the wood using an instant technique. This replicates the effect on naturally aged wood and gives it that charm and uniqueness we seek.
It’s quite unusual to encounter ceilings that feature bold colours. Usually, we choose neutral colours or pastel shades. But vibrant colours can really make the ceiling stand out and this can be an interesting option to explore.
Concrete ceilings and concrete floors in general are used mostly in industrial interior designs and decors. But they can also be an interesting choice for modern and contemporary as well as for Mediterranean themed homes. They usually have a rough, unfinished look which makes them stand out.
Fabric is the new thing today. It gives a royal touch to the room making the walls compact and cosy. If one sees it they wouldn’t put their head down.
Look at that well pleated beauty out here!
The beauty of floral designs is that wherever it’s used its beauty doubles. So is the case with ceilings. Floral designs could be implemented in the informal living room or in a girl’s bedroom. It turns the room to something pleasant and comfortable for the users. Now image the below room in a white ceiling, do you see the difference?
When one spends on the flooring, the wallpaper, the furniture, upholstery, crockery and anything and everything to make the house look splendid then why not the ceiling. They say it’s the fifth wall, so next time you’re thinking about picking out a new colour or hanging art, do not forget to look up. Interior designers have to keep in mind the colour combination, type of ceiling whether it has to be false or not and many other factors before they design the house.
If you think, you have already built your ceiling and nothing can be done now. You are wrong. Go ahead and explore your design options, talk to your architect and change the look & feel of your home right away!
Some of these ideas could be used if you’re planning a home renovation or move into a new home. Painting ceiling in different stripes or applying some cool decorations like wood panels isn’t much harder than your usual painting process. Just don’t forget, that custom-designed ceiling is an awesome way to add some depth to a room using interesting geometric structures, patterns and vibrant colours.