Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Looking Up: Ceiling Designs

Oftentimes it seems that plenty of attention is given to the walls and floors of a room, but the ceiling remains a missed opportunity. The ceiling is one of the largest surface areas of a room, and can be a great place to add some beautiful details. Below are just a few examples of what can be done. Let’s take a fun little trip back into the past and take a look at some historical examples for inspiration first!

Gothic fan vault details:

Painted Italian Renaissance ceiling:

Scottish architect Robert Adams' detailed ceiling design from the 18th Century:

Art Deco stained glass ceiling in Buffalo City Hall:

Aren't those ceilings gorgeous? Now let's take a look at some examples that can be applied to a modern day home. From exposed ceiling beams to nail head trim--yes, nail head trim on the ceiling!--there are so many possibilities:




  1. Nice design which can make home beautiful and attractive. All the images above are very awesome.

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  2. These days interior decoration is most likely thing for making our homes mote attractive, there are lot of strategies for interior decoration, like wall art, canvas art and many other things follow by the interior decorator, the pictures you have added in this post. they have nice interior. In this days wall art decoration is a popular way for making interior extraordinary.

  3. Stunning designs! All images are all awesome! How I wish I could have these in my own house :-)

  4. Wow! Gorgeous ceilings. Everything in this house looks perfect. This should be shared around the web. Nice post!

  5. All such beautiful rooms, perfect balance between colour, light and texture. Love the re-vamped Louis chair. Great idea up-doing a vintage piece - perfect feature in a modern room.

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  7. With all the rain outside today, I really wish I was still under the covers...It sounds like you had a magnificent weekend.

  8. You should source the images, that would be very helpful and credible

  9. I really like the home design and the furniture pictures above this is pretty much awesome than the modern
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    i would prefer this picture above in terms of home furniture designing.

  10. very useful information. I will look forward to find out more.
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  11. Great post i really appreciate this post it seems that there's a lot of interesting on this site.
    my home is almost the same of the pictures above. i think the difference is just my kitchen area because i got the best
    kitchen sinks and kitchen taps. we have to think what's the best design for our home so tha it will become more decent to look and clean. :)
    well anyway's i will bookmark your site for more interesting post. keep posting really interesting about home, user or readers
    will really appreciate it :)

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