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When most of us think about the ceiling for our homes, the thing that comes to our mind is white and flat. Some of us may even suffer from dreaded popcorn ceilings (check out ManMadeDIY’s guide on how to remove popcorn ceilings if this is you). Not many think of incorporating a unique ceiling design to their bedroom or living area. Ceiling designs are usually the last thing we think of when decorating our homes, but it can give a room a unique character that no amount of art or furniture can do.
The best part about a great ceiling design that draws the eye, is that you don’t have to completely remodel your house to achieve your desired look. There are great money-savvy ways such as buying stick-on coffered ceiling tiles that can be painted any color or even these simple DIY crown molding trim! Or if you’re looking for something more elaborate you can even try gold, design-encrusted, tiles or the decorative, regal ceiling trim. Finally, if you’re ready to take the plunge, you can just hire a contractor and re-do the entire ceiling! The sky (or should we say the ceiling) is the limit.
The perfect ceiling design varies for each room and each home and depending on the available space. The surrounding walls and the overall theme of the house, there are infinite patterns and colors to choose from. From tray ceiling to beam ceiling, cove ceiling to the highly popular drop ceiling, these beautiful ceiling inspirations and ceiling ideas give a room that exclusive and exceptional feel you’re after.
So let’s delve into an amazing collection of ceiling designs that will surely inspire you.
Shining A Spotlight With A Unique Ceiling Design
Modern ceilings can do a whole lot more than just provide a plain white roof. With the amazing number of designs on offer, you can do anything imaginable. Architects play with both form and function, so you can obviously include beautiful LED lighting units as part of an elaborate and exquisite roof design.
From providing a sleek and stylish modern alternative to offering the classic look by employing pendant lamps and chandeliers, an innovative roof design can do wonders to any existing room when combined with proper lighting techniques.
Ceiling Designs That Play With Depth Perception
A custom-designed ceiling can offer a unique and brilliant appeal. One of the reasons is the simple fact that it can alter the visual impression a particular room makes in a grand fashion. While a cathedral roof can give your interior a spacious feel, a drop roof design can offer a compact and contemporary twist. It is also more in line with modern design trends.
A coffered ceiling can create a sense of height and an airy feeling for a home. All while giving it that ‘old English’ charm that so many designers and homeowners dream about. It gives the impression of a more spacious interior with a modern outlook and can be created using the Tray Ceiling. While it works best for homes with a higher ceiling, it does bring in a fresh perspective.
Blending In While Standing Out!
As discussed above, there are plenty of options available for those who want to replicate the classic ‘beam’ look. There is the obvious choice of going in with the Beam ceiling. Even if it might not be part of structural support, it brings in a timeless and historical appeal.
The best part about many of these amazing ceiling designs is they blend in seamlessly with the remainder of the home. Even though it blends it with the chosen theme, it still steals the spotlight in a modest fashion.
A great ceiling complements the rest of the room, lifts its visual appeal and offers it a fresh new perspective that is both ergonomic and aesthetic. At the end of the day, it is the perfect blend of style with substance!