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10 Ceiling Design Examples

10 Ceiling Design Examples

Interior renovations10 Ceiling Design Examples

Who said a ceiling has to be dull and boring? If yours lacks style and borders a little too close on the tedious, here are some design ideas that might interest you!

10 Examples of Ceiling Designs

1) A ceiling with recessed lighting

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A ceiling with recessed lighting allows for an elegant, subtle, and versatile lighting solution for any indoor space, thereby creating an ambience that’s both pleasant and functional.

Looking for more information about various types of lighting? Check out our article 3 Things to Know about Interior Lighting.

2) Exposed beams for a classic look

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This is undoubtedly a classic look in which exposed beams are lined up, one after the other and adorn a traditional colour. Visually speaking, the succession of beams gives the ceiling somewhat more volume and together creates a beautiful design.

The white that decks out the walls around the wooden beams is meant to echo the rest of the room and ensures a certain continuity between the various elements included in the décor.

3) A ceiling featuring wallpaper strips

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The pattern featured on this ceiling is most definitely one of a kind! Adding wallpaper to a ceiling can drastically alter its character as a whole while giving the room a different visual dimension. However, doing so requires meticulous planning, and for better results, seek out the help of a professional. 

4) A more modern look for moulding enthusiasts

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When choosing modern ceiling moulding, make sure the latter seamlessly blends into the room décor while also fitting with the aesthetic you’re trying to create as a whole. Modern moulding can be a great way to add a sophisticated touch and a bit of flair to a room in question while also keeping the ambience somewhat contemporary. 

5) Pendant lighting to show off a cathedral ceiling

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When looking to showcase a cathedral ceiling, it’s really important to choose pendant lighting that not only perfectly blends in with the space as a whole, but also highlights the ceiling’s impressive height and architecture. Select a fixture whose design is an aesthetic feature in the room. You can either go with a contemporary light fixture for a striking contrast with the more traditional architecture of a cathedral ceiling or stay in line with a more traditional-looking fixture for a cohesive aesthetic. 

6) Some white with dark wood for a classic design

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If there’s one classic design that we appreciate, it has to be dark wood paired with shades of white. Once again, the aesthetic is done to perfection. The contrast between the two helps showcase the height of the ceiling, which is one of the room’s main assets.

Naturally, fancy ceilings like the one depicted above aren’t for everyone, but for those who can, this is the best way to showcase them!

7) A neutral décor to match the skylights

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A neutral décor will highlight the natural light streaming in through the skylights while also creating a peaceful and elegant space. It also sets up the perfect background to try to experiment with accent colours or styles when you’re looking to make subtle changes to your interior décor.

8) Light wood-panelled ceiling for a cozy feel

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A light wood-panelled ceiling can naturally add warmth to any and all rooms, whether it be a bedroom, living room, or dining room. The look achieved is comfortable and intimate while still being brightly lit and spacious. Using natural and light-coloured materials will work in your favour to create a welcoming and relaxing space. 

9) Round moulding for a sound finish! 

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When contemplating adding moulding in a specific room, quarter rounds, half rounds, or round mouldings come to mind. Yet, if paired together a certain way, one can create an absolutely stunning look! Pairing moulding to shape interlocking circles can make for a stunning ceiling design. The type of D.I.Y artwork alone makes the room. 

10) A modern-looking room to match a rustic-inspired ceiling

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The goal here is to balance rustic elements with modern ones to create a balanced space that’s also visually appealing. The contrast achieved between the rustic ceiling and the more modern-looking interior aesthetic gives the room a unique and dynamic ambience. Don’t shy away from experimenting with different elements and tinkering with the right balance between rustic and modern based on your personal preferences. 

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