Luxury Ceiling Designs for Your HomeThere are numerous decisions that go into creating the perfect home design for your family and your ceiling shouldn’t be overlooked. After all, approximately 1/6 of all interior space is the ceiling.
Michelangelo was definitely onto something when he decided to draw the eye upward towards the ceiling with his beautiful masterpieces. It really adds something special and can blend flawlessly with any style of design. We have compiled information about 4 luxury ceiling shapes for home design. Our hope is that this will inspire you to create your own masterpiece.
4 Luxury Ceiling Shapes
Coffered-If you want to add an artistic touch to your room, coffered ceilings are the way to go. The rectangular shaped, recessed panels add an illusion of space to any room and have been known to reduce echoes and noise.
Vaulted-Vaulted ceilings, which ascend upwards, forming a peak at the top, gives rooms an open and airy feel. Although this dramatic effect can be pricey, it adds a simple elegance to your home. This feature is known to help smaller areas of the home feel bigger than they are in reality.
Tray – Among the more fashionable ceiling projects, tray ceilings add depth and architectural interest to your home. It is either inverted or recessed and helps break up the flat line of the ceiling. Lighting is usually incorporated into the design. There are many versions of tray ceilings some more simple and some more detailed depending on the style of your home.
Cathedral – Cathedral ceilings are similar to vaulted ceilings in the fact that they ascend upwards to a peak and create a spacious living area. The main difference between the two is that Cathedral ceilings have equally sloping sides and a vaulted ceiling can have unequal slopes.
Regardless of the type of ceiling you choose to have in your home, it is always important to pick something that fits your family’s lifestyle. Once you choose a ceiling design there are other ceiling décor options to consider—from simple to more ornate. The idea is to be imaginative and create a more well-rounded room. You will be surprised at the difference a beautiful ceiling can make!
These ceiling design tips are utilized in our home designs on a daily basis. Our hope is that this information will help determine what type of home design you like and specific elements to incorporate into your home.
Whitmire Custom Homes is a home builder with over 30 years of industry experience in crafting dream homes from beginning to end. If you are interested in building a custom or luxury home for your family contact us for more information.