Morning morning and welcome back to part 2 of my ceiling treatments round up, let’s get straight back to it!
8. Plaster moulding ceiling – these are another way of injecting a subtle layer to a scheme without detracting from the remainder of it. They’re usually combined with pretty traditional décor but I think they can also look fab presiding over a more contemporary scheme (see pic. 2).
9. Metal ceiling treatment – now these really do add oomph to a room. Whether they’re wavy curves or straight up beams, an injection of industrial chic goes a long way!
Alternatively, opt for a pressed tin ceiling, which were the fashionable way of imitating moulded plaster ceilings in the States way back when, and are enjoying a mini renaissance right now (see here for more info!)
And check out this insane architectural detailing:
10. Honeycomb ceiling treatment – a chic and structural way to add depth to a room, would look fab painted white also.
11. ‘Crazy’ ceiling treatment – nothing really to be said about these!
12. Ethnic ceiling treatment – and yep, I’m slightly attracted to these two, how did you know…?!
LOVE the idea of creating sculptural shadows like this:
13. Exposed brick ceiling treatment – my heart always starts a-fluttering when I spy exposed brickwork, and this is no exception. Love the contrast with the chandie too!
14. Fabric-covered ceiling – annoyingly I seem to only be able to source images of terrible interior design schemes with fabric-upholstered ceilings. I’m sure I’ve seen plenty of better ones before, these two are just dreadful, but I guess they get the point across.
You could achieve a very similar effect by wallpapering the ceiling, a la Angie Hranowsky, and I suspect this would actually be easier and more economical also:
Or another option is to use draped fabrics to achieve a warm cocooning effect. This seems to be very popular in nurseries, which I guess makes sense:
Love the drama injected by the scale of these draped panels!
I felt I had to include this next image for 3 reasons:
a. Its grotesque-ness is quite sublime;
b. I wanted to point out that if the colouring and scheme were totally different, these layers of draping could be quite cool; and
c. I love the chandie!
Ergh, it is AWFUL! (In my humble opinion).
(credits: Elle Decor, Houzz, Patricia Gray, Little Crown Interiors, Athalia Sovie)
So which type of ceiling treatment was your fave? I think I’m going to try to incorporate one of these puppies into the city loft I’m designing right now – maybe the pressed tin or exposed brick treatments, or maybe a chinoiserie wallpaper covered ceiling in the bedroom, hmm we shall see…