“If your thoughts are as tall as the height of your ceiling, you can’t fly above your room.” Israelmore Ayivor. The ceiling is one of the most important parts of your home interior. They can be very functional and aesthetic at the same time. Structural Type of Ceiling, Material, Color, and Lighting Fixture are a view of aspects that make your ceiling both functional and beautiful. So why vaulted ceiling?
Vaulted ceilings began as an architectural choice only in Cathedrals or Basilicas centuries ago. Because of the vaulted ceiling’s capacity to visually and intangibly make a space bigger. Nowadays, in modern era and style, this kind of interior upper part has been shifted in meaning.
It generally refers to a ceiling that higher than the standard 2.5 – 3 m ceiling height. Let’s move into ideas & tweaks for vaulted ceilings that you can surely apply in your next house building or renovation. Stay until the end!
Sleek Tilted Ceiling for Contemporary Look
As you can see, this kind of pyramid-like ceiling is achieved by covered the main roof structure of your house. Instead of using flat shape to add a certain high, you can construct a tilted ceiling that follows a degree of your roof framing. (30-35°).
Install downlight with neat order and position and also, propeller fan in the middle of the ceiling to display a touch of decoration and leave a boring since you probably have from one light color and wide area of the ceiling decorations with good functions. There you go!
Clean Cut of Vaulted Ceiling for Small Bedroom
To create a continuous effect from the ceiling into the wall, use one light neutral color like white, light grey or light brown. These way, you can have a clean and high look for your space.
Two Storey in One Room Vaulted Ceiling
If you have a double height for your room. It is the best to create a high degree of triangle like this. The straight lines in the middle of the slanted beam are for the structural purpose. They are look like an ‘A’ Alphabet. Perfect to circulate air and make the room below in the good temperature without air-conditioning system.
Timber Frame Exposed Vaulted Ceiling
This look is such a good combination of modern and a touch of country style we can reach by exposing our wood or timber roof frame. This method has the same basis of the tilted ceiling from the first point, but, instead of cover the degree with gypsum board, we expose the frame and create a more dynamic effect of our entire room.
As you may already know, wood and timber can add certain sense of warm into the space. If you use these materials for a ceiling, door frame or floor and combine with earth color of wall and furniture fabric, they can surely make your bedroom feel more intimate and romantic despite a higher than usual height of the ceiling.
Arched Beam Vaulted Ceiling
Not only bedroom, it is also a fascinating idea for living room. We can see a different kind of wood texture on the roof frame and floor parquet. By choosing a different shade and color of wood we can create a certain harmonize look.
Just don’t forget to stay in a warm palette (brown, reddish, yellow) and cold colors (greyish, pale, or dark grey) of woods. An addition of stone treatment in your fireplace will create a natural look of your entire room. Worth to try!
Ceiling with Lighting Statement for Industrial Style
This edgy and industrial look can easily achieve with dark painted vaulted ceiling and a sculpture-like lighting installation.
A view aspects to remember to create this kind of looks are an earthy color scheme, natural material, and fabric color and also a touch of streamline or any geometrical pattern as a statement for your entire room. Make it functional by creating them as a base for bulb or hanging lamps.
An Attic Space: Practical and Aethetic Ceiling
Attic Roof is an old favorite way to avoid a dead space above your roof. An attic is a space found directly below the pitched roof of a house. It fills the space between the ceiling of the top floor of a building and the slanted roof. This will involve a certain structural construction that has to consider your countries climate.
You have to add an insulation if you wanted a comfort air under your roof. Make it as open as you wanted, by installing a window that can also be a six-seater. Such a perfect reading corner for you bookworm!
Timeless Slanted Ceiling with an Elegant Look
For you who are into elegant and classy interior style, here are tips for you. Diamond shape upholstery for your headboard with a light or dark fabric color based on your preference.
A vintage texture wallpaper plus a monochrome carpet covering floor will be a perfect match. For furniture, like the bedside table, lamp, bench, single sofa you can add a touch of chrome or bronze finish stainless steel.
Extreme Slanted Vaulted Ceiling
We could see a modification of the wall structure here. We might add a certain depht along the ceiling to the wall. From the inside you can follow the unexposed beam of your roof.
Painted it with neutral or basic color and decorate the room with a good amount of curvy shape or legs. You can always perfectly place a famous Barcelona chair. An epitome of timeless beauty.
Industrial Warehouse Style Ceiling
An exposed pipe and steel structural ceiling will give a certain extreme level of an industrial look. The overall style is unique because the romantic but practical look of the furniture balances the masculine and strong ceiling.
If you plan to redesign and olf factory or warehouse to be an open plan house or restaurant, this style can easily inspire you. Leave the old brick as it is so it can give a great decay look. Don’t forget to consult with your engineer to make sure the safety of each structure and maybe decide some treatment and refurbishment it needed.
Mid-Century Half Arches Vaulted Ceiling
These maybe are a closer to a basic vaulted ceiling concept. We can clearly see this mid-century style approach with triangular color tone. In the bedroom and a living room used a two-tone main color, light brown and green.
Art Deco Style and Color Vaulted Ceiling
White painted for ceiling and beam to make the room looks bigger and wide. A red and flowery accent of furniture and cushion fabric create a harmony in these look. A unique artwork and table lamp like ceramic or bronze finish steel will be a great additional decoration.
Double Height Ceiling and Full Sized Windows
A practical way to let the sunshine through your interior is to create a wall-full size of window and door. This is a contemporary style that approaches to maximize a view from indoor to outdoor space and to create a transparent boundary between two rooms or area. With this kind of height, you can also let the fresh air circulate well.
Asian Ceiling Style, Japanese Small Working Space
This is a wonderfully simple idea of a neutral scheme of a cozy working space. Under the slanted vaulted ceiling, you can create a small but bright working, reading and learning space for your or your children. The rustic wood texture plus yellow color and also cream or white to harmonize will be a lemon-fresh color scheme to make the room feel wider. It is important to make a natural light coming through the certain size of the cornered window.
Flat Ceiling With Order Column Position
A big cantilever from your 2nd Floor will be a perfect shade for your 1st-floor entrance or back garden. This kind of flat ceiling not only cover almost a big part of your room in an L-Shape, it truly maximize your view and create a borderless feel home. This is also a simple combination of which architecture and interior appear interesting when they’re together.
Countryside Style Ceiling with Skylight
Create a skylight to add more natural light to shine through your room. Create skylight with fiber or glass material in between your exposed beam. You can use a clear with white and cream scheme color. Applying streamline texture with light color of wood planks and white painted exposed roof structure
Blue and Natural Look of Vaulted Ceiling
A more warm palette by combining your blue color glass with the dark mahogany wood beam. As you can see you might modify the structure of your roof and ceiling by applying this kind of design.
Consult with an interior designer or architect to know tha safety method of building a skylight like this. The certain angle that safe for the slanted and etc. Good luckk having a good thought session stare at the sky while take a bath.
Futurictic Touch of Curved Ceiling
Futuristic Style might be very different compared to the rest of the interior style. Futuristic is what we expect will be a concept or a style in the future.
But turns out, we can achieve this look by constructing a curve element to our ceiling and install a LED light. Lighting effect has a great to define a futuristic style.
Modern White Curved Ceiling
But not only playing with a curve and LED color light that makes a great futuristic look. Modern and light material such as stainless steel or glass are examples of sophisticated look that enhance our experience and take us through time. Like this perforated metal ceiling by Zaha Hadid for One Thousand Museum
Vaulted Ceiling might be and ancient interior terminology but nowadays, it had a wide range of style which you can choose based on your preference.