Draw the eye up and bring compelling visual interest to a room by adding wood paneling or a contrasting color on the ceiling. Here, light wood beams lengthen the bedroom and direct the gaze out the windows.
A mustard yellow couch sits centered in front of large windows in the midcentury modern home library. Stylish wood panels the ceiling, mimicking the warm wood floor below. Books line the walls framing the window, filling the custom floor-to-ceiling shelving and adding a sense of coziness to the space.
Large steel windows illuminate this romantic stretch of hallway and highlight the great view. Warm, natural wood brings its rustic feel from above while the overall shape is reflective of Mediterranean design.
A reclaimed wood ceiling with exposed beams adds a brilliant, eye-catching detail to this country-style bedroom. The wood bed frame is upholstered with neutral fabric that's lined with nailhead trim. Pastel blue walls add a subtle splash of color to the room, and layered throw pillows complete the sophisticated design.
The polished hardwood floor in this contemporary kitchen mirrors the sleek wood ceiling above. Recessed lighting adds to the natural light filling the neutral space, which is open on three sides. Stainless steel appliances are housed along the kitchen's single full wall.
This master bedroom is a relaxing getaway that doesn't skimp on comfort. Its reclaimed wood ceiling, set against Behr Salt Glaze walls, is the main attraction. A Pottery Barn quilt and shams is highlighted by Thibaut custom pillows.
A pony hide headboard, rust-orange curtains and a soaring wood ceiling with massive beams all enhance this bedroom’s rustic atmosphere. Underneath the window seat, clever built-in drawers offer extra storage space.
This adorable country kitchen features a tongue-and-groove wood ceiling and rough-hewn window trim. Granite countertops, a stainless-steel farmhouse sink and white glass-front cabinets make it a fun and functional place to cook.
Stainless steel appliances line the single full wall in this contemporary kitchen. The remaining three sides do not have full walls, fulfilling the homeowner's wish for an open kitchen. The neutral palette is personified by the engineered countertops with stainless steel edging, wood-plank ceiling and bird's-eye-maple cabinets.
This light and bright French country bedroom features soft neutrals paired with colorful blue accents, like the bed linens and framed art above the bed. A wood paneled ceiling lends a natural look, while a bright orange desk adds a splash of fun color. A modern brass chandelier finishes off the look of the space.