5 cool ceiling ideas
"Because the library is small, it lent itself to a rich jewel-box treatment," designer Jeannette Whitson says about this Nashville house. Woodwork is painted a deep, saturated color, Farrow & Ball's Hague Blue, and the ceiling is tented with a Michael S. Smith Indian block fabric, Jasper.
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A bold pattern
To create a green gingham ceiling in a Purchase, New York, house, designer Gideon Mendelson first had the pattern painted on canvas by Silvère Boureaum. "It gives a classic white kitchen personality, and it brings extremely high ceilings down to a more comfortable place," Mendelson says.
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To make the Tony Duquette chandelier feel more at home, Ruthie Sommers had decorative painter Peter Bolton create an elaborate tree design in gold leaf on the dining room ceiling. Jacaranda and plum trees inspired the vibrant pink Penny Morrison fabric on the front of the chairs and the Claremont floral on the back. Rug from Melrose Carpet.
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In the kitchen of a New York apartment designed by Philip Gorrivan, iridescent mosaic tiles and a ceiling lacquered in Benjamin Moore's Oceanic Teal pick up a color from the wallpaper in the hallway. Thonet barstools by York Street Studio. Roman shades in Homer wool in Verdigris by Gorrivan by Highland Court.
Coordinating with window treatments
In the guest room of the same New York apartment, the custom Holland & Sherry wallcovering on the ceiling echoes the pattern on the Roman shades, Roma Key by Gorrivan for Highland Court. Custom linens from Leontine. Headboard upholstered in Dedar's Bukara.