A practical and structural necessity in homes of the past, today it is being used as an aesthetic addition as well.
Ceiling with exposed beams brings a feeling of comfort and warmth into the interior of the living spaces. Regardless of whether the beams are construction feature of the facility, or just perform a purely decorative function, the design of such space changes.
Exposed ceiling beams can take an ordinary room and make it remarkable. They draw the eye up, making the space feel larger, and make a big design splash without taking up any square footage. Here are some great examples of exposed ceiling beams transforming a room.
The easiest style to work with in a living room with ceiling beams in wood is undoubtedly traditional. You can obviously alter the finish of the beams and even opt for a ‘raw’ look to add some contrast. This is a look that you just cannot go wrong with!
AIR OF MODERNITY
Do not relegate the wooden ceiling beam to the traditional living room alone. These smart and stylish beams look good in the modern home as well and you will notice the even more when your living room is contemporary and white.
You can also use a combination of contrasting bright finishing of the ceiling and the use of dark wood (or its spectacular simulation) for the execution of the decorative beams.
BRING THE NATURAL WARMTH
The use of natural material or a spectacular simulation within living room of urban apartment brings the natural warmth, which is lacking in the bustling and smoky metropolis.
MEET THE FUNCTIONALITY PURPOSE
It can serve as a cover for placement of engineering systems, ventilation and electrical wiring. Under the wooden ceiling panels or battens can be built into lamps, and chandeliers hung to the beams.
Another way to design a ceiling in a room of a private house living room can be chosen bleached surfaces of the boards and beams.
Against the background of the modern spacious living room, rough-hewn logs or blocks of wood look contrast, despite the use of a neutral color palette.
Do not view the ceiling beam as just an addition that adds to the appeal of the living space all on its own. Extend its decorative presence using string lights. Hanging lamps and pendants to attract even more attention towards this feature.
The wooden ceiling beam is not an addition that is relegated to one particular style. Beams that are spaced apart generously and are ‘light’ in their visual presence work well in more modern settings.
With aging homes getting modern makeovers and adaptive reuse of structures gaining momentum, it is barely a wonder that industrial, rustic and farmhouse themed features are making a comeback in a strong way. One such smart addition that is taking the world of interior design by storm is the classic wooden ceiling beam. A practical and structural necessity in homes of the past, today it is being used as an aesthetic addition as well.