Ceiling is sometimes the least part of the house that will be thought about by the homeowner. Meanwhile, ceiling plays huge role on creating the atmosphere and you will also get the perfect decoration by working the ceiling. For your information, ceiling designs are varied and you can choose one of them that suit the style of your house. Ceiling with molding is going to make your house looks so classic and elegant at the same time so you better think about it from now. In this article, we are going to discuss about the ceiling called coffered which includes the molding thingy in the design idea. Even the modern concept can apply the molding ceiling.
What is coffered ceiling?
Coffered ceiling is a term that describes panels that sunk in the ceiling. The word is originally coming from Greek “kophinos” that means “basket”. And in the reality, this ceiling is shaped like the squares or rectangles in grid and it aims to imitate the beams of crisscrossing effects. In practice, the crown molding will be the part of the construction and the moldings make the ceiling looks so elegant yet classic but do not worry because it can be applied in the modern design as well. If you are not into classic, it is good for eclectic or contemporary style.
This style of ceiling has been used in years or even centuries. It makes the room looks more colorful and it is great for accent in the room since ceiling is one of the things that get less attention from the homeowner. This ceiling will be a nice decoration for any room especially living room, work place, and many more as long as it comes with formal concept. Lighting ideas are going to be the next thing that should be thought about after you figured out the ceiling style. This ceiling is also commonly known as panel ceiling and nowadays it is available in various materials such as wood, metal, fabric, or other custom materials.
Wood is a good choice if you want to show the elegant look from the natural fiber of the wood. In some place, this kind of ceiling is also completed with painting such as the museum on the “Inferno” movie. The sunken ceiling can also be varied in shade such as circular, octagonal, oval, and anything you like. More than anything, you have to make sure that the ceiling matched the room style.