|CEILING MEDALLIONS COLLECTION
Ceiling Medallions as Classic Architectural Accents
Ceiling medallions are classic ceiling accents and were used extensively by decorators,
designers and architects from the early eighteen century to the beginning of the twentieth
century. With their rich detailing and ornate, deep relief patterns, ceiling medallions were
especially favored by the Victorians. They added ceiling medallions to the most principal
rooms of the house.
Traditionally the size and details of the ceiling medallion reflected the importance of the room as
well as status of a household. Ceiling medallions, like
ceiling domes, are often featured above
highlighting lighting fixtures in a highly complementary arrangement. Early ceiling medallions
were manufactured from plaster and were quite heavy and hard to installed.
From the beginning the purpose of the ceiling medallions was purely decorative. Ceiling medallions were
used as an independent decorative ceiling elements. In our times ceiling
medallions are also used with lighting fixtures. For this reason center of the
ceiling medallion gets cut out for electrical wiring and support mechanism.
Also, even though it is a "ceiling" medallion some designers very successfully
incorporating them into the wall decor. Click on following links to view most
popular medallions for wall installation - star medallion,
Pasadena ceiling medallion,
Chandler oval medallion.
All of our ceiling medallions come primed white ready to accept paint. Even if you like to keep your ceiling
medallion in pure white color you have to paint it. There is a common opinion
exist that ceiling medallions as well as other decorative architectural elements
in the room have to be painted white. This point of view is not always correct.
You should coordinate colors of the ceiling medallions and other decorative
architectural embellishments with the overall color-theme of the room.
Polyurethane Ceiling Medallions
Our ceiling medallions as well as ceiling domes are replicated from historical designs in a modern light weight
material that resembles look of plaster by illuminates hassle of complicated installation process.
Our architectural products collection has a vide range of sizes and styles of quality ceiling medallions.
Installation of our ceiling medallions couldn't be simpler: mark the desired location on the ceiling:
run a bead of adhesive over the ceiling medallion's back side; than tack ceiling medallion into place with a
If you like to use ceiling medallion with lighting fixture, cut a center hole, using a handsaw or
jigsaw, before installing the medallion. Non of our medallions come with predrilled holes.
- all ceiling medallions molded with deep relief design to achieve the highest degree of quality and details
- all ceiling medallions come factory-primed and they are virtually maintenance free
- our ceiling medallions are suitable for painting, glazing or faux finish
- you can use our ceiling medallions with lighting fixtures or as a decorative ceiling or wall element
- ceiling medallions are manufactured from high-density furniture grade polyurethane
- our polyurethane ceiling medallions are water and heat resistant, impervious to insect infestation and odor free
- ceiling medallions give you the look and fill of plaster while they are much easier to install than plaster
or gypsum due to the weight, dimensional stability, precise tolerances and flexibility
Dining room's ceiling details
When it comes to interior design and dining rooms, the ceiling is an area that is frequently neglected. After all, how often do people actually look straight up? In actuality, the architectural details of a ceiling make their way into our consciousness when we take in the view of an entire dining room... continue reading about
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Well appointed ceiling
When creating a warm and inviting home environment, it's easy to concentrate on your home's floors and wall spaces. After all, these are the areas that naturally draw our attention. However, there's an
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Incorporating ceiling medallions in your ceiling decor
Once you discover what a difference that architectural embellishments like ceiling medallions can make, your ceilings will never be bare and boring again. Seasoned interior designers advise us that a sophisticated and detailed room design incorporates layers of design. The ceiling is the area of most rooms that lacks these detailed layers that add interest and elegance, but the good news is that this dilemma has an easy fix....
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Adding unexpected elegance to walls with ceiling medallions
If you’re considering a change in the look of the walls in a room, you may think about the more common or traditional elements of design. Wall decorations, including pictures, decorative shelving and other elements, are excellent additions to your decor. On the other hand, the implementation of design elements that are completely unexpected can transform a room into an eye-popping exhibit. If you have the desire to go down the road less traveled,
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Ceiling medallions in your home
The look of ceiling can make a statement about the room in much the same way as the
furniture does. Ceiling medallions offer a visual appeal and uniqueness to the room.
Ceiling medallions are very fashionable, and they are a high-value addition to the home.
Ceiling medallions add architectural detail and elegance to the room and increasing
value of your house. Ceiling medallions provide that added touch of elegance that you can
find in upscale traditional homes. Our collection of ceiling medallions abundance with a wide variety of styles...
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