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Ceiling Domes

miami ceiling dome
Miami ceiling dome
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Charleston small ceiling dome
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Raleigh ceiling dome
 

THINGS ARE LOOKING UP:
The Renaissance of Ceiling Domes

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Ceiling Domes: the future inspired by the past

It is natural for people to strive for the best. Even a few decades ago, no one even dreamt of having the kind of architectural ceiling details that have easily become a defining characteristic of our lives today with the new materials and possibilities. Those particular characteristics and ceilings embellishments can be easily achieved with the products found on InvitingHome.com.

Through the centuries, people have been decorating their homes by beautifying them and creating a sense of calm. There is a great assortment of ways to make your house more appealing and creating an original personality with your own signature ceiling. To be at home, there is a desire for it to feel incredibly warm, cozy, pleasing, and calming. Is it simple to achieve such an effect.

You can take different approaches with the goal of redefining the interior of your home. For many, to beautify their home means that they are to do so themselves - to rely on your own skills, taste, and mistakes to create your own interior - but don’t forget that there are times to get help from an interior designer or architect. The ceiling is one of the largest blank canvases of your home, but slips from the mind as the possibility of adding character to your house. With the modernization of materials and creativity, there are new breakthroughs in ceiling designs. The ceiling is a great way to tailor the room to a certain feel or to give the room structure that is not simply reminiscent of a box. The amazing items that give birth to such possibilities include ceiling medallions, ceiling rims, ceiling domes, as well as panel molding with decorative corners. It is not only a great way to bring life to a new home, but is suitable for restorations of historical interiors.

Los-Angeles ceiling dome
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Ceiling Domes: where do I begin?

New ideas - style and decision making - should be fun. Some decisions may seem difficult to make because, in some cases, without certain knowledge, it is difficult to imagine what the room will look like in the end. The trick is to close your eyes and let your imagination run free. The whole room will come together like a mosaic.

Everyone has an idea of their dream home - it doesn’t matter as to what is in style at the time. Then when one is able to do so, he or she tries to implement those dreams into where they live now. Recently ceiling domes have becoming high in demand for interior use due to the fact that it is an affordable way to add luxury and style in your home. Ceiling domes are amazing architectural details to be used in opening up the interior space. There are many styles, sizes and shapes of ceiling domes available, making it easy for them to cohesively fit with your design. An interior designer is also very helpful in this situation because they are able to take the dreams and translate them into reality.

The best interior for anybody is one that is original, that suits the particular needs that one may have - the design is supposed to be your very own that does not have a strong influence of fads at the time because it is too easy to fall out of love with a fad.

The ceiling is the biggest blank canvas. The ceilings have been thought of as a decorative element - rightfully so. In the castles of the 18th century the painting of the ceilings was treated as an art form. It seems that not long ago we couldn’t even think of anything more than to have white ceilings painted with water-based paint; the situation has definitely changed. Every day there is a growing demand for greater comfort and higher quality developing alongside of technology and the quality of life. There is a variety on the market of the architectural products available sets practically no limits to making your dreams into a realistic ceiling design.

The most common materials used for ceiling domes manufacturing are polyurethane and fiberglass. Fiberglass is not a new material -- it has been used for years in the automotive industry, as well as the boating industry. Its amazing quality is its ability to be molded in many various shapes and its durability, along with being light weight. Old traditional ceiling dome material (such as plaster and gypsum) were a lot more cumbersome and heavy which made shipping and installation not nearly as easy as fiberglass or polyurethane ceiling domes installation.

Stunning dining room with hand pained ceiling dome
Stunning dining room with hand pained ceiling dome. interior design by Diane Dourcher Interiors; photography by Peter Rymwid.

Another example of architectural products, that brings rhythm and order to a space. Beautiful ceiling dome flanked by corbels is the main feature of the ceiling design. While creating pleasing to the eye vertical lines and visually lifting the room up, pilasters focus your eyes on the center of the dining room. Wide decorative crown molding with indirect lighting creates a welcoming dimension.

Many Ways to Incorporate a Ceiling Dome

There is a misconception that ceiling domes are strictly suitable for traditional decor. The design history proves that ceiling domes may be successfully used in traditional and contemporary interiors alike. Ceiling domes with clean lines may be incorporated in modern or contemporary style - even in industrial lofts. To accentuate the modern feeling, contemporary lighting fixture can be placed inside the ceiling dome. In traditional interiors, ceiling domes with ornamental details are more suitable. For example, the California ceiling dome has beautiful details and may be used with or without a lighting fixture. Placing a chandelier in the center of this ceiling dome is an easy way of making the ceiling and the light look more royal and majestic.

A great way to make an original lighting source is to utilize ceiling domes with lighting - such as the Siena Ceiling Domes with Lighting Cove - which comes in various sizes to fit the different ceiling requirements which makes it a flexible choice for any ceiling design. It is a classic ceiling dome that could easily fit into any decor.

All ceiling domes come primed ready for final finishing - painting, highlighting, or applying faux finishes have been the most popular treatments of the ceiling domes. Not every home an handle the grandeur of the Rococo style and pallet of prink-while and blue-white. You would rarely find painted images such as cherubs or beautiful and voluminous clouds in a typical American home. The type of finish on ceiling domes is determined by how much light is in that particular area, the temperature of the environment, and of course the style of the interior.

gorgeous master bedroom; Palm Beach, Fl

Gorgeous master bedroom with ceiling dome; Palm Beach, Fl.

Ceiling domes are amazing architectural details to be used in opening up the interior space.The ceiling dome will jive with the elements that are to make the interior of the house warmer...

Gorgeous coastal bedroom with ceiling dome
Gorgeous coastal bedroom.
Darien Island Home (private residence) by Cardello Architects

Ever so often people ask me what is the right size of the ceiling dome (or medallion) for the particular room size. The truth is it is never a right or wrong size, it's all about executing your vision. Be daring, and unafraid to let the ceiling dome become the signature element of the room.

Lively Transitional style dining room with hot pink ceiling dome is a great example when the ceiling dome become the signature element of the room
Lively Transitional style dining room with hot pink ceiling dome is another example when the ceiling dome becomes the signature element of the room; interior design by Lauren Clement

Lavish appartament entry with ceiling dome. New York, NY
Lavish apartment entry with ceiling dome. New York, NY

The relationship between architectural details and furnishings is integral to achieving a sense of balance your home decor, so that you can draw from that sense harmony within an enclosed space.

elegant entry featuring ceiling dome with lighting cove
elegant entry featuring ceiling dome with lighting cove

The smaller an area is the more impact small details will have. Your entry way provides an ideal opportunity to impress.

elegant Transitional dining room with ceiling dome; dining room design with ceiling dome
Elegant Transitional dining room with ceiling dome;
interior design by Dahlia Mahmood

stunning Mediterranean style bathroom with ceiling dome in Houston, TX.
Stunning Mediterranean style bathroom with ceiling dome; Houston, TX.
by SIMS Luxury Builders

Expansive Mediterranean style bathroom with ceiling dome that features painted design highlighted by indirect lighting; ceiling designs with ceiling dome
Expansive Mediterranean style bathroom with ceiling dome that features painted design highlighted by indirect lighting;
interior design by Debra Kay George Interiors

Boutique style closet with ceiling dome and decorative crown molding
Boutique style closet with ceiling dome and decorative crown molding.

Elegant contemporary living room with ceiling dome; contemporary interior design with ceiling dome
Elegant contemporary living room with ceiling dome;
interior design by Dahlia Mahmood

beautiful rotunda crowned with hand-painted dome
Beautiful rotunda crowned with hand-painted ceiling dome created by Alex Custom Homes

california ceiling dome
California ceiling dome
houston square ceiling dome
Houston square ceiling dome
atlanta ceiling dome
Atlanta ceiling dome

How to choose a ceiling dome

The addition of ceiling domes is not only possible in new constructions, but renovations as well. The key dimension to pay attention to is not only the diameter of the ceiling dome, but the depth as well. While choosing the right ceiling dome, you must be sure that there is the right amount of clearance between the ceiling beams to fit the ceiling dome. If you do not have much space available to accommodate the depth of the ceiling domes like Houston ceiling dome are a great solution. The Houston dome is great for anyone who cannot afford a dome that is too deep due to the particular construction of the ceiling—it has a height of only 4 inches at the deepest point, but still adds a dramatic effect to the design.

The original signature of the masterful decor is seen in the ceiling. The first step in making the ceiling signature is to make sure that it perfectly fits in with the rest of the architectural aspects and the overall architectural mood of the room. Looking around the house, the architectural details such as the columns, the fireplace, and the rich hardwood floors, a plain white ceiling will take away from the overall feel of the room. The ceiling dome will jive with the elements that are to make the interior of the house warmer.

 
maryland ceiling dome
Maryland ceiling dome
Los-Angeles large ceiling dome
Los-Angeles large ceiling dome
austin ceilig dome
Austin ceiling dome

luxury bathroom with ceiling dome; ceiling domes
luxury bathroom with ceiling dome

grand home entry with ceiling dome; ceiling decor
grand home entry with ceiling dome

extra large hand painted ceiling dome; luxury ceiling design
stunning hand painted ceiling dome by Alex Custom Homes

luxury bathroom with ceiling dome; luxury ceiling design
luxury bathroom with ceiling dome


gorgeous rotunda with ceiling dome painted in sky blue with crisp white design; ceiling design
Gorgeous rotunda with ceiling dome painted in sky blue with crisp white design;
photography by Edward Addeo

 

 
suspended ceiling design

a suspended ceiling design
If you have a suspended ceiling, it is a popular element that serves a great purpose in the modern interior. The areal design of the suspended ceiling does not have any particular boundaries—from the older houses and apartments with ceilings that range from about 8-12 feet to the office buildings and newer homes. The suspended ceiling has a great use in reducing noise levels and creating particular acoustic in the space. It is also a great element to add a dramatic impact in the space without feeling the need to clutter it...read more about suspended ceiling design >>

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Our days ceilings
Ceiling today don't carry the same visual impact, yet the ceiling is a fundamental feature that contributes to the overall presentation and feel of a house. One of the greatest differences between the decoration of houses one hundred years ago and now is that today there is an appalling disregard for the ceiling design and aesthetic dimension of a ceiling. While ceiling take up the same space as the floor, few people consider spending even a fraction of their decorating budget on the ceiling design to make ceiling beautiful....read more about ceilings >>

elegant ceiling

Elegant ceiling
Creating a polished look is easy with elegant molding. For a dramatic yet visually appealing look and one that makes any room look completely finished and polished, try creating decorative areas on the ceiling using crown molding and panel molding. Special details like ceiling moldings can serve many purposes. They can give the room the appearance that the ceiling is higher than it is or can make a room with a high ceiling look shorter. They can also create a beautiful and elegant backdrop to showcase pretty, decorative hanging lamps and chandeliers...read more about Elegant ceiling design >>

ceiling design inspiration

Ceiling design
Ceiling - the largest unused area of a room - has been given special attention for hundreds of years. In many current interiors, the ceiling's potential to add character to the room has been neglected. In recent years changing interior styles have produced exhilarating ceiling designs, which add new dimensions to interior space... continue reading about ceiling design>>

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Incorporating ceiling medallions in your ceiling decor

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... continue reading on how to incorporate ceiling medallions into your ceiling decor >>
 
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