Variants of design ceilings from the Renaissance to the hi tech

Options for the design of suspended ceilings

The ceiling in the apartment had long been perceivedus as exceptionally smooth white plane. Various shape, color, texture ceiling structures made of wood, metal, plastic, drywall, not only can hide out of sight all the overhead of communication, but also decorate, transform, surprise and infinite delight ... That's just how to select from the possible diversity of their own, unique version arrangement of the ceiling? To think, to understand the design features, commensurate with the possibility of implementation in your own apartment is not so simple ... consider on the final examples of how design can be implemented in suspended ceilings, as well as the necessary conditions for the implementation of the plan.


  • Varieties of suspended ceilings
    • Solid suspension design
    • Modular ceilings
  • Ceiling design in hi-tech style
  • Ceilings Rococo
  • Features of the Renaissance style
  • How to choose a color scheme
  • Designer photo collection

Suspended ceiling is a teamthe design of the suspension system and facing blocks, which define the appearance of the finished ceiling. Let's start with the indisputable advantages of suspended structures: they allow you to hide the flaws of the ceiling base, improve sound insulation in the room. The ceiling space can accommodate wiring for lighting, signaling, ventilation equipment, computer wiring. Easily accessible, these communications can be provided that a design that makes it easy to remove and insert individual elements in place (rack or panel). The advantage of suspended structure at the same time can be seen as a disadvantage: at low altitude premises structurally required height reduction significantly affected the general perception of the interior.

Varieties of suspended ceilings

Suspended ceiling structures are classified depending on the material of the covering elements, the suspension system design features and functionality.

Solid suspension design

The main difference in continuous false ceilingsthat they are carried out from the sheet material, it is necessary to previously set the desired size and shape, then decorate properly. The most common material for solid ceilings - of plasterboard sheets. If the niche between the base and the ceiling of plasterboard used to hide communication, then to access them you will need to install a special hatch.

Decorative ceiling can be suspended under the main plane of the ceiling, or to perform a kind of complement to the more one exactly the same (multi-level design). Design suspended ceilings made of plasterboard It can be implemented using various technologies and materials: coupled with the stretch ceiling, built-in LED illumination, various decorative elements.

Multilevel ceiling plasterboard with built-in LED illumination

Plasterboard constructions can be any form ofand colors complemented by a variety of decorative detail, opening up new opportunities for correcting the "architectural flaws" - not very convenient layout. The rounded shape (round spiral, oval) attracts attention, makes visually above the ceiling (provided that the colors of the ceiling is much brighter tones of the walls).

Molding is a decorative element,imitating stucco. Various line trim - multi-patterned and installed on the perimeter of the room or in a separate part of the suspension design - to match the base color or contrast, with gilding give false ceiling plasterboard completeness, a definite stylistic emphasis. Available in the form of a bill of lading or corner straps.

Modular ceilings

Is a kind of suspended structures, where the visible surface is formed by ready-made modules (square or rectangular panels, strips, cassettes). Modules decorative ceilings can be made of reinforced gypsum mineralvoloknistyh boards, MDF, plastic, metal, drywall, wood.

Modular ceiling with integrated lighting

Modular ceiling with integrated lighting: presence of different color and the structure of the modules allows you to create a variety of unique options

The use of a particular type of modules or solid material depends largely on the interior stylistic orientation.

Ceiling design in hi-tech style

Inside the "high-tech" style plaster inappropriatestucco or beautiful natural pattern wood paneling, but the severity of forms monochromatic layered structure with the appropriate style of lighting or ceiling cold shine of metal rails perfectly will join the interior with "industrial aesthetics".

Rack and pinion ceiling in the style of hi-tech

Rack and pinion ceiling in the style of hi-tech: a combination of luxury and aristocratic brevity

Perfection architectural forms and texturesparts underlined concise decor (ceiling uncomplicated forms, halogen lamps built into the suspension design). In the design of the ceiling, made in the style of hi-tech, most common white, gray or mirror surface formed by modular elements.

Ceilings Rococo

Plaster moldings in the room Rococo style: gilding, whimsical swirls vegetable ornaments, convex shields, a variety of weave patterns set the tone on the ceiling. The desired ceiling shape (preferably circular or oval) is created using a multi-level structure of the plasterboard and polyurethane finishes (moldings).

Solid ceiling rococo usually abundantadorned with decorative elements, often used semicircular transition from the walls to the ceiling (Padhuga). In the center of the ceiling can be dome or graceful ornamental rosette, complete the picture decorative cornice around the perimeter.

False ceiling in the rococo

False ceiling in the Rococo style: chic décor with relief elements identified gilding

Features of the Renaissance style

Imitation vaulted ceilings (multileveldesign) with smooth lines and painted in the center of the characteristic of the design of the ceiling in the Renaissance style. Colours restrained only soft undertones, no contrasts. Also used coffered ceilings, profiled eaves around the perimeter, fragments of stucco.

Beamed ceiling in the Renaissance style

Beamed ceiling in the Renaissance style: multi-level structure with the center of painting

Decorative plates, lined with wood veneerprofiled decorative slats (coffered ceiling) look very respectable, especially in combination with relief supplements, that's just the main requirement for this kind of arrangement suspended ceiling structure - ceiling height of about 3m.

How to choose a color scheme

Warm colors modules (coffee, beige,.. Orange, yellow, etc.) seem to most of us comfortable, pleasing to the eye, but should take into account one important detail - warm shades of "closer" surface. Ceiling will appear below, especially if the surface is textured (under the skin, wood). Cold colors (snow-white, blue, sky blue, pink, gray) and shiny or glossy surface visually postpone plane. Color transitions from dark at the edges to a lighter in the center and is visually lift the ceiling. Active color accents and a major figure in the decoration of the ceiling are relevant for the spacious rooms. Inside the small sizes appropriate soft color transitions, fine pattern, the tone of the ceiling at the same time should be much lighter shade of the walls.

Choosing a version of the design for the ceilingkeep in mind a few important points: any shiny surface reflects and diffuses the light, which in combination with light shades of the ceiling structure has the effect of increasing space. Metallic sheen of modules focuses on the features of the architecture. Try to avoid the combination of vibrant colors, sophisticated textures, variety of decorative additions to the design of the ceiling. The bizarre shapes, the softer, must be restrained color combinations.

Designer photo collection

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