The ceiling, often referred to as “the forgotten fifth plane,” was often neglected in the design of new homes. Today, builders are exploring the endless possibilities this area of the home has to offer.
The builder created the above ceiling detail using flat trim stock available from most home box stores for about $2.00 a lineal foot. The team then painted the flat trim a soft, accent color to contrast against the white of the ceiling.
A twist on the standard soffit -Toll Brothers offers this simple yet effective ceiling detail by alternating the ceiling heights in a striped pattern.
Here, the builder creates a pergola effect in the tray ceiling of the master bedroom.
For drama, the builder chose a stained, tongue and groove ceiling detail in a uniform grid pattern.
Add flair to a master bedroom with white box beams and crown molding. We love the energy created by installing the trim on a diagonal angle and the center diamond detail that highlights the ceiling fixture.
Simple, stained box beams add character to any ceiling.
SCDG appreciates this simple tongue and grove ceiling detail. Secondary lighting provides a warm glow at the tray.
Here, the builder dropped the ceiling a few inches to create the pattern and then added worn, tongue and grove paneling between the shallow soffits.