Builder Trends – Ceiling Details

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.

Flat Tim Trim Ceiling Detail Toll Brothers Presidio, Messina, Greatroom
Toll Brothers Presidio, Messina, Great Room

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.

Ceiling Detail: Toll Brothers Presidio, Cantania, Great Room
Toll Brothers Presidio, Cantania, Great Room

A twist on the standard soffit -Toll Brothers offers this simple yet effective ceiling detail by alternating the ceiling heights in a striped pattern.

Toll Brothers: Presidio, Trapani, Master Bedroom
Toll Brothers: Presidio, Trapani, Master Bedroom

Here, the builder creates a pergola effect in the tray ceiling of the master bedroom.

Toll Brothers: Avalon West
Toll Brothers: Avalon West

For drama, the builder chose a stained, tongue and groove ceiling detail in a uniform grid pattern.

Toll Brothers: The Estates, Willshire, Master
Toll Brothers: The Estates, Willshire, Master Bedroom

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.

Toll Brothers: Saguaro Estates
Toll Brothers: Saguaro Estates

Simple, stained box beams add character to any ceiling.

Toll Brothers: Reserve at Tranquil Trail, Mantilla Dining Room
Toll Brothers: Reserve at Tranquil Trail, Mantilla Dining Room

SCDG appreciates this simple tongue and grove ceiling detail. Secondary lighting provides a warm glow at the tray.

Toll Brothers: Dorado Estates
Toll Brothers: Dorado Estates

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.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s