Ceilings are typically left rather plain. There may be moldings or the occasional ceiling tiles but for the most part, they’re pretty boring. Well, not these ones. Here are 13 creative ceiling designs that are everything but boring!
1. The futuristic feel of this penthouse is accentuated by the design of the ceiling.
Designed by Apical Reform.
2. This ceiling has a sculptural geometric design that includes hidden lighting.
Designed by Architect-K. Photography by Yoon Joonhwan.
3. The ceiling of this restaurant is made up of thousands of wooden sticks that were cut using specific calculations to create a cloud-like effect.
Designed by Takeshi Sano. Photography by Nacasa & Partners.
4. The colorful ceiling in this ice cream shop was inspired by the flavors of ice cream they sell.
Designed by AS Scenario Interior Architects MNIL. Photography by Gatis Rozenfelds, F64
5. This restaurant ceiling installation is a three-dimensional, cloud-like, organic formation, made from poplar wood.
Designed by bluarch.
6. The designers of this restaurant in Bangkok, based their ceiling design on the idea of a European teddy bear factory.
Designed by party / space / design.
7. This Starbucks ceiling in Amsterdam is made of 1,876 pieces of individually cut blocks of Dutch oak.
Starbucks Bank Concept Store in Amsterdam. Photos by Rien Meulman.
8. Brandy bottles make up the ceiling of this brandy bar in Odessa, Ukraine.
Designed by Denis Belenko Design Band. Photography by Pavel Babienko.
9. The strips of curved panels on this ceiling allow the lights to be hidden.
Designed by Arquitectura en Movimiento Workshop
10. The entrance of this office is filled with white circles suspended from the ceiling.
Designed by Ippolito Fleitz Group. Photography by Robert Hoernig.
11. This parking area in Toronto, Canada, has 100 sculptural fiberglass panels installed on the ceiling.
Designed by Paul Raff Studio. Photography by Ben Rahn/A-Frame.
12. These ceilings in a hotel in China were inspired by the terraced rice fields that are part of the regional culture.
Designed by Make Architects. Photography by Michael Weber.
13. More than 10,000 strips of a very thin white translucent fiberglass material were used to create a unique look for this clothing store.