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

Through the centuries, people have been decorating their homes by beautifying them and creating a sense of calm. There is an excellent 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 most massive 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 merely reminiscent of a box. The fantastic 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 historic interiors.

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 can do so, he or she tries to implement those dreams into where they live now. Recently ceiling domes have become 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 fit with your design cohesively. An interior designer is also very helpful in this situation because they can 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 trend.

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 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 fantastic quality is its ability to be molded in many various shapes and its durability, along with being lightweight. 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.

Another example of architectural products that bring rhythm and order to an interior 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.

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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 a modern or contemporary style – even in industrial lofts. To accentuate the modern feeling, the 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.

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…

Ever so often people ask me what the right size of the ceiling dome (or medallion) for the particular room size is. 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.

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

The smaller an area is, the more impact little details will have. Your entryway provides an ideal opportunity to impress.

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