13 Living Room Coffered Ceiling Designs for an Upscale Look

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March 11, 2023
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A living room coffered ceiling is a beautiful way to create an illusion of height by implementing properties of positive and negative space. Artists use positive space in artwork to draw the eye to the subject or object. Negative space is the background that surrounds the subject or object.

Contrast dark ceiling panels with white or light beams to create an illusion of depth, making the room appear open with increased height. You can create the illusion of height with a neutral palette as well. Combining neutral panels with neutral beams will define space with texture and composition. Shadows cast by the beams will provide the illusion of negative space, creating height and openness, as well as a classic and upscale look.

Whether building a home or remodeling, consider a living room coffered ceiling to create openness and height in your space with these carefully selected examples.

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