Usually found in high-end homes and estates, coffered ceiling are among the most elegant designs of ceiling. Made of wood and wood trim or square metal relief, coffered ceilings are designed by installing one or more beams perpendicular to one or more beams, creating a simple grid of boxes. The hood is fitted between the grids panel. There are several ways you can complete your paneling lend a classic touch to any room in your house.
Good choices of wood used for coffered ceiling is poplar, oak, maple and cherry. Wood trim and grilles can be painted or stained. Develop architectural moldings are best when contrasted with the roof and wall color. For maximum contrast, ceiling moldings painted a light color that matches the trim work in the room, and painting the walls and ceiling panels or coffers, darker color.
Another option of coffered ceiling would be to paint the ceiling moldings and trim darker than the walls and ceiling panels color. If natural wood is not in your budget, consider fiberboard or plywood to its wooden ceiling moldings. These faux wood beams can be stained or painted and reduce the cost of your project at the same time add elegance to your ceiling design.
12 Popular Coffered Ceiling Photos