You will be surprised to see how a couple of architectural elements can add drama to your living room with a double-height ceiling. Statement artwork, a spectacular chandelier, or an antique furniture piece can add boldness and a luxurious feel and look to the double-height space.
Tips to create a visually spectacular living room with a double-height ceiling
Create focal point
The double-height ceiling also means double-height walls. Transform these by decorating with wallpaper, wall art, 3D wall panels, textured paint, or stone cladding. Choose a statement piece instead of an artwork collection and display it at eye level. Choose the paintings, pictures, and artwork with the same theme to create a cohesive look. Ensure to integrate staircase [if any], while designing the interiors for the living room.
Install a grand chandelier
A living room with a double-height ceiling needs an oversized sculptural light fixture or a grand chandelier. It draws attention upwards, adds character to the space, and fills the space vertically. For a customized solution approach Sofary. They work closely with the craftsman, which allows customers to achieve crystal chandeliers beyond expectations. Floating raindrop crystal chandeliers, one ring crystal chandeliers, tier crystal chandeliers, waterfall crystal chandeliers, and many more products are available at a reasonable price on their website.
Choose layered lighting
Layered lighting involves the arrangement of the light fixtures at uneven levels. It prevents dark patches and shadows from forming in the living room. Choose floor lamps and track lighting or sconces for decorative elements. Add tall mirrors to the design because they will double the brightness of the room.
Install tall windows
Large glass panels on tall windows can flood the room with natural light. It brings outdoor views as well as creates an illusion of a large space. In the room, use a neutral color to improve space height. You can even choose paler and lighter hues to maximize the ambiance of brightness and spaciousness. If you choose wallpapers in light colors then go for those with an interesting texture.
The ceiling of the living room is double, so there is a risk of an uninviting and cold environment. To bring warmth to the space integrate natural wood or stone in flooring or wall paneling. Upholstered surfaces will also add some softness and introduce colors throwing soft furnishings like carpets and cushions.
Double-height walls are best because they facilitate extra storage. You can add floating wood shelves, open shelves, or closed cabinets. The open shelves must be installed at reachable height otherwise cleaning is hard.
Plants have a special effect on air quality. It generates oxygen and filters the air thus removing airborne toxins. It even enhances your mental health. The plants will add warmth and a cheerful twist to the living room with a double-height ceiling. Plants will look proportionate with vertical space dimensions as well as add color and texture to the space.
Celebrate the lofty high ceiling living room with special décor and never forget to choose light fixtures with a dimmer option to play around with the room environment.