Why are ceilings often under-appreciated as part of a home? One reason is that they are flat and white, which are often-times considered the norm. Ceiling design can vary from room to room, but remember, for some, the kitchen is the heart of the home, and therefore every inch of the space should stand out. The statement should create a harmonized vibe within the kitchen that transcends throughout the rest of the rooms. A beautifully detailed ceiling will not only change the atmosphere in a kitchen, but it will transform the entire space.

It does not take much to create a statement because a coat of paint can make a drastic change, which will complement the elements below. From structural as exposed beams, ornamental plaster, tile, glass, wood, the addition of a false ceiling, and not to mention a variety of the other decorative aspects such as a tray, cove, or a drop ceiling that can quickly transform an under-appreciated and bland ceiling. The possibilities are truly endless. However, remember that when addressing walls, don't forget to include the one above because it can add significant personality to any home.

Design Tip: If looking to incorporate color to open a kitchen area up, the main point to always keep in mind is that it is about making use of all walls, as already stated, this includes the ceiling as well.

Are you looking for some inspiration to take your kitchen to a new height? Well, check out these statement-making ceilings!


Kimberly C. Lyons

Kimberly C. Lyons is the founding owner of KCL-IDESIGN, LLC (Interior Design Studio), and the Principal Designer. She has been slaying interiors since forever and refuses to partake of what is known as the norm when transforming spaces. With an intense passion for incorporating a wow factor to anything ordinary, Kimberly acknowledges, that she is recognized as a rare breed while splashing her signature touch when designing, which is considered extremely fun and exciting! However, besides being incredibly obsessed with extreme bold colors, captivating art, unique decorative objects, modern architecture, and the motivating phrase – “I dare you,” this overcharged and crazed interior designer lives for going outside the box and is not afraid to break irrelevant design rules. Her extraordinary obsessed passion for interior design comes from a deeply rooted philosophy, which is designing from within; from the soul, and it is always about living, breathing, and loving interior design!

Kimberly is addicted to chocolate, obsessed shopaholic, laughs hysterically just because, global traveler, football-crazed chick, head-over-heels in love with modernism, and is always inspired by the not so beautiful objects.

Lives accordingly by her motto: I live – breathe – love interior design.