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2018 – Statement Ceilings – The Fifth Wall
“…Ceilings afford great scope for decoration, yet it seems a strange defect in our modern method of decoration, that in many mansions the walls of the principal rooms are highly decorated with expensive papers, to be afterwards partly or wholly covered with pictures, looking-glasses, and bric-a-brac, and the floor is covered with carpets, to say nothing of furniture; but the ceiling spreads its broad blank waste of white above us, expressionless and inartistic to a great degree. The ceiling being the crowning glory of a room, and the part most seen, should be decorated with form and colour.” William Millar, London, circa 1890.
That was 1890 and the Design Trend for 2018 Statement Ceilings – The Fifth Wall is in!
According to Pinterest, “This is one we’re proud to say, we called back in April. Saves for “statement ceilings” went up by 310 per cent this year.
While not for the faint-hearted, a statement ceiling can transform a room from the top down. Ceilings will be seen. From creative moldings, interesting coffers, to fantastic paint and plaster treatments. The ceiling has become another surface equivalent to the complexity of a Persian Rug on the floor. No room will be completely finished without a ceiling treatment.
I am particularly excited to see this Trend. Here is my favorite statement ceiling medallion.
Beaux-Arts Classic Products Shell Ceiling is 87″L x 35″ W. The large dimensions of this plaster Shell Ceiling Centerpiece creates an elegant statement just by itself. Add plaster pearls or any of the plaster mouldings from other periods with or without the complimentary shell side ornament and you have a fabulous statement ceiling. It comes in 14 beautiful finishes and can also be custom finished as shown here. Price starts at $1,012.
This may be all you need, or add the beautiful side ornament and pearls to create a frame for your statement ceiling.
Shell Side Ornament $162 – $245
Empire Pearl Running Ornament $18 a ft.
The Louis XV Hand painted Ceiling Medallion, Side and Corner Ornament works with most decor. Always elegant and timeless.
Louis XV Hand Painted Plaster Side Ornament $445
Louis XV Centerpiece Medallion $585
Louis XV Corner Ornamentation in a Custom Finish $445
Louis XV Running Ornament $17 per ft.
This Louis XV Ceiling medallion is another centerpiece option. It can be used with or without a chandelier and is beautiful with the Corner and Side Ornamentation. Shown here in a custom finish. $590
This custom finish creates a beautiful Statement Ceiling. Very dramatic with the black background which would be splendid on a white or how about a black ceiling. Black ceilings make the ceiling disappear giving a feeling of volume to the room.
The center can be cut out. We added a faceted crystal to further embellish the center.
Premium Finish calls attention to the urn and flower carvings.
Beaux-Arts Classic Products Statement Ceiling and Fifth Wall Florentine Style Ceiling cast in Resin. Resin Ornamentation is strong and easy to install. It ships easily as it is not delicate like traditional plaster ornamentation.
Florentine Centerpiece Medallion 44″ x 44″ in a Standard Finish $575
This centerpiece was designed with the option of adding cabachons to a setting which is also an appropriate spot for installation screws.
Florentine Corner Ornamentation in a Premium Finish. $250 Please notice the installation screws. These can be painted to blend with the ornamentation or this is a perfect location for a gemstone.
Depending on your decor a Mother-of-Pearl cabachon would be very handsome.
Florentine Running Moulding $22 per ft.
Florentine Corner Ornament used as a Center Feature for a wall panel on this door. Rose Quartz cabachons used to cover the installation screws.
Check out all of our beautiful Statement Ceilings – The Fifth Wall on our website under Ceiling Ornamentation.
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