Interior Ceilings: Balance of Design
Interior ceilings are one of the important design elements. Rather, they are considered to be an element of design balance and complementary to the model. They may be overlooked sometimes or for some periods to simplify the cost or narrow spaces or the belief of some that they are not within sight! But on the contrary, the interior ceilings are one of the elements that, if employed correctly, give a different richness to the place, as they are the basis for the distribution of lighting and the complement to the design of the walls and the curtains houses and window openings and even pieces of furniture, the interior ceiling is an element Balance of design and some designers and architects tend to enrich the ceilings greatly, for those of us who have not visited mosques or ancient churches and saw their architectural masterpiece and the designs of ceilings decorated with plant and geometric motifs or Arabic calligraphy .. carried on columns with magnificent crowns.
And of course there are many types of interior ceilings, old and modern, we will review part of them
Gypsum board ceilings
Gypsum ceilings are an evolution of the stretched mesh technology that was used before, but it has spread widely and rapidly in the past years, because it is easier, lighter and less expensive – it has become the common material used in modern ceilings, and it comes in the form of gypsum boards and installation accessories, and There are three types of it:
– white : It is for all rooms
Red : It is treated against heat, and is usually used in kitchens
– green : It is treated against moisture and is usually used in bathrooms or places exposed to moisture
Gypsum ceilings, in addition to the distribution of lighting, allow installation directly on them or from the light houses made of the space between them and the wall. Ceiling to walls to complement the style
“Decorative” cone gypsum board
It is sometimes called Moroccan gypsum , which is rather small gypsum boards similar in size to tiles, and is installed on the ceilings..
What distinguishes gypsum cone It gives richness to the ceilings, and it is suitable for modern models as well. Banquets can be made on the ceilings or decorative units around the lighting units. It also allows the design to be extended and echoed on the walls as a decorative kotif or banoah. It is preferable to use a light color with a gypsum cone that balances the design and shows its beauty
As usual, we must find the element of wood as a permanent option in any element of interior design – wood still has its own luster anywhere, even on the ceiling
In the past, it was used as wooden veins in the ceilings, as supports for building, or even to give a rustic character to the place, and it was also found in some old models, but wood does not lose its luster and flexibility in employment over the ages, as it became used in modern models also in parts of the ceilings. It may extend on the walls, as well as hidden lighting in the space between it and the walls, and as a complement to the furniture or above the kitchen, where the diversity of wood shapes, veneer and colors allows to fit with the pieces of furniture and enrich and integrate the design
Window ceilings for lighting “sky light”
There is no doubt that it is old, and basically the use of sky light was not only an aesthetic form. Before the invention of electricity, there was an urgent need to introduce the largest amount of natural lighting for as long as possible in places, and it was adopted in many historical monuments of architectural style. Distinguished by the Church of Notre Dame in France, and with the invention of electricity, the use of window ceilings, lighting and large windows, was reduced, but it returned strongly after the trend of the world to save energy and reduce waste.
Recently, several alternatives to glass are used in this technology, such as: plastic panels , polycarbonate , and plexiglass , which are of course innovative alternatives that are difficult to break and give the same shape as glass, and skylight is used in places where there is a part open to the sky
After we talked about the importance of designing and some types of interior ceilings, look up..Will you rethink the ceiling of your room?