Previously, there were no stretch fabrics, photo printing, drywall or PVC panels. The decoration of the premises was carried out exclusively with natural materials in the form of whitewashing or the installation of decorative wooden structures. But even now there are eco-style connoisseurs who prefer natural wood to decorations made of polymers or chrome-plated metal. Here we want to touch briefly on the use of carved ceilings in the design, which have always been of interest to connoisseurs of beauty.
Wooden carved ceiling
Skillful woodcarving is usually associated with the layman with village huts or boyar houses, but it is very successfully used in many folk and historical styles, as well as in modern decoration. Of course, patterns in different countries have their own national differences, Arabic motifs are strikingly different from the patterns that adorn the cathedrals and palaces of Western Europe. Undoubtedly, the change of historical eras also always affected the appearance of jewelry.
If you want to decorate the room in the Gothic style, then it is advisable to use religious motifs and rich decor in golden hues. Baroque carvings are characterized by rounded shapes, smooth curves, and symmetry. When creating patterns, it is worth moving away from the strict geometry of the previous era, which evoked a solemn cold. Empire-style rooms look beautiful, where military symbols are welcomed. Walls and carved ceilings are decorated with laurel wreaths, decorative details in the form of armor or weapons, and various emblems on the relevant topics. Carved elements in the Rococo style are made in the form of vines, winding flower garlands, covered with gilding and bronze, there are mythological and erotic themes.
Carved ceilings from modern materials
Few now own the carving technique on their own, so it is easier to use ready-made decorative panels in the decoration. Such blanks are made in specialized workshops to order, having previously made all the necessary measurements in the client’s house. Such designs consist of a base and wooden embossed strips, on which patterns are applied with an elegant pattern of your choice. Standard timber ceiling panels are rectangular or square in shape. This cladding is quite suitable for country style, chalet, Provence, Russian rustic style. In addition, stylish carved wood ceilings with original lighting look very good in a business office or library, they will turn this room into a highlight of your estate or apartment.