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Modern drop ceiling ideas: breathe a new life into your ceiling
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Modern drop ceiling ideas: breathe a new life into your ceiling

Irina Tomsa / November 18, 2021 - views 10 - 0 likes

If any other look for the ceiling but the classic one had not been popular for a long time, currently, it starts to penetrate deeper into the interior design. Forget about plain white ceilings and opt for bolder designs to enrich a contemporary setting with something new, particularly a drop ceiling. 

We suggest you scroll through our list of the latest ideas for a drop ceiling that suit any preferences and styles. Stay up-to-date and reach your level of beauty with our modern suggestions!

Classic white in the first place

Although a drop ceiling comes with something new than the usual plain design, it does not mean that you cannot opt for the classic white color. It will work perfectly for those who try such a design for the first time. It slightly deviates from the usual look of a ceiling, keeping the common white color. Furthermore, such an approach will suit any style since the neutral shade will complement other elements perfectly.

Bring in the natural effect

This approach is bold enough to make a statement. Consider nature-inspired materials, such as wood, to warm up the environment. It should be noted that such a design will work best with light-colored walls so that the contrasts are balanced. The contemporary solutions offer a large variety of designs, from large pieces to small repetitive units that either enlarge the ceiling or enrich it with texture.

Add texture and individuality

Consider overemphasized shapes, particularly of wood, to add texture. Such an approach will work perfectly for high ceilings since there is enough space to enrich the place with unique designs. Go as extra as you want and make the ceiling an element of interest. It will suit best a living room or a dining room, adding a surprising effect to the look of these spaces.

Contrastive approach for a statement

One of the colors that has been gaining popularity is black. It will surely enhance the modern look of the room. Why not apply it to the ceiling? It should be noted that such an approach is bold and will not fit any style. Furthermore, consider accompanying it with light-colored walls to balance the contrast. When it comes to design, there are various options you can consider. Although, the black color itself is enough for a statement.

Switch the roles

If hardwood had been considered for a long time peculiar only to flooring, today, you could go without hesitation for a similar covering for the ceiling. A design like that will surely keep you stylish since the latest trends suggest original approaches. Nevertheless, stay within limits and opt for a wood drop ceiling, which can easily be painted in any way you want. Whether you keep it natural or add a new color, the result will be outstanding.

Keep it raw and contemporary

The contemporary approach to ceiling involves the use of raw materials that keep it simple and unusual at the same time. We suggest you opt for various metals for a drop ceiling in this sense. Consider steel or copper for any design that fits your liking, and enrich the environment with a modern feel.

Add a royal feel

If you opt for a conservative style and want to bring in a little bit of the Victorian era, consider a white or gold drop ceiling with outstanding design. Such elements as small and repetitive decorative units that add texture to the surface are welcome within such an approach. Furthermore, you can opt for an eclectic combination of values and consider such a ceiling within a contemporary setting, adapting this element to modern styles.

Coffered ceiling 

A coffered ceiling is a perfect option to integrate elements within the same color palette, with a single texture involved or adding more, considering a single color or going for contrast. For a minimalist setting, we suggest a coffered ceiling that matches the color of the walls and does not stand out much with its design. When it comes to rustic style, consider a wood coffered ceiling. At the same time, opt for eclectic combinations of textures and colors for any other style to keep it up-to-date. 

Paneling as an alternative

An original approach to a drop ceiling is by covering it with panels. Particularly popular are wooden ones that can be painted any way you want. It should be noted that panels will not reduce from the ceiling height. Furthermore, you can go further and opt for a paneling similar to the covering of the walls to preserve the integrity of the room.

Drop ceiling tiles

We prepared for you an array of photos with original designs to get you inspired for a modern result. Scroll through them and pick the ones that suit your style and liking.