High ceilings are sought after by many homeowners because of the sense of openness they create. However, they can also pose a bit of an interior design challenge.
In this blog post, we share some helpful tips on how to decorate a room with lots of vertical space.
Tall walls are the perfect canvas to add a pop of color without overwhelming the space. While paint is commonly used to create an accent wall, you can use other materials like brick, stone, or even wallpaper to diversify the space.
Artwork can help fill expansive wall space. When hanging paintings or other artwork, make sure they’re large enough (try vertical pieces) for the space and hang it higher than you normally would. One piece of art or a gallery wall are all great options, and no matter which you choose, the goal is to draw the attention of your guests upwards toward the high ceiling.
Built-in shelves offer form and function while also maximizing vertical space as it provides storage and creates a focal point in the room. An added benefit of built-in shelves is they provide a streamlined look that blends with the overall space.
A statement light fixture can be the piece de resistance of any room in the house but especially for rooms with high ceilings. Whether you choose a large chandelier or a globe pendant, a large light fixture adds personality and also fills the space between the upper and lower part of the room.
To offset artificial light, natural light also plays a major role in rooms with high ceilings as they often include large windows as well. Custom wood shutters are a great option to maximize natural light and also control how much comes into the space.