When designing our homes, we imagine our guests admiring our newly-tiled floors and gawking at our neatly painted walls. But what happens when they steer their gaze upwards?
Windows, doors, floors and walls have always been important design elements of every home, but then Michelangelo went and turned a blank ceiling into the most talked about feature of the Sistine Chapel.
When building a new home or renovating an old one, do not forget that the ceiling of a room is also a canvas with the potential to be a focal point.
Here are a few fascinating ceilings to help you get those creative juices flowing.