If you really want to impress with your ceilings, get a groin vault ceiling. They are something else to look at. Just look at the intricate, very complex groin vault ceiling in the kitchen above.
Below we showcase really cool ceilings in this style for a variety of rooms. As you can see, these ceilings are used in mostly very expensive homes given this is not a cheap style of the ceiling to use.
This is an elegant and high groin vault ceiling that has the same earthy beige tone of the walls and accented with embossed lines to bring out the subtle patterns of the ceiling. This is then complemented with a few hanging multi-tiered chandeliers.
This dining room has stone blocks on its walls that have a gray concrete hue blending with the ceiling of the same make but with a groin vault design that seems to outshine the simple wooden dining set that matches the large wooden windows.
This is a simple hallway at the side of the house with a textured stone wall on one side and columns and arches on the other side that illuminates the hallway with natural lights. This is then topped with a graceful groin vault ceiling with a bright tone.
The gorgeous checkered black and white flooring of this hallway give this area a complexity that is augmented by the detailed statues and busts on the side of the stone pillars that connect to the groin vault ceiling that has an earthy beige tone.
The dark checkered flooring tiles of this hallway contrast the relaxing beige tone of the walls that transition quite well to the groin vault ceiling that has the same beige tone. This makes the golden chandeliers that hangs from the ceiling stand out.
The beautiful beige groin vault ceiling of this kitchen has minute intricate details that enhance the elegance of this room and provides an earthy contrast for the black wood cabinetry of the kitchen island and L-shaped peninsula with a backsplash of a similar tone to the ceiling.
The wrought iron chandelier hanging over the kitchen island is supported by a beige groin vault ceiling with recessed lights matching the yellow lights of the chandelier to give this kitchen a warm glow as well as the wooden arch over the cooking area with a beautiful mural on its backsplash.
This is a narrow hallway within this charming home that has beige walls and a beautiful row of groin vaults on the long and narrow ceiling that is augmented by the warm yellow lights of the glass lantern pendant lights hanging from each middle point.
This charming master bathroom has a wooden plank ceiling with a groin vault shape. This wooden ceiling matches the window frames as well as the wooden door. These are then contrasted by the bright white marble flooring and the white porcelain freestanding bathtub.
This bright master bedroom has a wooden sleigh bed matching with the hardwood flooring that is illuminated by the natural lights coming from the arched transom window above the glass sliding doors. This arched window connects to the curvature of the groin vault ceiling that hangs a lovely spherical pendant light with a golden glow.
The freestanding white porcelain bathtub of this bathroom is illuminated by the natural lights coming from the window by the head of the tub. Beside this is a fireplace with a unique beige mantle that blends with the beige wall topped with a white groin vault ceiling.
This elegant dining room has a classical vibe to its groin vault ceiling and the gorgeous decorative chandelier that brings a yellow amber glow to the beige ceiling together with the wall-mounted lamps on each corner. These provide a bright contrast for the dark tones of the dining set.
The two pencil poster beds both have intricate details on their headboard that stand out against the beige walls. These beige walls blend well with the beige groin vault ceiling adorned with lovely patterns on its four sides leading to the middle point where a lantern pendant light hangs.
The earthy chocolate brown hue of the textured flooring is a match for the wooden dining set, cabinets, walls as well as the brown groin vault ceiling with a simple chandelier hanging over the wooden dining table. These are then complimented and brightened by the frosted glass windows at the far end.
This beautiful patio at the back of the house has beige outdoor tiles that blend with the beige cushioned sofa set. These also match with the beige pillars that are supporting the groin vaults of the long ceiling with lantern pendant lights on each middle point.
This is an elegant and luxurious living room with a high ceiling in the middle over the wooden coffee table to the fireplace. On the other side, the ceiling of the long beige couch is given a lower ceiling with groin vaults and wall-mounted lamps.
This is a majestic hallway that stems from the foyer that can be seen in the far end. To compensate for the small floor space, it compensates with a tall ceiling that has multiple small groin vaults adorned with murals and each hanging a lantern pendant light.
This is a large room of bright elegance with its white groin vault ceiling blending with the white walls that are brightened by the various standing decorative lamps and the table lamps on the console table and end tables flanking the sofa that faces the fireplace.
This bright and simple living room has uniform white walls, white mantle for the fireplace and a white groin vault ceiling. These make the black grand piano stand out as well as the various wooden furniture that is paired with the gray cushioned sofa.
This large room that houses both the kitchen and informal dining area has a groin vault ceiling made of red bricks and hangs a small chandelier over the wooden table of the dining area. The wood top of this table matches the brown tone of the cabinetry surrounding it as part of the kitchen.
This long and narrow hallway that leads to the living room is lined with arched glass doors that bring in an abundance of natural lights to brighten the beige pillars connecting to groin vaults in the long and narrow ceiling of the same tone.
This is a beautiful and bright hallway that has white square pillars on the sides connecting to the groin arch white ceiling that contrasts the hardwood flooring. This setup is paired with a purple arched wall at the far end adorned with a pedestal that bears a potted plant.
The arched wooden main doors are made of wood and glass panels. These bring in natural lighting for the matching hardwood flooring and the beige groin vault ceiling that seamlessly connects with the beige walls adorned with a cabinet on the side with a lamp.
This gorgeous home has a simple and welcoming foyer with a beige groin vault ceiling to match the smooth beige marble flooring that is augmented by the pendant lights and contrasted by the dark arched main door that has glass panels on its sidelights.
The earthy orange walls of this long hallway are adorned with classical paintings inside each alcove made by the white pillars that are connected to the groin vaults of the long ceiling. Each one of these hangs a spherical glass decorative pendant light.
The ceiling of this charming dining room has intricate and elegant designs and patterns on its beige groin vault ceiling that hangs a simple chandelier over the long rectangular dining table that is covered with a colorful patterned table cloth.
This is a short and narrow hallway that makes up for its small floor area with a brilliant and beautiful beige groin vault ceiling that hangs a small chandelier in the middle point. This casts warm yellow lights that enhance the beige hue of the ceiling and walls.
The brown patterned area rug underneath the long wooden dining table matches with the patterns of the seat cushions as well as the brown patterned curtains of the arched window. This window matches with the alcove on the adjacent side that has a large wooden structure. These are all contrasted by the beige groin vault ceiling.
This kitchen has a beige ceiling with depression on its middle part with a groin vault that hangs a chandelier over the small wooden kitchen island that stands out against the beige marble flooring. This is complemented by the dark brown tones of the kitchen peninsula and the second larger curved kitchen island.
This is a small vanity area separated from the rest of the large bathroom by an entryway. This area has a gray wooden vanity fixed into the beige wall as well as its large mirror. These are then contrasted by the small dark tiles of the groin vault ceiling.
This simple dining room has a long wooden dining table that is paired with beige patterned and cushioned dining chairs that stand out against the dark hardwood flooring. These are also contrasted by the dark gray groin vault ceiling with subtle intricate patterns.
This foyer has a hallway-like design with a unique wooden shiplap ceiling combined with a groin vault ceiling in the middle that bears the lantern pendant light over the entrance beside the dark wooden console table that matches with the wooden main door.
The small kitchen of this home has an arched alcove counter near the dining room for serving dishes. This arch is made of red textured bricks that extend to the groin vault ceiling where a single dome pendant light hangs from the middle point.
The beige walls of this kitchen blend well with the beige brick of the groin vault ceiling that has a modern chandelier hanging from the middle point. These are contrasted by the dark wooden cabinetry of the kitchen island and peninsula as well as the red leather cushioned seats.
This comfortable and cozy porch has yellow lights coming from the recessed lights on the side of the groin vault red brick ceiling matching those on the stone archway. These are a good match for the textured parts of the stone wall that houses the arched fireplace facing the cushioned sofa set.
The dark elegant cabinets and drawers of the kitchen island and peninsulas that are flanking it, all have a pitch-black tone that make the white countertop of the island stand out as well as the stainless steal handles and drawers matching with the chandelier frame.
The large colorful abstract painting above the beige leather tufted sofa brings in a dash of color to complement the uniform beige walls and beige bricks that make up the groin vault ceiling with an iron spherical decorative pendant light in the middle.
The terracotta flooring tiles of this dining room has an earthy quality that is enhanced by the red patterned area rug underneath the long wooden dining table topped with a small chandelier from the white groin vault ceiling matching with the wall lamps.
The circular wooden dining table is contrasted by the purple cushioned dining chairs of this dining room that has light gray walls. This is complemented by the dark gray groin vault ceiling that hangs a small crystal decorative chandelier in the middle.
This elegant bedroom has a dark wooden frame for its bed that matches the wooden bedside drawers bearing a table lamp and augmented by the wall lamps. These also match with the large dome chandelier that casts yellow light on the groin vault ceiling.
The terracotta flooring tiles are paired with blue ones and patterned tiles to bring complexity to the flooring aesthetic of this foyer. This is then complemented by a wrought iron intricate round table bearing a small potted plant.
There is a long wooden elliptical dining table that is partnered with wooden dining room chairs that have cushioned seats. Their dark wooden legs stand out from the large colorful patterned rug that contrasts the beige ceiling and its groin vault ceiling.
This is a brightly lit hallway that stems from the foyer. The narrow beige flooring is flanked by arches and pillars the connect to groin vaults in the ceiling with the same beige hue to make the transition smooth. These are complemented by the elephant statuettes and the potted plants on the side.
The intervals of this second-floor hallway are adorned with gray cushioned chairs that go well with the wrought iron railings on each interval between the square white pillars that are all connected with the groin vault ceiling with small glass pendant lights.
The wrought iron chandelier that has a few crystal accents stands out against the gray concrete groin vault ceiling. This is then contrasted by the dark red walls that match the scarlet patterned armchairs at each end of the rectangular dining table.
The groin vault ceiling above this charming dining room is made of red bricks that stand out against the earthy beige tone that surrounds it extending to the walls. This is contrasted by the dark wooden flooring and the dark wood dining set.
This is an incredibly sexy master bedroom with a high groin vault ceiling blending well with the earthy mustard walls that make the wooden sleigh bed stand out contrasted by the red patterned area rug that covers most of the hardwood flooring.
There is an informal dining area right beside the kitchen that has an L-shaped built-in bench with cushions and pillows. This is matched with a wooden dining table and a yellow groin vault ceiling that blends with the bright yellow walls.
This is a beautiful Tuscan-style kitchen with a textured concrete flooring that goes well with the textured wooden columns and breakfast bar that is paired with rustic wooden stools. These are complemented by the groin vault ceiling of the kitchen made of red bricks.
The elegant shaker cabinets and drawers of the kitchen island and peninsula are paired with dark handles and fixtures that go well with the off white tone of the cabinetry. These also pair well with the concrete ceiling that has a groin vault design and recessed lights.
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