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101 Kitchen Ceilings with Exposed Wood Beams (Photos)


Who doesn't love exposed wood beams on the ceiling? Here's a collection of the best kitchen designs with a ceiling that has exposed wood beams. These are fantastic.

 

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Custom wood kitchen with large white island. The white island really stands out among the dark cabinets and matching dark wood ceiling. Dark color further offset with light floor.

Custom wood kitchen with large white island. The white island really stands out among the dark cabinets and matching the dark wood ceiling. Dark color further offset with light floor.

Large kitchen boasting a massive center island with luxurious countertop lighted by recessed and pendant lights set on the ceiling with beams.

Large kitchen boasting a massive center island with luxurious countertop lighted by recessed and pendant lights set on the ceiling with beams.

Contemporary kitchen with beam ceiling, a stone fireplace, large central island and stainless steel appliances.

Contemporary kitchen with beam ceiling, a stone fireplace, a large center island and stainless steel appliances.

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This kitchen features a lovely center island with space for a breakfast bar set on the tiles flooring. The beams on the ceiling add style to this kitchen.

This kitchen features a lovely center island with space for a breakfast bar set on the tiles flooring. The beams on the ceiling add style to this kitchen.

Space-saving island with built-in booth for in-kitchen dining.

Space-saving island with a built-in booth for in-kitchen dining.

Luxury kitchen interior design in open living space with elevated ceiling. Large island is semi-circular with seating on the outside facing the kitchen.

Luxury kitchen interior design in open living space with an elevated ceiling. The large island is semi-circular with seating on the outside facing the kitchen.

Large rustic kitchen with a large center island featuring a marble countertop. There's also a luxurious dining nook on the side, lighted by an elegant chandelier set on the ceiling with stunning beams.

Large rustic kitchen with a large center island featuring a marble countertop. There’s also a luxurious dining nook on the side, lighted by an elegant chandelier set on the ceiling with stunning beams.

This kitchen boasts a modish bar counter. The kitchen counters both feature granite countertops. The wooden ceiling with exposed beams match the hardwood flooring.

This kitchen boasts a modish bar counter. The kitchen counters both feature granite countertops. The wooden ceiling with exposed beams match the hardwood flooring.

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This kitchen features tiles walls and hardwood flooring, along with a ceiling with beams.

This kitchen features tiles walls and hardwood flooring, along with a ceiling with beams.

Large kitchen with beautiful counters with white granite countertops. The tiles flooring looks classy while the ceiling with beams is just stunning.

Large kitchen with beautiful counters with white granite countertops. The tiles flooring looks classy while the ceiling with beams is just stunning.

This kitchen looks so elegant with its black center island and rustic cabinetry and counters lighted by a glamorous chandelier set on the ceiling with beams.

This kitchen looks so elegant with its black center island and rustic cabinetry and counters lighted by a glamorous chandelier set on the ceiling with beams.

A rustic kitchen with stunning ceiling with beams matching the hardwood flooring. There's a large center island with marble countertop, providing space for a breakfast bar.

A rustic kitchen with stunning ceiling with beams matching the hardwood flooring. There’s a large center island with marble countertop, providing space for a breakfast bar.

Large kitchen with a massive center island featuring a marble countertop. The hardwood flooring matches well with the wooden ceiling with exposed beams.

Large kitchen with a massive center island featuring a marble countertop. The hardwood flooring matches well with the wooden ceiling with exposed beams.

This kitchen boasts a beautiful center island set on the hardwood flooring with a rug. The walnut finished cabinetry and kitchen counters featuring granite countertops look so beautiful together with the ceiling with beams.

This kitchen boasts a beautiful center island set on the hardwood flooring with a rug. The walnut finished cabinetry and kitchen counters featuring granite countertops look so beautiful together with the ceiling with beams.

This kitchen boasts a ceiling with exposed beams lighted by a stylish pendant lighting. There's a medium-sized center island with a white granite countertop set on the hardwood flooring.

This kitchen boasts a ceiling with exposed beams lighted by a stylish pendant lighting. There’s a medium-sized center island with a white granite countertop set on the hardwood flooring.

Large kitchen with its own fireplace. The white counters and center island both feature marble countertops. The kitchen also features a skylight set on the ceiling with beams.

Large kitchen with its own fireplace. The white counters and center island both feature marble countertops. The kitchen also features a skylight set on the ceiling with beams.

Large kitchen with a beautiful vaulted ceiling with beams, lighted by charming pendant lights. The kitchen also features tiles flooring and black marble countertops.

Large kitchen with a beautiful vaulted ceiling with beams, lighted by charming pendant lights. The kitchen also features tiles flooring and black marble countertops.

This kitchen features a small center island set on the hardwood flooring. The recessed lights look perfect for this kitchen, which also features a ceiling with beams.

This kitchen features a small center island set on the hardwood flooring. The recessed lights look perfect for this kitchen, which also features a ceiling with beams.

This kitchen boasts a small space for a breakfast bar lighted by charming pendant lights set on the wooden ceiling with exposed beams.

This kitchen boasts a small space for a breakfast bar lighted by charming pendant lights set on the wooden ceiling with exposed beams.

This kitchen boasts walnut finished cabinetry, kitchen counters and floors, all matching the beams on the ceiling.

This kitchen boasts walnut finished cabinetry, blinds, kitchen counters and floors, all matching the beams on the ceiling.

A stylish kitchen with elegant black backsplash and kitchen countertops. The pendant lights set on the wooden beams look absolutely stylish as well.

A stylish kitchen with elegant black backsplash and kitchen countertops. The pendant lights set on the wooden beams look absolutely stylish as well.

This kitchen offers a beautiful center island and a small dining table set, lighted by track lights installed on the ceiling's beams.

This kitchen offers a beautiful center island and a small dining table set, lighted by track lights installed on the ceiling’s beams.

This kitchen boasts white cabinetry, backsplash and counters, along with a center island with black countertop set on the hardwood flooring. The ceiling with beams look absolutely lovely.

This kitchen boasts white cabinetry, backsplash and counters, along with a center island with black countertop set on the hardwood flooring. The ceiling with beams look absolutely lovely.

This kitchen boasts a large center island with beautiful marble countertop set on the hardwood flooring that matches the wooden ceiling with exposed beams.

This kitchen boasts a large center island with beautiful marble countertop set on the hardwood flooring that matches the wooden ceiling with exposed beams.

Large kitchen with gray cabinetry, kitchen counters and center island. The countertops look so stylish while the ceiling with exposed beams is just so stunning together with the ceiling lights.

Large kitchen with gray cabinetry, kitchen counters and center island. The countertops look so stylish while the ceiling with exposed beams is just so stunning together with the ceiling lights.

This kitchen boasts an elegant black center island, pairing with the red cabinetry and kitchen counters. The ceiling lights are absolutely gorgeous, along with the wooden ceiling with beams.

This kitchen boasts an elegant black center island, pairing with the red cabinetry and kitchen counters. The ceiling lights are absolutely gorgeous, along with the wooden ceiling with beams.

Large kitchen with rustic cabinetry, kitchen counters and a massive center island with a classy countertop and breakfast bar stools, lighted by recessed lights set on the ceiling with beams.

Large kitchen with rustic cabinetry, kitchen counters and a massive center island with a classy countertop and breakfast bar stools, lighted by recessed lights set on the ceiling with beams.

Large great room featuring a large center island providing space for a breakfast bar, a living space with a fireplace, and a dining table set for eight, all under the stunning vaulted ceiling with exposed beams.

Large great room featuring a large center island providing space for a breakfast bar, a living space with a fireplace, and a dining table set for eight, all under the stunning vaulted ceiling with exposed beams.

While the design choice of exposed ceiling beams was popularized by many French designers and reused in the construction of many barn houses, in the last few years, the trend of exposed ceiling beams in a space has exploded into many different styles and rooms.

The style choice of ceiling beams in your kitchen can trick the eye into thinking the space is larger than it is, and can help with keeping the eye at furniture level, which allows the pieces in your kitchen to be the star of the room.

Take a look at our online gallery to get an idea of what kind of kitchen suits you the best.

Features of a Kitchen With Ceiling Beams

Regardless of which rooms have exposed ceiling beams, they can always be used to take a room from minimalist and cold to open concept and warm. With carefully selected lighting, furnishings, and color schemes, ceiling beams can take any rustic or traditional style kitchen to the next level.

Exposed ceiling beams are usually seen in a rustic or traditional kitchen, with an opposing ceiling color, but you’ll find that you can make ceiling beams work in any kitchen if you keep a few notes from the following in mind.

Lighting

The choice of carefully placed pendant lights or recessed lights can accentuate some of the features of your kitchen if they’re placed in between your exposed ceiling beams. The addition of pendant lights near or between the ceiling beams in your kitchen can create a warm or inviting space in an already near perfect kitchen.

Furnishings

If you’re going for a more cohesive look in your kitchen, you’ll want to consider adding a few wooden pieces of furniture that match the color of your ceiling beams. A wooden table and chairs can help with bringing the room together, and if you have windows in your kitchen, curtains or blinds that complement your ceiling beams can be a great addition. Also, you can add counter knick-knacks that complement the color of your ceiling beams.

Color Schemes

Depending on what look you’re going for, whether it’s rustic or traditional, the color scheme of your kitchen can assist your ceiling beams with bringing all the elements in your kitchen together.

For example, if you have dark ceiling beams in your kitchen it can highlight the lighter colors on your walls and floors. Conversely, if you have a dark space, ceiling beams made of dark wood that match dark floors can help bring the room together.

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