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Noir Above: 5 Intriguing Black Ceilings

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Noir Above: 5 Intriguing Black Ceilings

It takes a bit of daring to paint a ceiling black. Color experts say that it helps make a cavernous space feel more intimate

Here are five inspiring spaces with black ceilings; if you’re not ready for a full-on noirish effect, charcoal gray is another moody shade to consider.

Above: Black floors and ceilings from 47 Park Avenue.

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Remodelista is a one-stop sourcebook for the considered home, guiding readers through the design and renovation process. Founded by four friends with a shared design DNA and appreciation for intelligent design, Remodelista counts architects, design professionals, and style-conscious consumers among its daily audience. The Remodelista aesthetic favors classic and livable over trendy and transient, well-edited interiors over cluttered environments, and thoughtfully designed products over mass-market, disposable goods.

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4:39PM PST on Nov 29, 2012

Thanks

10:38PM PST on Nov 26, 2012

It does create some drama.

9:56PM PST on Nov 26, 2012

It's dramatic but I think you'd have a problem when you try to resell.

10:00AM PST on Nov 26, 2012

My living room is dark enough, thank you.

7:51PM PST on Nov 25, 2012

interesting! my problem, however, isn't making a large space seem more cozy...but trying to make a small space seem larger...

5:50PM PST on Nov 25, 2012

liked some of these examples better than others , but it decidedly needs to be balanced with very light color elsewhere in the room.

5:38PM PST on Nov 25, 2012

hmm, not sure if I like it...

2:27PM PST on Nov 25, 2012

looks good sometimes, looks like something heavy dropping down on your head the other times. and must be hell to redecorate - i suppose you have to put on several coats till that black doesnt shine through.

1:33PM PST on Nov 25, 2012

omg I don't think I'm ready.

11:33AM PST on Nov 25, 2012

Not bad.

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