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.
Above: A wood ceiling stained black in the loft of Dutch designer Paula Leen.
Above: A black painted ceiling and medallion from 47 Park Avenue.
Above: An otherwise white, bright kitchen with a contrasting black ceiling in a Madrid loft; photo via Kikette.
Above: A warehouse transformed into a living space, via OWI.