Thursday, February 18, 2010

Lovin' Coffered Ceilings ~

Here are a few lovely images of coffered ceilings - putting these in my dream house file as well!

To start off this lovely collection of photos, here is a photo of the wonderful ceiling at the Pantheon in Rome, Italy. I love this building!

"A coffer (or coffering) in architecture, is a sucken panel in a shape panel in the shape of a square, rectangle, or octagon in a ceiling, soffit or vault."

cote de texas

Architectural Digest




Kim said...

Oh Chelsea how I wish I could have them. They are without a doubt one of my favorite architectural touches in a home. I am going back to look at your pictures again....and again, and again!
Hey be sure to enter my blogaversary giveaway!

Heather@PixieDust said...

they are so pretty. i love all your inspiration posts. we have similar styles and these pics always leave me swooning.

gringationcancun said...

I love the flickr one near the end, with all the lights! Beautiful.

I'd live to do something similar, but with dark wood beams.

KMfamily ;-) said...

OK , I love that last pic from flicker.
I alway love that look in a kitchen - done know why but in a kitchen it makes it more homeyish- is that a word?


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