While not always within the line of sight, ceilings are the most open surface you have in most rooms. Furniture covers the floor space, windows and decor are on the walls, but aside from a few light fixtures, the ceiling is the most open surface you have in most rooms. So, even if it is oftentimes too high to be in the peripheral vision, the ceiling plays a huge role in creating the atmosphere of any room.
The color, design features, and lighting are all very important elements of ceiling design. But one important factor in ceilings that has a huge impact on the vibe of the entire home is its height. The height of your ceiling purely comes down to your preference. Some people prefer high ceilings while others prefer lower ones. Whichever you choose to have in your home will have a varied impact on the atmosphere.
High ceilings are quite common in larger homes and, for the longest time, could only be found in mansions. Nowadays, having homes with high ceilings, be it a studio apartment or a cottage, are not uncommon. So, what benefits and shortcomings do these raised ceilings have and how can you use them to your advantage?