From the towering ceilings of industrial style urban lofts to the rising elevation of foyers in suburban mini-mansions, many homeowners are struggling to come up with ideas for dealing with high ceilings. While the owners of low ceiling bungalows and postage stamp sized city apartments of previous decades never dealt with these sorts of issues, there are plenty of new methods for making the most of this extra space. Some homeowners see it as a setback, but many more see it as a design challenge that can turn into something great.
One of the most frustrating things about tall ceilings is that it can often feel like wasted space and, instead of extra space above, many of us would prefer a little more “liveable” area. You can’t really turn that space into something useful – or can you?