Don't Neglect Your Ceiling

Don't Neglect Your Ceiling

Abby Stone
Sep 24, 2008

atla-092408-ceiling.jpgEarlier today we blogged Villa Planchart, the modernist home designed by Gio Ponti. What struck us most about the home was the ceiling. Unlike most homes, old and new, which neglect the ceiling, in this home, as much as the walls, the floors, or the view out the window, the ceiling is what draws the eye in and finishes the room...

Here, in another home by Ponti, Villa Areaza, also in Caracas, Venezuela, the ceiling echoes the various black and white patterns on the floor, albeit in a softer tone. We'd love to see an otherwise neutral home where the ceiling's been decorated in vibrant splashes of colour and design and pattern or one in which the occupant's art collection has been hung on the ceiling. Rugs were originally designed to be hung on walls as well as laid on floors. Why not tack one to the ceiling?

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[image: Gio Ponti]

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