Black tends to be a bit of a polarizing color for interiors: we've written about black walls, black kitchens, black bedrooms, and each time the response is either love or hate. But what about... black on the ceiling?
You may think 'cave', but I see 'nice and cozy'. I think this works best in rooms with taller ceilings, so you don't get a 'sky is falling' kind of feel... but take a look at the images below, and then judge for yourself.
Above: a black ceiling tops off a black and white room from Est Magazine.
The Sydney home of Mark Tuckey, spotted on Apartment Therapy
A black coffered ceiling in The Adkins' Evolving Townhouse.
This kitchen is from a stylish hostel spotted on Yatzer.
I think this is the perfect application for a black ceiling — a tall, light-colored room that could use a little coziness. Most of the rooms above are black and white, but I think the color gives this one a little extra something. From 47 Park Avenue.
Why not try a black ceiling in a hallway? From Nuevo Estilo.
And finally, in this space from Coco Lapine, a black ceiling adds a little coziness and texture to a tall space.
What do you think: would you consider trying this at home? Black ceilings: yea or nay?