Ceilings play a huge role in living room design. Thanks to their original design, the room acquires an attractive look, and the space is filled with atmosphere of harmony and coziness. Usually the living room highlights the most spacious room in the house, so huge opportunities are opening for her finish.
To date, there are many ways to decor ceiling, but highly popular in the interior of the hall enjoy two-tier designs from drywall. They are a modern version of the design that originally fits into any style of the room, it advantageously emphasizes the shades and the composition of the general design.
Duplex plasterboard ceilings look amazing, as they have a complex and unusual form. So that this design serves the main decoration of the living room, before installing it, you need to carefully consider the overall interior concept. Stripping from it, pick up the corresponding material and color. More often suspended ceilings consisting of several levels are installed in spacious halls. If the room is small, it can be issued by two-level arrangements of a simple decor, eliminating extra parts and volumetric patterns.
Usually the living room is a room in which several functional zones are combined. In this case, such ceilings will help to distinguish between the space with various color inserts or drawings. Wherein The design of plasterboard should not reduce the volume of space: it is important to increase it. The main feature of the suspended ceilings in the hall is the simplicity of style and originality of the design.
They should not stand sharply on a common background of the room, but necessarily their combination with floor covering, walls and furniture.
Duplex ceilings are installed in various ways. Depending on the complexity of their execution, curvilinear and straight suspended structures differ. Often found in the interior of the linen of the wrong form with illumination. If the living room is large, there are chic three-tier ceilings in it.
Straightforward designs are the most simple. They are quickly mounted and require accurate calculations in the level. This option is suitable for amateur lines. More often than all such a finish are used in houses with ceiling beams that spoil in the room aesthetic view.
If one level of drywall is imposed by several sheets, it turns out a three-level stretch ceiling, while the second step in the decor, which is placed in parallel to the walls, you need to do a little higher, smoothly turning into the inlet door and windows.
The curvilinear compositions are considered complex, but are very popular in living room design. To date, they can be performed in various finishes. It all depends on the imagination and skills of the hosts of the house. Stylishly looks patterns with crooked lines, smoothly acquiring a rounded form. As for the upper film, glossy coatings and materials with satin, suede surface are suitable for its installation.
The living room is a unique place in the house, so its ceilings can be arranged in a different style. The choice of a particular finish is determined by the personal preference of housing owners. In modern design for two-level ceilings, the following directions are chosen most often:
Modern living rooms are often decorated in modern style or combine several different styles. The classic version of the ceiling is characterized by the correct geometric shape and straight lines. For design, two levels are used, in the color scheme of which green and black, red and white, purple and orange dominate.
If a baroque style is chosen for stretching design, in this case the blue and gray cans are used, the composition of white, beige or green shade is also observed. Thanks to genuine color, Duplex ceiling in the living room will acquire a natural look, Furniture made of natural wood will help in the interior.
Curvilinear forms in Rococo look unusually, at the same time they must combine several shades in themselves.
On the ceiling you can create figures in the form of cone, waves or circles. To visually increase the room, it is recommended to use a glossy surface in the finish. If for design, choose a design with Japanese motives, shades of black and red should prevail in it. Tiers in this case decorate drawings with large flowers.
An integral part of stretch ceilings is considered correctly installed lighting. It allows you to profitably emphasize the design, makes the hall spacious and light. For registration of living room designers apply various ideas. For example, beautifully looks in this room stylish chandeliers, But they must be supplemented with point lamps. So lighting will be evenly distributed across the space of the room, to create unusual overflows in its separate areas.
More often for two-level plasterboard ceilings, the following types of illumination are used:
This is a classic option for suspended structures. Chandeliers can be mounted using special hooks, install on mounts. For high living rooms, it is necessary to acquire suspension products if the height in the room is small, the optimal choice will be chandeliers on narrow platforms.
They are easily embedded in the ceiling and help create a different atmosphere in certain areas of the room. For example, a resting place can be highlighted by an average level, and the area where the work is placed, it will be brighter.
They are chosen in the case when the ceiling consists of difficult forms and figures. The main advantages of these products are a long service life and minimal electricity consumption. Ribbons are quite flexible, so they are easy to install even in hard-to-reach places.
In addition to the main elements of lighting for suspended ceilings, additional lighting items will be needed. For example, the fiber-optic threads are indispensable for designs, they allow you to create original flicker effects on the canvas. An important device is considered LED led controller, With its help, you can control the color change in lighting, fix a specific shade of the light stream, disconnect or include the illuminating spectrum.
How to choose?
Duplex plasterboard ceilings are one of the modern types of finishes. Today, for the design of the living room there are many design ideas, thanks to which the ordinary room is transformed into a chic room. So that the room has become stylish and beautiful, 2-level ceiling must be properly selected under the overall interior. Not only the type of material, but also the texture, depending on which the ceilings happens to be a huge role in choosing
They are produced in bright colors, most often prevails in compositions white. Externally, the product resembles a decorative plaster. Such canvas are well suited for classic style.
Characterized by high ability to reflect the light, are the best option for a small living room. The surface of such ceilings Visually expands the room, makes it spacious.
Designers recommend choosing such structures for an apartment in Khrushchev, where rooms suffer from lack of lighting and seem gloomy.
The surface of the film perfectly imitates weaving from the fabric. Such ceilings look exquisitely and expensive, they gently disperse lighting in the hall and create an atmosphere of comfort. They are better installed in large rooms whose area exceeds 20 kV. M. You can decorate the suspension design satin and in a small room, but in this case it is necessary to apply simple ceiling models.
So that the two-level composition has become a real living room decoration, it is important to determine its coloring. For low premises, you will need to install light webs. Dark tones are suitable for high rooms, allowing to proportionate to split space. If the hall is located on the sunny side, it is best to apply cold shades for the ceiling, if the windows of the living room are shaded, the advantage you need to give the palette with warm colors.
Duplex ceilings may seem at first glance complex in the installation. If we need to be needed by the necessary tool, have patience and great creative potential, each will cope with this task. The designs are different species, but the final barcode gives them the originally selected design. All installation work must be carried out as follows:
- Perform measurements of height. The ceiling consisting of two steps will slightly reduce the room (when installing “leaves” 5-10 cm height). If the ceiling surface is smooth in the living room, it is better to hang up the design directly on it, so the space is saved.
- Purchase lamps. To avoid deformation of cloths when heated, it is recommended to place lighting sources in plaster nozzles.
- Prepare for trimming drywall primer. She will continue to protect the ceiling from moisture.
- Calculate the amount of the desired material and stock the necessary tool.
- Create a project of a future design.
For fastening bunk design uses many ways. The easiest and most popular one includes the first level setting. Then the second tier composition hangs to it. The technology of work performance looks like this:
- Prepare workplace. Ceiling cleans, remove all furniture from the living room. The room should be an accessible passage, the presence of free space for cutting and collecting parts.
- Apply markups under the frame. Determine the angle with the smallest indoor height (it will serve as a starting point for drawing lines). On the walls where profiles will be placed, spend smooth strips, and on the ceiling of the suspension they put point notation. During marking, you need to use a water or laser level.
- Install the frame for the first level. Fasten UD profiles by placing them all over the perimeter of the room with a pitch of 600 mm. Then fix direct suspensions; CD-profiles are imposed on them. Frame at the end is tinted with plasterboard.
- Install the second level. To get all the figures to collect quickly and correctly, it is recommended to perform all work on installation schemes.
- Fix decorative canvas and other finishes.
From sheets of plasterboard can additionally produce arches. For this, they are flexed and attached to CD profiles. All round design surfaces need to be bled. As for the seams, they are close to a special ribbon, on which a thin layer of putty is applied to. It is necessary to cover it and self-tapping screws, since a rust on the paint or wallpaper may appear during the operation of the ceiling.
The two-level ceiling that is planned to be painted in the future, you need to carefully sharpen (this will help to avoid the appearance of ugly seams). We must not forget about priming the entire surface of the suspended design.
Options in the interior
For a living room, a beautiful choice will be a glossy stretch ceiling in beige shades. You can install a two-level composition, select a multistage model for design. In the center of the frame, you must arrange a huge chandelier with glass balls, it is better to install LED backlight on the perimeter.
To visually divide the space on the zones, in the ceiling composition you need to turn on color inserts. For example, for this combination of black and red.
For connoisseurs of the original style, a seating area with black ceiling will be an interesting choice. She will surprise guests an unexpected decision. You can dilute the atmosphere of the hall notes of the East. The first level will be the basis of the composition, it should be reeded by canvas with surrounding drawings of Sakura. Supplement such interior will help beautiful wooden chandeliers installed on the second design level.
See step-by-step mounting of the two-level ceiling from drywall in the following video.