Double volume ceilings give any room such a feeling of space. Combined with large windows (think city lofts) light will flood the room, which make for lovely bright interiors, ideal for the Northern hemisphere. But in warmer climates, the design of a house calls for protection of too much daylight entering a space. Such was the case in our former farmhouse in South Africa, where we created a double volume space as well.
I love the organic wobbly Poplar beams and the hand-woven mats of Spaans Riet covering the inner roof. In this case the interior was protected from the harsh sun by a large verandah. Here is a collection of interiors with double volume ceilings that I love:
My own double volume livingroom in our former South African farmhouse, about which you read more here
House of Belgian interior designer Evelyn Moreels, look at those super thick walls! – via Belgian Pearls
So much beautiful light in this great double volume space – via Coco & Kelley
Modern lakehouse with high beamed ceilings – via Cococozy
Minimalist Tribeca loft, NY, home of Danish designer Soren Rose, wonderful natural color palette, leather, wood, steel and bronze for some warm touches – via Automatism
Livingroom in the summerhouse of conceptstore’s Serendipity co-founder Laurence Simoncini, on the French island of Ile-De-Re – via Stylejuicer
Idea house with double volume diningroom as featured in American Sunset Magazine – via Cozy Stylish Chic
Hampton home, formerly owned by famous writer Truman Capote, then and now – then
Hampton home, formerly owned by famous writer Truman Capote, then and now – now
Dining alcove with a very unusual double volume concept, situated in Tommy Hilfiger’s NY’ Plaza Hotel penthouse – via Mix and Chic
Beautiful space with high concrete walls, this is the newly built house of art-director Maja of Musta Ovi blog, table by Danish furniture company Hay, suspension lamps by Tom Dixon – via Vosges Paris
An old blacksmith warehouse on the island of Lesbos in Greece, renovated by Danish architects as a summerhome – via French by Design
Newly developed appartment building on 224 Mulberry Street, NY designed by Flank. All appartments have double volume ceilings such as this one – via Habitually Chic
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