Exposed Ceiling Beam Ideas That Will Transform Your Home

Have you ever dreamed of having exposed ceiling beams in your home? We picked some of our favorites, that are beloved for their striking look that ranges from modern to rustic. Exposed ceiling beams can be a dramatic feature in your home’s interior, whether you call them pitched ceilings, cathedral, or vaulted ceilings. You will be pretty much surprised at the range of option available when it comes to choosing the right ceiling type for your home space.

They are exceptionally popular in farmhouse-style houses, and are perfect for both rustic and modern homes. Also,the beam ceilings can be quite tricky to install in the home, but don’t let that thought bring you in doubt.

To help you, here are 6 homes that nail the exposed beam ceiling look!


As you can slightly see, the cathedral ceiling in the open-plan kitchen/living/dining allows the space to make the most of the light provided by the kitchen’s skylights.


This formal living room has pitched exposed beam ceiling painted in matt-black and matched with black furniture and steel-framed doors. The natural light entering the space prevents the room of getting even darker than already is.


A modern barn-style home that features exposed ceiling beams that are painted a stark white so can match the palette of the rest of the home.


Relaxed living, fresh contemporary look, gently pitched ceiling exposed beams that enhance the internal natural lighting.. Anything else that you might need in this ultra chic ski retreat? We thought so!


The renovated beach house has features of a pitched cathedral ceiling with white exposed ceiling beams. A relaxed coastal atmosphere has been reached with the white beams, that enhance the natural light that enters this open-plan living and dining space.


If you want to have that warmth and additional height in the kitchen space, then you should go with exposed timber ceiling beams. This beautiful and calm eco-friendly home in Perth also features polished concrete flooring, white painted brick walls, ample warm timber and plywood surfaces throughout.


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