Furnishing Rooms With Two-Story Ceilings
our tips and examples to help your space feel comfortable
This has been one of our most requested Good to Know topics and for good reason. Rooms with two-story ceilings are difficult to design and decorate well because they don’t lend themselves to human-scale and often feel empty because there typically is a lot of blank wall space. We like a tall ceiling because it can make a space feel grand and beautiful, however most people also want it to be a comfortable space to be in. We thought it would be helpful to show example photos and point out why some two-story rooms feel better than others.
There are 4 things I would add to a space with 2-story ceilings to help with the overall design and feeling: wall paneling, window treatments, art, and light fixtures.