For over a hundred years, wood has been used all over the world as a primary building material for residential places. Even though we evolved with style genres since then, we can't deny how wood is still an all-time favorite for any homeowner.
Wooden beams, in particular, are loved features in our homes especially when designed in a rustic style ceiling. Nothing else can make a space feel as warm, inviting and comfortable as wood. Whether you want your wooden beam ceilings designed with light or dark wood, painted with your favorite color, or even left in its natural beauty, the designs are limitless! Here's a good list of wooden beam designs you can choose from.
Wood is a naturally rustic in its own state but it can definitely be designed into a well-polished and smooth plane too. This homely, open-spaced design by HOUSE HABITAT features clean wooden beam ceilings made from Narra, a common wooden material used in the Philippines.
Completely different from the first example, this inviting home interior boasts its wooden beams through thick poles of wood. It acts as decorative piece in the ceiling for added curb appeal in the house's rustic approach.
To add a touch of rustic flare to your interiors, unfinished and unpolished edges of wood are always the right option. Ditch the light wood and go for the darker types of wood to maximize the rustic charm of your room.
An affordable and easy choice for wood finishes, shellac brings out a natural glow and shine to your wooden beams. Check out this eye-catching design by Archigeano -- the walls and ceilings are painted in white to let the beams stand out in color.
Another fine choice of wooden material, Oak is preferably used by most homeowners as interior structures. In this cozy living room design, the walls and ceiling are cohesively made up of light Oak wood.
To make the ceiling beams stand out less and to give the space a more open and simple look, the beams can be painted to match the ceiling, too.
You can never go wrong with white painted wooden beam ceilings. It offers a fresh and airy vibe to your home interiors!
Wooden beams can also add interest to the ceiling and give it a geometric look while providing support for the whole structure. Pictured above, the thick panels of wooden beams create a seamless flow of design with the structured wooden poles in the interiors.
Mahogany wooden structures never disappoint us. They're sturdy, durable, and easy to customize. This lovely living room design features thick Mahogany panels that align the ceiling in a sleek and rustic way.
You can design your bedroom with Mahogany wooden beams too! This bedroom even features a rustic bricked wall that blends in perfect unison with the rustic wooden beams.
You can definitely paint your wooden beams in any color you want. This house's interiors showcase a neutral palette that exudes subtlety and sophistication in the room.
Very modern and posh, this living room design is the true emblem of a pure minimalist style. Grey can either be a soft tone or a bold color, and whichever you opt to apply to your home, it will always be stylish. The wooden beams in this design is painted in Grey to tie up the overall minimalist look.