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What’s Trending in 2014? Décor & Design Above, Below & Beyond

12/15/2014
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Groin ceiling treatment designed by Larry Boerder.

Groin ceiling treatment designed by Larry Boerder.

This year – 2014 – will be a year of looking up. Architects are inspiring us to new design heights with artfully coffered ceilings, repurposed or hand-hewn beams, vaulted groins, ornate medallions and dramatic moldings. Dallas architect Larry Boerder has been searching from the Fort Worth stockyards to dusty warehouses as far away as Pennsylvania to find age-old beams that add just the right dash of rustic warmth to a new or newly-redone home. He’s also working with local artisans to create highly detailed, deeply coffered ceilings that add texture and dimension to living and entertaining spaces. “The ceiling is just another part of the room that can be made to stand out,” Boerder says. “As an architectural element it’s very important that a ceiling be authentic and that it be done well. Faux is finished.”
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What’s Trending in 2014? Décor & Design Above, Below & Beyond

01/02/2014
Heads Up
Groin ceiling treatment designed by Larry Boerder.

Groin ceiling treatment designed by Larry Boerder.

This year – 2014 – will be a year of looking up. Architects are inspiring us to new design heights with artfully coffered ceilings, repurposed or hand-hewn beams, vaulted groins, ornate medallions and dramatic moldings. Dallas architect Larry Boerder has been searching from the Fort Worth stockyards to dusty warehouses as far away as Pennsylvania to find age-old beams that add just the right dash of rustic warmth to a new or newly-redone home. He’s also working with local artisans to create highly detailed, deeply coffered ceilings that add texture and dimension to living and entertaining spaces. “The ceiling is just another part of the room that can be made to stand out,” Boerder says. “As an architectural element it’s very important that a ceiling be authentic and that it be done well. Faux is finished.”
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