False Ceiling Designs for your home decor
Before deciding your false ceiling designs let us first know about false ceiling
What is false ceiling ?
A false ceiling is a ceiling made beneath the main ceiling of the room or building. In other words, it is a second layer of roof suspended from the main roof with the help of metal or wooden frame. It is also known as dropped ceiling. The false ceiling is fixed at a minimum distance of 8 inches from the main ceiling.
- improves the aesthetics of the room
- keeps the room cool during summer and warm in winter
- conceals the ugly mesh of electrical wires, light fixtures, air-conditioning ducts and other fixtures.
Why to install a false ceiling ?
It's the first thing most people notice when entering a room . Gone are the days of plain concrete or wooden ceilings since we live in an age when people are seeking to practically transform their homes into public displays of art as if competing to see whose home has the best interior design. False ceiling is made by various materials like Plaster of Paris, Gypsum board, Plywood, PVC sheets etc. Different materials have their own advantages and disadvantages. Few of them are discussed below-
1) Plaster of Paris false ceiling:
Plaster of Paris is smooth and suits for all types of lighting arrangements. It can be molded into any type of designs and shapes. There are preferred for ornamental design and light works. It is suspended in the framework of aluminium T-sections. Its only disadvantage is that it is not much durable and its colour fades away with time.PVC false ceiling is attractive, durable and water resistant. Since it is made from PVC material hence its maintenance cost is almost zero.
2) Gypsum false ceiling:
It is light weight, fire resistant and thermally insulated material. Gypsum boards are available in size of 600mm x 600mm with thickness ranging from 9mm to 15mm. It is fixed in the framework of GI channels. The gypsum plasterboard false ceiling is a monolithic suspended system that allows you to achieve a beautiful, homogeneous appearance and a smooth finish without any visible joints. Curves, steps and other designer ceiling options can also be achieved with plasterboard. Different kinds of gypsum plasterboard are used for the false ceiling system depending on the application area. These include Plain, Moisture resistant and Fireline.. Advantages: Monolithic appearance Suspension from concrete soffit surface Ventilation ducts and other services accommodated in the plenum Easy to create bulk heads and change levels Special load-bearing ceilings available
4)Wooden ceiling -
Types of false ceiling designs-
- Grid Ceiling System-
The Grid ceiling system is a lightweight lay-in system available in concealed or exposed grid options. The ceiling has substantial sound reduction and absorption qualities. Gyproc offers 2x2 and 2x4 sizes and in various patterns. Depending on the requirements of design and space, the tiles offer a wide range of decorative effects. Pre-finish options include smooth, textured, patterned, or perforated effects. The kinds of grid ceiling tiles include Gypsum, Mineral Fibre and Metal
Advantages: Offers a range of design and texture options Moderate acousticse
- Ecophon Ceiling Tiles False Ceiling System
Ecophon is a leading, global supplier of sound-absorbent ceilings and wall absorber systems. The Ecophon range of soft felt (glass wool) tiles gives excellent acoustic performance for ceilings and wall panels. These acoustic ceiling tiles offer a noise reduction coefficient (NRC) rating ranging from 0.90 to 1.00 (i.e., 90 to 100% sound absorption), ideal if you like things quiet. Ecophon solutions are available in a variety of edge designs for concealed fixing, or visible grid for direct fixing. They are designed to improve the appearance of the edge design, and meet requirements of detachability, and provide easy access to installations in the space between the false ceiling and the soffit. The different kinds of Ecophon ceiling tiles include Focus DS, Advantage, Gedina, Sombra, Hygiene, Free Hanging, Master and Combison
Advantages: Superior acoustics Easy to clean Good aesthetics
- Gyptone Ceilings-
Gyptone acoustic ceilings contribute to aesthetics, good acoustics and good indoor climates. They are a combination of design and technical performance. Gyptone ceiling range gives a multitude of interior design options, which are both visual and acoustically striking. Gyptone acoustic ceilings have wear-resistant and easy to maintain surfaces, which result in a long lifetime and low maintenance costs. These ceilings are made out of natural materials and do not contain environmentally dangerous substances. Gyptone ceilings provide an outstanding sound absorption ranging from 0.8 to 0.85 and eye-catching aesthetics. The perforations are comprised of different hole patterns which enhance the aesthetic character of the room décor. The Gyptone BIG acoustic ceilings allow you to create large ceiling surfaces without visible joints.
Advantages: Monolithic finish with excellent aesthetics Superior acoustics Lighting effects Paintable surface Ease of cleaning
Latest designs -
1)False ceiling designs with multilevel structure and creative lighting-
2) Modern luxury false ceiling designs for office building hall
3) Ggypsum false ceiling designs with circular shapes -
4) rectangular false ceiling-
5) brown wooden square fall ceiling-
6) Pink heart shaped gypsum ceiling and wall
7) Flower design false ceiling
8) Musical notes illusion made by a gypsum false ceiling design