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12 Quotes that will Challenge your thinking about Traditional Ceilings

April 7, 2014


The debt ceiling, the glass ceiling, every quote about ceilings were written to express an obstacle, something holding you back. We hope to challenge that with tin ceilings. Beautiful pieces of art, looking up should inspire you to reach for the stars instead of keeping your feet planted firmly on the ground. So the next time you’re plan a home remodel think of the ceiling as your zen spot – the place to daydream. A spot of whimsy in an otherwise hectic world. Let your ceiling balance you.

“Are you really sure that a floor can’t also be a ceiling?” – M. C. Escher, Artist

“Aim for the sky and you’ll reach the ceiling. Aim for the ceiling and you’ll stay on the floor.” – Bill Shankly, Soccer Player and Coach

“Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.” – Gilbert K. Chesterton, Writer

“We’ve removed the ceiling above our dreams. There are no more impossible dreams.” – Jesse Jackson, Civil Rights Activist

“I just don’t think there are any rules to color. You have a small space with no windows? Put lamps in there, make it dramatic, paint the ceiling black. Do something with it. If it’s dark, accentuate the darkness.” – David Bromstad, Designer

“A ceiling is the bottom of a roof. Even up has a down. Let this be a lesson in love.” – Jarod Kintz, Author

“If no one ever took risks, Michaelangelo would have painted the Sistine floor.” – Neil Simon, Singer

“Comfort, even in the most formal areas, is mandatory, as is timelessness, a blessed attribute that straddles fad and period.” – Barry Dixon, Designer

“Exquisite details make interiors sing.” – Larry Laslo, Designer

“The more mass produced our homes, furnishings and electronics become, the greater the appeal of handcrafted products.” – Architectural Digest

“My main objective is determining how a space will feel, not how it will look.” – Terry Hunziker, Interior Designer

“Good design is forever.” – Zelina Brunschwig, Director, Textile Company

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