20 Posh Living Rooms with Dramatic, Vaulted Ceilings

Exquisitely designed, dramatic vaulted ceilings add architectural detail and a certain wow factor that’s necessary to create a luxurious, posh living room. And when it comes to luxury, these spaces are without equal. From the fine furnishings to the smallest of details, these posh spaces are simply divine.

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The high ceiling and extravagant lighting fixtures take this swank living room to a whole new level. Floor-to-ceiling windows add architectural detail and allow lots of natural light to flood the space.

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This modern marvel is an architectural dream. Complete with a vaulted ceiling and an overlook on the second floor, this luxurious living room is larger than life.

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Open and spacious, this heavenly living room features modern furnishings with clean lines, which serve to complement the architectural design of this space.

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Grand and imposing, this unbelievably gorgeous living room soars to the top of the second floor. Richly finished exposed ceiling beams draw the eye up to the breathtaking ceiling.

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Fit for a queen, this luxurious living space boasts expertly and intricately crafted woodwork, which lends the vaulted ceiling a dramatic look.

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An elegant coffered ceiling is the focal point of this upscale living room. The similarly painted woodwork found around the windows and on the trim pays tribute to the exquisite design of the ceiling.

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Stunning windows add visual interest and a unique look to this sophisticated living room. What’s more, they allow lots of natural light into the room, which gives the space an open, airy feel.

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Using an accent color on a vaulted ceiling is a great way to draw attention to the beautiful architectural detail of any space.

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A staggering two stories high, this soaring living room features intricate and lavish furnishings which are complemented by the grand beams on the ceiling.

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The stonework surrounding the fireplace extends to the ceiling in this sumptuous living space, which makes the space feel larger than life.

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Dazzling marble floors and rich woodwork set the tone for this extravagant living room while the crown-molded ceiling serves as the icing on this very decadent, delicious space.

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Rich walnut window casements add detail and visual interest to this space and make you oh-so aware of how tall the ceilings really are.

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Full of interesting detail and touched by architectural genius, this modern living room takes advantage of vertical space at every opportunity.

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Passionate and bold, the red tiled floor gives this room a striking appearance while the classically designed columns draw the eye upward.

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This small, cleverly designed space is made to feel larger by the glorious vaulted ceiling. A unique, chrome fireplace is the crown jewel of this living room.

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Sleek and modern, this room possesses a retro vibe, which is enhanced by the woodwork and high ceiling.

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Exposed rafters turn this common vaulted ceiling into a sensational design element that you can’t take your eyes off of.

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Equipped with a large skylight, this ceiling makes this stylish living room feel enormous. The fireplace and sensational built-ins keep the space grounded.

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The high ceiling and marvelous balcony are the greatest features in this luxuriously swank living room. Notice how the lines of the balcony are mirrored in the shape and placement of the furniture.

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Opulence at its finest, this space is crowned by an exquisite ceiling adorned with extravagant chandeliers.

As you can see, a vaulted ceiling adds grandeur and opulence to any living space. And the more architectural detail there is, the better. Sometimes all it takes is a few exposed beams to take a vaulted ceiling from ordinary to extraordinary. So, if you’ve been looking for ways to embellish your formal living room, look to the ceiling. You’d be surprised by how much a few changes transforms the¬†whole space.