The false ceiling has come a long away from being a way to hiding wire and pipes to being a design element in Indian homes. Given drop ceilings have become the top choice of most homeowners, Houzz has put together some of the best false ceiling photos from around the world for inspiration.

What is a False Ceiling?

A false ceiling is nothing but a second layer of roof suspended from the main roof. Beyond aesthetic appeal, this type of ceiling also helps keep the room cool during summer and warm in winter. Depending on the false ceiling design you can pick the material. Think Plaster of Paris (PoP), Gypsum, Plywood and PVC sheets.

False Ceiling Designs?

The rise in popularity has people focusing on the false ceiling designs for bedroom, kitchen and living room. If you like to have an ornamental design and lighting then POP is your go-to material. Given its ability to be moulded it is perfect for the false ceiling with lights. An elaborate design with the right amount of lighting would the perfect addition to the living room. If you prefer minimal styles and patience then PVC is right for you as it water resistance and attractive colours and designs. Don't forget you can also explore other materials like wood, glass especially for the false ceiling for kitchen. Hope these ideas and browsing through some false ceiling photos will help you take your design to a new height.