Throughout the world, one of the most undervalued forms of art is ceiling architecture. Although most ceilings are plain and don’t offer much artistic substance, these specific interiors are far from bland. Crafted by architects and artists who had a true vision for these buildings. If you enjoy avant-garde works then you’ll be absolutely smitten over these detailed and colorful ceilings from all around the world.
Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque
Also known as the Pink Mosque, this gorgeous architectural beauty is a traditional mosque located in Shiraz, Iran. From the outside you’d never guess the art that is hiding inside.
The Human Rights and Alliance of Civilizations Room
This spectacular ceiling is found in Geneva, Switzerland in one of the largest conference rooms.
The Hall of Mirrors
A gorgeous gallery located in the Palace of Versailles in France, this ceiling and room was created during the 17th century.
Fiori Di Como at the Bellagio Hotel
In the lobby of the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas you’ll see this grand display of hand-blown glass sculptures on the ceiling.
Peli Peli Galleria
In this South African fusion restaurant located in Houston Texas you’ll find amazing food and beautiful art to admire.
Abbey Library of Saint Gall
Holding the oldest collection of library books in Switzerland the Abbey Library is a stunning masterpiece of baroque halls and stunning ceiling art.
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
This Russian-style church located in St. Petersburg hosts some of the most gorgeous and memorable ceiling art featuring religious symbolism.
Gran Hotel Ciudad de Mexico
At the Grand Hotel in Mexico City you’ll find a stained-glass Tiffany ceiling designed by French artisan Jacques Gruber.
Shāh Chérāgh Mosque
The Shāh Chérāgh is a mosque in Shiraz, Iran that displays a beautiful mosaic mirror of glass shards all throughout the interior, including the ceilings.
The Guggenheim Museum
The Guggenheim Museum in New York City boasts a unique spiral design that leads up to the glass ceiling that allows light to gracefully enter into the museum.
Cosmovitral de Toluca
This is a gorgeous stained glass mural and botanical garden that can be found in Toluca, Mexico.
Peacock Room at Sammezzano Castle
Filled with a wonderful array of colors and geometric shapes, the Peacock Room in the Sammezzano castle is worth staring up for.
Marrakech Menara Airport
Take a trip out to Morocco and you’ll find the artistic tiled ceilings inside of the Marrakech Menara airport.
Elektrozavodskaya Metro Station
This Moscow metro station features a beautiful art deco era ceiling design with lighting caissons.
The Great Court
The Great Court at the British Museum in London sports a glazed canopy in an open space for visitors to congregate around.
The Osgoode Hall
The Osgoode Hall is a landmark in Toronto, Canada and features a stunning glass stained ceiling. When light hits it a beautiful array of pinks and lavender flood the room.
Inside of the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City you’ll see a charming and sophisticated design complete with an out of the ordinary ceiling fixed with lightbulbs.
Admont Abbey Library
The Admont Abbey Library is the oldest monastery in Austria and features beautiful painted art on the ceilings amongst the collection of books.
Lausanne Palace & Spa
Inside of the Lausanne Palace & Spa in Switzerland you’ll find an elegant pool with a twinkling star ceiling greeting you once the sun has set.
The Monsoon Club
The Monsoon Club in Washington, D.C. features a unique almost carpet-like ceiling that hangs down in a geometric pattern.
The Summer Palace in Beijing, China has a corridor section where the ceilings are painted with ancient art.
Metro Station in Naples, Italy
Looking for a cosmic point of view? Then check out the intergalactic design of this metro station in Naples.
La Sagrada Família
This beautiful Roman Catholic church in Barcelona, Spain features gorgeous interior ceiling art.
Mirror Room of the Royal Palace
The Royal Palace of Brussels features a grand room where the ceiling is a stunning shade of green marble.
Trinity College Library
Inside of the Long Room of Trinity College Library in Dublin, Ireland, you’ll find an astonishing wooden paneled ceiling with barrel-vaults.