LA homebuyers opt for the volume and grandeur of lofty, ornamental ceilings.
According to Alice Kimm, principal of JFAK, who worked on the design of the new Santa Monica residential development Aire, high-ceilinged areas are a way of welcoming in light, views, and the feeling of being in an expansive and welcoming space. “Our clients come to us because they want open and inviting spaces with great light that will serve as a backdrop for their individual tastes and lifestyles,” she says. “We also find that light fixtures and other elements, such as ceiling fans and beams, become important decorative elements of the design.”
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