This was an interesting installation that undertaken by one of our customers. They used our Vicenza White Chrome ceiling panels in a gym.
Not only was the ceiling very long but it was also curved which posed two sets of problems.
Before And After The Ceiling Panels Are Installed
The second photo, above, highlights one of the problems that our customer was experiencing. This is a common problem in areas where there is high humidity.
In this case the location was a commercial gym in a hotel and you can see that the condensation had caused problems. The paint was constantly flaking off and needing to be re-applied. They were looking for a good-looking, but more importantly, permanent solution.
They opted to use our Vicenza White Chrome panels and installed them in a way that enabled them to follow the curve of the ceiling. The ceiling panels were too short for the room so they were joined end on end where required to enable the whole span to be covered. A short section of jointing trims was used for this purpose.
If the ceiling had not been curved then our standard length panels could have been run across the room instead of along the room. There is no hard and fast rule about which way you should run the panels in any particular room. If you want a narrow room to look wider (like in a kitchen for example) then it is best to run them across the short span of the room. If you want to give the impressed of depth and space then run then along the long was, away from the line of sight.
Which Panels Can Be Used On Ceilings?
All of our panels can be used on ceilings but some are much more popular for this purpose than others. Plain white panels are the most popular closely followed by our white wood-grain effect options. We have some that give a tongue and groove appearance, such as the white chrome panels in the photo above, and others that offer a flush effect. See our full product range for details.