The "U" Shaped Bulkhead is the perfect feature for dividing a room into 2 areas or to use in the middle of the room. It is ideal for drawing attention to a unique light or chandelier feature. The "U" shape is often used to mirror a central work unit in a kitchen or bar area.
A bulkhead is a section of ceiling that has been dropped and boxed-in or enclosed. It's not uncommon to have bulkheads in your kitchen. The design opportunities are endless for your work or home.
Bulkheads are typically used to conceal something. It could be plumbing pipes, electrical wires, duct work, or exhaust fans. When we create a new design for your home, we may want to remove these to make way for higher ceilings or to extend cabinet height. There are also times when we will add bulkheads to a room. They can be especially useful when creating media rooms and work great for special lighting features or built-in speaker systems.
A u-shaped kitchen is a highly sought-after layout for a house hunter since they offer so much space for cabinetry. The u-shaped layout places units around the cook on three sides with the top of the ‘u' left open for a doorway or an open plan living room. U-shaped kitchens can be combined with dining areas or even a kitchen island if the width of the room allows. An open plan room often presents the opportunity to make one arm of the ‘u' into a peninsula that can be accessed from both sides, such as for use as a breakfast bar or as a dual sided storage volume.
There are an endless amount of bulkhead ceiling designs. A Bulkhead ceiling light is one of the most popular ceiling bulkhead designs. Other designs include the “two step ceiling” and “floating ceiling” which looks as if the ceilings is floating at the top of the roof. Bulkhead ceilings above bars are a popular choice for many upmarket bars. Paired with the right colour down lighters they can add a touch of elegance to the area.