She also used cork on the ceiling in the room. “I’m very big on ceilings,” she comments. “I always feel that ceilings are forgotten in rooms. But, even if you can’t do something architectural to them, just adding texture helps complete the room.”
Indeed, ceilings are an area that might initially be overlooked for their profit potential, but designers are keying in on their importance.
“I think the ceiling treatment is very important in order to create a better sense of intimacy in the room,” concludes Hamilton-Gray. She believes that, in a wine room, they should be treated with wood paneling, coffers or stone.