No- and Low-Gloss Sheens (Flat, Matte and Eggshell) Flat, or matte finish is frequently used in new construction and on ceilings because it hides flaws extremely well. Because it doesn't reflect light directly, imperfections in walls and ceilings are much less noticeable.
Similarly, do you paint ceilings white?
When you paint your ceiling a lighter color, it can make the walls of the room feel higher and your space look larger. The standard technique of painting ceilings lighter than walls is to whiten your wall paint with a ratio of 80 percent white paint to 20 percent color.
Do you paint the ceiling the same color as the walls?
And if a room is asymmetrical or has a vaulted or angled ceiling, continuing the wall color through the ceiling can simplify the shape and help unify the room. Whether painting the ceiling the same color as the walls or a lighter tint, use the same paint sheen throughout to maintain a sense of cohesiveness.
Do you paint the ceiling the same color as the trim?
Install crown molding around the perimeter of the ceiling and paint it a darker color than the ceiling to draw the eye upwards. This appears to make the ceiling rise. Enlarge a room. Paint the trim the same color as or a lighter shade than the wall color to make the walls feel like they are receding.