A ceiling cornice is a type of moulding, which runs along the top of an interior walls and sits in the join between the wall and the ceiling. Cornices are typically used in rooms with high ceilings that are difficult to light, where corners often get lost in the dark, making the room appear smaller than it is. Cornices are used to brighten a room, as they reflect light into the dark areas. They also help the room to seem larger by drawing the eye upwards.
Aside from aiding with lighting, ceiling cornices are popular in Perth for their aesthetic appeal, and are commonly used to conceal the join between the wall and the ceiling. There are several different styles of cornices, ranging from simple and functional to decorative and decadent, when the right cornice is chosen for the right room, a simple cornice can make a big statement