Architectural Periods Timeline

Colonial

Plaster Ceiling Rose AR92
AR92

Simple fine lines and soft curves with wave patterns and plain sections. This design period includes very few decorative elements.

Georgian

AR57
AR57

Characteristically symmetrical and formal comprising patterns such as dental blocks, egg and dart, acanthus leaf and corbelling. Bold and striking, invoking a feeling of grandeur.

Victorian

Decorative Ceiling Rose AR19-V
AR19V

Typically elaborate and richly detailed. Featured in terrace houses. Patterns make use of deep coved sections known as the Paddington style, as well as leaf patterns with minimal flowers. Displays balance, proportion and elegance.

Federation

Plaster Ceiling Rose AR39
AR39

Simpler, smaller versions of the Victorian styles. Featuring chains and bows and uniquely Australian designs incorporating flora and fauna patterns like waratahs, gumnuts, flannel flowers.

Californian Bungalow

Ceiling Rose AR94
AR94

Californian Bungalow or Federation Bungalow was a very popular period in Australian architecture with bold patterns and a wide array of flowers and vine like patterns.

Art Deco

Plaster Ceiling Rose AR99
AR99

Bold, streamlined shapes with clean geometric lines. Patterns created using shapes such as triangles and diamonds replaced the excessive decoration of previous styles.

Modern

Ceiling Rose AR100
AR100

Bold geometric shapes again but of a more simplistic, plain style. Sharp straight lines with little or no pattern at all are the norm with this design style.