You can add texture to the ceiling which can be in the form of hand printed papers which adds richness and depth to the ceiling areas. A simple color with uniqueness can bring drastic changes in your living room ceiling .You can choose a dark color for ceiling paint with light shade coordinated for other four walls.
You can gather ideas from magazines or various books which provide expert advice for ceiling design for the living room. The Internet is also a great source to collect ideas or latest trend for ceiling design. You can seek advice from an expert who has experience of interior designing. Depending on the available area and room height the design will suggest you the best style for your living room ceiling.You can use your own creativity if you do not want to spend extra money for the fees of the designer.