Painting an old radiator ( & or pipes ) bright color makes it a piece of art. After painting the whole exposed ceiling in the basement one solid light color . Painting some of the pipes funky colors is going to be GREAT!
Art Deco style is used in this entrance with high drama black and white patterned marble floor, which is mirrored on the ceiling. Gold banisters and trim and a black glass console table, are a perfect example of the Deco style.