A good example of the traditional look we expect from exposed beams.
Here's a much more modern take on beam structure, while the color is more traditional.
This chevron patterned ceiling resembles the belly of a jet.
Here the beams go tropical.
Here the drywall ceiling we've become accustomed to is not used, and the more common beam ceiling structure for a flat ceiling is exposed.
White tones down the exposed beams for a more uniform look.
Here clever lighting accentuates the beam structure.