Biltmore Inspirations – Ceilings
In our last article we discussed how the gardens and architectural details at Biltmore could be inspirational for new design projects. Today I would like to bring your attention to the ceilings in Biltmore. Ceilings are usually not considered a priority when planning a remodel or new home. However, ceilings can add interest, function, texture, volume, and drama to any space.
This ceiling adds pattern, texture and volume to the first floor hall.
The intricate details in this ceiling create a dramatic atmosphere in the Billiard Room.
Billowy Fabric Ceiling Treatment
This Sitting Room Ceiling exudes warmth due to the patterned, textured and gold and red fabric that billows overhead.
This ornate plaster ceiling has a sculpted geometric pattern, gold tinted glaze and pendants adorned with tiny acorns, a symbol of the Vanderbilt Family crest. This design adds texture, drama, and opulence.
The stenciled ceiling beams in the Tapestry Gallery coordinate with the colors and patterns of the Flemish wall hangings and paintings.