Like many wealthy people in the "Golden Age," James Deering -- the owner of Vizcaya -- was enamored of European style and arts. His architect incorporated Italian Renaissance styles, and he collected whole rooms in Europe to incorporate into Vizcaya.
Deering welcomed business visitors in his office.
The ceiling is from a European castle. The chandelier is Venetian.
Deering was an avid sailor. Images of caravelles are incorporated in the house's decor.
Deering had different craftsmen make each chair, so they are similar but each is different.
The organ has a panel behind it to hide the pipes.