The den area can be closed off from the open-concept kitchen and dining area with sliding doors for a little more quiet and privacy. Clear glass maintains the airy feel, though. "I think people really want to be connected," Ruddy says.
Travel To The South Of France In This Timeless Abode
In fashion writer J. Martin's Milan apartment, a photograph by Maurizio Galimberti and drawings hang above a custom-made sofa in the guest room; a wall is upholstered in a vintage fabric by Stig Lindberg. Tour the rest of the home.
Bright and Beachy Dining Room Designed by Leslie Klotz, this Hamptons dining room features seahorses from a garden antiques store and Louis XVI–style dining chairs covered in a jaunty shade of chartreuse leather, and backed in a coral and white print.