To facilitate conversation between hosts and guests before dinner, the kitchen opens to the great room across a long stretch of countertop. Friends sit on cushy club chairs and an overstuffed sofa, upholstered in casual white duck. When itâ€™s time to eat, they gather around a large oval table. â€œEverything is so angular in the design of the house that we wanted the oval table, just to soften it a bit,â€ Todd explains. An easy catalog purchase, it blends nicely with the interiorâ€™s many antique walnut and cherry One of many collections in the house, Room interior designs these Santa Claus cups and mask find space amid the kitchen’s vintage canisters. Left: Todd Samberg prepares for the real Santa to visit. pieces, which complement light-colored hardwood floors throughout. The choice of woods along with the consistent white walls and trim give the interiors a simple, unpretentious feel.