Kelley requested a loft-like space for the main living area, but this idea was also jettisoned by Sottsass. Instead, he installed several cabinets made of plastic laminate made to look like rice paper between the living room and the kitchen. Passing from one area to another, guests move through them as though weaving through a forest. Sottsass told The New York Times,  Photo 4 of 12 in IDEO Founder David Kelley Asks $13.5M For His Ettore Sottsass-Designed Masterpiece