Home Tour: Vive La South Beach!

Stephan Julliard

A sought-after Paris decorator gives a midcentury Miami home a certain je ne sais quoi.

French interior designer Jean-Louis Deniot is a big fan of Miami. “I love the mix of people—from pensioners to the local drag queens,” he says. “It’s such an uninhibited city. Everyone does what they want when they want.” He’s also a great admirer of midcentury modern houses. But his first project in the city, a home renovated for an Internet entrepreneur, is a bit of an anomaly for...