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Before and After | ‘Shahs of Sunset’ star and husband showcase a modern redo

Reza and Adam Farahan took a 1940s Toluca Woods cottage down to the studs in the quest for a fresh, open feel. And their five cats got their own bedroom.

Reza Farahan, realtor and star of Bravo’s “Shahs of Sunset,” reclines in his newly revamped home with two of his five cats, Bugsy and Peet. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Reza Farahan with his cat Peet in the kitchen, which features a modern dining set by designer Warren Platner Knoll. Another cat, Miss Moo, reclines in a dining chair. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
BEFORE: The living room of Reza Farahan’s Toluca Woods home. (Courtesy of Reza Farahan)
BEFORE : The dining room. (Courtesy of Reza Farahan)
BEFORE: -- The 1940s Toluca Woods cottage was taken down to its studs.
 (Courtesy of Reza Farahan)
Reza Farahan, realtor and star of Bravo’s “Shahs of Sunset,” is framed by a painting by the artist Hoffman against wallpaper by David Hicks Hexagon in his home. The piece on the right is by photographer Slim Aarons. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Marty the Chihuahua gets comfortable in the master bedroom. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
The Toluca Woods home has an abundant fruit and vegetable garden, growing watermelons, tomatoes, berries and Swiss chard.
 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
The Toluca Woods home has an abundant fruit and vegetable garden, growing watermelons, tomatoes, berries and Swiss chard. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
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