SoMoToHo – Before and After – Fin


Remodeling & Design

We’re continuing our interior look at the transformation of the SoMoToHo. Everything is going smoothly with the sale and shortly this home will belong to someone else. We hope that they will love it as much as we have loved creating it. Let’s start in the library:   Now we move on to the dining […]

August 20, 2016

SoMoToHo – Before & After – Installment Two


Remodeling & Design

It’s time to step inside the SoMoToHo and show some pics of the interior transformation. Again, thanks to Trey Freeze for his lovely photographs and thanks to Shawn Cowdin for his help in bringing about this metamorphosis. So – without further ado and in no particular order, here we go. We’ll continue our tour of […]

August 6, 2016

SoMoToHo – Before & After – Installment One


Remodeling & Design

I mentioned in the last post that, by the time you read it, the SoMoToHo would be on the market. It’s now under contract. Debra and I are so grateful to have had the opportunity to transform this home into something beautiful – like a caterpillar into a butterfly (couldn’t resist the chrysalis reference). And […]

August 4, 2016

SoMoToHo Coffee Bar – a New Look


Remodeling & Design

The pic below is of a sidewalk coffee stand in the Kadikoy district of Istanbul, on the Asian side. They take their coffee very seriously there and boy, do they like it strong – the story goes that your espresso isn’t strong enough unless it can support a standing bull. Debra and I aren’t quite […]

May 28, 2016