With bold aspects and personalities at enjoy, a Philly power pair brings some tinseltown sparkle to a historic Montgomery County estate.
For Nicole Cashman, CEO of her eponymous PR firm, and her husband, world-touring techno DJ turned real estate professional Nigel Richards, relocating from their Northern Liberties townhome to the suburbs three years back was a major deal. Immediately after decades of metropolis residing, a around-8,000-sq.-foot 19th-century manor residence in Wyndmoor appeared the best transfer for their household of three.
With help from ECG Design’s Elizabeth Greenhalgh, the couple’s new house before long mirrored their daring personalities and passion for entertaining. Glamorous, playful specifics — fuchsia velvet personalized banquettes, personalized ground-to-ceiling drapes with tassel ties, a classic Louis Vuitton mild sculpture, an initial 1970s Disco-tek report participant refurbished with Sonos, a spectacular antique rock-crystal chandelier, and Philip Jeffries’s Tinseltown wallpaper — reflect a Hollywood Regency impact.
“I wanted to translate a continuity and a experience that mirrored the family members: daring, elegant and comprehensive of power and really like.”
– Elizabeth Greenhalgh, ECG Design
The grand dining region, in which a wall was eliminated to broaden the house, is best for the meal parties they’ve started off to host again (that includes a total established of Hermès Ikat china, no considerably less). Conversation pieces abound, which include a large portray of Mick Jagger that Richards purchased in college or university with his roommate for $500 the Dennis E. “Denny” Dent piece is now value substantially far more.
The most priceless work of artwork? An summary drawing by their 7-12 months-old son Jett, set amongst the “real ones” and just as neat.
A wall was knocked down to produce an expansive dining room with two fireplaces. Brian Kappra of Evantine Structure provides florals for the homeowners’ dinner get-togethers and nonprofit occasions.
Cashman experienced the authentic sign from Richards’s previous South Road keep, 611 Records, cleaned, mounted, and set on a Lucite rod as a birthday gift. Also showcased: a re-included-and-lacquered bridge table owned by Richards’s grandmother.
Art furnished a making block for coloration in the residing home, Greenhalgh says. Denny Dent’s Mick Jagger painting “added a pretty pop to a white wall and balanced the daring of the significant-gloss black paint on the woodwork and constructed-ins.”
This place between the foyer and kitchen offers Scalamandré’s iconic zebra-print wallpaper. During situations, personalized drapery can be drawn to display screen the kitchen area and catering crew. Works of summary artwork (which include one by the couple’s son Jett, top rated suitable) are shown over a classic brass bar cart.
Published as “Habitat: Touches of Tinseltown” in the April 2022 difficulty of Philadelphia journal.