Interior Designer Neda Couzens Makes a Conshy Home Luxurious and Livable

The Bryn Mawr decorator works her magic on a manse that’s perfect for entertaining.

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Architect: Rene Hoffman, R.A. Hoffman Architects, 55 Plank Ave., Paoli;; (610) 889-0660.
Builder: AJP Classic Builders, 645 Cranstone Lane, Blue Bell, (215) 643-7451.
Decorative Painting: Nadia Zychal, (856) 616-9895,
Interior Design: Neda Couzens, 138 Montrose Ave., Suite 12, Bryn Mawr; (610) 519-9601,
Landscape Architect: Charles Hess, Hess Landscape Architects, 1570A Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale; (215) 855-5530,

Casual elegance, with an emphasis on fun, makes staying at home a blast. See more photos below. (Photo by John Lewis)It had to be something special. Neda Couzens knew she wanted to make a memorable first impression in her clients’ custom-built Conshohocken home. So the Bryn Mawr-based interior designer sought out the services of artist Nadia Zychal to work her magic on the walls of the foyer and a nearby hallway leading to the home office.

Couzens installed a wooden chair rail and baseboard. The space in between was Zychal’s canvas. The artist spent four months on a beautiful faux-woodwork look. “Visitors can’t believe that it’s not real inlaid wood,” says Couzens. “They have to touch it to believe it.”

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