John Loecke

Retailers, Designers, Manufacturers respond to coronavirus
Retailers, Manufacturers and Designers share insights on keeping business afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coping with Coronavirus: Retailers, Designers & Manufacturers Share Business Insights

While coronavirus is currently causing a disruption for everyone in the home furnishings industry, at some point, it will subside, and life and businesses will return, homes will be built and…
Madcap Cottage Atlanta Market
Madcap Cottage launched their tabletop collection with Certified International at the Atlanta Market.

Madcap Cottage Design Diary: Atlanta

John and I are thrilled to be writing a column, so kick back (in a Fusion Furniture sofa done up in Madcap Cottage performance fabrics, natch!) with an Aperol Spritz cocktail and get ready for a few…
Madcap Cottage, Coco and Dash
John Loecke from Madcap Cottage at Coco & Dash with Courtney Garrigan.

Madcap Cottage Gents Take on Dallas, Markets and All

John and I are thrilled to be penning a column, so kick back (in a Fusion Furniture sofa done up in Madcap Cottage performance fabrics, natch!) with a cool Negroni and get ready for a few tales from…

Dallas Market Center Announces January StyleEyes Trendspotters

Dallas Market Center has announced the January 2020 StyleEyes. The exclusive StyleEyes trendspotting program leverages the expertise and influence of industry leaders to highlight new products and…
Madcap cottage in london and venice
Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke of Madcap Cottage regale us with their travel tales.

Saucy Tales from Around the World with Madcap Cottage: London and Venice

John and I are thrilled to be penning a column, so pull up a seat (a Louis XIV-style Oly Studio siege incongruously upholstered in Colefax & Fowler’s Bowood) and a cool martini — dirty, like us…

A Madcap Journey: Behind the Scenes of John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon's Thriving Brand

What happens when two globe-trotting journalists decide to start a business of their own in licensed product design? Madcap Cottage, that’s what. With backgrounds in interior and graphic design (John…
Erin Ben Napier
Couples like Ben and Erin Napier go into business together and make it work.

The Heart of the Matter

Statistics suggest that entrepreneurial couples have a much higher rate of divorce than other married people. While the five successful couples profiled on these pages will say there are obviously…
Inside Out Performance by the Yard
At Showtime, Inside Out introduced a new program called Performance by the Yard, which features favorite basics.

Looming Ahead

If the recent Showtime Fabric Fair was any indication, and it is, the name of the game in upholstered furniture at spring market will be texture, mod patterns, performance and plenty of color. Trend…

High Point Market Announces InterHall Debuts

Eight design-driven and lifestyle-focused home furnishings exhibitors will debut in InterHall for spring 2019 High Point Market, joining more than 70 manufacturers, suppliers and designers in one of…

30th Anniversary ARTS Awards Recipients Announced

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced the recipients of the 30th Annual ARTS Awards. Following a judging process guided by a panel of independent…