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“We love to mix patterns in unexpected ways that, ultimately, come together harmoniously,” Madcap’s Nixon says. “In this space, greens and blues are the dominant colors and carry through the room.”

Pattern Play: Designers and Retailers Encourage the Creative Use of Patterns 

It’s often said that fashion trends influence home trends, and as maximalism reigns supreme on the runways, it’s making its way into homes in the form of patterns and prints on upholstered furniture…
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…
Consumer Holiday Spending is Expected to Increase This Year
More consumers will be holiday shopping online in 2019

Consumers Expected to Spend More This Holiday Season

With the holidays around the corner, retailers are ramping up for the big holiday push. One question on retailers’ minds at this time of year centers around spending habits during the holidays. For…

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…
Furniture, Lighting & Decor Panels at High Point Market
Read on to see who's on what panel and find the topics you want to sign up for

Plan Your High Point Market with Furniture, Lighting & Decor Hosted Panels

Furniture, Lighting & Decor editors will moderate panels at the fall 2019 High Point Market in High Point, NC, held Oct. 19-23. The panels will cover topics including design trends, product…
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…