Madcap Cottage

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…
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…

30th Annual ARTS Awards Presenters Announced

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced the presenters for the 30th Annual ARTS Awards taking place on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. The ARTS Awards, hosted…

IMC Announces Best Booth Winners at High Point Market

International Market Centers announced today that five exhibitors – Ngala Trading Co.; Ornis Gallery; Piper Collection; Replacements, Ltd. and Uttermost – have been named Best Booth winners at the…