Robert Allen

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…
Lonni Paul for Duralee Crypton Home
Lonni Paul's new collection features Crypton Home technology.

Fabric Trend Report

After spending time in High Point, NC, for the fall furniture market and the bi-annual Showtime fabric market in December, a handful of trends in textiles crystallized. Here, we’ve highlighted four…
Hancock & Moore Crescent Chair with La La Lamb fabric
Hancock & Moore's Crescent Chair

Curl Up

In soft and tactile fur-like fabrics, new upholstery intros beg you to sit.  Pictured here, Highland House’s Catbird bench wears fabric HH5-0538-11 Grade:14 ­— a faux fur fabric that feels…
Idea-Board-bedroom
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Idea Board: Bedroom

All-American An approachable, no-frills style, farmhouse chic continues to dominate: Just add rustic elements with vintage touches and a bit of sparkle to create the coveted look.    The Nori…