Welcome to the Madcap Cottage blog, Demystifying Design! Our goal is to carry you along upon the Madcap gents’ far-flung adventures, to introduce you to our favorite finds and most delicious discoveries, and—as the name of the blog implies—to make good design available to all, regardless of whether you have a design center nearby or not.

We invite you to hop into our suitcase en route to northern India… We will road test our favorite retail-ready paints and compare marble versus quartz and discuss the pleasures of bespoke furnishings and why antiques and vintage finds are interior design essentials. We will dine out in Manhattan, sip cocktails in Palm Beach, cook dinner for friends in our hometown of High Point, North Carolina, and host an impromptu disco dance party under the stars. And that’s just scratching the surface…

Think of Demystifying Design as an intimate dinner party where we all get to know each other over dirty vodka martinis and share salty stories… We look forward to you reaching out to us with your questions, queries, thoughts, impressions, likes, and dislikes. Join the conversation!