Let’s mix stripes and florals…

Let’s mix stripes and florals…

Patterns can serve as terrific neutrals in a room. Wait, “What?,” you say. “But I thought neutrals had to be white or beige or gray?” No, no, no, say the Madcaps! When you go big and bold with a pattern, it can actually ground a room and create a “neutral” template... read more
Add a mirror, and watch your rooms shine…

Add a mirror, and watch your rooms shine…

John and I love to create inviting, sophisticated, fun spaces that seem to sparkle—rooms that capture the light during the day and then take on a magical glow once the sun goes down. A favorite trick of the trade to create this magic is to place table lamps in front... read more

Have Fun in Your Dining Room!

Dining tables and chairs can be so boring. Boring. Serious. Too done. Have some fun with your furnishings and make them feel unique and individual. Why not recover each of your dining chairs in a different fabric and watch your dinner guests gravitate to patterns that... read more
Black-Painted Furniture Works Anywhere!

Black-Painted Furniture Works Anywhere!

Using black as a design staple is a great design trick of the trade. Black-painted furniture works in any room and acts as a neutral color that has more depth and moodiness than, say, white. Often overlooked as too severe or overpowering black can actually help you... read more