Meet the Madcaps


Madcap Cottage is a global lifestyle brand known for its whimsical, sophisticated use of color, prints, and patterns paired with an overarching spirit of accessible, approachable fun. Founded by John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon, Madcap Cottage captures a passion for a life well lived that is always on trend and yet forever timeless. Madcap Cottage encompasses numerous lifestyle-driven product categories that range from rugs, lighting, and fabric to wallpaper, tabletop, bedding, dog products, candles, custom furniture, and more sold through robust retail channels—all based upon John’s original paintings and sketches. And stay tuned: There are many more categories in the works!

Notes Co-Founder John Loecke, “At Madcap Cottage we create products that are absolutely fun—but also fresh today and tomorrow. We want to put a smile upon your face. We all certainly need more joy… Join us as we create a community that is engaged and excited and get ready to make your home a more beautiful place.”

Madcap Cottage has made star turns domestically and internationally on omnichannel platforms such as InStyle, People, Apartment Therapy, House Beautiful, HGTV, the Food Network, Hamptons, Country Living, Coastal Living, House & Garden UK, Traditional Home, Architectural Digest Russia, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and New York magazine, among many others.

Madcap Cottage has partnered with numerous brands to launch their lifestyle-driven product lines, including HSN (Home Shopping Network), Robert Allen, Momeni, Certified International, Barrington Gifts, Beaufort Bonnet Company, Port 68, Country Floors, York Wallcoverings, BBJ Linens, and more.

The Madcaps’ latest book, “Prints Charming: Create Absolutely Beautiful Interiors with Prints & Patterns,” was named one of the top design books of the year in 2018 by Southern Living magazine.

Watch for the Madcap gents as they tool around the country with their four pound-rescue pups telling spirited, inspiring tales on Instagram at @madcapcottage.