Madcap Cottage

High Point, NC

About Madcap Cottage

John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon are the dynamic duo behind North Carolina- and New York-based design firm Madcap Cottage. Known for their whimsical use of color and pattern, the Madcap gents—along with their pound-rescue posse, Jasper, Weenie, and Amy Petunia—scour the world for eclectic finds that capture their unique and gimlet-eyed viewpoint. Imagine a British country house that pairs Granny’s antiques and a spirited dash of Chinoiserie chic with a dash of Morocco-meets-India élan. Shake, stir, then pour.

Madcap Cottage

1stdibs Dealer Since 2012

Featured Pieces

Unknown
Antique 19th Century Germany Romantic Prints
Glass, Paper
A set of three early 19th century black and white German engravings on paper depicting various hunting scenes. Original black-painted wooden frames with new archival backings.
Baker Furniture Company
20th Century Italy Neoclassical Wall Lights and Sconces
Metal, Art Glass
A pair of Andre Arbus metal-and-Murano glass wall sconces re-issued by Baker Furniture. Each sconce arm accepts one Type B 75 watt max7 bulb. Sconces have a bronze-colored metal base...
Heywood-Wakefield Co.
Vintage 1960-1969 United States Mid-Century Modern Cabinets
Brass, Wood
A Mid-Century Heywood Wakefield credenza with two drawers. Drawers feature original brass hardware. Cabinet door has a raised articulating ribbon pattern. Cabinet interior has one fi...
James Mont
Vintage 1950-1959 United States Rococo Table Lamps
Brass, Ceramic, Silk, Paper
A pair of 1950s Hollywood Regency-style ceramic lamps with a white/grey wash and gilt highlights in the manner of James Mont. The lamps' shape is modeled on the trunk of a palm tree....
George Zee
Vintage 1950-1959 Hong Kong Chinese Export Chairs
Wood
A beautiful pair of carved Chinese wood hall chairs by George Zee of Hong Kong. The chairs are circa 1950s and feature a black-painted finish. Each chair has heavily carved legs, ski...
Unknown
Antique 18th Century England Other Prints
Paper, Wood, Glass
Set of six 18th century black and white copper plate engravings of various British plants with their scientific names. Black frames and archival red and gold matting are new. Non-gla...
Unknown
Antique 19th Century United Kingdom Gothic Dining Room Chairs
Rush, Wood
A set of four 19th century English Gothic dining chairs with rush seats and delicately tapered legs. The finish on the chairs is original. The back leg of one chair (see photographs)...
Unknown
Antique 19th Century United Kingdom Regency Chairs
Cotton, Mahogany
A pair of mid-19th century English shield back hall chairs covered in Madcap Cottage for Robert Allen @ Home Tivoli Stripe fabric in Rhubarb. Note how the rich wood graining and Maho...
Vintage 1960-1969 Italy Chandeliers and Pendants
Paper, Tôle
A fabulous vintage tole chandelier with flowers sprouting from an urn. Original paint finish. Rewired. On/Off switch on cord. Cord plugs into wall socket. Painted finish is original....
Unknown
Vintage 1970-1979 Italy Other Benches
Cotton, Willow
An Italian handwoven walnut-hued wicker bench with a loose rich black cotton cushion with a vibrant floral print. The cushion has a sturdy cotton wrapped foam interior. The deck unde...
Unknown
Early 20th Century India Anglo Raj Card Tables and Tea Tables
Brass, Wood
An early 20th century Indian tea table with wood base and removable brass tray top. The base features turned wood legs inlaid with mother-of-pearl. The brass tray top features an etc...
Unknown
Vintage 1960-1969 United States Chinoiserie Table Lamps
Brass, Paper
1960s heavy brass lamp with embossed Asian style motifs. Black paper shade. Newly wired and working; 60W-max bulb. Measures: Shade, 9"diameter top x 18"diameter bottom x 13...

More About Madcap Cottage

Featured Articles