"Color, color, color! That's the battle cry of the boys at Madcap Cottage, and our words should be heeded if you want to live a life packed with vim and vigor Here's a fabulous colorific runner of a rug from Turkey that is hand hooked and simply stunning. 'It has gobs of zing,' says Jason. 'And we love anything with gobs of zing, n'est-ce pas?'" John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon are the dynamic duo behind Madcap Cottage, their Brooklyn-based interior design firm. Known for their whimsical use of color and pattern, the Madcap gents scour the world for eclectic finds that capture their unique and gimlet-eyed view of the world. Imagine a British country house that pairs Granny's antiques and a spirited dash of chinoiserie chic with a side of Moroccan marvelous and Indian élan. "If you are looking for beige and boring," says Jason, "go bark up someone else's tree."