"Jeeves, Jeeves, pour us some tea before we hit the links with Muffy, and add a dash of vodka to give a little vim and vigor to my swing. Can't you just see a golf aficionado saying something along these lines as he sucks down some tricked-out tea served from a ceramic golf ball-shaped teapot and served within equally jaunty plaid teacups with matching saucers and sandwich plates and platters? This set includes a teapot, a golfer-shaped milk pitcher, five teacups, five saucers, five sandwich plates, and three serving plates.
John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon are the dynamic duo behind Madcap Cottage, their Brooklyn-based interior design firm. Known for their imaginative 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. “You only live once,” say the pair, channeling Mae West, “but if you do it right, once is enough.”