"Show your patriotic patronage courtesy of these oversized plaster eagle-shaped bookends with their wings outstretched and their regal fames looking very noble. Thank goodness our national bird is the American eagle and not Ben Franklin’s choice, the wild turkey, 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.”