"Five vintage brass apple-shaped bells. Buy these, and then invite your favorite Swiss bell ringer over to play gemütlich songs upon these little ring-a-dingers such as anything by Mr. Walter Liberace or Miss Sandi Patty. We like anyone who can ring our bell, 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.”