These Terra-Cotta Tile Designs Elevate Any Staycation

Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke, the effervescent founders of Madcap Cottage, describe their new series of glazed terra-cotta tiles as “a mini vacation for your walls.” Says Nixon, “The patterns, painted by John in our North Carolina studio, are inspired by our trips around the world.” (The couple also offers fabrics and wallpaper to match the Madcap Ceramic collectionʼs 6-inch-square tile.) “We looked to classic bamboo trellis patterns found in the Caribbean, glorious hothouse gardens where exotic flowers are tenderly cultivated, and lattice motifs that are painterly and relaxed.” All thatʼs left to do is reach for a dew-kissed mai tai.

blue and green glazed terra-cotta tile designs
Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke.
Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke.
blue glazed terra-cotta tile designs

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