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John McClain is an accomplished interior designer, speaker, writer, and on-air contributor who has turned his lifetime passion for interior design into an opportunity to do the same for others.

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Summer Staples of Patio Decor

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Create a patio vibe that conjures up the perfect summer oasis this season. Stick to decor that encapsulates your idea of what summer means to you. Perhaps sipping a Mai Tai while meditating on the tropical island breeze puts…

Backyard Hosting Guide for Memorial Day Weekend

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Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, we put together this easy-to-follow guide for hosting a backyard gathering…

Foyer Fundamentals: The Three Basic Elements

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As the number of people getting COVID vaccinations increases and the world slowly begins to re-open, we’re centering this month’s blog post on an essential aspect of our homes: The Foyer. Now that guests will be comfortable visiting again, make sure your foyer is ready for the spotlight. Like a cover to a best-selling novel, […]

Your Guide to Houzz Pro Review

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At John McClain Design we’re always looking for ways to optimize our workload, especially in today’s business climate. One of our favorite time-saving go-tos is taking advantage of Houzz Pro software — it’s truly a program made in interior design heaven…

Decorate the Perfect Easter Tablescape With These 3 Tips

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Spring is here and with it, a breath of fresh air! Renewal and rejuvenation is the theme for spring’s biggest family get-together, and John McClain Design is going to show you how to get it done…

Let the Light In – An Interior Design Approach

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Winter blues, freezing temperatures, less daylight and even the groundhog got our team at John McClain Design thinking: What do our clients need most right now? And then it hit us — light! Both metaphorically and physically. The impact the physical can have on the mental is powerful, so we’re going to focus our interior design lesson this month on all things light and bright.

2021 Design Trends: Superlative Predictions

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It wouldn’t be a January blog post here at John McClain Design without mentioning our favorite interior design picks for 2021. The new normal has affected every aspect of our lives, and interior design has been no exception. Our homes have become the focal point of our lives…

Holiday Extravaganza: How to Transform Your Home Into a Winter Wonderland

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‘Tis the season for a Holiday Extravaganza issue! John McClain Design has put together some of our most adored holiday decorating advice just in time for the start of the holiday season…

Hosting for the Holiday Harvest

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The holidays are coming and it’s time to whip out those table prep and decor skills! Fear not — the team at John McClain Design’s got you covered when it comes to putting together Pinterest-worthy holiday tabletops even if it’s just for you and the immediate family this year…

Spooky & Sophisticated: A Halloween Home How-To

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With the end of October quickly approaching, how could we not talk about Halloween?! So let’s get spooky — sophisticated spooky that is…

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