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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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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, […]

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…

Bring on the Bold: Interior Decor Tips for Fall 2020

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Cool autumn is all about making a statement and so can the interior of your home! This fall season, increase depth and add excitement with not just color intensity but also patterns, textures and showstopping decor…

Back-to-School Home Hacks

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Recent changes in our world has led to a rise in students participating in distance learning — whether through virtual school programs offered by school districts or parents taking on the challenge themselves…

Mid-Century Modern: Adapting an Old Style to a New Lifestyle

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Mid-century furniture continues to be a popular style choice among our clients. In the midst of quarantining at home, however, comfort is becoming the biggest deciding factor for client upholstery pieces…

Time for a Mid-Year Summer Refresh

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We at John McClain Design are ready for a complete rejuvenation — a mid-year summer refresh! Our expert design team has put together…

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