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.
Starting this month out strong, John McClain Design had the amazing opportunity to be featured in California’s January/February 2023 premier design magazine issue, SoCal Design. We are incredibly grateful to have had the chance to share a bit of our journey with this beautiful project and our lovely clients. Now published, we are reminded […]
2023 is here! Let’s start laying bricks for what’s next! You didn’t need to start on Jan 1st or even on a Monday…start TODAY! Learning how to declutter your home doesn’t have to be a toll or boring. Here are some creative ways to do so as inspired by Joshua Becker from Becoming Minimalist. […]
It’s finally time, the holidays are here… But let’s be real for a moment, who else is feeling a bit burnt out? Thinking your string lights may not be the only thing to blow a fuse? Now, I love the holidays as much as anyone but between gathering gifts, attending activities, and time spent […]
Our team’s annual pilgrimage to Market in High Point, NC was as successful, fulfilling, and inspiring as ever. While the squeal-worthy introductions and moments are too numerous to mention we did want to share some upcoming trends we noticed. Sit back, buckle up, and enjoy the journey with us as we review Market 2022. Twice […]
It is officially Fall and as Lauren DeStefano once said, “ Fall is the time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” What are you doing this season? Here is a tip: spend some time outside, and enjoy the view of mother […]
Welcome to September! This is that time of year when summer starts to fade and fall takes center stage. I especially love this time of year because it causes us to start reflecting on the past year’s accomplishments and setting goals for the upcoming new year. For me, things are pretty busy at the moment, […]
Remote work environments and rising rent prices have made suburban living more
attractive in recent years. Young professionals are opting for larger homes with more
rooms that double as office spaces, which come at a significant discount in the suburbs.
Others are moving to look for a slower pace or better access to outdoor space.
Part of the protocol for an interior design professional is to continuously educate ourselves on our chosen profession. Sometimes this means a trade show, sometimes a webinar, and sometimes, if we’re really, really lucky, it means a trip to Valencia, Spain to dive into the intricacies of tile and its origin.
Well folks, I’m an author. My book, The Designer Within, is a reality. Words that I only used to dream would come from my mouth. Sometimes it seemed like a pipedream and sometimes I was so close I could smell the ink as it dried on the pages. I promise I’m not going to use […]
As we transition from season to season, I’ve always found it a good rule of thumb to use the quarterly change as an opportunity to refresh your home’s exterior entry. After all, your front porch is the first impression guests have when they arrive to your home, and an infrequently touched porch can often present […]