fire place settings

November 27th 2012 Comments: 4

As the chill of winter sets in and the holidays trot toward full gallop, nothing extends a welcome to family and friends like a blazing fire. The focus and bookend of all great rooms, the mantel and its hearth beckon visitors to warm the hands and soul.  After all, any … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Fireplace

attic fan

November 20th 2012 Comments: 4

Recently, while cleaning out the attic in my 100 year-old house (pictured above) and preparing for an upcoming move, I was reminded how much I love being nestled within the folds of a roof form.  There’s something very comforting about residing in the air space that results from the basic … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Architecture Details

kitchen counterpoint

November 13th 2012 Comments: 3

Bobby McAlpine isn’t just a residential architect; he’s a thinker. He and his Montgomery, Alabama-based firm McAlpine Tankersley have designed some of the most beautiful homes in the country over his nearly 30-year career. And what makes those houses and their rooms (kitchens included!) special is the way he conceptualizes, … [read more]

a sense of workplace – three

November 6th 2012 Comments: 5

With a toehold firmly established in Nashville, MBF set its sights on Atlanta. Hartsfield International allows fluid access to an ever expanding client base; the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center and nearby shops offer designers great shopping and personal access to important vendors. For 10 years, the original Atlanta branch was … [read more]

inside the business of design

November 1st 2012 Comments: 1

His goal for the series is to uncover the success of top design professionals in the industry to help our community build stronger businesses. The series kicks off on November 7th with an interview with Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, founder of BIG Bjarke Ingels Group, at the Tishman Auditorium at the … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Event
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