the printed works: atlanta homes & lifestyles, august 2016

July 28th 2016 Comments: 5

The following story, a tour of our Atlanta, Georgia office, is the cover story of the August issue of Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles magazine. We are reprinting it with their kind permission. The article was written by Elizabeth Ralls and photographed by Erica George Dines. The buoyancy and empowerment that comes … [read more]

accoladen

March 3rd 2016 Comments: 5

This past weekend found us richly honored – we received not one but two awards for excellence in interior design. The Southern Chapter of the Institute of Classical Art and Architecture rewarded a pair of Susan Ferrier’s interiors with their coveted Shutze Award. Both of the interiors, one residential and … [read more]

open house: we’ll take manhattan

February 18th 2016 Comments: 11

Last week I shared the news of our new corporate marriage and moniker.  This week, I’d like to open the door and invite you into the newest of our four offices.  Welcome to the Manhattan office of McALPINE. A bit of history of our Northern expansion – a little over … [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

a sense of workplace – two

October 30th 2012 Comments: 2

Originally germinated in Montgomery, Alabama, MBF Interiors has grown into a partnership of offices in Nashville, Atlanta and New York and works with McAlpine Tankersley clients as well as others nationwide.  One constant of the firm is affection for change.  In many ways this “band of gypsies” is happiest searching … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Office Design Details

a sense of workplace – one

October 23rd 2012 Comments: 4

Our first office (shingle firmly installed by Bobby McAlpine in 1983) was a small space in a 1920s strip shopping center in downtown Cloverdale in Montgomery, Alabama. The space was lovingly dubbed the “cat box” due to its narrow fourteen foot width. That was the testing ground for our first … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Office Design Details

do come in

March 6th 2012 Comments: 3

It welcomes the visitor and prepares for the story about to unfold. In short, it holds itself out as representative of what’s within. Similar to houses, entry doors come in all styles, shapes and sizes. Tall, wide ones that have grown to oversized proportions can make you feel like a child readying … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Home Architecture
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