small wonders

February 20th 2014 Comments: 5

The ingredients of any abode are basically the same – shelter, living, sleeping, bathing. Sometimes the bowl we mix them in is considerable – oftentimes it’s small. A commenter on a recent post requested I spotlight a few of our more diminutive concoctions. I’m happy to oblige. This house is … [read more]

body of work

February 13th 2014 Comments: 12

Just as every house needs a bedroom, bathroom and a kitchen, every suit has sleeves, buttons and collar. Each bespoke suit is made to fit the wearer and every house we do is crafted for each of our clients. We often find ourselves taking the analogy further. Each house can … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Exterior Design

second time around

February 6th 2014 Comments: 77

So, to honor our second anniversary, we’re offering the chance to possess a rare McAlpine Tankersley item. We published this little book Finding HomeĀ (coincidentally that’s where this blog obtained its moniker) about 10 years ago to celebrate our then 20th anniversary. It was a self-published tiny tome – its pages … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Finding Home