ADAC convo

April 12th 2023 Comments: 0

ADAC, aka the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center, for decades has been the destination for great design and a gathering place for the design community.  We are proud our Atlanta office is located there.  We are also proud and grateful to be a part of Design ADAC, a weeklong celebration of … [read more]


March 23rd 2023 Comments: 0

Yes, our new book has launched and is available on-line and at book retailers everywhere. Now we get to meet you on tour. The first stop on the book tour is Round Top, Texas.  Bobby will be appearing at a dinner Sunday night and a lecture on Monday.  We would … [read more]

Behind the Curtain II

March 20th 2023 Comments: 1

The countdown to the release of our new book is heading into its final hours! We are therefore offering another peek behind the curtain of its creation. Conjuring, producing, and delivering a book is a huge task, not to be entered into lightly, and requires a lot of talented people … [read more]

This Week…

October 10th 2017 Comments: 0

Upcoming events. Come join us! NEW YORK TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 6-8PM – RIZZOLI BOOKSTORE LAUNCH EVENT 1133 Broadway, New York, NY, 212-759-2424, Celebration & book signing. NEW YORK WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 6PM – McKINNON AND HARRIS SHOWROOM 211 East 59th Street, New York, NY, 212-371-8260, Book signing and opportunity … [read more]

On the Road Again

September 21st 2017 Comments: 0

We are gearing up for next week’s release of our new book, Poetry of Place, the New Architecture and Interiors of McALPINE – and we will soon be on the road again.   Below is our 2017-2018 book tour schedule of launch parties, lectures, book signings and events.  New events … [read more]

introspection report

June 23rd 2016 Comments: 2

If you’d like to delve a bit into Bobby McAlpine’s mind, you’re in luck this week. Two separate magnifying glasses have peered into the ear of our fearless founder and the results are online. Host James Swan featured Bobby on his popular podcast “Million Dollar Decorators”. The 30-plus minute interview … [read more]

third time’s a charm

February 5th 2015 Comments: 160

Every year, to mark the anniversary of this journal, we like to offer the chance to give back to you lovely folks who take the time out of your busy lives to peruse my ramblings. In 2014, over 120,000 people from 134 countries stumbled across this blog and for that … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Art of the House

gilt by association

October 30th 2014 Comments: 2

This never happens to me. “I noticed the light would move through the space, selectively choose objects and illuminate them to the point of bursting,” he told me, describing the moment he knew he was onto a new book. “It was very choosy. Everything got its turn at being precious … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Interior Design

two cities – two happenings

October 23rd 2014 Comments: 2

Bobby McAlpine and Susan Ferrier will be on hand at Bungalow Classics in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday, October 23rd from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM for a book signing. The event is co-hosted by the beautiful new magazine, Milieu. If you haven’t thumbed through an issue of this spectacular new … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Art of the House

room with a review

August 21st 2014 Comments: 7

The following was written by Deborah Dluzen. Ms. Dluzen lives in Portland Oregon and is a self confessed “stalker” of ours. She’s also a poetic writer. These words (which I discovered on her FaceBook page – stalking you right back, my dear Deborah) perfectly captured the feel of our book. … [read more]

McAlpine Journal: Window