LAKESIDE LIVING – McALPINE STYLE

September 7th 2021 Comments: 4

We are so fortunate to have created hundreds of homes that allow our clients to experience nature at its best. Although we’ve designed many oceanfront properties, there is just something special about lakeside living. These lake designs are close to our hearts. The joy and serenity of the sunsets and … [read more]

Pain Free Design by McAlpine

July 20th 2021 Comments: 2

Beautiful Milieu magazine featured our recent project of a Tennessee farmhouse located on a bucolic 400-acre ancestral homestead called Bloomsbury Farm. The magazine shared the story of Bobby walking the land with the owners, and returning with drawings of his vision for the property. The owners responded by saying, “He … [read more]

McALPINE LOVES A GOOD LANDSCAPE

June 3rd 2021 Comments: 2

The outdoor season is upon us and we now find ourselves designing more outdoor spaces than ever before. We’ve always believed the interior and exterior of a home should have a seamless integration and provide areas for entertaining, contemplation and connecting with nature. Size doesn’t matter when it comes to … [read more]

FAITH HILL & TIM MCGRAW’S FANTASY ISLAND HOME – A McALPINE FAVORITE

May 5th 2021 Comments: 5

“In paradise you can live in ways you can’t in civilization” BOBBY McALPINE When Faith Hill and Tim McGraw purchased a private 20-acre island back in 2003, they came to us with the question “what does paradise look like?” We had a nice, long-term relationship with them from building their … [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. rizzolibookstore.com 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]

poetry reading

August 24th 2017 Comments: 2

We’re elated to announce the publication of our new book, POETRY OF PLACE!  This, our third book published by the fine folks at Rizzoli, will be available October 1st.  To quote Bobby McAlpine, this new book “picks up the conversation that I began in my last one.”   Following our … [read more]

Gaines and Bosses

May 18th 2017 Comments: 5

A few weeks back, several of us in the Montgomery and Atlanta offices traveled to Auburn University, where we joined a goodly number of architecture and interior design alums, present day students and faculty at Dudley Hall; the unintended home away from home for most of us during our college … [read more]

bobby pinpoints

March 16th 2017 Comments: 3

Sorry I’ve been absent from our blog the past few months.   As a lame excuse, I’ll offer that I’m a big crossword puzzle junkie but I work them in an obsessive compulsive fashion – I never hop around the grid answering clues I immediately know.  I start at one … [read more]

the digitally printed works: architectural digest, august 2016

September 1st 2016 Comments: 5

The following story, a tour of Bobby McAlpine’s Lake Martin, Alabama home, appeared as an article on Architectural Digest’s newly expanded online content. We are reprinting it with their kind permission. The article was written by Jacqueline Terrebonne and photographed by Erica George Dines. Leave it to an architect to create … [read more]

muse of the night

August 25th 2016 Comments: 7

A few months ago, I discovered something shocking about my young NYC staff members – they had never actually seen the musical Phantom of the Opera. How could this be? I ranted that, in spite of the schmaltzy and melodramatic plot, it was one of the most spectacular set designs … [read more]

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