November 28th 2017 Comments: 0

Our fall book tour is in its crescendo, and we are heading into the last few events.  Two great happenings on tap for this week: First up, our friends at Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights in New Orleans are hosting a book signing in their fantastic Museum in the French … [read more]

Mark Your Calendar!

November 20th 2017 Comments: 0

Two great events in the next two weeks: First up, our friends at Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights in New Orleans are hosting a book signing in their fantastic Museum in the French Quarter on Thursday, November 30th from 5:30 – 7:30PM. Head on over to 316 Royal Street to … [read more]

Carolinas & Fairhope

November 13th 2017 Comments: 0

This week our book tour continues across the Carolinas and Alabama. Bobby and Chris will be together with our friends at Circa Antiques and Interiors in Charlotte on Tuesday, November 14th from 10AM to noon for a talk, book signing and sharing a good time. Please join them. Then Thursday … [read more]

Coming Up!

October 31st 2017 Comments: 0

DALLAS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2 , 4-6PM – PERENNIALS 1600 Viceroy Drive, Suite 500, Dallas, TX, 214-638-4162, Talk & book signing with Bobby McAlpine. BIRMINGHAM TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 10AM–NOON – CIRCA INTERIORS & ANTIQUES 2831 Culver Road, Birmingham, AL, 205-868-9199, Book signing & conversation with Bobby McAlpine, Chris Tippett and … [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]

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: 6

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]