Oh, deer!

September 21st 2023 Comments: 1

We are thrilled to be on Architectural Digest online with a web exclusive home tour of the home of Jim and Susan Roland’s beautiful home in St. Francisville, Louisiana. “The house needed to be a glass box—it had views all around. I wanted it to be almost like a louvered, … [read more]

One Night Only

September 14th 2023 Comments: 0

Well, not really. We have planned a host of book events for the fall from Salt Lake City to New York, Atlanta to Virginia. We sincerely hope you will search out one of these events and come see us on the road. September 14 (TONIGHT!): Book Celebration at Holland MacRae … [read more]

Jackie Sez…

June 1st 2023 Comments: 0

With this post we salute our New York based senior interior designer Jackie Colliton.  Jackie is retiring this week after more than a decade of service to McALPINE.  Born in Holland and raised in Ohio, Jackie has called New York City home throughout her adult life.  She graduated from the … [read more]

Jackie Colliton


May 8th 2023 Comments: 0

One of the pleasurable aspects of conjuring a new book is the celebrations following its publication.  We have had our share so far and this week is no exception. Thursday, May 11, the beautiful Rizzoli Bookstore will host our New York launch party.  This gives us the opportunity to salute … [read more]

Double Header

May 1st 2023 Comments: 0

Yes, and all due respect for the baseball metaphor!  Bobby is doing his own double header in Nashville this week.  Our friends at the Schumacher Showroom in Nashville are bringing the teams on the field for a conversation between Hudson Moore, Design Editor of FREDERIC Magazine, and Bobby.  It is … [read more]

Tour Time

April 25th 2023 Comments: 0

Hello everyone!  We are back on the road this week with a few book tour stops:  Bobby will be in Birmingham, Alabama with our dear friends at Circa Interiors this Thursday, April 27, from 11 – 12:30 Central.  Always a splendid occasion with these talented folks in their beautiful shop.  … [read more]

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]

Spring is Bursting Out All Over

April 5th 2023 Comments: 8

Passover and Holy Week coincide this week during Ramadan. Whether you participate in one of these traditions or just celebrate the glory of spring happening around us, we thought it would be a fitting time to share an unusual project with you. This is the Transfiguration Garden I designed for … [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]