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Frank Ponterio Interior Design
A versatile, multi-disciplined, full-service firm, Frank Ponterio Interior Design has been responsible for completing a range of infomparable residential and commercial designs since 1994.  Taking the lead role in all design work, Frank is supported by the firm's design and managment teams, allowing him to focus his efforts on his clients to ensure each project is grounded in superior design adn individuality.  Frank Ponterio Interior Design's growing client base and team, along with his more than 20 years of industry experience, speak to the firm's success, which Frank attributes in part to a through and comprehensive approach to design.  Exhibiting a tenacious work ethic, astute design vision adn friendly disposition, Frank seeks to ensure each project meets with the highest epectations of the firm's exclusive clientele.  Fro mthe one -on-one design consultation to the final reveal, Frank specializes and participates in all areas of the design process.  He approaches each project with a management style that is both collaborative and considerate, aimed at acquiring a deep understanding of each client's needs and vision to ensure the end reslut is tailored to fit each highly distinctive lifestyle.  The firm's team offers expertise across all interior design disciplines; from licensed architecture nad interior design services to creative and skilled drafting, design and decoration, Frank Ponterio Interior Design is truly high-touch and full service.  Frank Ponterio Interior Design's mission is to establish a mutually rewarding, purpose-driven and highly individualized experince.  From the initial explorations of conceptual design to the studied attention required for historic restoration, from the precision of interior architecture to fittings and furniture, each project is serviced to the highest standards of excellence.  
12.16.17

Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for Guys - 2017 edition!

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McAlpine
McAlpine Interiors is the partnership of Bobby McAlpine, Ray Booth and Susan Ferrier. Their interiors firm, in existence since 1997, attracts clients from across the United States with designs for both the public and private sectors including residences, restaurants and a chapel. They maintain offices in Atlanta, Nashville and New York. The driving concept of the firm is to create timeless, emotionally evocative interiors that reflect the vision and needs of their clients. The firm’s founder, Bobby McAlpine, is known for his acclaimed work both in the architectural and interiors field and follows in his work the pursuit to create “the inheritable house.” It is this approach which has led the firm to regional, national and internationally recognized work in publications such as Architectural Digest, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, Veranda, House and Garden, Metropolitan Home, Traditional Home and British House and Garden. Having always produced custom furniture, McAlpine debuted his own furniture line, McAlpine Home, in 2002 with upholstered pieces by Lee Industries in North Carolina and English-made case goods from MacRae in Atlanta. In his best-selling book from Rizzoli International, McAlpine speaks poignantly from his head and heart about everyone’s personal search for home. Armed with the perspective of a southerner and an arsenal of architectural experience, he reveals his thoughts on grace, the human condition, tenderness of place and what we know to be true in our lives, all based on his body of work created over the last three decades.
11.28.17

Crescendo

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interior design
Tim Barber, Ltd.
Before launching Tim Barber Ltd in 1994, Tim worked in urbam reclamation, histroc preservation and adaptive re-use. Two decades later, with hundreds of completed projects the firm is widely publish and celebrated as definitive interpreter of Souther California architectural varnacular in projects ranging from mixed-used fevelopments and multi-family housing to large estates and custom family homes. In 2012, the firmed earned LEED Gold rating for new traditional home in Sherman Oaks
11.21.17

Happy Thanksgiving!

2017 has been a year with more adversity than usual - yet the challenges have helped us to value and build new (and old) relationships.During this Thanksgiving, as we break bread with friends, serve strangers a warm meal, or spend time with family, we are grateful for all of you who bring beauty and joy into our world.Happy Thanksgiving! . . .

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McAlpine
McAlpine Interiors is the partnership of Bobby McAlpine, Ray Booth and Susan Ferrier. Their interiors firm, in existence since 1997, attracts clients from across the United States with designs for both the public and private sectors including residences, restaurants and a chapel. They maintain offices in Atlanta, Nashville and New York. The driving concept of the firm is to create timeless, emotionally evocative interiors that reflect the vision and needs of their clients. The firm’s founder, Bobby McAlpine, is known for his acclaimed work both in the architectural and interiors field and follows in his work the pursuit to create “the inheritable house.” It is this approach which has led the firm to regional, national and internationally recognized work in publications such as Architectural Digest, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, Veranda, House and Garden, Metropolitan Home, Traditional Home and British House and Garden. Having always produced custom furniture, McAlpine debuted his own furniture line, McAlpine Home, in 2002 with upholstered pieces by Lee Industries in North Carolina and English-made case goods from MacRae in Atlanta. In his best-selling book from Rizzoli International, McAlpine speaks poignantly from his head and heart about everyone’s personal search for home. Armed with the perspective of a southerner and an arsenal of architectural experience, he reveals his thoughts on grace, the human condition, tenderness of place and what we know to be true in our lives, all based on his body of work created over the last three decades.
11.20.17

Mark Your Calendar!

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 celebrate with us.Then join us in Texas for the McALPINE Speaker Luncheon at Houstons Premier Design Show: Theta Design Weekend, Saturday, December 2nd at 11:30 AM. Speakers include Bobby McAlpine, Susan Ferrier, Ray Booth, and David B . . .

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McAlpine
McAlpine Interiors is the partnership of Bobby McAlpine, Ray Booth and Susan Ferrier. Their interiors firm, in existence since 1997, attracts clients from across the United States with designs for both the public and private sectors including residences, restaurants and a chapel. They maintain offices in Atlanta, Nashville and New York. The driving concept of the firm is to create timeless, emotionally evocative interiors that reflect the vision and needs of their clients. The firm’s founder, Bobby McAlpine, is known for his acclaimed work both in the architectural and interiors field and follows in his work the pursuit to create “the inheritable house.” It is this approach which has led the firm to regional, national and internationally recognized work in publications such as Architectural Digest, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, Veranda, House and Garden, Metropolitan Home, Traditional Home and British House and Garden. Having always produced custom furniture, McAlpine debuted his own furniture line, McAlpine Home, in 2002 with upholstered pieces by Lee Industries in North Carolina and English-made case goods from MacRae in Atlanta. In his best-selling book from Rizzoli International, McAlpine speaks poignantly from his head and heart about everyone’s personal search for home. Armed with the perspective of a southerner and an arsenal of architectural experience, he reveals his thoughts on grace, the human condition, tenderness of place and what we know to be true in our lives, all based on his body of work created over the last three decades.
11.13.17

Carolinas & Fairhope

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McAlpine
McAlpine Interiors is the partnership of Bobby McAlpine, Ray Booth and Susan Ferrier. Their interiors firm, in existence since 1997, attracts clients from across the United States with designs for both the public and private sectors including residences, restaurants and a chapel. They maintain offices in Atlanta, Nashville and New York. The driving concept of the firm is to create timeless, emotionally evocative interiors that reflect the vision and needs of their clients. The firm’s founder, Bobby McAlpine, is known for his acclaimed work both in the architectural and interiors field and follows in his work the pursuit to create “the inheritable house.” It is this approach which has led the firm to regional, national and internationally recognized work in publications such as Architectural Digest, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, Veranda, House and Garden, Metropolitan Home, Traditional Home and British House and Garden. Having always produced custom furniture, McAlpine debuted his own furniture line, McAlpine Home, in 2002 with upholstered pieces by Lee Industries in North Carolina and English-made case goods from MacRae in Atlanta. In his best-selling book from Rizzoli International, McAlpine speaks poignantly from his head and heart about everyone’s personal search for home. Armed with the perspective of a southerner and an arsenal of architectural experience, he reveals his thoughts on grace, the human condition, tenderness of place and what we know to be true in our lives, all based on his body of work created over the last three decades.
11.6.17

Up Next:

BIRMINGHAMTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 10AMNOON CIRCA INTERIORS & ANTIQUES2831 Culver Road, Birmingham, AL, 205-868-9199, Talk and book signing with Bobby McAlpine.circainteriors.comBOSTONTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2 PM BIBLIOPHILE BOSTON BOSTON DESIGN CENTERBoston, MA, Lecture & Book signing with Greg Tankersley and Ray Booth.bostondesign.comATLANTATHURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 68PM DIXON RYE SHOWROOM1085 Howell Mill Road NW, Atlanta, GA, 404-883-3939, Book signing with Bobby McAlpine and Susan Ferrier.dixonrye. . . .

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interior design architecture
McAlpine
McAlpine Interiors is the partnership of Bobby McAlpine, Ray Booth and Susan Ferrier. Their interiors firm, in existence since 1997, attracts clients from across the United States with designs for both the public and private sectors including residences, restaurants and a chapel. They maintain offices in Atlanta, Nashville and New York. The driving concept of the firm is to create timeless, emotionally evocative interiors that reflect the vision and needs of their clients. The firm’s founder, Bobby McAlpine, is known for his acclaimed work both in the architectural and interiors field and follows in his work the pursuit to create “the inheritable house.” It is this approach which has led the firm to regional, national and internationally recognized work in publications such as Architectural Digest, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, Veranda, House and Garden, Metropolitan Home, Traditional Home and British House and Garden. Having always produced custom furniture, McAlpine debuted his own furniture line, McAlpine Home, in 2002 with upholstered pieces by Lee Industries in North Carolina and English-made case goods from MacRae in Atlanta. In his best-selling book from Rizzoli International, McAlpine speaks poignantly from his head and heart about everyone’s personal search for home. Armed with the perspective of a southerner and an arsenal of architectural experience, he reveals his thoughts on grace, the human condition, tenderness of place and what we know to be true in our lives, all based on his body of work created over the last three decades.
10.31.17

Coming Up!

DALLASTHURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2 , 4-6PM PERENNIALS1600 Viceroy Drive, Suite 500, Dallas, TX, 214-638-4162, Talk & book signing with Bobby McAlpine.perennialfabrics.comBIRMINGHAMTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 10AMNOON CIRCA INTERIORS & ANTIQUES2831 Culver Road, Birmingham, AL, 205-868-9199, Book signing & conversation with Bobby McAlpine, Chris Tippett and John Sease.circainteriors.comBOSTONTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2 PM BIBLIOPHILE BOSTON BOSTON DESIGN CENTERBoston, MA, Lecture & Book signing with Greg Tankersl . . .

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Tim Barber, Ltd.
Before launching Tim Barber Ltd in 1994, Tim worked in urbam reclamation, histroc preservation and adaptive re-use. Two decades later, with hundreds of completed projects the firm is widely publish and celebrated as definitive interpreter of Souther California architectural varnacular in projects ranging from mixed-used fevelopments and multi-family housing to large estates and custom family homes. In 2012, the firmed earned LEED Gold rating for new traditional home in Sherman Oaks
10.25.17

We've Moved! ;)

Were having the most beautiful Indian summer in Los Angeles, now. Cool nights and sunny days. We normally celebrate the end of summer (and our firms anniversary) with a project such as cleaning the beach, or planting trees. This year, we moved!No, not into a new address, but we expanded our suite to take on more space. As architects and designers here, were as ambitious for our own home as we are for yours. We added eight new work spaces, Kitchen, a Bath and a Living Room. We moved into the sunn . . .

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interior design architecture
McAlpine
McAlpine Interiors is the partnership of Bobby McAlpine, Ray Booth and Susan Ferrier. Their interiors firm, in existence since 1997, attracts clients from across the United States with designs for both the public and private sectors including residences, restaurants and a chapel. They maintain offices in Atlanta, Nashville and New York. The driving concept of the firm is to create timeless, emotionally evocative interiors that reflect the vision and needs of their clients. The firm’s founder, Bobby McAlpine, is known for his acclaimed work both in the architectural and interiors field and follows in his work the pursuit to create “the inheritable house.” It is this approach which has led the firm to regional, national and internationally recognized work in publications such as Architectural Digest, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, Veranda, House and Garden, Metropolitan Home, Traditional Home and British House and Garden. Having always produced custom furniture, McAlpine debuted his own furniture line, McAlpine Home, in 2002 with upholstered pieces by Lee Industries in North Carolina and English-made case goods from MacRae in Atlanta. In his best-selling book from Rizzoli International, McAlpine speaks poignantly from his head and heart about everyone’s personal search for home. Armed with the perspective of a southerner and an arsenal of architectural experience, he reveals his thoughts on grace, the human condition, tenderness of place and what we know to be true in our lives, all based on his body of work created over the last three decades.
10.23.17
Tim Barber, Ltd.
Before launching Tim Barber Ltd in 1994, Tim worked in urbam reclamation, histroc preservation and adaptive re-use. Two decades later, with hundreds of completed projects the firm is widely publish and celebrated as definitive interpreter of Souther California architectural varnacular in projects ranging from mixed-used fevelopments and multi-family housing to large estates and custom family homes. In 2012, the firmed earned LEED Gold rating for new traditional home in Sherman Oaks
10.20.17

ICAA Intensive at Greystone Mansion

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interior design architecture
Tim Barber, Ltd.
Before launching Tim Barber Ltd in 1994, Tim worked in urbam reclamation, histroc preservation and adaptive re-use. Two decades later, with hundreds of completed projects the firm is widely publish and celebrated as definitive interpreter of Souther California architectural varnacular in projects ranging from mixed-used fevelopments and multi-family housing to large estates and custom family homes. In 2012, the firmed earned LEED Gold rating for new traditional home in Sherman Oaks
10.19.17

An Adventurous Life: Global Interiors by Tom Stringer

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interior design architecture
McAlpine
McAlpine Interiors is the partnership of Bobby McAlpine, Ray Booth and Susan Ferrier. Their interiors firm, in existence since 1997, attracts clients from across the United States with designs for both the public and private sectors including residences, restaurants and a chapel. They maintain offices in Atlanta, Nashville and New York. The driving concept of the firm is to create timeless, emotionally evocative interiors that reflect the vision and needs of their clients. The firm’s founder, Bobby McAlpine, is known for his acclaimed work both in the architectural and interiors field and follows in his work the pursuit to create “the inheritable house.” It is this approach which has led the firm to regional, national and internationally recognized work in publications such as Architectural Digest, Southern Accents, House Beautiful, Veranda, House and Garden, Metropolitan Home, Traditional Home and British House and Garden. Having always produced custom furniture, McAlpine debuted his own furniture line, McAlpine Home, in 2002 with upholstered pieces by Lee Industries in North Carolina and English-made case goods from MacRae in Atlanta. In his best-selling book from Rizzoli International, McAlpine speaks poignantly from his head and heart about everyone’s personal search for home. Armed with the perspective of a southerner and an arsenal of architectural experience, he reveals his thoughts on grace, the human condition, tenderness of place and what we know to be true in our lives, all based on his body of work created over the last three decades.
10.10.17

This Week

Upcoming events. Come join us!NEW YORKTUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 6-8PM RIZZOLI BOOKSTORE LAUNCH EVENT1133 Broadway, New York, NY, 212-759-2424, Celebration & book signing.rizzolibookstore.comNEW YORKWEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 6PM McKINNON AND HARRIS SHOWROOM211 East 59th Street, New York, NY, 212-371-8260, Book signing and opportunity to meet Greg Tankersley, Ray Booth & John Sease (sponsored by Luxe).RSVP: mandhbooksigningNY.eventbrite.comHIGH POINTSUNDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2-3PM HIGH POINT MARKETSuites at . . .

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