Interior Design

McAlpine: Romantic Modernism

A celebration of the recent work of McALPINE, the award-winning architectural and interior design firm, with a collection of residences embracing modernism, classicism, and romanticism.

The work of renowned firm McALPINE has always communicated the power of romanticism, speaking directly to the heart through the beauty and poetry of the home. Tapping diverse influences, the residences draw from architectural languages ranging from Elizabethan and Dutch to colonial Caribbean and agrarian American. The book opens with Bobby McAlpine’s own newly designed house, featuring exquisite spaces that are modern in expression but classical in order and balance. Other projects include a white-on-white neoclassical pavilion-by-the-sea in the Bahamas; a masonry dwelling in the rolling hills of Virginia; a quintessential American country house in Tennessee that combines the familiarity of a farmhouse with crisp minimalism; and an exuberant house sited on the edge of a pastoral golf course in Alabama. Freely choosing from architecture’s treasury, the assembly of houses is familiar, bold, and surprising, all at the same time—reflecting the complexity of the human experience.

About The Author

Bobby McAlpine is an architect, romantic, poet, and entrepreneur. In 1983, he founded his architectural and design practice, McALPINE. Susan Sully has authored numerous books, including McAlpine’s best-selling titles The Home Within Us and Poetry of Place. Simon Upton is one of the foremost names in interiors photography.

  • Publish Date: April 04, 2023
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Category: House & Home - Decorating & Furnishings
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Trim Size: 9-1/4 x 12
  • Pages: 288
  • US Price: $60.00
  • CDN Price: $80.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-8478-6947-3

Author Bookshelf: Bobby McAlpine

Author Bookshelf: Susan Sully

Author Bookshelf: Simon Upton