Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Designer Envy: McAlpine Tankersley Architects

Does it get any better than McAlpine Tankersley Architects?  Not in my book!

Recently Heather from Satisfying Spaces blog posted a few pictures of one of their new homes in Texas.  I have loved their work for quite a while but this home was new to me and it reminded me how amazing their designs are for exteriors and interiors. I asked her if I could re-post it so I could share it with all of you.  (Thanks Heather!) 

That got me started, but I had to share even more of their amazing work in addition to this recent addition to their portfolio.  I love their consistenly masculine lines with a hint of European elegance that is still down to earth...not to mention that classic combination of neutral stones and black accents.  The best, in my opinion! 

Anyway, take a look for yourself and see what you think:

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This is the new home...

Such a lovely rustic eating area - perfect for the Texas climate!

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Maybe I have them to thank for my infatuation with dark doors??
(BTW our exterior painting is starting this week, very much like this - can't wait!  Some of you asked for paint colors - yes, I will definitely share colors and a glimpse when it's done)

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Do you love their work as much as I do?
If so, what do you think makes it so special?

Oh, and thanks for the fun comments yesterday about your favorite bars.  I enjoyed hearing about the best watering holes, and now I have my bucket list of bars for my future travels.  :)


Splendid Sass said...

They can do no wrong as far as I am concerned. Bobby and I share the same hometown and he has done so much for Montgomery.
Their work is impeccable and of the finest quality. I love seeing everything that they have completed.
Happy Tuesday, Barbara, and thank you for sharing.

The enchanted home said...

WOW!!!!! Absolutely fabulous Barbara....so many "pinnable" pictures:) Was excited to see my stone hood in one of the kitchens, love the neutral palette....all exquisite! Hope you had a wonderful Mothers day in your new home:)

Acquired Objects said...

Love their work too! It's so clean yet family friendly I could easily move in and be very comfortable. I'm off to pin a few pictures to save...love it!


michele said...

if it's ok with you, i'm going to go grab my second breakfast, climb into bed, and stare at these images a little longer.



I Dream Of said...

A stunner. I especially love that outdoor eating space. These sunny Seattle days are making me want to spend the entire day outside...what a perfect spot that would be to linger in.

Hope you are enjoying the sun, Barbara! XO

McKae @ kaes corner design said...

These are amazing!I love that outdoor eating area. And the gray kitchen is fabulous with the ceiling details, brick accents, and amazing pendant. Perfection!

Jamie and Vashti @ Like Me Some said...

Where to start...beautiful home! Love everything from the outdoor spaces to the incredible kitchen!

Stacy Curran said...

OMG thanks for the introduction! hat amazing work!!

Sharon (Roses and Rust) said...

Stunning! A little bit rustic and a little bit sophisticated all mixed up. Love it! x Sharon

The Buzz Blog said...

Love their work and the combination of modern and antique touches. Who would think to place a contemporary painting of a scull next to a European tapestry? So not matchy, matchy...

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the spread of our work on your lovely blog!

Marianne {Style For Living} said...

Absolutely stunning!!! I'm always inspired by their work. So great meeting up with you this morning! Looking forward to getting together again with you very soon! xo

mary said...

I have always Loved Bobby McAlpine's work and aesthetic. This aesthetic is broad and deep including very refined and the best of country/rustic without any hint of staging or falseness. Plus, his interiors/exteriors are timeless. Thanks for inviting me to think a bit. Mary


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