ACM Design Architecture & Interiors / Articles posted by Amy Conner-Murphy

Best of Houzz 2020 for Service

ACM Design Architecture & Interiors has been awarded the prestigious, Best of Houzz Award for Service for 2020. The award is based on several factors, including a pro's overall rating on Houzz and client reviews submitted in 2019.  Only a fraction of the over  2.5 million active home building, remodeling, and design industry professionals on Houzz are selected for this...

Porch Design by ACM Featured on Houzz

The front porch at the Modern Rustic Mountain Estate Home was recently featured on Houzz.com in an article titled, 10 Gorgeous Porches That Add Wow to the Building Facade. The porch design was chosen because of the wood timbers and stone and the combination that brings warmth to the building facade.  We couldn't agree more!  The project was a complete...

Amy Conner-Murphy selected to AIA Triangle Jury Panel

AIA Triangle Tour of Residential Homes Selects Amy Conner-Murphy to Jury Panel

Amy Conner-Murphy, Principal and Founder of ACM Design, based in Asheville, was recently selected to serve on the four-person Jury Panel for The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Triangle Tour of Residential Homes. The Tour showcases the area’s most innovative designs, promotes public awareness and accessibility to architecture, and is held annually in the early fall, typically in September or...

Aging in Place vs. Universal Design

Is Universal Design the Same as Aging in Place?

Aging in Place means “being able to remain in your own home during your later years of life, rather than transitioning to a smaller home, assisted living, or retirement community.” Universal design refers to “design and composition of an environment so that it can be accessed, understood and used to the greatest extent possible by all people regardless of their...

Awarded Best Of Houzz 2019

ACM Design Architecture & Interiors was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 2.1 million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. The Best Of Houzz badge is awarded annually, in three categories: Design, Customer Service and Photography. Design awards honor professionals whose work was the most popular...

Happy New Year!

We want to wish everyone Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year! Thank you to everyone who has made 2018 one for the books. We look forward to what 2019 will bring and wish you a yours a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! ...

2019 Design Trends for Your Home

As 2019 approaches, will you be ready for the home design trends that are will take center stage in homes across the US? Each year at ACM Design, we research interior design and architectural styles and design trends with increasing popularity, along with a few design choices that could stay or go. To find out what 2019 has in store...

ACM Design Relocates Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Amy Conner-Murphy, 828-684-9884, info@acmdesignarchitects.com SUMMARY: Architecture firm relocates TITLE: ACM Design moves to be near residential clients     Asheville, North Carolina; June 26, 2018 – ACM Design has moved from Ridgefield Boulevard to 103 Underwood Road, Suite F, in Fletcher, to be near Greater Asheville’s design center. “We’ll have more resources at our fingertips, we’re closer to the Asheville...

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