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Awarded Best of Houzz 2018

[caption id="attachment_7159" align="alignright" width="375"] Annual Survey and Analysis of the Community of Over 40 Million Monthly Users Reveals the Top-Rated Home Remodeling Professionals and Most Popular Home Designs[/caption] The Best Of Houzz is awarded annually in three categories: Design, Customer Service and Photography. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 40 million monthly users on Houzz....

3D Computer Renderings New in 2018

Check out what we have planned for the ACM Design firm in 201. Home design is constantly evolving and our firm is dedicated to bringing the newest technology to our clients. In 2018, we plan to add more 3D software to assist clients in visualizing their new homes or home renovations.  This video is a quick preview of what clients...

As appeared on HGTV, November 2017

HGTV Features ACM Design Renovation in Lake Lure

[caption id="attachment_6790" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Rustic Hearth with Stacked Stone in Outdoor Room in Lake Lure Renovation & Addition[/caption]   10 Fireplaces You’ll Want to Curl Up Next to This Fall Photos by: Kevin Meechan Fall is very, very distracting. Who wants to be at the office or running around from errand to errand when the weather is temperate, the pumpkin-spice desserts are begging to...

Carolina Home and Garden, October 2017

Carolina Home & Garden Features Modern Mountain Kitchen Design

[caption id="attachment_6738" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Kitchen of the Waynesville Modern Mountain Home[/caption] Elevated Style by Melanie McGee Bianchi Photo by Kevin Meechan REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION A set of contemporary Philippe Starck Ghost Chairs surrounding the kitchen island may be merely auxiliary to the main event, but the choice of the clear acrylic stools is highly clever — and consistent with this rustic-modern home perched 4,300 feet...

Western North Carolina Magazine, September 2017

Instagram Alert: ACM Featured in WNC Magazine

Picture Perfect: Five must-follow local interior designers on Instagram ACM Design: @acmdesignarchitects If you’re dreaming of the quintessential WNC abode, complete with stone fireplaces, weathered beams, calm neutrals, and classic furniture pieces occasionally mingling with subtle injections of modern, follow the design journey of Amy Connor-Murphy and friends. An architecture and interior design firm under one roof, ACM Design interweaves the two...

HGTV Faces of Design Category Winner, Amy Conner-Murphy | Winter 2015

HGTV Faces of Design

[caption id="attachment_6887" align="alignright" width="1800"] Front Entrance of the Rustic Mountain Carriage Guest House[/caption] Living Large in Small Spaces Nominated for the Cozy Mountain Cabin: Rustic Modern Carriage House      View the entire article at HGTV [edgtf_icon icon_pack="font_awesome" fa_icon="fa-sign-out" size="edgtf-icon-tiny" custom_size="30" type="normal" icon_animation="" link="https://www.hgtv.com/design/faces-of-design/2017-hgtv-faces-of-design/living-large-in-small-spaces" target="_blank" icon_color="#313131" hover_icon_color="#e7bd74" margin="0 15px 20px"]...

Baby Boomer Influence On Home Design

With a population of 75+ million homeowners, baby boomers command a strong influence on current home design. Like the millennial generation, they have specific lifestyle needs that can be incorporated in home design by architects, interior designers and builders alike. By analyzing current trends and predicting future needs, home design professionals can create homes for their clients that accommodate their...

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