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Multiple Award Winner from Luxury Lifestyle

ACM Design | architecture & interiors of Asheville, NC has been awarded with two prestigious Luxury Lifestyle Awards for 2021. The two awards substantiate the team's excellence in both interior design and architecture in North Carolina. The Luxury Lifestyle Awards are an international accolade. These awards recognize excellence across the whole range of industry sectors in housing and acknowledge firms...

Asheville architecture firm, ACM Design featured in the Wall Street Journal

ACM Design in the Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal reached out to Amy Conner-Murphy to get her take on luxury mountain homes and the trends going forward for their recent article about mountain real estate. [edgtf_blockquote text="“Everyone is drawn to the majesty of elevation, whether you’re on a mountain in the Alps or in the eastern part of our country in the Appalachian Mountains,” said Amy...

Celebrating Life thru Design

Celebrating Life Through Design

Birthdays are a time to celebrate by gathering with loved ones, and as my own birthday approaches, I am feeling particularly grateful for the ability to do so this year. For many of us, the pandemic made it far more difficult, if not impossible, to see friends and family. It also coerced us into slowing down and allowed us to...

As Seen in House Beautiful, Spring 2021

“Sensing Home”–As Seen in House Beautiful

  The following appeared in the June issue of House Beautiful Magazine. A profile of Amy Conner-Murphy and the recently completed Lumiere House project. As a young architect, Amy Conner-Murphy honed her professional skills in big-city firms, but it wasn’t until she designed her family’s Asheville home that she recognized the intimacy tied to personal spaces. [edgtf_blockquote text="“A home needs to function...

Live where you want and work remote is a trend that is here to stay

Live Where You Want and Work Remote is a Trend that is Here to Stay

I was recently reminded of a conversation I had with a friend who began working in the late 1960’s. He said the talk at that time was of a shift to 30 hour work weeks in work environments other than office buildings. Here we are 40+ years and a global pandemic later witnessing these ideas emerge as the new reality,...

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