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Asheville builder, Bluestone Construction wins NAHB national award for building the Lumiere House designed by ACM Design

Home Builder for Lumiere Project Wins National Award from NHBA

  The 2021 winners have just been announced for the Best in American Living™ by the National Association of Home Builders and Bluestone Construction of Asheville, NC has been selected to receive this prestigious national-level award for the Lumiere House project. This particular home was custom designed for some very special clients who were so committed to design, both for the...

Multiple Award Winner from Luxury Lifestyle

Best Luxury Interior Design Studio in North Carolina, USA Best Luxury Architect Studio in North Carolina, USA 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...

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. 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 Conner-Murphy,...

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...

Housing and Building Construction Insights for Western North Carolina from ACM Design | architecture & interiors

Market Insights: The State of New Home Construction and Renovation in Western North Carolina

Like the rest of the country, Western North Carolina is experiencing delays in the construction process for new homes and renovations. Material and labor shortages being the cause, we are seeing the impacts across trades and industries and suppliers. Couple this with a record demand for people wanting to live in the mountains of North Carolina, we are in uncharted...

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. A home needs to function well,...

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