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Western North Carolina Magazine, March 2016 COVER

WNC Magazine: “Remarkable Revamps” featuring ACM Design Project

[caption id="attachment_6728" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] New Kitchen in Historic Grove Park Home[/caption] Fairy Tale Cottage WRITER: Melissa Reardon PHOTOGRAPHER: Heather Radford ILLUSTRATOR: WNC Staff When architect Amy Conner-Murphy and her team from ACM Design took up the task of renovating the adorable North Asheville cottage of Doug and Wendy Banks, they gave it a fitting nickname: The Sleeping Beauty Project. “It was a diamond in the...

2016 – What’s Trending in Home Design

A new year brings new trends in home design all while incorporating and enhancing a few trends from the past (and discarding others). In 2016, ​a variety of trends ​will ​tak​e​ center stage in home design. Mixing Materials [caption id="attachment_7049" align="alignright" width="400"] Artisan Style Floating Vanity With Exotic Stone in the Modern Rustic Mountain Estate Home[/caption] ​Like ​in ​2015, ​we will continue to...

HGTV Features ACM Design Renovation in Asheville

[caption id="attachment_7064" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Front drive entrance to the Modern Rustic Mountain Estate Home[/caption] Rustic Meets Luxury in This Picturesque Mountain Escape By: Keri Sanders Photos by: Kevin Meechan From: Amy Conner-Murphy After laying eyes on this jaw-dropping outdoor space, you'll know exactly why HGTV fans crowned it the winner of this year's Fresh Faces of Design Outdoor Living Spaces category. It just doesn't get...

Year End Checklist

Many homeowners conduct an annual “spring cleaning”, but it’s important not to forget to ensure your home is ready for winter. Taking steps towards preparing your home for the cold months ahead will help prevent potential problems and costly repairs down the road. We’ve compiled a list of some areas of your home you should consider when preparing for the cold days of winter...

Grand Opening at ACM Design

Some photos of our new space at our grand opening event! Over a decade ago, Amy Conner-Murphy started ACM Design with a focus on creating custom homes that reflect the individual personalities and priorities of each client. Since the beginning, ACM Design has built a strong reputation of excellence and has grown into a notable architecture firm in Western North Carolina....

What Makes ACM Design unique?

Getting to know Asheville Architect, Amy Conner-Murphy, of ACM Design Behind every home that is built​, you will find a design. ​Behind every home design, you will likely find a design professional ​that ​has envisioned the home and drafted it ​into existence through drawings. At their most basic level, these drawings will include ​floor​ ​plans showing how the rooms work together,...

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Design and Build a Mountain Home?

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