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Lighting 101

When venturing out to your local hardware store or retailer in search for lighting, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all the different types of light bulbs available for your home. From the traditional incandescent light bulbs to the newer LED options, there are a lot of choices when it comes to lighting your home. Light bulb packaging advertises a lot...

ACM Design Featured on NC Design

A Blue Ridge Mountain Dream Called “Home” When Marcus Katz and his wife, Pearl Baker Katz, decided to create their dream home in Western North Carolina, they initially set their sights on a small renovation. As they worked with Asheville Architect, Amy Conner-Murphy, owner of ACM Design, the vision they had for their dream home began to take shape – and transformed...

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Inspiring Spaces for Architecture and Interior Design

For many, designing the home of their dreams can be an overwhelming task. In fact, merely redecorating a room can cause some homeowners stress. Hiring an architect and/or interior designer is a great first step to alleviate some of the pressures associated with the early stages of design, but there are a few online resources that are emerging as great...

Interior Design Trends

What's new and inspiring in the world of interior design? Today's designers aim to please homeowners with an array of interior decor, furnishings, and design elements that blend through a collaboration of color, form and function. It's the collaboration of these details that drive current trends in interior design.   Textures - Whether on the walls, carpet or furniture, texture is everywhere....

Does a New Year Mean New Finishes for Your Appliances?

Stainless steel appliances took the appliance world by storm back in the 1990’s and have dominated the market since.  However, there are new finishes on the horizon that can be expected to appear in homes.  Will these new finishes be the end of the stainless steel? After finding many consumers and designers sought alternatives to stainless steel, product manufacturers are working...

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Dream Homes: Compact Luxury

When you hear the term “Dream Home,” what comes to mind? Do you see a 10,000 square foot home? An extravagantly landscaped yard and gardens? A pool? For many years the “American Dream Home” increased in size, but for the past few years, trends show that more Americans are opting for smaller, eco-friendly “Dream Homes.” For a variety of reasons, downsizing...

Are you Planning to
Design and Build a Mountain Home?

If you’ve ever driven the Blue Ridge Parkway and dreamt of living in the Smoky Mountains or the Southern Appalachians, we’ve compiled a series of complimentary guides rich with information about designing a mountain home. Informed by our decades of experience as mountain home architects, we share expert advice about topics like building on steep slopes, terrain-specific building costs, and materials suited for withstanding the mountain weather. Our passion for creating personalized and heartfelt homes is apparent in all of our work and it is our pleasure to share our expertise with you in these free and informative guides.