ACM Design named Most Outstanding Interior Design and Architecture firm in North Carolina 2022

Most Outstanding North Carolina Full-Service Boutique Design Firm

LUXlife Magazine has released their list of the 2022 Leaders in Luxury. The annual awards are selected amongst firms that meet the highest standards in architecture, interior design, property development, and/or product and furniture design. LUXlife handpicks each nominee. The awards are judged on the caliber of the work and the judges explicitly examine firms who continually excel in their...

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...

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...

Carolina Home + Garden, Spring 2021

The Curated Life

[caption id="attachment_7680" align="alignright" width="1800"] Builder Kevin Reed, owner of BlueStone Construction, emphasizes how important the stone detailing is to the feel of this modern, chateau-esque home in the Ramble, owned by a trio of retired New Yorkers. Fond du Lac limestone, Chesapeake Pearl tumbled brick, steep gable rooflines, and chic dark accents were partly inspired by the look of historic...

Top U.S. Travel Cities from Travel + Leisure Magazine

Asheville Makes the List for The Top Cities in the U.S.

[caption id="attachment_7102" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Outdoor Entertaining with a view of Downtown Asheville at the Modern Rustic Mountain home.[/caption]   Coming in at number 9, Asheville is a perennial favorite of the top cities in the U.S. We've always known that Asheville and our little corner of Western NC was a great place to live, but it's always wonderful when others see it...

Carolina Home and Garden, Spring 2020

Loose Reins in a Tight Space

[caption id="attachment_7657" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Entry to the Unexpected -- No trace of a garage-top room remains in this bespoke oasis.[/caption]   Loose Reins in a Tight Space Firm Gets Carte Blanche to Transform an Old Carriage House by Carolyn Comeau Photos by Kevin Meechan REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION The smaller a space is, the greater the level of obsessive attention to its design must be. Amy Conner-Murphy, architect,...

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.