Carolina Home and Garden, September 2016

Farmhouse Kitchen Featured in Carolina Home & Garden Magazine

[caption id="attachment_6695" align="alignright" width="1800"] Farmhouse style kitchen in the Black Mountain Rustic Modern Farmhouse[/caption] Farmhouse Reimagined by Melanie McGee Bianchi Photo by Kevin Meechan REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION The inspiration for this warm, light-suffused space near Black Mountain came from an old-time Pennsylvania farmhouse. But despite the appointment of cherished family heirlooms, there won’t be much of butter-churning or washboard-scrubbing going on here. “This is a kitchen...

ArCHdes Award Winner

Here at ACM Design, we're proud to be announced as a 2016 winner of the ArCHdes (Design Excellence Selection) Awards. The ArCHdes Design Excellence Selection Awards is a yearly program that recognizes outstanding ArCH members and their projects. For more information about the awards click here. ACM Design won the design award for this Biltmore Forest custom home.   Carefully sited to feature views...

Carolina Home and Garden, Spring 2016 COVER

Cover Article: A Fresh Look at Outdoor Rooms

  A Thirst for Magnificence Firm Gets Carte Blanche to Transform an Old Carriage House by Melanie McGee Bianchi Photos by Kevin Meechan REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION Among the liquid extras designed to enhance life and leisure on this dream property are a dramatically terraced series of water features — one standalone falls drops 12 feet from its source — and a paradise pool. The latter is...

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...

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...

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....

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