Porch Design by ACM Featured on Houzz

The front porch at the Modern Rustic Mountain Estate Home was recently featured on Houzz.com in an article titled, 10 Gorgeous Porches That Add Wow to the Building Facade. The porch design was chosen because of the wood timbers and stone and the combination that brings warmth to the building facade.  We couldn't agree more!  The project was a complete...

NC Architecture Magazine, Spring 2018

ACM Design on the Cover of NC Architecture

[caption id="attachment_6735" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Front elevation of the Waynesville Mountain Modern Craftsman[/caption]     2017 AIA North Carolina Residential Home Tour Photos by Kevin Meechan     NC Architecture Magazine is publication of AIA North Carolina. ACM Design appeared on the cover of the Spring 2018 issue. ...

As appeared on HGTV, November 2017

HGTV Features ACM Design Renovation in Lake Lure

[caption id="attachment_6790" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Rustic Hearth with Stacked Stone in Outdoor Room in Lake Lure Renovation & Addition[/caption]   10 Fireplaces You’ll Want to Curl Up Next to This Fall Photos by: Kevin Meechan Fall is very, very distracting. Who wants to be at the office or running around from errand to errand when the weather is temperate, the pumpkin-spice desserts are begging to...

Carolina Home and Garden, October 2017

Carolina Home & Garden Features Modern Mountain Kitchen Design

[caption id="attachment_6738" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] Kitchen of the Waynesville Modern Mountain Home[/caption] Elevated Style by Melanie McGee Bianchi Photo by Kevin Meechan REPRINTED WITH PERMISSION A set of contemporary Philippe Starck Ghost Chairs surrounding the kitchen island may be merely auxiliary to the main event, but the choice of the clear acrylic stools is highly clever — and consistent with this rustic-modern home perched 4,300 feet...

Western North Carolina Magazine, September 2017

Instagram Alert: ACM Featured in WNC Magazine

Picture Perfect: Five must-follow local interior designers on Instagram ACM Design: @acmdesignarchitects If you’re dreaming of the quintessential WNC abode, complete with stone fireplaces, weathered beams, calm neutrals, and classic furniture pieces occasionally mingling with subtle injections of modern, follow the design journey of Amy Connor-Murphy and friends. An architecture and interior design firm under one roof, ACM Design interweaves the two...

HGTV Faces of Design Category Winner, Amy Conner-Murphy | Winter 2015

HGTV Faces of Design

[caption id="attachment_6887" align="alignright" width="1800"] Front Entrance of the Rustic Mountain Carriage Guest House[/caption] Living Large in Small Spaces Nominated for the Cozy Mountain Cabin: Rustic Modern Carriage House      View the entire article at HGTV.  ...

Luxury Pools + Outdoor Living, Winter 2016

Pinnacle Award for Luxury Pool Design

"A broad, open space, but with points at which to rise and flow with where you're headed, this outdoor living design is clearly a beautiful destination and place to spend the evening." James Scott, Pinnnacle Award Judge This article original appeared on the cover of Luxury Pool Magazine. ...

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...

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