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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...

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,...

Spring into Spring with a New Entrance

Many people are anxious for Spring’s arrival and have already started looking for ways to bring new life to their home. For many homeowners, the front entrance is often overlooked because many typically enter their home each day thru the garage. But for guests, the front entry is the first thing they see; therefore, making the very first impression of...

Living Room Design

2015 Trends in Interior Design & Architecture

Each year, new design trends emerge which we implement throughout the coming year in our homes. As our lifestyles evolve and change, so do our design choices in both architecture and interior design, and this year is no different. While there are a few design trends which remain from 2014, there are a few new directions that are exciting for...

Designing for Different Tastes

We've all heard the saying “opposites attract”, but how do opposing styles affect architectural and interior design choices? The challenge of blending contrasting styles under the same roof can prove overwhelming for many. Rarely will a couple have identical tastes, and often, the architect and/or designer evolves into a style counselor to facilitate the design process. Overcoming the obstacles of...

Why Hire a Local Architect?

Once you’ve made the decision to hire an architect, the task of finding the right architect follows. Many homeowners search online for an architect, either with search engines or through resources like Houzz.com. This is a great place to start, but what happens when you find an architect that’s not local to the area you’d like to build or remodel?...

How to Choose an Architect for Your Project

If you're considering working with an architect, the custom residential architects network, CRAN, which is part of the AIA (American Institute of Architects), has prepared a video series about working with an architect for your home project which may provide some insight to help you make your decision. Check out the video below....

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Design and Build a Mountain Home?

We have compiled a series of free guides with the best information for designing a mountain home. We've written about our insight as mountain home architects about how to create a personalized and heartfelt home. We offer expert advice about topics like building on steep slopes, mountain home building costs, and building homes for the mountain weather.