Home Renovation Inspiration, Ideas and News from Drury Design


Four Trendy Kitchen Countertop Ideas from Three Drury Designers

High design and low maintenance are among the driving forces trending in kitchen countertops.  To catch up with what’s new and now on the kitchen counter, we asked three Drury Design team members for thier insight on what’s currently happening with their clients and designs.


How to Choose a Kitchen Sink - or Two

Not just for washing and drying anymore, the modern kitchen sink is one of a kitchen design’s many focal points. In addition to the range hood, counters and colors, a sink – or two – can complement the design and turn up the drama. To get more information on sinks, we interviewed our own Chicago kitchen designer Jason Wickline.


New NKBA KBIS Kitchen Design Video

Today we’re sharing our latest video with you. Brigitte Fabi, CMKBD, walks you through an intriguing before and after story. A 2015 award-winning kitchen design, this project won Best of Show and First Place Large Kitchen Design at NKBA’s KBIS industry trade show.


Neutral Contemporary Kitchen Now on Display

Recently revealed, our studio’s newest display features a rich mix of neutral textures. Every new display is a team design effort, reflecting a range of views in one space. In this interview designer Kelly Stewart, CMKBD tells us about this affordably elegant design’s details.


Meet Drury Designer Janice Teague, CKD/CBD and Author

In a new blog feature series, you’ll get to know each designer. Today we’d like you to meet Janice Teague. Janice is an award-winning NKBA certified kitchen designer and bath designer, also known as a CKD/CBD.


Retail Observer Mag Covers NKBA KBIS Best of Show Kitchen Remodel

Thanks to Retail Observer, for covering the 2015 NKBA KBIS awards. Here’s a clip from the article.


Designing with Shades of Gray

It’s true. There are more than 50 shades of gray. Beyond being widely popular, gray is now the new must-have design color for home remodeling - especially kitchens and cabinetry. Why?


Most Wanted In New Homes : A Supersized Pantry

Crain’s Chicago Business recently interviewed Gail Drury, CMKBD, about something that’s at the top of many of our clients’ kitchen remodel wish lists - a supersized pantry. 


“Best Kitchen”

The Retail Observer – March 2015 issue covers the NKBA 2015 Design Competition announcement of Brigitte Fabi, CMKBD winning two top honors: Best Kitchen and 1st Place in the Large Kitchen categories  See the full portfolio feature of this award-winning kitchen here.  


Design Guide: Spring / Summer 2015

Celebrating our 10th year of bi-annual Design Guide newsletters, this edition highlights numerous design awards and info including a contemporary Chicago kitchen design and remodel  which received Best of Show at the 2015 NKBA KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show), in Las Vegas. 


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