Home Renovation Inspiration, Ideas and News from Drury Design


Meet Designer Kelly Stewart, CMKBD

Kitchen and bath designer, Kelly Stewart, CMKBD, (Certified Master Kitchen and Bath Designer) has recently joined Drury Design’s professional senior kitchen design staff.  


Healthy at Home: The Best Kitchen Appliances for a Healthy Lifestyle

Healthy food trends are taking over the kitchen lately, with an emphasis on using fresh, local, and organic ingredients to cook food healthfully without sacrificing great taste. In fact, healthy cooking has become such an important part of many homeowners’ lives that they’re choosing kitchen appliances that will help them achieve a healthy lifestyle. Luckily, some kitchen appliances can help you reach your healthy goals.


Interior Design Tile Style Guide

From the floor that you walk on to the unique accents in your shower, tile offers a customized look to your home’s design. With options including glass, porcelain, ceramic, natural stone, and exotic tile, there are tile options for every budget, every area, and every desired aesthetic.


Apply These Rules of Thumb for Choosing Kitchen Appliances

Choosing new kitchen appliances can be tricky. Deciding how much to spend, what brand to purchase, what design style to incorporate- all of these decisions can weigh heavily on your mind during a kitchen redesign. Here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing new kitchen appliances:


Schaumburg Kitchen Remodel Wins Chrysalis Award

A contemporary kitchen remodel in Chicago’s northwestern suburbs recently won a prestigious 2014 Regional Chrysalis Team Award.


Trends Top 50 American Kitchen Interview with Janice Teague, CKD, CBD

Congrats go out to Janice Teague, CKD, CBD, of Drury Design in Glen Ellyn on designing one of Trends Magazine’s Top 50 American Kitchens 2013-14. Designed for a professional chef and her family, this fresh transitional kitchen took first place in NKBA Chicago’s 2013 Midwest Design Visions contest. Read our press release here.


Easy Entertaining: What to Consider for a Home Redesign as a Hostess

If you’re anything like us, you love entertaining your family and friends in your beautiful home. However, a home remodel can temporarily derail your typical hostess and entertaining habits. Here are a few ways to plan for a smooth home remodel that will make your future gatherings amazing.


Better Together: Design Trends That Pair Well Together

Peanut butter and jelly, Lucy and Ricky, cookies and milk- some things are meant to be paired, and elements of home design are no different. With a little creativity and an eye for complementary features, you can enhance your Chicago home redesign with elements that are just better together.


Summer 2014 Design Trends: Orchid Hues, Bright White, and Mother Nature Makes a Comeback

After the long and dreary past winter hunkered down in your home, now is the perfect time to hit refresh on your home’s design. Explore our home remodeling ideas for ways to incorporate fresh design trends into your home design.


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