Home Renovation Inspiration, Ideas and News from Drury Design—Design Guides

Kitchen Countertop Options: What You Need to Know

While planning a kitchen remodel, choosing the correct option for your new kitchen countertop surface material is one of the most important final decisions you’ll make during the design process. But there are so many kitchen countertop options to choose from, and so many variables to consider- what is your kitchen design style preference?

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.

Design Guide: Fall / Winter 2014

Chrysalis Team Design Award, Trends Top 50 American Kitchen and other design inspiration, news and events.

Design Guide: Spring / Summer 2014

2013 NKBA Design Vision Design Competition Award-Winning Kitchen Design

Drury Design’s spring / summer 2014 newsletter highlights recent kitchen and bath design projects and studio event and news.  Featured in this edition are three award-winning Drury Design kitchen designs honored at last fall's the Midwest Chapter of the National Kitchen and Bath Association's 2013 Design Vision Design Competition. 

Design Guide: Spring / Summer 2013

NKBA Design Competition Award Features and Remarkable Before and After Kitchen and Bath Remodels

Drury Design’s spring / summer 2013 newsletter highlights recent kitchen and bath design including before and after images.  This edition also highlights two NKBA 2013 Design Competition award-winning projects, including an incredible master bath remodel recognized as the Best Before and After Bath for 2013 by the National Kitchen and Bath Association.  In addition, more recent remodeling projects are highlighted - as well as other studio news and recent press.

Design Guide: Fall 2012

Transitional Kitchen Design Ideas and Inspiring Multi-Room Kitchen Remodels

Our Fall 2012 newsletter features images and information about our new modern transitional kitchen now anchoring the front corner of our studio on Main street in Glen Ellyn, and two just completed multi-room client kitchen remodels in Glen Ellyn and Hinsdale that created wonderful new kitchen areas - perfect for entertaining family and friends.  In addition, you will find more before and after kitchen and bath images of our client-focused design solutions - as well as other studio news and recent press.

Design Guide: Spring 2012

25th Anniversary Issue

Our Spring 2012 Design Guide is a special 6 page 25th anniversary issue.  Along with information about this milestone and new transitional kitchen display to anchor the front corner of our studio, you will find short case studies of our award-winning kitchen and bath designs that swept the 2011 NKBA Design Vision design competition.  Additionally, read the latest news about our team and its new members, new web videos and an upcoming special customer appreciation open house in May to commemorate our 25th year in business.    

Design Guide: Fall 2011

Remarkable Drury Design kitchen makeovers, the Glen Ellyn Kitchen Walk, and other studio news and events

In this Fall 2011 newsletter we feature two remarkable Glen Ellyn client kitchens that will be on display at this years Glen Ellyn Kitchen Walk to benefit Bridge Communities as well as additions to our staff and a recent design award from Grabill Cabinetry.  Also included are details about our upcoming Dinner and Design event this November at Sub-Zero and Wolf's Glendale Heights Showroom in November.  Be sure to check out our past Design Guides for more client design projects and past information about our staff and studio.

Design Guide: Spring 2011

Award-Winning Client Focused Design Projects

In our Spring 2011 Design Guide you will find information and images about two recent remodeling projects completed in collaboration with professional partners Marilyn Akins Interiors and Glen Ellyn Homes - a striking master bath makeover in Hinsdale and a beautiful Wheaton townhome transformation.  Other information includes a recap of our recent success at the 2010 NKBA Design Visions design contest last fall and news about our studio and staff.

Design Guide: Fall 2010

Inspired Bath Design, Community Partnerships and the Glen Ellyn Kitchen Walk

We've released our 2010 Fall Design Guide with updates about our busy summer and upcoming events including the Glen Ellyn Kitchen Walk. Also get a heads up about this October's special offer in honor of National Kitchen and Bath Month, new bath design projects and our community partnerships.

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