Bringing the Outdoors Inside Your Kitchen Redesign

Summer is finally here, and the pleasant weather and warmer temperatures make it tempting to spend most of your time outdoors- especially after the miserable winter we all survived. However, there are plenty of ways to plan a Chicago kitchen redesign that combines the best of both the outdoors and the indoors so that you have a beautiful space for weekend cookouts and breezy summer nights.


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.


Trends Publishing Top 50 American Kitchen Design Award for 2013 – 2014

Top 50 American Kitchen Award for 2013 – 2014 Goes to Drury Design

Designed for a professional chef and her family by Janice Teague, CKD, CBD of Drury Design, this Aurora, Illinois kitchen is one of Trends Magazine’s top 50 American Kitchens for 2013/14 and was also the first place winner in NKBA Chicago’s Midwest 2013 Design Visions competition. Gail Drury, CMKBD won a Trends top 50 American Kitchen award for a transitional kitchen in Hinsdale, Illinois in 2013.  


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. 


Zen Naperville Kitchen Renovation

 After living with an impractical kitchen for nearly a decade in her Naperville home, Daisy was ready for a change.  She wanted to transform her kitchen into a peaceful and functional space. Being of Asian descent and also having lived in Bali for some time, many of the features Daisy sought after were influenced from these cultures. She wanted a tranquil space, with a more Zen-like feel.


Drury Design Sub-Zero Wolf Showroom Demo Event April 24th

Drury "Dinner & Design" Event, April 24th, at 6:30P

Join us on Thursday, April 24th , as Sub-Zero Wolf hosts another of our very popular and private “Dinner & Design” events exclusively for Drury Design’s clients and guests from 6:30pm to 9:00pm, in the showroom’s “Living Kitchen” in nearby Glendale Heights.


Pipes & Stripes: Plumbing Trends in Design

Whenever we design a kitchen or bathroom, we take into consideration your current layouts and functionality, and how the plumbing is connected and its effects on the design. In honor of World Plumbing Day on March 11, here are some of the plumbing factors we consider in kitchen and bathroom remodels.


The Warmth of Wood Countertops in the Kitchen

Countertops are one of the most important features of your kitchen.  After all, you live and work with your design choice all day, every day.  And nothing is more satisfying than watching your guests feel right at home as they cozy up to your countertop for wine, appetizers and great conversation.


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