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Kitchen Appliance Trends

Kitchen Appliance Trends

Back to Blog Kitchen Appliance Trends The latest kitchen appliance trends are all about making your life easier while revitalizing your space. You’ll find the same inspiration behind the general kitchen design trends of 2022 – it just makes sense to be intentional...

How to Find Your Kitchen Style

How to Find Your Kitchen Style

Back to Blog How to Find Your Kitchen Style Few remodeling projects produce as much anxiety as a kitchen design. After all, the kitchen is the heart of the home – it’s where some of life’s most essential activities take place and where family and friends come...

How to Choose Kitchen Hardware

How to Choose Kitchen Hardware

Back to Blog How to Choose Kitchen Hardware Brushed or polished? Nickel or Brass? Knobs or pulls? How do you know which kitchen hardware is right for your kitchen? This article will walk you through the types and styles of hardware to choose from, and the questions...

How to Make a Small Bathroom Look bigger

How to Make a Small Bathroom Look bigger

Back to Blog How to Make a Small Bathroom Look Bigger Bathroom visits should be relaxing but there's no bliss to be felt when you're cramped and disorganized. A small full bathroom is normally no bigger than 6’ × 8’. That’s enough for a vanity, toilet and a shower or...

Ideas for Kitchen Island Seating

Ideas for Kitchen Island Seating

Back to Blog Ideas for Kitchen Island Seating Modern kitchens are so much more than places to prepare food. They’re where we sit and talk, where kids do homework and, in many cases, where we eat instead of having a separate dining room. That's why it’s as important to...

Meet Sally Whelton | Drury Design

Meet Sally Whelton | Drury Design

Back to Blog Meet Sally Whelton, NCIDQ Drury Design is pleased to announce our newest senior design team member, Sally Whelton. “Sally is an experienced and well-versed designer. We value her knowledge and know that her experience in both the commercial and...

Design Guide: Spring | Summer | 2022

Design Guide: Spring | Summer | 2022

  Back to Blog In this edition of the Drury Design bi-annual Design Guide, we admire recent kitchen and bath remodels, comparing before & afters! We celebrate our team's impressive accomplishments, and we welcome new faces to our studio!  We hope you can...

Guide to Choosing Your Kitchen Hood

Guide to Choosing Your Kitchen Hood

Back to Blog Guide to Choosing Your Kitchen Hood Choosing a kitchen hood is a crucial aspect of any kitchen design. The right kitchen hood will give your kitchen that professional and luxurious look you want no matter what your kitchen style is. The right hood has the...

Drury Design Wins Best of Houzz

Drury Design Wins Best of Houzz

Back to Blog We did it again! We're honored to win our fifteenth consecutive "Best of Houzz" award. This is the 10 year anniversary of the Best of Houzz awards program, and this year we took home both the Best of Houzz Design and Best of Houzz Service! Drury Design...

Customizing Your Home Office

Customizing Your Home Office

Back to Blog Customizing Your Home Office The COVID-19 pandemic forced many people to work from home for the first time. Even now that things are settling down, many are choosing not to return to the office. They’ve found they can actually be more productive at home,...

Tips for Designing a Timeless Kitchen

Tips for Designing a Timeless Kitchen

Back to Blog Designing a Timeless Kitchen When it comes to your kitchen renovation, the design must stand the test of time both stylistically and functionally. To help take some of the stress out of the renovation process, we’ve compiled the following tips for...

Bathroom Design Trends for 2022

Bathroom Design Trends for 2022

Back to Blog Bathroom Design Trends for 2022 ​The countdown to 2022 has come and gone—resolutions and toasts have been made, and we look ahead at the coming year with a refreshed perspective. As many look to make changes in their personal lives, many will also make...

Kitchen Design Trends for 2022

Kitchen Design Trends for 2022

Back to Blog Kitchen Design Trends for 2022 Kitchen design trends have long been driven by a desire to create an environment that appeals to the senses. The pandemic has further pushed kitchen and design trends toward creating warmth and comfort, as well as toward...

Choosing Materials for Your Kitchen Remodel

Choosing Materials for Your Kitchen Remodel

Back to Blog Choosing Materials for Your Kitchen Remodel In any kitchen remodel, choosing materials is one of the most difficult decisions. What are the functional differences between granite and marble? Is wood an expensive option for kitchen countertop material? The...

Bathroom Lighting Ideas

Bathroom Lighting Ideas

Back to Blog Bathroom Lighting Ideas It’s difficult to find the perfect lighting for your bathroom. Ceiling lights, decorative fixtures, natural light... there are so many options and it's hard to know how to blend them.Types of Bathroom Lighting First, consider if...

Top Kitchen Backsplash Trends for 2022

Top Kitchen Backsplash Trends for 2022

Back to Blog Top Kitchen Backsplash Trends for 2022 Looking for a unique backsplash idea for a kitchen remodel? That all-important wall space above countertops, better known as the backsplash, can be decorated a number of ways, from subway tile to glass tile to...

Kitchen Island Designs

Kitchen Island Designs

Back to Blog Kitchen Island Designs The design of a kitchen island can feel like a complicated task. There are more kitchen island designs than you could ever need. You need to choose the finish, materials, layout, and appliances that you want your island to have. You...

Drury Design + Hinsdale Magazine

Drury Design + Hinsdale Magazine

Back to Blog Hinsdale Magazine | Drury Design The feature highlights a family vacation spot dating back to the 1980s. The home needed updates both aesthetically and functionally in order to truly utilize the expansive space. With the home being a year-round...

How to Achieve Successful Kitchen Appliance Placement

How to Achieve Successful Kitchen Appliance Placement

Back to Blog How to Achieve Successful Kitchen Appliance Placement The kitchen. It’s the heart of a home–where we cook, gather, entertain and make memories. A thoughtful kitchen design is instrumental in ensuring the room supports your way of life.  A major component...

How Much Value Does a Bathroom Remodel Add?

How Much Value Does a Bathroom Remodel Add?

Back to Blog How Much Value Does a Bathroom Remodel Add? It’s no secret that people spend a lot of time in their bathrooms. For homeowners, it makes sense to invest in a space that will not only enhance the experience of being at home but will also increase their home...