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Kitchen Cabinet Buying Tips

Kitchen Cabinet Buying Tips

Back to Blog Kitchen Cabinet Buying Tips They define the look, feel and function of a kitchen – and that’s why kitchen cabinets are one of the most important home remodeling decisions you’ll ever make. To help you make an exciting – and complicated – decision better,...

Celebrating 30 Years of Design-Build Remodeling

Celebrating 30 Years of Design-Build Remodeling

Back to Blog Celebrating 30 Years of Design-Build Remodeling Big dreams can come true. Ask any of the 2,340 Drury Design clients about their before and after design-build remodeling story. Or, ask Gail Drury, CMKBD about hers. Starting out as a home-based studio with...

Design Guide: Fall / Winter 2017

Design Guide: Fall / Winter 2017

Back to Blog In this edition of the Drury Design bi-annual Design Guide, we celebrate our 30th year in business. Featuring recent home remodels, an interview with our project manager, an introduction to our newest designer, the release of our new 3D design software,...

Kitchen & Bath Design News: Top 50 Innovators

Kitchen & Bath Design News: Top 50 Innovators

Back to Blog Kitchen & Bath Design News magazine named Gail Drury among the 50 Top Innovators whose work, creative talents, business acumen and professionalism are currently leading the way for the industry. Read the full article here: Kitchen & Bath Design News: Top...

October is NKBA Kitchen and Bath Month

October is NKBA Kitchen and Bath Month

Back to Blog October is NKBA Kitchen and Bath Month What is the NKBA? The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is a not-for-profit trade association with nearly 14,000 member companies representing tens of thousands of members in all segments of the kitchen and...

Artistic 3D Drawings Bring Your Remodeling Ideas Home

Artistic 3D Drawings Bring Your Remodeling Ideas Home

Back to Blog Watch any HGTV remodeling show and you’ll see them: 3D home design drawings. The show hosts use 3D software to simulate final designs, and we do too. Want to see how your home remodel will look before even starting? When embarking on a large-scale remodel...

What Is A “Pro Chef’s Kitchen Design?”

What Is A “Pro Chef’s Kitchen Design?”

Back to Blog Who really needs a pro chef’s kitchen? To us, it's anyone who seriously loves to cook. Here at Drury Design, our job is to bring out the pro chef in avid home cooks. Whether you earned your culinary degree from Cordon Blue or you learned how to roll out...

High End Kitchen Appliances in Luxury Kitchen Design

High End Kitchen Appliances in Luxury Kitchen Design

Back to Blog Appliances. They power up. They chill out. They disappear. They show off. They turn a room into a kitchen. What’s behind that cabinet? The answer might be: a refrigerator. Perhaps more than any other design element, appliances put the chef’s cooking style...

Family Focused First Floor Remodel

Family Focused First Floor Remodel

Back to Blog Before and After Floorplan Transformation: Follow start to finish this first floor remodel that re-worked and transformed this family’s whole layout. Designer Alicia Saso, AKBD threw the original first-floor floor plans out the window and modernized the...

The Truth About Home Remodeling TV Shows

The Truth About Home Remodeling TV Shows

Back to Blog Ah . . . the beauty of home remodeling TV shows. It seems like a fantasy, doesn’t it? All you have to do is open your house to a designer and a TV crew and your kitchen will be demolished, built and installed in the time it takes to bake a cake. Of...

Caesarstone Designer Spotlight | Drury Design

Caesarstone Designer Spotlight | Drury Design

Back to Blog Caesarstone recently featured Drury Design in their Designer Spotlight, highlighting projects that showcased their quartz countertops. You can see the feature, here. Caesarstone Designer Spotlight | Drury Design by Drury Design on Scribd Low maintenance...

Free Kitchen Remodel Ebook

Free Kitchen Remodel Ebook

Back to Blog Learn the secrets to success: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Remodeling Your Kitchen. Gail Drury, lead designer and founder of Drury Design, has spent more than 30 years designing exceptional custom kitchens. Now she's sharing the secrets to...

Chicago Gold Coast Traditional Home Renovation

Chicago Gold Coast Traditional Home Renovation

Back to Blog Looking for interior design inspiration? Follow us behind the scenes of remarkable four-story brownstone renovation of a single family home that was originally built in 1879 and is chalk full of history. Walking distance from North Avenue Beach and just...

Luxury Kitchen & Bath Gallery | New Website Launches

Luxury Kitchen & Bath Gallery | New Website Launches

Back to Blog Welcome to our new online kitchen and bath design gallery! Back in 2001, we set up our first online gallery. In that time, we’ve refreshed our onscreen studio look many times to stay up to pace with the ever-changing interior design world. Each new...