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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...

Design Guide: Fall / Winter 2021

Design Guide: Fall / Winter 2021

Back to Blog We invite you to dive into home design trends, news, and inspiration with our latest Design Guide! In this edition of the Drury Design bi-annual Design Guide, we touch on the new normal we are living in and how design enthusiasm has not slowed! Plus, we...

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost in Chicago?

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost in Chicago?

Back to Blog Let's cut to the chase, shall we? The total bathroom remodeling cost can be anything you want it to be. It ultimately depends on your aspirations and how much wiggle room there is in your budget. Sure, you could skimp on quality to save money, but what's...

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 thirteenth consecutive "Best of Houzz" award. This year we took home both the Best of Houzz Design and Best of Houzz Service! Drury Design was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise...

Bathroom Remodeling Chicago

Bathroom Remodeling Chicago

Back to Blog Bathroom Remodeling 101 Pop quiz: What’s the average amount of space required for a toilet? How much does a basic bathroom remodel cost? And how do you pick out the right vanity? If your answers to these questions are some combination of “What?” “Huh?”...

Kitchen Remodeling Chicago

Kitchen Remodeling Chicago

Back to Blog Kitchen Remodeling 101 Have you looked around at your kitchen lately and thought it could use a facelift? While binging shows like Fixer Upper, Design on a Dime, or House Hunters may have you ready to knock down cabinets and buy a reclaimed farmhouse...

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 for your kitchen design. What is the difference between granite and marble for a countertop? Is wood an expensive option for...

Bathroom Lighting Ideas

Bathroom Lighting Ideas

Back to Blog Bathroom Lighting Ideas It’s difficult to find the perfect lighting for your bathroom, but Drury Design is ready to take away your bathroom remodeling anxiety. For your bathroom lighting, you want the best there is to offer. Whether your preferred style...

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? The space above countertops, known as the backsplash, can be decorated a number of ways, from subway tile to glass tile to wallpaper and natural stone. ...

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...

How to Survive a Kitchen Remodel

How to Survive a Kitchen Remodel

Back to Blog How to Survive a Kitchen Remodel There comes a time in every homeowner’s life in which it’s finally time to get that dream kitchen. Maybe it’s to celebrate a new job. Maybe your kids have finally left the nest—you need a new kitchen for hosting dinner...

What to Consider When Remodeling a Kitchen

What to Consider When Remodeling a Kitchen

  Back to Blog What to Consider When Remodeling a Kitchen A kitchen remodel is a big undertaking. The stakes are high—the rewards tremendous. But what should you consider when planning a kitchen remodel? This is where an experienced kitchen designer can add...

Guide to Choosing Cabinets

Guide to Choosing Cabinets

Back to Blog Guide to Choosing Cabinets LED lighting? Kitchen cabinet on wheels? Storage racks and baskets? The guide to choosing cabinets these days is equal parts creativity and construction. It’s helpful to keep in mind certain kitchen cabinet buying tips. Consumer...

Design Guide: Spring | Summer | 2021

Design Guide: Spring | Summer | 2021

  Back to Blog In this edition of the Drury Design bi-annual Design Guide, we admire a few memorable recent home remodels, we celebrate our team's impressive accomplishments, and we welcome new faces to our team!  We hope you can appreciate all this issue has to...

Dinner and Design | October 14th, 2021

Dinner and Design | October 14th, 2021

Back to Blog Dinner & Design Event at Sub-Zero Wolf Showroom  Come with questions. Leave with confidence. Join us on Thursday, October 14th, at 6:00 as Sub-Zero Wolf hosts another of our very popular and private Dinner & Design events exclusively for our...

Drury Design Team Earns Five NKBA Accreditations

Drury Design Team Earns Five NKBA Accreditations

Back to Blog A Standard That Sets Designers Apart The NKBA, National Kitchen and Bath Association, developed industry credential programs to recognize designers at varying levels of expertise. Five Drury designers have earned prestigious credentials with the National...

How Will a Kitchen Renovation Affect Your Home Value?

How Will a Kitchen Renovation Affect Your Home Value?

Back to Blog Kitchen Remodeling Costs and Factors Kitchens are an incredibly popular remodeling choice for homeowners. In fact, the National Association of Homebuilders claimed that major kitchen remodels accounted for 78% of projects last year, making it the second...

Typical Kitchen Remodel Size and Spend

Typical Kitchen Remodel Size and Spend

Back to Blog Kitchen Remodeling Costs and Factors Kitchens are an incredibly popular remodeling choice for homeowners. In fact, the National Association of Homebuilders claimed that major kitchen remodels accounted for 78% of projects last year, making it the second...

Top 3 Reasons Homeowners Remodel

Top 3 Reasons Homeowners Remodel

Back to Blog Kitchen Remodeling Costs and Factors Kitchens are an incredibly popular remodeling choice for homeowners. In fact, the National Association of Homebuilders claimed that major kitchen remodels accounted for 78% of projects last year, making it the second...

How to Achieve Successful Kitchen Appliance Placement

A Kitchen Designed for Entertaining: KBB Spotlight

Back to Blog Designing With A Purpose Featured in Kitchen and Bath Business Magazine is a recent project designed by Drury Designer, Janice Teague. She was entrusted with taking a dull kitchen and living space and turning it into a haven for entertaining. The design...