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Six Kitchen Design Guidelines

Six Kitchen Design Guidelines

Back to Blog Six Kitchen Design Guidelines A kitchen remodel is an exciting yet comprehensive undertaking. Whether your goal is to make your kitchen more conducive to your growing family or to upgrade so you can cook and entertain like a gourmet chef. A kitchen...

Drury Design Features New Design Trends

Drury Design Features New Design Trends

  Back to Blog Big things are happening in the Drury Design showroom Within the past few months, we have revealed two kitchenette displays and have a third much larger currently under construction. Have you stopped by recently? If not drop on by our Glen Ellyn...

2018 Kitchen Design Trends

2018 Kitchen Design Trends

  Back to Blog 2018 Kitchen Design Trends While 2018 is well underway, here is our take on current 2018 trends. We've included some observations from our designers and friends about what's new, what to watch, and what is trending. Transitions: from Dark and...

Custom Cabinetry | Rutt HandCrafted Cabinetry

Custom Cabinetry | Rutt HandCrafted Cabinetry

Back to Blog Custom Cabinetry | Rutt HandCrafted Cabinetry Looking for a luxury cabinet brand that checks all of your boxes? Rutt Cabinetry is one of those brands that’s eagerly recommended by our design staff based on quality, design, and unique customization...

Design Guide: Spring / Summer 2018

Design Guide: Spring / Summer 2018

  Back to Blog In this edition of the Drury Design bi-annual Design Guide, we continue to celebrate our 30th year in business. Featuring recent home remodels, some major showroom updates, an introduction to online chat, our most recent media mentions, vendor pairings,...

Design Consultation | How to Get Started with Drury Design

Design Consultation | How to Get Started with Drury Design

  Back to Blog Wondering what to expect during our no-obligation design consultation? Here’s a run-down of what you can anticipate.  1. Defining Your Goals  2. Design Discovery  3. The Wonders of Full-Service  4. Budget Discussion  5. Getting from How to Wow! A Drury...

10 Hot Design Trends | West Suburban Living

10 Hot Design Trends | West Suburban Living

  Back to Blog 10 Hot Design Trends | West Suburban Living This past fall two of our client's bathroom remodels were featured in West Suburban Living Magazine. Whether you are planning a remodel or just dreaming, West Suburban Living gives you a peek at what design...

Basement Remodel Featured in Naperville Magazine

Basement Remodel Featured in Naperville Magazine

Back to Blog American West Rec-Room Remodel | Naperville Magazine Recently featured in Naperville Magazine's February edition was this high-end basement remodel by Gail Drury, CMKBD and Jason Wickline of Drury Design. Everything family-friendly was the key idea. A...

Dinner & Design Wolf Demo Event April 19th 2018

Dinner & Design Wolf Demo Event April 19th 2018

  Back to Blog Dinner & Design Event at Sub-Zero Wolf Showroom Join us on Thursday, April 19th, at 6:30 as Sub-Zero Wolf hosts another of our very popular and private Dinner & Design events exclusively for Drury Design’s clients and guests. The event will be held from...

Chill Out 2018 is February 3rd!

Chill Out 2018 is February 3rd!

  Back to Blog Chill out 2018 Was a Success! We had a wonderful time hosting Chill Out 2018 in our showroom this February. Congratulations to the Bridge Builders on the success of their event and another huge congratulations to Bridge Communities on celebrating 30...

Drury Design Founder Reaches 40 Year Milestone

Drury Design Founder Reaches 40 Year Milestone

Back to Blog Gail Drury Reaches 40 Years in the Kitchen Design Business Blazing the trail for women business owners in the kitchen design business, Gail Drury, CMKBD, began her career at St. Charles Kitchens in 1977; it wasn’t long before Gail was designing the...

Painted Cabinets vs Stained Cabinets

Painted Cabinets vs Stained Cabinets

Back to Blog Painted Cabinets vs Stained Cabinets Everyone LOVES white painted kitchen cabinets, right? When we started to notice that woodsier kitchens get more likes than white kitchens over on Instagram, we wondered, “What’s up with wood?” To find out if this is a...

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...