Midwest 2010 Kitchen and Bath Design Awards Honors Drury Design

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From breezy Bermuda to upscale Naperville to chic Hinsdale to classic Glen Ellyn, an array of Drury Design’s client projects won 2010 National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) Chicago Midwest Design Vision Awards.

“It’s such an honor for us to share these awards with our clients and collaborators. Their inspiration and vision contributed to making these projects come alive,” said Gail Drury, certified master kitchen and bath designer (CMKBD) and Drury Design’s CEO.

Drury Design’s team won six awards and an honorable mention in the 2010 National Kitchen and Bath Association of Midwest Design Visions Awards Competition.

Gail Drury, CMKBD, won first place in the large bath category. Mrs. Drury shares the award with the homeowner and design partner, Marilyn Akins, ASID.

A renowned Hinsdale interior designer, Ms. Akins is a member of the prestigious American Society for Interior Design [ASID] and is known for her distinctive interior designs.

Gladys Schanstra, who is a Certified Kitchen Designer and Certified Bath Designer [CKD and CBD], took a multitude of  honors, including third place small kitchen; second place medium kitchen; second place large kitchen for a project in Bermuda; second place small bath; honorable mention large bath and third place other room. Two complex projects received multiple awards. A multi-level home renovation updated a traditional Glen Ellyn kitchen design with Hamptons influences and a townhome renovation in Wheaton, IL.

Mrs. Schanstra led the Drury Design team, in creative partnership with Glen Ellyn Homes, Derrick Architecture and interior designer Patricia Coppersmith, to fulfill a Wheaton client’s desire to extensively renovate their townhome.

Note: Glady’s showing marks the 1st time in the history of the Design Vision awards that one designer has been recognized with an award in each of the six design categories.

For more information see the full press release – and to see more of the 2010 NKBA Design Visions award-winning designs, see the thumbnails below.