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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 Kitchen appliances turn a room into a kitchen Perhaps more than any other design element, appliances put the chef’s cooking style on display. Going beyond the holy trinity of range, refrigerator, and dishwasher, appliance options can be overwhelming. Did...

Family Focused First Floor Remodel

Family Focused First Floor Remodel

Back to Blog Before and After Floorplan Transformation: Take a behind the scenes look at this first floor remodel that completely transformed this family's home. 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...

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 an 1879 four-story brownstone renovation that's chalk full of history in downtown Chicago. Walking distance from North Avenue Beach and just down the street from iconic Restoration...

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...

Design Guide: Spring / Summer 2017

Design Guide: Spring / Summer 2017

Back to Blog This edition of the Drury Design bi-annual Design Guide Newsletter includes a recent Chicago brownstone full house remodel, our 2016 NKBA Design Vision award-winning kitchens, and our new "Best of Houzz" 2017 Awards. In addition, you will find Drury...

Simplicity and Elegance Through Zen Design

Simplicity and Elegance Through Zen Design

  Back to Blog Simplicity and Elegance Through Zen Design Seeking greater tranquility and peace? Bring principles from Zen Buddhism—natural design, stillness, subtlety, and asymmetry—into your home with a zen kitchen. Zen Kitchen Design While Zen design is most often...

Spacious Comfort for Two Master Bath Remodel

Spacious Comfort for Two Master Bath Remodel

Back to Blog Spacious Comfort for Two Master Bath Remodel This light and lovable master bath suite was transformed from an outdated unconventional layout to the stunning luxurious design of today. Master Bath Floorplan Alterations: The biggest challenge for designer...

Induction Cooking. Yes or no?

Induction Cooking. Yes or no?

Back to Blog What is Induction Cooking? How do you cook in your kitchen? With gas, electricity – or magnets? Magnets power induction cooking, an appliance technology developed in the early 1900s that’s gaining popularity today. Here’s how Wolf explains it... “In...