Award-Winning Glen Ellyn Kitchen in Transition

This Glen Ellyn kitchen remodel provides an example of how to modernize a traditional space and even won an award for the effort. Designers Gail Drury and Ginny Blasco were challenged to incorporate the existing oak flooring and casement windows into the design. To update the space, they provided contrast with Grabill custom cabinetry in Abby Brown.

The espresso color, used in the kitchen and adjacent wet bar, contrasts with high-gloss, soft green accent cabinets. Other focal points of the award-winning transitional kitchen design include a custom-designed hood, single-slab marble backsplash and pewter accents.

This kitchen won Grabill Cabinetry’s 2010 Home Collections Design Competition  in the Transitional Category.

Also, see the connecting bar in Glen Ellyn Bar in Transition.

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18′ x 22′


Grabill: quarter sawn oak and maple in custom finishes


Kitchen: Typhoon Green granite, Bar: Black Beauty Satin granite


Sub-Zero under counter refrigerator & wine cooler,  Wolf range top 6 burner & griddle, microwave & double ovens, Miele dishwasher (2) & refrigerator/freezer, Thermador warming drawer


Custom hood, marble backsplash, custom pewter accents


15′ x 18′

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