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West Suburban Living September 2018

Posted on October 31, 2018

The topic of what’s trending in kitchen design seems to be an ongoing debate. Normandy Designer Laura Barber, AKBD shared her thoughts on what’s up and coming in the kitchen design world in a recent issue of West Suburban Living Magazine. Read what Laura and other local designers have to say about current and future… more

2018 Remodeling Magazine Top 550

Posted on June 21, 2018

Normandy Earns a Top Spot on Remodeling Magazine’s Top 550 Since 2009, Remodeling Magazine has released an annual list of the nation’s biggest design build firms, kitchen and bath specialists and general contractors. This year, Normandy received the number 12 spot on the list. “We have the best customers, and we truly appreciate the opportunity… more

Kitchen and Bath Business May 2017

Posted on June 2, 2017

Mid-century modern is a style that is most definitely regaining its popularity. The characteristic clean lines of the mid-century modern style are in step with today’s trend toward more simplified design aesthetics, while keeping one foot firmly rooted in the past. This kitchen and whole home remodel in Evanston embraced the home’s mid-century modern roots… more

Kitchen & Bath Business February 2017

Posted on February 6, 2017

A great view of Lake Michigan was one of the most attractive features of this Chicago Condo, however the rest of the residence didn’t live up to the view outside. However, a creative approach from Normandy Designer Liz Reifschneider opened up the entire living area, and infused a modern style upgrade throughout the home. With… more

Naperville Magazine September 2016

Posted on September 30, 2016

If you flip through the September issue of Naperville Magazine, you’ll find a kitchen trends piece featuring our very own Normandy Designer Lisa McManus, ASID. The article, entitled “Hot Kitchens & Cool Trends,” discusses the latest appliances, color palettes, surface materials and design options. Are you curious about the trends that are catching Lisa’s eye?… more

Kitchen & Bath Design News September 2016

Posted on September 2, 2016

Have you seen the September issue of Kitchen & Bath Design News Magazine? If so, the kitchen gracing the cover might have looked familiar. That is because it was designed by our very own Normandy Designer Kathryn O’Donovan. This kitchen remodel was completed in Hinsdale and features beautiful details like a mirrored refrigerator armoire, mullioned… more

2016 Houzz 500K Photo Saves

Posted on August 30, 2016

Being in business for nearly 40 years, we have completed our fair share of projects across the Chicagoland area. In addition to making our customers happy, part of the fun is being able to share photos of our work. While we have galleries on our website dedicated to home remodeling, we also have plenty of… more

2016 K+BB Editorial Advisory Board

Posted on May 24, 2016

Normandy Design Manager Continues His Post as K+BB Editorial Advisor Have you ever wondered how some magazines come up with new and exciting content? In the case of Kitchen & Bath Business (K+BB) Magazine, it is with help from people like Normandy Design Manager Troy Pavelka. For the second year running, he has been selected… more

West Suburban Living April 2016

Posted on April 11, 2016

Have you gone through April’s issue of West Suburban Living? Then you may have noticed the work of Normandy Designer Jennifer Runner, AKBD, featured in the “Gathering Rooms” article on page 50. When it comes to remodeling a basement, also known as a lower-level, Jennifer noted the following: “You want to make sure the finish… more

Kitchen & Bath Ideas Spring 2015

Posted on April 5, 2016

Have you picked up a Spring copy of Kitchen & Bath Ideas Magazine?  Flip over to page 90 to see photos and read all about an award-winning Naperville kitchen remodel by Normandy Designer Ann Stockard.  We think the article turned out beautifully, and have some details of our own to share about this kitchen too.  Below… more

Kitchen & Bath Business October 2015

Posted on October 28, 2015

Bright Kitchen Remodel Gets the Spotlight This colorful kitchen remodel by Normandy Designer Laura Barber, AKBD, is making a splash in K+BB Magazine, a leading kitchen and bath publication for design and remodeling professionals. Laura’s design was not only in line with the family’s Victorian style home, it was tailored to their height and busy… more

Kitchen & Bath Ideas Summer 2015

Posted on June 8, 2015

Have you seen the summer issue of Kitchen & Bath Ideas Magazine?  Flip over to page 32 to see photos and read all about an award-winning Wilmette addition and kitchen remodel by Normandy Designer Vince Weber. The magazine is on sale through September 1, 2015 wherever magazines are sold.  Digital editions available at http://bhgspecials.zinio.com/ as are several tablet… more

Storage Solutions Summer 2015

Posted on June 1, 2015

The summer issue of Storage Solutions Magazine features an interior remodeling project completed by Normandy Designer Leslie Lee.  Read more about the kitchen, bathrooms and master suite update to this home that made it the ideal residence for this empty nest couple.

West Suburban Living March 2015

Posted on March 1, 2015

A stunning photo of an addition by Normandy Designer Gary Cerek and an interview with Normandy Design Manager Troy Pavelka made the pages of this recent issue of West Suburban Living Magazine.  Find some great tips about home additions and how to make the most of your new square footage.

Remodeling Magazine January 2015

Posted on January 7, 2015

It truly is all about the details, as this month’s issue of Remodeling Magazine shares.  A bank of baskets in an island are just one of the thoughtful touches in this kitchen by Normandy Designer Kathryn O’Donovan.  In this article you can read more about how these baskets in the kitchen are some of the… more

Make It Organized January 2015

Posted on January 5, 2015

Are you looking to create a beautiful space full of functionality? This article from “Make It Organized” Magazine, features an award winning Chicago Condo remodel designed by talented designer Chris Ebert. The article shares how to utilize space to maximizes on storage, and clutter solutions for every design style. If you are looking to remodel your… more

Kitchen & Bath Design News July 2014

Posted on July 1, 2014

A true gourmet kitchen is all about the bells and whistles that elevates a typical kitchen to new heights.  This issue of Kitchen & Bath Design News features a stunning kitchen by Normandy Designer Leslie Lee on both the cover and in the article.

West Suburban Living January/February 2014

Posted on January 1, 2014

This striking modern bathroom features floating vanities and modern amenities. Read all about this warm and inviting hall bathroom that was created by Normandy Remodeling designer Chris Ebert.

Western Suburban Living September/October 2013

Posted on September 1, 2013

In this month’s issue of West Suburban Living, you can read all about the award-winning white and gray kitchen that was created by Normandy Designer Stephanie Bryant.

Kitchen & Bath Design News August 2013

Posted on August 1, 2013

What do you get when you renovate a kitchen for a couple who loves to cook gourmet meals? Normandy Designer Kathryn O’Donovan found that it takes a skilled incorporation of some very specific requests by the amateur chefs.  Learn more about this gourmet kitchen in this month’s issue of Kitchen & Bath Design News.

The Hinsdalean May 2013

Posted on May 23, 2013

Normandy Designer Featured In Hinsdale News Normandy Designer Leslie (Marzec) Lee has been on cloud nine the past couple weeks after receiving regional and national awards for the two projects she submitted to the 2013 Chrysalis Awards. To make things even better, she was featured in this week’s issue of The Hinsdalean.      

Beautiful Kitchens & Baths Spring 2013

Posted on May 11, 2013

Although vintage decor may not be for everyone, it’s still a style that most people love to admire, even if it’s not something they would personally use. This Normandy bathroom was recently featured in Beautiful Kitchens & Baths (a Better Homes & Gardens publication), in addition to several other publications since its creation in 2009…. more

Professional Remodeler Magazine April 2013

Posted on April 7, 2013

The cover of Professional Remodeler Magazine is looking quite lovely this month, featuring a project by Normandy Designer Stephanie Bryant, CKD.  Read more about this white and gray kitchen, that’s a timeless classic with modern updates.

West Suburban Living March 2013

Posted on March 1, 2013

If you have already received your March/April copy of West Suburban Living Magazine, then you may have seen the article featuring a home exterior makeover by Normandy Designer Leslie Lee.  The article includes photos of a budget friendly Hinsdale exterior makeover, which has also been exceptionally popular on Pinterest.  If you haven’t received your copy… more

Crain’s Chicago Business February 2013

Posted on February 18, 2013

Loyal readers of Crain’s Chicago Busineses will likely have spied this striking laundry room by Normandy Designer Kathryn O’Donovan.  If you missed this week’s issue, we’ve got you covered.  Read about this modern laundry room in this issue…

Glancer Magazine November 2012

Posted on November 7, 2012

Normandy Designer Jennifer Runner, AKBD was featured in this month’s issue of Glancer Magazine.  You can find her on page 34 as one of the “Kitchen Re-do Experts” in the portraits feature.  She tells readers what’s hot in kitchens for 2012 and 2013, and what homeowners can do to create a timeless kitchen look. Jennifer… more

2012 Top 550 Remodelers

Posted on October 19, 2012

We are proud to once again be ranked among the biggest names in full service remodeling in the nation.  Normandy Remodeling has been named #7 among full service remodelers in the U.S.  Our size and stability leads to a smoother, uncomplicated home addition or renovation experience for our customers, without whom a designation like this… more

Kitchen and Bath Design News Magazine September 2012

Posted on September 7, 2012

The cover of this month’s issue of Kitchen & Bath Design News Magazine features a kitchen that was part of a large addition & renovation by Stephanie Bryant, CKD.  Learn more about this classic kitchen that pairs dark stained perimeter cabinets with a light painted island.

Qualified Remodeler Magazine May 2012

Posted on May 1, 2012

In this month’s issue of Qualified Remodeler Magazine you’ll see a stunning Victorian style home addition and historic renovation completed by Normandy Designer Troy Pavelka on the cover, as well as in the feature article.  Read more about this historically accurate and award-winning project…

Kitchen and Bath Ideas April 2012

Posted on April 21, 2012

We are so delighted to have our vintage-inspired, master bathroom featured in a Better Homes & Gardens Magazine, Kitchens and Bath Ideas! The story, entitled “Graceful Touch:  A Focus on Classic Design Turns a Tired Bathroom Into a Vintage-Inspired Beauty,” goes into depth on the bathroom’s “exquisite details” and the tapered selection process that was aligned with the… more

Kitchen & Bath Design News March 2012

Posted on March 1, 2012

The classic white kitchen gets a gentle splash of color in this timeless kitchen remodel by Normandy Deisgner Ann Stockard.  Learn more about the ways that Ann took this Naperville kitchen to the next level.

Professional Remodeler October 2011

Posted on October 28, 2011

Normandy Designers Leslie Lawrence Molloy and Leslie Lee shared insights on “4 Winning Kitchen Island Tips” in October’s issue of Professional Remodeler.

Quintessential Barrington September/October 2011

Posted on September 1, 2011

Laundry Rooms conjure up images of endless chores and utilitarian environments, not this laundry room though.  Created by Normandy Designer Kathryn O’Donovan, this modern laundry room has style and substance.  Read more about this modern Laundry Room in this issue of Quintessential Barrington.

West Suburban Living September/October 2011

Posted on September 1, 2011

When these homeowners decided to get serious about their kitchen needs, they turned to Normandy Designer Stephanie Bryant.  Stephanie worked closely with them on a significant home addition that not only addressed their need for a larger kitchen, but tackled the complete set of challenges they faced in their home.  Read more about how their… more

Remodeling Magazine April 2011

Posted on April 1, 2011

The talented designer gracing the cover of this month’s issue of Remodeling Magazine is none other than our very own Vince Weber.  In this issue, you can read all about his award-winning white kitchen with soft green accents.  This kitchen takes the classic look of a white kitchen and adds just the right amount of personality… more

Qualified Remodeler April 2011

Posted on April 1, 2011

Some kitchens have a more challenging past than others.  This particular home was once divided into two residences that each had a tiny kitchen.  When it was time to reinvent the floor plan and create a single kitchen that would be functional as well as beautiful, these Evanston homeowners turned to Normandy’s Troy Pavelka.  In this… more

West Suburban Living January/February 2011

Posted on January 1, 2011

As more people work from home, creating a dedicated space where you can be productive without typical home life distractions has become a priority for many people.  In this month’s issue of West Suburban Living, you can read about some of the ways people are choosing to designate a space for household office work, as well… more

West Suburban Living September/October 2010

Posted on September 1, 2010

Finding the right mix of function and relaxation is the key to creating a Great Room or Family Room that suits your family.  Normandy’s Troy Pavelka lends his thoughts to how to maintain the right balance in this issue of West Suburban Living magazine.

Naperville Magazine September 2010

Posted on September 1, 2010

Making the most of the investment in your home is top of mind for most people considering a renovation.  Normandy Designer Jennifer Runner shares her thoughts on some of the best ways to spend your remodeling dollars to get the most bang for your buck.

Chicago Home Improvement August 2010

Posted on August 1, 2010

One of the smartest ways to prepare for your renovation is to make sure you allow ample time to plan your remodel.  This particular project had a dramatic transformation from a typical ranch, see the before photo and learn more about the changes they made to this home.

West Suburban Living January/February 2010

Posted on January 1, 2010

This stunning vintage inspired bathroom is a beautiful combination of old and new.  His and hers console sinks and a generously sized corner shower make this bathroom as functionally stellar as it is attractive.

Chicago Home + Garden January/February 2010

Posted on January 1, 2010

This 1950’s home got a complete re-imagining, thanks to the talents of Normandy Designers Chris Ebert and Troy Pavelka.  Learn about how this typical ranch home got a stylish addition that the homeowners simply adore.

Chicago Home Improvement December 2009

Posted on December 1, 2009

They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, which is certainly true of this recently remodeled kitchen by Normandy Designer Vince Weber.  This open layout kitchen is designed to have a very close relationship with the adjoining living room.  Learn more about this North Shore kitchen remodel in this issue of Chicago Home Improvement.

Glancer Magazine November 2009

Posted on November 9, 2009

It’s important to find a designer who can help you translate your vision into the kitchen you’ve always wanted.  In this issue of Glancer Magazine, Normandy Designer Chris Ebert is profiled, and he discusses his approach to design.

West Suburban Living September/October 2009

Posted on October 1, 2009

This Countryside kitchen, created by Ann Stockard, was featured in the most recent issue of West Suburban Living.  Read the article to learn about all the special touches that make this kitchen truly unique. Save

West Suburban Living January/February 2008

Posted on January 1, 2008

The addition to this Foursquare home in Western Springs included a beautiful bathroom renovation.  In this issue of West Suburban Living you can read all about this vintage inspired bathroom. Save

Trib Local November 2007

Posted on November 8, 2007

Many thanks to Trib Local for covering news of our Remodeler of the Year award win.  You can read the complete Trib Local article right here…

Professional Remodeler November 2007

Posted on November 1, 2007

In this issue of Professional Remodeler Magazine you can read all about the sunroom addition that earned Troy Pavelka a “Best of the Best” award. Save

Metropolitan Home November 2007

Posted on November 1, 2007

We’re excited to see one of our beautiful kitchens featured in a Plain & Fancy advertorial in this month’s Metropolitan Home Magazine.  What do you think, is this a look you’d like for your home?

Chicago Tribune Magazine Home Design March 2007

Posted on March 17, 2007

Wondering what’s the next big thing in bathroom remodeling?  Bringing the spa experience home has become a trend that’s likely to have some serious staying power. Read all about these bathroom trends and tips in this issue of Chicago Tribune Magazine Home Design.

This Old House Winter 2004

Posted on December 1, 2004

Love white kitchens?  Check out this issue of This Old House Magazine to find a stunning white kitchen by the talented Normandy team.