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Naperville Home Remodel Gets Personal and Functional

Posted on February 17, 2017

Your home should reflect your personal style and fulfill the needs and activities of your family. If it doesn’t, it may be time for a remodel. This was the case for a Naperville family, who wanted to update their first floor and master suite to suit their tastes as well as add a home office… more

“Modern Farm House” Renovation

Posted on January 18, 2017

With a passion for sports, entertaining and poker nights with the guys, this Addison couple wanted an open-concept design that would allow them to maximize the space. Additionally, they were seeking to make their living space more progressive, with an urban aesthetic, and reinvent the exterior to be updated, but still fit into the suburban… more

Top Five Master Bathroom Must-Haves

Posted on October 21, 2016

Are you in the beginning stages of your bathroom remodel? From your Pinterest board to your Houzz Idea Book, we are sure you have saved some beautiful and inspirational designs to help influence the look and feel of your space. However, we recommend checking to see if these five master bathroom must-haves from Normandy Designer… more

Naperville Kitchen Remodel Filled with Southern Charm

Posted on September 16, 2016

Originally from the south, this Naperville mother of three wanted to create a kitchen that represented their vision of southern charm and hospitality, as well as a great space to enjoy her family. Before the renovation, their kitchen was extremely tight. In fact, it barely fit two adults and three children, let alone the guests they… more

Where to put the sink if your kitchen doesn’t have windows?

Posted on February 9, 2016

When a kitchen remodel is done right, numerous details that come together to make up a beautiful interior. A few of these particulars include lighting, cabinetry, layout and color palette. “There should always be multiple focal points in the kitchen,” said Normandy Designer Christopher Ebert. “This includes windows, range hoods, decorative cabinets, changes in cabinet… more

Making the Case for a Handheld Shower

Posted on September 3, 2015

A great showering experience is high on everyone’s priority list when remodeling the master bathroom. Perhaps it should come as no surprise then, that people who do their homework frequently opt to include a handheld shower in their new space. Flexible and versatile fixtures, handheld showers are often installed near a shower seat or bench… more

Kitchen Island Benefits from Mixing Wood and Stone Countertops

Posted on June 9, 2015

Your countertops are one of the quiet workhorses of the kitchen, regularly standing up to acidic foods, temperature swings, and sharp objects. But some of the most beautiful countertop materials can also be fairly delicate and prone to damage.  Wood countertops or butcher block countertops are two such items that can be incorporated into kitchen… more

Normandy Contemporary Kitchen at Abt Electronics

Posted on November 20, 2014

With the picturesque view of the Chicago skyline, it’s easy to find where the inspiration came from for Normandy Designer Christopher Ebert, who developed the layout for this contemporary galley style kitchen.  The streamlined cabinetry draws attention upward and adds visual height to this small galley kitchen.  The city influence is enhanced even further with the… more

Normandy Luxury Traditional Kitchen Display at Abt Electronics

Posted on November 20, 2014

If the combination of color in this luxury traditional kitchen doesn’t draw you in, the gorgeous coffered ceiling will surely do the trick. As you first enter the traditional kitchen created by Normandy Designer Chris Ebert, you will notice the dual level island that takes center stage on the large scale porcelain floor tiles that mimic… more

Normandy Glam Bar Display at Abt Electronics

Posted on November 20, 2014

The glamorous entry bar, designed exquisitely by Normandy Designer Chris Ebert, is the first of the three new displays you encounter at Abt Electronics in Glenview.  The elegant features, such as the custom linear etching on the intense black engineered stone or the whimsical chandelier that hangs above, capture immediate attention. The curved metal brackets that support the… more