Tag Archive: countertop

1950’s Ranch Becomes “Forever Home”

Posted on February 27, 2015

After recently purchasing their single story La Grange home, these empty-nesters worked closely with Normandy Designer Leslie Lee to accomplish their remodeling goals. This 1950’s ranch style home was designed to reflect the ever-changing tastes and lifestyles of these homeowners and their ability to age comfortably in their forever home. The existing rooms were reconfigured and remodeled… more

A Kitchen Ledge With A Stylish Countertop Edge

Posted on August 6, 2014

When selecting kitchen countertop treatments, it is important to remember that each style of kitchen has its own unique components, which help them stand apart from other styles.  “The kitchen countertop edge can add the smallest of detail, but still create such a strong impact on the overall look and feel of your kitchen,” says… more

Wooden Kitchen Countertops Pros and Cons

Posted on April 3, 2013

Wooden countertops for kitchen design are a fantastic option to create a focal point in a kitchen, however, like other natural countertops require maintenance.  “In order to keep the countertop from drying out and avoid bacteria build up, wood tops need to be regularly cleaned and oiled,” says Normandy Designer Stephanie Bryant. “The other element to… more

Waterfall Countertop Edges

Posted on February 27, 2013

Incorporating a waterfall edge on your kitchen countertop is a great way to make it a focal point in a space.  Typically, the edge will come from the floor all the way up to the traditional horizontal countertop, drawing from the floor up to the rest of the space.  It’s a great way to break away… more

How to Pick a Kitchen Countertop

Posted on November 14, 2012

Today kitchen countertops can be a design element in their own right with the wide variety of colors and materials available to homeowners; so it can be a challenge to narrow the choices down and figure out what’s right for your kitchen and lifestyle.  According to Normandy Designer, Laura Barber, AKBD, the first thing to do is… more

Countertops are Here

Posted on March 23, 2012

The end is drawing near as Normandy Designer Leslie Lee shares the progress of her kitchen renovation, step by step as she experiences it.  This steady renovation progress is due in large part to our amazing project superintendent, Rick Ruh.  Rick has kept a close eye on the schedule and all the details for Leslie’s… more