Tag Archive: marble countertops

Hinsdale Kitchen Goes from Bland to Grand

Posted on May 6, 2016

Before renovating, this Hinsdale kitchen lacked character. Overall, the space was very plain, which was not even close to reflecting the family that used it day in and day out. A large range in the main traffic area leading into the kitchen also stretched out the space, making the kitchen feel more like a long… 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

Pros and Cons of Marble Countertops

Posted on April 9, 2013

Marble countertops are an absolutely stunning natural stone, but do the cons outweigh the pros for choosing it as countertops in your bathroom?  Let’s start with cons:  marble is one of the softest natural stones, meaning it can stain and etch easily.   Like most natural stones, marble needs to be sealed once or twice a year…. 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