Tag Archive: master bathroom

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

Lost Wedding Ring Found in Master Bathroom Remodel

Posted on December 8, 2016

Kids say and do the darndest things. In the case of one Normandy client, their small child dropped their wedding ring into the door jamb of their master bathroom. Many years later, when it came time to renovate, the homeowners put in the request to search for the “lost” ring during demolition. Our team made… 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

Master Bathroom Overhaul Results in Storage and Style

Posted on March 10, 2016

When it came to remodeling their master bathroom, this family’s motto was out with the old and in with more storage and style. Prior to renovating, the space was generic and lacking in character – especially when it came to the vanity, lighting and shower. The bathroom also contained a large bathtub, which was never put… more

Seven Bathroom Remodeling Trends for 2016

Posted on February 5, 2016

Similar to the fashion industry, design trends tend to change year-over-year. This is especially true as color combinations shift, technology improves and innovative new products hit the market. Because there is so much to consider, we’ve consulted our award-winning design team on where kitchen and bathroom designs are heading in 2016. If looking to remodel… more

Do I Need a Bathtub in my Master Bathroom?

Posted on October 6, 2015

Oversized bathtub or spa-inspired shower? It’s a question that many people ponder when preparing to remodel their master bathroom. Before you take the plunge, here are a few things to consider. “It may seem obvious, but when making this decision, the first thing to think about is whether you prefer a shower or bath,” said… 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

Master Suite Retreat

Posted on May 28, 2014

“The Master Suite is often used as an escape, your own personal sanctuary, and there are combinations of design elements that can be used to make this space even more relaxing and serene,” says Normandy Designer Jennifer Runner, AKBD. “The elements that are most widely used to make a big impact include color, lighting and… more

A Masterpiece in the Master Bath

Posted on May 15, 2014

Today’s hectic schedules and busy lifestyles have left little time for enjoying  a warm, relaxing bath.  But that doesn’t mean that people have given up on their own personal water therapy, instead they’ve turned their attention to the shower, which has become the new center piece of the bathroom.  “Showers may be a quick alternative… more

Expand Bathroom Storage Possibilities With Open Shelving

Posted on May 13, 2014

One of today’s increasingly popular trends, open cabinetry, is gradually moving from the kitchen and into the bathroom.  “Although the concept of open cabinetry is more popular in kitchens, they are becoming an added feature in today’s bathrooms as well.” says Normandy Designer Leslie Lee.  “Open bathroom cabinetry is just a small detail that contributes… more

Using Pops Of Color In Bathrooms To Make A Statement

Posted on June 25, 2013

Adding pops of color is a favorite, retro trend in bathrooms and kitchens alike right now, and this contemporary bathroom remodel is a fantastic example. “The homeowners really wanted a vibrant space to reflect their personalities in this master bathroom,” says Normandy Designer Ann Stockard.  “We went with turquoise tile mosaic accents throughout the space to… more

Spa-Like Bathroom Ideas For Traditional Home

Posted on May 15, 2013

When remodeling any room, it’s usually recommended to stay aligned with the home’s original architectural style for the best results.  “The problem that people run into with that theory, is when they want to incorporate newer products and materials into a project it can be difficult to keep the project looking like it belongs in… more

Latest Bathroom Color Trends

Posted on March 7, 2013

There are so many different color schemes and palettes out there for homeowners to choose from, and frankly, it can be overwhelming.  Normandy Designer Karen Chanan was kind enough to take some time and share the top bathroom color trends she’s seeing right now. 1. “Blues are so popular in bathrooms.  No matter the shade,… more

Master Suite Makeover

Posted on April 4, 2011

These homeowners had a master bathroom adjoining their master bedroom, but something wasn’t quite as it should be…it wasn’t quite ready to be called a “master suite”. A “master suite” evokes ideas of tranquility and personal sanctuary where you can recharge your batteries and soothe your mind. But what if your current master bedroom/master bathroom… more