Tag Archive: white kitchen

Arlington Heights Kitchen Expansion

Posted on November 1, 2017

Formal dining rooms are not for everyone. In the case of this Arlington Heights renovation, the homeowners opted to gain extra square footage in their kitchen by expanding into their dining room. However, removing the dining room didn’t mean that they had to give up extra seating when entertaining. Here’s now Normandy Designer Liz Reifschneider… more

Practical, Transitional Kitchen Renovation

Posted on July 25, 2017

These homeowners had a taste of their dream kitchen after remodeling while living on the East Coast. However, moving to Naperville meant that they were back at square one. The kitchen in their new home was cramped, dated and lacked counter space. Ready to remodel again, the homeowners brought in Normandy Designer Liz Reifschneider. The… more

Small North Shore Kitchen Makes the Most of the Space

Posted on May 3, 2017

In homes of a modest size, kitchens can tend to be on the small side, but that doesn’t mean they need to feel cramped.  Thanks to some layout changes and creative design, this kitchen remodel by Normandy Remodeling Designer Leslie Molloy, CKD was able to overcome its small footprint to create an open floorplan that… more

Preserving a Vintage Feel in a Newly Remodeled Space

Posted on March 21, 2017

While an older home offers plenty of character, oftentimes the layout is no longer practical for today’s modern family. The good news is that when the time comes to remodel, there are plenty of options that will allow homeowners to maintain the charm and integrity of the home, while adding useful updates that will improve… more

A Truly Tailored Kitchen and Master Bath Remodel

Posted on January 12, 2017

A kitchen remodel should be the right fit for you, your family and your home. From the style to the appliances, lighting and floor plan, there is no such thing as a cookie -cutter solution. In the case of this Oakbrook home, when it was time to remodel the kitchen and master bathroom, Normandy Designer… more

Transitional Kitchen Remodel Proves to be a Popular Choice Amongst Homeowners

Posted on November 2, 2016

This Hinsdale kitchen remodel was unique in the fact that it was driven by personal tastes as well as the notion that the family would not stay in the home forever. Overall, they desired a kitchen that fit their family for the time being; however, it also had to appeal to the masses should they… more

A Traditional Kitchen Design for an On-The-Go Family

Posted on October 11, 2016

Kitchen remodels are not always completed for the avid chef or entertainer. In fact, many times, it’s for on-the-go, busy families looking for a functional space. In this case, an on-the-go family with two high school-aged children needed to streamline their disjointed kitchen. Overall, they were looking for traditional-inspired space that allowed for homework and… more

Downers Grove Kitchen Remodel

Posted on August 3, 2016

Just about anything can be the inspiration behind a beautiful kitchen. In the case of this Downers Grove kitchen remodel, it was an important family heirloom – copper canisters.  These beautiful canisters led Normandy Designer Ann Stockard to come up with a traditional kitchen design that possesses a variety of metal finishes, unique display cabinets… more

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

Glamorous, New Traditional Kitchen Remodel

Posted on April 28, 2016

These Hinsdale homeowners loved to cook and entertain their family. Therefore, when their appliances and cabinetry started to fail, they knew it was time to call upon Normandy Designer Kathryn O’Donovan to whip their kitchen back into shape. While a remodel was crucial, a new footprint in the space also needed to be addressed. “The original layout… more

Classic Meets Playful for this Victorian Kitchen Remodel in Hinsdale

Posted on April 8, 2016

The homeowners of this 1920’s, Victorian foursquare style home shared a love of classic architecture and antique finds, collected over many years in their travels throughout Europe and the U.S.   So when it came time to remodel their kitchen, they knew that maintaining a unique and vintage style was important. But because this busy family… more

Whole Home Transformation: From Split Level to Arts and Crafts

Posted on April 6, 2016

The owners of this Palatine split-level preferred the look of an Arts and Crafts style home and were looking for an addition that would result in some traditional curb appeal. However, outward appearance was not the only priority. Additional garage space, a walk-in closet addition for the master suite, family room, mud room and screened-in… more

Kitchen Layout and Design Go Hand in Hand

Posted on February 25, 2016

In most cases, a kitchen not only needs a fresh look, but a new and well-planned layout. This was the case in this outdated oak kitchen, which was lacking in both storage and style. The homeowners called upon Normandy Designer Leslie Molloy, CKD to transform their kitchen into an efficient and beautiful workspace. “The homeowners… more

Top 2014 Kitchen Trends

Posted on January 10, 2014

A new year brings new kitchen design favorites among homeowners and the design industry.  While some carried over from 2013, there’s plenty of new elements that people are excited to incorporate into their kitchens in 2014.  We asked our design team what they expect to be popular this year… Quality products; people want to remodel… more

Newly Remodeled Kitchen Reflects Home’s Vintage Roots

Posted on August 2, 2012

This Hinsdale kitchen remodel found its inspiration in the home’s Dutch Colonial style vintage roots. When working through their wish list, the homeowners wanted their new kitchen to feel like it was always there, maintaining a timeless, vintage look but with 21st century amenities.  As three time Normandy clients, they’ve done their fair share of remodeling and knew… more

Normandy Showroom Undergoes Trendy Remodel

Posted on July 25, 2012

After being a popular showcase in the Normandy Showroom for about 12 years, two of the kitchen displays were ready for an update.  They’re now under construction, and when they wrap up will feature a new transitional kitchen design and a modern bathroom design.  Both will showcase the hottest products in the industry and are spot on with today’s most popular trends…. more