October 4, 2022

Drury Design Team Wins 16 National Kitchen and Bath Association Chicago Midwest Awards | Tn Exchange

GLEN ELLYN, Ill., Oct. 29, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Winning 16 awards, the Drury Design team swept the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) Chicago Midwest Design Vision Awards. Taking home awards from both the kitchen and bathroom categories, the team was well represented across the board. Including four in kitchens, 10 in baths, Best of Show, and Best Overall Design. Founded in 1987 by Gail Drury, CMKBD, Drury Design is a creative, award-winning home design and remodeling firm with over 2,500 projects installed in homes throughout the Chicago area; the company specializes in artistic luxury kitchens, baths, and interior remodeling projects. To view projects, visit https://drurydesigns.com.

“We’re thrilled that our designers are being recognized for what we’ve known all along,” said Gail Drury CMKBD, president and creative director at Drury Design. “Our team is incredibly talented and can work magic with any size home or budget. What you can’t see from the photos, though, is how wonderfully these bath and kitchen designs work for the homeowners. It’s our goal to create a winning partnership from day one.”

The Design Vision competition is open to designers throughout the Midwest. NKBA Chicago Midwest judges scored contest entries in five key areas: safety and ergonomics, elements and principals of design, design planning, creativity, and presentation. According to NKBA Chicago Midwest, industry experts selected to judge are certified NKBA designers, architects, and American Society of Interior Design Chicago [ASID] members.

2020 NKBA Chicago Midwest Design Vision Award Winners

Third Place Utilization of Cabinetry in Other Areas

Honorable Mention Powder Room

Best of Show, Edmund L. Zielinksi Award

Honorable Mention Large Bath

Honorable Mention Large Kitchen

First Place Utilization of Cabinetry in Other Areas

Third Place Large Kitchen

Second Place Large Kitchen

First Place Large Kitchen

“It’s always an honor to be recognized by designer industry peers,” said Gail Drury, CMKBD, president and creative director at Drury Design. “As we accept these prestigious awards, we thank our visionary clients, our talented team and our partner vendors for their contributions to our collective success. Drury’s client-focused design process built on client collaboration from client ideas, to designing, to building to realizing creative design solutions that transform rooms into living spaces.”

This young family had completed several remodeling projects on the first floor of their 1980’s era home and the time had finally come where they wanted to focus on the second floor their master bath was first on the list. A modified floor plan borrowed space from an adjoining bedroom and closet to make room for new amenities. The floating vanity cabinets paired with quartz counters, wall-mounted fixtures, and mirrors featuring built-in lighting enhance the room’s sleek, clean look.

This kitchen serves as the unique focal point of a beautiful biophilic new build. This clean, streamlined, contemporary kitchen was designed for empty nesters looking for a spacious kitchen with two separate workstations and a layout designed for entertaining, cooking, and convenience.

These homeowners desired a master bath that was a true master retreat, soothing with neutral tones. They wanted the room to be light and spacious with both his and her vanities as well as a large shower area and a roomy water closet with lots of storage.

This entire floor plan was reworked, as the original shower was moved to the previous makeup area and some of the bath was expanded into what was the master closet. The combination of white marble on the floors, tops, and shower walls with a soft grey, added to the mix of the classic marble creates a one of a kind luxurious bath space.

About National Kitchen and Bath Association – Chicago Midwest chapter

The mission of the National Kitchen and Bath Association – Chicago Midwest chapter is to align with the NKBA to enhance member success, promote professionalism, ethical business practices, education, leadership, and direction for the kitchen and bath industry. Founded in 1963, The National Kitchen and Bath Association, (NKBA), is the world’s leading trade association for the kitchen and bath industry.

Continually recognized for artistic design excellence, the Drury Design team has been honored with over 80 design industry awards, including Trend Magazine’s Top 50 American Kitchens, KBDN’s Top 50 Innovators, Best of Houzz, American Society of Interior Design (ASID), and National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) Best of Show. To interview Gail Drury, CMKBD, about luxury home design trends or to request permission to use an image, contact Jim Drury at 630.469.4980.

SOURCE Drury Design Kitchen and Bath Studio


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