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Upper Kitchen Cabinets or Open Shelves?

There are many decisions that go into a great kitchen remodel, and most kitchen planning starts with determining the right kitchen cabinetry. But what kitchen cabinetry style fits you and your home? Do we really have to have upper cabinets? And what about all these open shelves I’ve been seeing lately?  Read More

What Makes a White Kitchen Work?

It seems that today everyone loves the crisp, clean feel of the white kitchen.  The use of white in every style of kitchen design continues to dominate kitchen design with the use of white cabinets, white tile, white sinks, white furniture, and well, white everything!  Read More

What’s Trending NOW in Cabinetry Design?

Kitchen & Bath Cabinetry in Barrington

The past few years have brought some pretty amazing shifts in kitchen and bath cabinetry design. Interior design has really embraced an earthy feel, outdoor materials like real wood, metals, and Read More

Bath Furniture You’ve Been Waiting For!

Bath Furniture in Hampshire

Just in time for spring we’ve finished a beautifully fresh display of Dura’s new bath furniture program.  With six unique styles to choose from, each with coordinating linen cabinets and Read More

Inside a Real Project Experience

Kitchen Remodel - Before & After in Elgin

As a way to continuously strive to improve our client experiences, Advance Design Studio proudly launched a new company website recently!  Our site which has been designed and written by us Read More

Pulling Power: Clever Drawer Tactics for the Kitchen

Kitchen drawer solutions in Glenview

So I’m reading the #1 New York Times best-selling book called; The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Read More

The Case for Hidden Storage

Kitchen Storage in Sleepy Hollow

Whether you’re designing a kitchen, a bath, or a whole house, storage is a hot topic. Being sure to think about how your design incorporates the latest storage features is Read More

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost?

Bathroom Remodel in Elgin

If you’re planning to remodel your bathroom, you want to update the look, increase resale value, add functionality, amenities and storage or Read More

How Much Should Your New Kitchen Cost?

Costs of Kitchen Remodeling in Arlington Heights

So you’ve determined it’s finally the right time to renovate that old kitchen! You’ve collected pictures and ideas, browsed appliances and paint colors and have a little bit of Read More

15 Winter Handyman Services you can get for FREE

Handyman Services in Long Grove

Are you a raving fan? If you’ve done a project with us in the past, or are simply an Advance Design “Fan”, we’d love to do some FREE handyman Read More

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