The Spark of a New Design

Enjoy this continuing series as we follow Jonna and Doug through the design and build of their family’s new Kenilworth home. This time, we talk to the Pickell team about the initial design process. “Design meetings are the most fun,” says Orren Pickell Building Group president, Lisa Pickell. “It’s such a cool experience to watch…

Bright open concept kitchen with an island bar and bar stools made of blue leather and gold metal bases.

Case Study: Whole House Remodel After Fire on Chicago’s North Shore

The complete open-concept kitchen in this remodeled Chicago home is nothing like its tiny, cramped predecessor. The kitchen cabinets are the same style but with different finishes; the perimeter cabinets are matte twilight while the island cabinets are champagne. The metal base on the blue leather bar stools complements the sleek stainless steel appliances. The…