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The Art of the Redo

FROM BORING TO BOLD
Designer: Pamela Polvere, Pamela Polvere Designs, 7506 W. Grand Ave., Elmwood Park, 708-456-2066, pamelapolveredesigns.com. Kitchen: Revival inset cabinetry, diamond white finish, platowoodwork.com. Viking range and ventilation, Sharp microwave, Bosch dishwasher, Jenn-Air refrigerator, Marvel beverage center, all through Abt, 1200 N. Milwaukee Ave., Glenview, 888-228-5800, abt.com. Quartzite countertops, Lestone Marble & Granite, 10157 Franklin Ave., Franklin Park, 847-671-5371. Rohl fireclay kitchen sink. Grohe stainless steel faucet. Cork flooring, Duro Design, duro-design.com. Pendant light fixture above table, Stonegate Designs, stonegatedesigns.com. Cabinet hardware, Restoration Hardware, restorationhardware.com.

AN EVERYTHING-INCLUDING-THE-KITCHEN-SINK CONVERSION
Designer: Linda Larisch, Insignia Kitchen and Bath, 1435 S. Barrington Rd., Barrington, 847-381-7950, insigniakitchenandbath.com. Kitchen: Maple and hickory cabinetry, Grabill, grabillcabinets.com. Wolf range and microwave, Best by Broan ventilation, Miele dishwasher, Sub-Zero refrigerator and fridge drawers, all at The Westye Group, 196 Exchange Blvd., Glendale Heights, 630-872-5100. Beverage center, U-Line beverage fridge, LakeView Appliance Distributing, Bensenville, 630-238-1280, lvdistributes.com. Black pearl granite countertops and granite island top, Marble Tech, 811 W. Northwest Hwy., Barrington, 847-382-1142, marbletechinc.com. Farmhouse sink, Whitehaus, whitehauscollection.com. Triflow faucet, pot filler, and water filter, Rohl, Community Home Supply, 3924 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-281-7010, communityhomesupply.com. Oak plank floor, Suburban Floor Crafters, 187 S. Wheeling Rd., Wheeling, 847-459-3065, suburbanfloorcrafters.com. Tile, Surface Group International, 201 Lageschulte St., Barrington, 847-713-2373, surfacegroup.com. Wallpaper, Brewster, Toile, Kenneth James, Epco Paint Wallpaper & Blinds, 140 S. Northwest Hwy., Barrington, 847-381-2800. Golden Straw and Barley Harvest paint, Benjamin Moore, Epco Paint Wallpaper & Blinds. Pendant, chandelier, and ceiling fan lighting fixtures, Idlewood Electric, 317 W. Northwest Hwy., Barrington, 847-304-8000, idlewoodelectric.com. Cabinet hardware, Top Knobs, topknobsusa.com.

FROM CONGESTED TO AIRY AND UPBEAT
Designer: Gladys Schanstra, Drury Design, 512 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, 630-469-4980, drurydesigns.com. Kitchen: Shaker maple cabinetry with white dove finish, Grabill, grabillcabinets.com. Cooktop and oven, Whirlpool, whirlpool.com. Ventilation, Zephyr, zephyronline.com. Microwave, GE, ge.com. Dishwasher, Bosch, bosch.com. Refrigerator and freezer, Jenn-Air, jennair.com. Granite countertops, Euro Marble & Granite, 4552 Ruby St., Schiller Park, 847-233-0700, euromarbles.com. Farmhouse sink, Whitehaus, whitehauscollection.com. Danze single-lever pullout faucet, American Olean glass subway tile, Drury Design. Pendant lighting fixtures, Bruck lighting, Evergreen Oak, 1600 W. Ogden Ave., Lisle, 630-963-6600, evergreenoak.com. Cabinet hardware, Top Knobs, topknobsusa.com.

SPACE THAT’S REALLY SMART
Designer: Pamela Polvere, Pamela Polvere Designs, 7506 W. Grand Ave., Elmwood Park, 708-456-2066, pamelapolveredesigns.com. Architect: Rosanne McGrath, Studio M Architects, 708-358-0625. Kitchen: Artisan inset cabinetry, diamond white and espresso finishes, platowoodwork.com. Cooktop, Wolf, wolfappliance.com. Oven, Dacor, dacor.com. Ventilation, Vent-a-hood, ventahood.com. Microwave, GE, ge.com. Dishwasher, Fisher + Paykel, 2445 E. Higgins Rd., Elk Grove Village, 847-258-7300, fisherpaykel.com. Refrigerator, Sub-Zero, subzero.com. Beverage center, Marvel, lifeluxurymarvel.com. Carrara marble and black Atlantic granite. Verity apron-front sink, Kohler, kohler.com. Talis S Prep kitchen faucet, Hansgrohe, hansgrohe-usa.com. Sink and counter fabrication, Avenue Metal Manufacturing, 1640 W. Ogden Ave., 312-243-3483, avenuemetal.com. Cristello ceiling lights, Bruck Lighting, ylighting.com. Pendant light fixture above table, Stonegate Designs, stonegatedesigns.com. Island stools, CB2, 800 W. North Ave., 312-787-8329, cb2.com.

A POWDER ROOM GETS FRENCH POLISH
Designer: Gladys Schanstra, Drury Design, 512 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, 630-469-4980, drurydesigns.com. Co-designers: Pam Copper-Smith, 63 Forest Ave., Glen Ellyn, 630-790-6601; Douglas B. Walksler, Glen Ellyn Homes, 489 Taft Ave., Glen Ellyn, 630-469-1070, glenellynhomes.com. Architect: Christopher Derrick, Derrick Architecture, 506 S. Gables Blvd., Wheaton, 847-606-6460, derrickarchitecture.com. Powder room: Belle cabinetry, marble countertops, undermount porcelain sink, cabinet hardware, Fairmont Designs, fairmontdesigns.com. Two-lever Brizo faucet and Kohler towel bars, Aquae Sulis, 676 Roosevelt Rd., Glen Ellyn, 630-534-6630, aquaesulisshowroom.com. Sconces, Murray Feiss, feiss.com.

A LUXURIOUSLY SPA-LIKE MODERN BATH
Designer: Cathy Sparling, C Spar Designs, Addison, 630-664-8664, cspardesigns.com. Bathroom: Frameless cherry cabinets, pecan finish, Pinnacle, pinnaclehomeproducts.com. Caesarstone countertops, Countertop Factory, 1010 W. Republic Dr., Addison, 630-458-0474, thecountertopfactory.com. Kohler stainless steel sink, Toto toilet, lighting under cabinets, Ginger towel bar, Ferlo heated towel bar, all Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery, 1410 Butterfield Rd., Downers Grove, 630-916-8560, ferguson.com. Metris widespread faucet and hand-held shower head, Hansgrohe, hansgrohe-usa.com. Custom tile shower base, Hastings Tile and Bath, LuxeHome, Merchandise Mart, 312-527-0565, hastingstilebath.com. Shower enclosure, custom clear glass by Jamestown Glass and Mirrors, 7946 W. Oakton St., Niles, 847-698-8500. Black and gray porcelain tile flooring, Hastings Tile and Bath. Exhaust fan, custom design by Warmly Yours, 2 Corporate Dr., Lake Zurich, 847-540-7775, warmlyyours.com. Cabinet hardware, Top Knobs, topknobsusa.com.

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