Craftsman Kitchen with Handmade Tile Backsplash and Custom Cabinets

A symphony of carefully considered details truly makes experiencing this kitchen an elevating one. The team at Wenger Woodcraft made it a breeze to match the original built-in cabinets that remain a feature of the breakfast nook. For the crowning jewel, the ceramicists at Lea Nigel Studios handmade and hand glazed the jade green backsplash […]

handmade tile backsplash in kitchen remodel in Champaign Urbana IL

Urbana Tudor Kitchen Remodel

Urbana, IL Subtle yet commanding materials and Tudor design details punctuate the smart layout of this open concept, period kitchen remodel. The wall dividing the kitchen and dining room was removed, windows were widened, a full-lite door was added that leads to the back deck and garden, and a very tight, hardworking hallway became a […]

Early 20th Century Kitchen Upgrade

Urbana, IL A cramped, one-person kitchen layout was transformed to a multi-user space with increased countertop area by eliminating a window and relocating appliances.  The downdraft stove was eliminated in favor of a standard stove with better functioning overhead venting.  Although thoroughly modern, the home’s era is referenced in the installation of real linoleum flooring […]

Kitchen remodel and upgrade in Urbana IL, by general contractor New Prairie Construction Co.

Late 1800s Farmhouse Kitchen Remodel

Sidney, IL Remodeling this kitchen meant removing mid-century fixtures and finishes, and replacing them with new appliances, fixtures and period-appropriate finishes.  Craftsman-style, quarter-sawn oak cabinets sit on new, heart pine tongue-in-groove flooring.  Butcher block shares space with quartz countertops.  Original window and door trim, as well as wainscoting were preserved.

Farmhouse kitchen remodel in Sydney, IL.

Lincolnshire Contemporary Kitchen Remodel

West Champaign, IL An uninterrupted view from the front room to the back gardens frame a warm and welcoming view into this contemporary kitchen remodel.  The clean lines are softened by the warm wood tones of the stained maple, shaker cabinets and are set off by the subtle sparkle of the glass backsplash. Environmentally friendly […]

Contemporary kitchen remodel in West Champaign IL.

Lake Park Kitchen Remodel

Lake Park, IL Slight changes to the layout of the cabinet and appliances improved the flow and feel of the original kitchen. After relocating the appliances, we were able to keep the same amount of storage space and had enough room to install a larger center island.  The new maple cabinets and quartz countertops are […]

Quartz countertops in Lake Park IL kitchen remodel.

Eco-Friendly Kitchen Remodel

Champaign, IL With environmental concerns in mind, the owners of this home were interested in selecting sustainable materials where possible. After gutting this kitchen and incorporating some of the living room and adjacent closet into the layout, the remodel included Marmoleum flooring, solid bamboo countertops, and a recycled paper island countertop. The result is a […]

Recycled paper island countertop in an eco-friendly kitchen remodel in Champaign IL.

Versatile Kitchen Remodel

Champaign, IL This 1960’s dated kitchen moved into the 21st Century by employing minor changes to the layout, removing soffits and upper cabinets, adding a tea & coffee nook, and creating more open space by removing a small partition wall.  Contemporary cabinets and quartz countertops are enhanced by a new range hood vent fan and […]

Kitchen remodel in Champaign IL includes a tea and coffee nook, contemporary cabinets, quartz countertops, new range hood, and decorative glass tile.

Stainless Steel Kitchen Remodel

Champaign, IL The kitchen in this older home in historic Champaign was transformed with the vision of the homeowner and her designer; New Prairie worked closely with both parties to help realize this vision. Bamboo flooring and stainless steel surfaces, sink, and appliances make up this pristine and contemporary design. The microwave, along with floor-to-ceiling […]

Stainless steel range and hood in kitchen remodel in Champaign