A Custom European Kitchen for a Modern Rochester Home

by Concept II, September 10, 2019

Concept II and Leslie Cordaro of Design Associates were tasked with creating a kitchen to suit this stunning Modern Style home. Built by architect Cyril T. Tucker in 1954, this house is not only located in an ideal spot, it is uniquely designed. Pulling in the driveway feels like pulling up to a house on the West Coast. The lot ...

Eating Out in Rochester During Your Kitchen Remodel

by Concept II, July 15, 2019

Home-made meals during a kitchen remodel can be difficult to pull off, especially when your new kitchen is in the middle of being installed. Lucky for us, Rochester is going through a food renaissance with multiple thoughtfully conceived restaurants coming to life in the past 5-10 years. Here, we have listed our favorite restaurants in the city to dine in ...

BEFORE & AFTER : Approachable Elegant Kitchen Transformation in Pittsford, NY

by Concept II, May 7, 2019

This kitchen design was a complete transformation from mono-chromatic to elegant and approachable. The soffit in the center of the ceiling coupled with the elongated island created a shoe-box shape to the room. Removing the soffit and enlarging the island (without making it too big) helped clean up the sense of space. The perimeter cabinetry in Wood Mode's Brookhaven painted ...

Park Ave Traditional Kitchen Renovation

by Concept II, April 14, 2019

This large historic 1920s house in the Park Ave area of the city of Rochester, NY had a small kitchen originally designed for servants. The kitchen shared a wall with a butler's pantry hallway separating it from the dining room and included pantry cabinetry and a large wash sink. While the butlers pantry and kitchen included interesting design details and ...

Wood Mode’s Integrated Lighting Program Receives Innovation Award

by Concept II, February 28, 2019

Integrated Lighting Program Receives Innovation Award from Meredith Corporation At the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in January, Meredith Corporation’s Beautiful Kitchens & Baths magazine named the Wood-Mode Integrated Lighting Program as one of the 30 Most Innovative Products for 2018. Joining brands such as Kohler, Miele and BlueStar, the list unveiled editors’ picks for their favorite kitchen and ...

A Twist On a Classic White Kitchen

by Concept II, December 21, 2018

This kitchen design was a collaboration between Concept II & designer Shelley Coke - completed in late Summer 2018. A stately 1928 house underwent a major renovation down to the studs. The product is a fresh, functional, well-suited white kitchen with a twist. In this article, we interviewed Shelley to get the behind the scenes in working with an interior ...

A Refined Bathroom Oasis Remodel

by Concept II, December 15, 2018

This refined oasis incorporates the bathroom and closet with the same finishes. The home owner had a vision for creating a minimalistic clean environment. To make this vision a reality, we blended simple lines with contrasting finishes. Transitional Wood Mode cabinetry is juxtaposed against the organic design and asymmetry of the free-flowing tub. The floor and wall tile is a ...

Stunning Lakeside Kitchen Remodel

by Concept II, November 14, 2018

A breathtaking view of lake Ontario deserves a kitchen that compliments the color and tranquility of the water – and that’s just what we delivered. With the design expertise of Anne Marie Weissend of Design Associates, together, we created a dreamy kitchen remodel for this beach house. Our client wanted to refresh this space from dark and dated to fresh, ...