Quartz Countertops, Rochester, NY

Concept II + Quartz Plus, True Partners in Rochester, NY

by Concept II, January 31, 2017

You have many options when it comes to choosing a countertop for a kitchen or bath remodel. We find that most of our customers are deciding between granite and quartz for a solid surface. In the Rochester, NY area, we have a great resource in Rocky Mountain Granite. The showroom on Basket Road in Webster is my recommended first stop …

Custom Closets, Rochester, NY

Rochester, NY Kitchen & Bath Remodeler Expands with Custom Closets Line

by Concept II, January 16, 2017

Concept II, known for its innovative kitchen and bath remodeling and tile store in East Rochester has established a new subsidiary focused on the design and installation of custom closets. The custom closet line features custom designed storage solutions for spaces such as bedroom closets, dressing rooms, linen closets, pantries, mudrooms or other areas of the home in need of storage areas.

Concept II Of Rochester, NY Awarded Best Of Houzz 2017

by Concept II, January 6, 2017

Concept II of Rochester, NY has won “Best Of Design, And Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. Concept II is one of the county’s premier complete kitchen, bath and tile design studios.

Cement Tile

Cemented in My Heart – The Use of Cement Tile

by Concept II, January 4, 2017

Have you ever been to our tile showroom? I only ask because if you haven’t shopped for tile lately, or if your experience is limited to the big box chains, you aren’t seeing the whole picture in tile. One of the most exciting developments is the supply and demand for encaustic cement tile. Similar to the clay tiles that came …

Tile Backsplash

Arabesque Affection – The Use of Arabesque Tile Design

by Concept II, November 30, 2016

arabesque noun ar·a·besque Simple Definition of ARABESQUE: • a complicated decorative design made with many lines that curve and cross each other • a ballet position in which the dancer stands on one foot and holds one arm forward while the other arm and leg are held out behind Source: Merriam-Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary This shape and style has become SO …

Wood Tile

Wood You Tile? The Use of Porcelain Tile that Looks Like Wood

by Concept II, October 26, 2016

Have you ever been told to go to “your happy place”?  Maybe it was at the end of a yoga class, or in those countdown seconds before a surgery? Well this is image you see above is mine and you are welcome to use it anytime. I look at images of tile all day long, sometimes at night too, come …

The Resurgence of Brass Hardware

The Devil is in the (Brass) Details – the Resurgence of Brass Hardware

by Concept II, October 5, 2016

Be still my heart. When this brass hardware re-awakening started showing up on the pages of my favorite design magazines I think I cried a little. We needed this!  I know I speak for designers everywhere when I say that everything had gotten a little (read: a lot) cold.  All at once the beige, beige world went white, and grey, …

Floating Vanities in Rochester, NY

Floating Ideas… Floating Bathroom Vanities

by Concept II, September 26, 2016

I chose these three bathroom vanity images for the title banner because the first thing I want to do is dispel the myth that wall-hung or floating bathroom vanities are exclusively contemporary. Wildly different in feel, the above bathrooms are all benefiting from the use of wall-mounted bathroom vanities. I can think of so many reasons to consider this type …