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 ...

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, ...

Luxurious Minimal Kitchen Remodel

by Concept II, October 19, 2018

This modern Concept II kitchen was a rebirth for the house. It is a perfect blend of soft and crisp; warm and cool. The cabinetry is Brookhaven frameless in Maple Champagne Stain with slab doors. Slanted ceilings made this kitchen design more challenging - a beautifully designed stainless hood enclosure was the solution. The space opens up to a sunroom ...

Rustic Glam Kitchen Design in Rochester, NY

by Concept II, October 6, 2018

This super elegant kitchen is in a gorgeous new build house. We wish we could show the entire house here - it is so well curated. As you look through the photos of the kitchen, you'll notice that the column moldings perfectly match the inside door profile of the cabinetry and the profile of the island legs. Glamorous sparkling crystal ...
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Preparing for Your Concept II Kitchen Remodel

by Concept II, August 15, 2018

The kitchen is the heart of the home and a place where many families spend their time. This is the reason great kitchens can sell houses and why people remodel their kitchens as a top priority. While the end result of a remodel can make your life simpler, the process of a remodel can be stressful, even when you have ...
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5 Ways to Make Your Kitchen Ceiling a Design Feature

by Concept II, July 28, 2018

Kitchen ceilings are often plain smooth surfaces (or even the dreaded popcorn ceiling), but a kitchen ceiling can take your kitchen from tasteful to luxurious. Tray Ceiling Tray ceilings are recessed in the center and serve multiple design functions. In homes with high ceilings the lower sides of the tray ceiling give the room a more comfortable shape, allowing cabinetry ...