Author: Megan Gerdes

Megan's passion for design extends beyond her workplace. In her free time, Megan enjoys all types of crafts, including knitting, crocheting, and rehabbing/reupholstering furniture.
  • LED Lighting Design for Your St. Louis Kitchen

    Your kitchen is the heart and soul of your home. Today’s kitchens, in fact, support a range of activities well beyond just cooking. Eating, entertaining, homework, brainstorming – these days, it all happens in the kitchen. Such a highly-trafficked area requires an attractive, inviting, and functional lighting design that facilitates all that you do within…

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  • Cream Kitchen Design in St. Louis

    If you are dreaming of a cream kitchen design for your St. Louis home, you might be wondering what it would take to get this style, what paint colors we would recommend, and any matches and pairings that would look great.   White with white, Cream with Cream To achieve a cream kitchen design, we…

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  • About Megan Gerdes, Interior Designer

    Megan is McDermott Remodeling’s interior designer, an integral part of our team and always a bright and creative light in any project. A naturally creative soul, as a child, she wanted to be a hairstylist but decided she didn’t want to have cold, wet hands all the time. Fashion design followed, and eventually, interior design….

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  • Best Winter Escapes in St. Louis

    St. Louis is a vibrant city with so many things to see and do. We may think of summertime as the best time to do things in and around town, but the winters are truly magical, and there is no lack of winter getaways near St. Louis. Open your mind to exploration, step out of…

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  • Cool Designs for Small St. Louis Bathrooms

    Just because you have a small bathroom don’t mean that you have to skimp out or sacrifice on design! Using a few tried-and-true techniques for livening up small spaces, you can take your small bathroom in an entirely new direction. Applying concepts that play with light and shadow and working with challenging features instead of…

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  • A Jack and Jill Bathroom Design Layout for Your St. Louis Home

    A Jack and Jill bathroom is a shared space, generally with at least two openings, usually one on each side of the room leading to two different bedrooms. Some designs feature one door to the bedroom and one to the hallway, but often, it lies between two bedrooms and exists in addition to a hall…

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  • Remodeling Your Guest Bathroom: Remodel Designs for Your St. Louis Home

    Your guest bathroom has a different focus than bathrooms in the rest of the house. But, even though it is not your personal bathroom, it has the distinction of being the bathroom that most people see. Because of this, some people view the guest bathroom as a bit of a showroom, a place where you…

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  • Two-Island Kitchen Designs for Your St. Louis Home

    Kitchen islands are a popular way of creating more functional space in the kitchen and, in some cases, you may even opt for two islands; one could house a sink, cooktop, and various storage drawers, while the other could provide space for seating and eating. If you have a busy household and a large space…

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  • St. Louis Kitchen Design for Small Areas

    Smaller kitchens can be challenging for many reasons. However, you may not have the luxury of expanding the space so it’s important to work with what you’ve got and make the most out of it. Fortunately, there are lots of great ways to give small spaces a bigger look and feel – it just takes…

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  • St. Louis Kitchen Design 2019

    As we swing into 2019, we like to think about kitchen design trends that we imagine we will see more of in the year ahead. Looking ahead gives us the opportunity to explore some of the new finishes and design ideas that are becoming popular so that we can deliver the latest and greatest to…

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