Broan-NuTone (K/BIS Booth N2701) has announced the winners of its 2007 Best Kitchen Design Competition. Up to $40,000 in cash, scholarships and travel will be awarded to professional kitchen designers and student kitchen designers who incorporated proper kitchen ventilation into their designs using the Best by Broan® kitchen ventilation product line.
Professional and student winners were chosen in each of the three competition categories: Wall-Mounted Ventilation, Island/Peninsula Ventilation, and Custom Hood Design incorporating a Best by Broan kitchen ventilation product (i.e., Power Pack, a hood encased in a custom shell or cabinet, etc.).
All first place winners will travel to Las Vegas for the 2007 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (K/BIS) where the grand prize professional and student winners will be announced, and their winning designs unveiled. The Grand Prize Professional wins airfare and hotel accommodations for two to Rome, Italy (near the Best by Broan manufacturing facility); the Grand Prize Student wins a $10,000 scholarship from Broan-NuTone.
Competition winners follow, along with the Best by Broan
distributor the Professional Winners worked with:
Category 1 – Wall-Mounted Ventilation
- First Place – Glenn Meader, Kitchen
Concepts, Inc., Norwell, MA; Distributor: Clark Distribution Corp., Milford, MA.
- Second Place – Christine Donner, Christine
Donner Kitchen Design Inc., New Canaan, CT; Distributor: Goldman Associates,
New York, NY.
- Third Place – Andie Day, PSV Design Group, LLC, Boxford, MA; Distributor: Clarke Distribution Corp., Milford, MA.
Category 2 – Best by Broan – Island /Peninsula Ventilation
No winner selected
Category 3 – Best by Broan – Custom Hood Design incorporating a Best by Broan kitchen ventilation product (i.e., Power Pack, a hood encased in a custom shell or cabinet, etc.)
- First Place – Matthew Quinn, Design
Galleria Kitchen & Bath Studio, Atlanta, GA; Distributor: Westye Group,
- Second Place – Cameron Snyder, Kitchen
Concepts, Norwell, MA; Distributor: Clarke Distribution Corp., Milford, MA.
- Third Place – Trisha Stableford Anderson, Abode Design, Portland, OR; Distributor: Bradlee Distributors, Portland, OR.
First place winners receive $1,000 in cash and a trip to the 2007 K/BIS in Las Vegas; second place winners receive $500 in cash; and third place winners receive $250 in cash. A Grand Prize Professional and a Grand Prize Student will be selected from the first-place winners.