LINCOLNSHIRE, IL -- 2013 Custom Woodworking Business Design Portfolio winners have been announced. A panel of industry experts chose winners in seven categories: Residential Furniture Freestanding, Residential Furniture Built-in, Specialty, Commercial/Institutional, Countertops/Solid Surface, Kitchen/Bath and Architectural Millwork.
The Overall Award winner went to Bespoke located in Larchwood, IA, for "Regency Radial Table," which was crafted with East Indian rosewood and figured English sycamore using hand-cut marquetry methods. This project also took top prize in the Residential Furniture Freestanding category.
This year's contest also saw a tie in the Kitchen/Bath category with two top winners and two honorable mentions. Interior Woodworks, Bismarck, ND, "Cherry Kitchen and Great Room," tied with William Stowe Fine Woodwork, Newtown, PA, "1850s French Kitchen" for first place honors.
2013 Design Portfolio winners:
Residential Furniture Built-in: Bespoke, Larchwood, IA, for "Royal Crescent Kitchen England"
Honorable Mention: Select Woodworking, Cincinnati, OH, for "Rosswood"
Specialty: Mark Levin Studio, Albuquerque, NM, for "Receptionist Desk"
Honorable Mention: Interwood Forest Products, Shelbyville, KY, for "Architectural + Design Studio"
Commercial/Institutional: KCM Custom Woodworking, Newfield, NJ, for "Library"
Honorable Mention: Mountaineer Wood Industries, French Creek, WV, for "The Swiss Room"
Architectural Millwork: Select Woodworking, Cincinnati, OH, for "Concourse Gallery"
Honorable Mention: D&L Wood Products, Crown Point, IN, for "500 Lake Shore Drive"
Countertop/Solid Surface: BKI Woodworks, Boulder, CO, for "Solid Surfaces Brighten Contemporary Home"
Residential Furniture Freestanding: Bespoke, Larchwood, IA, for "Regency Radial Table,"
Honorable Mention: Studio of Michael McDunn, Greenville, SC for "Illusion Series No. 3"
Kitchen/Bath: Interior Woodworks, Bismarck, ND, "Cherry Kitchen and Great Room," tied with William Stowe Fine Woodwork, Newtown, PA, "1850s French Kitchen"
Honorable Mention (tie): Mike Lucci Cabinets, Monaca, PA, for "Kristen's Dream Kitchen"
Honorable Mention (tie): BKI Woodworks, Boulder, CO, for "The Beauty of Koa Wood"
The People's Choice award and honorable mention winners will be announced in the January 2014 issue of Custom Woodworking Business. Visit WoodworkingNetwork.com/DesignPortfolioGallery to view all entries.
All Design Portfolio winners will be recognized during a gala reception at the 2014 Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo at the Garden State Convention Center in Somerset, NJ, April 9-11. For more information about the Northeast Show, visit cabinetsandclosetsexpo.com.
Now in its 21st year, the Custom Woodworking Business Design Portfolio Awards are given annually to honor custom woodworkers for their outstanding design and craftsmanship.
A print copy of the 2013 Custom Woodworking Business Design Portfolio Design edition is now available for order.
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