HACKETTSTOWN, NJ  - The National Kitchen & Bath Association announced the 10 winners of the 2011/2012 NKBA Student Design Competition, which offers $10,000 in scholarships and prizes. The winners were awarded at the NKBA Design Competition Awards event on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) held at Chicago’s McCormick Place This prominent industry event also recognized the professional designers who created the best kitchens and baths of the past year. The event is an exclusive event available only to the press, top designers, and select industry insiders.

Sponsored by Sub-Zero and Wolf, as well as Waypoint Living Spaces, a division and trademark of American Woodmark Corp., the 2011/2012 NKBA Student Design Competition, received more hundreds of entries from students at colleges and universities across North America. The students’ designs offer insight into fresh design trends generated by the up-and-coming generation of professional designers. The following eight students were selected for their designs, as winners in the 2011/2012 NKBA Student Design Competition.

KITCHENS:

  •  1st Place: Alice Mulcock; Seminole State College of Florida
  •  2nd Place: Elaine Treadwell; The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online
  •  3rd Place: KC Brandon Smelser; Montana State University – College of Technology
  •  Honorable Mention: Jean Dinkel; Canada College

 BATHROOMS:

  •  1st Place: Elaine Treadwell; The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online
  •  2nd Place: Lindsey Taylor Stein; The Art Institute of Philadelphia
  •  3rd Place: Courtney Federspiel; Lakeland College
  •  Honorable Mention: Andrea Brown; Seminole State College of Florida

 

About the National Kitchen & Bath Association:

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade association with over 50,000 members that has educated and led the kitchen and bath industry for more than 45 years. NKBA.org provides consumers with an inspiration gallery of award-winning kitchen and bath designs, as well as articles, tips, and an extensive glossary of remodeling terms. At NKBA.org, consumers can also find certified kitchen and bath professionals in their areas, submit questions to NKBA experts, and download the free NKBA Kitchen Planner and NKBA Bath Planner. To learn more, visit the NKBA Press Room at NKBA.org/Press or call 1-800-THE-NKBA (843-6522).

Source: NKBA

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