Wednesday, June 16, 2010

2009 NKBS Awards Winner Medium Kitchen - First Place




Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath, Ltd.
Chevy Chase, MD
Designer: Jennifer L. Gilmer, CKD

Design Notes: Designed for a top local real-estate agent’s own home, this kitchen needed to be a showcase that maximized the ocean view. The cabinets balance the warmth of walnut with frosted glass inserts in cool hues, with matching floating shelves suspended from cables on either side of the cooktop. A custom round butcher-block table on casters can be positioned on the island or moved to the side.


Products and Materials: Premier Custom-Built walnut cabinets with antique cherry finish, valley gold marble countertops with antique finish, Grohe faucet, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Gaggenau cooktop.

2009 NKBS Awards Winner Medium Kitchen - Second Place


Design First Kitchen Interiors
Ottawa, ON
Designer: Friedemann Weinhardt

Design Notes: Inspired by Beaux Arts art and architecture, this kitchen design uses eclectic styles and strict symmetry. A custom mosaic countertop and pale green cabinetry make the island stand out from the white marble and white cabinets on the walls. At right, the “Chinese wedding cabinet” conceals the refrigerator.

Products and Materials: SieMatic BeauxArts collection cabinets in magnolia white, dark maple, and amaranth green; white Carrara marble perimeter countertops and backsplashes, limestone flooring, Wolf range, SieMatic range hood, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Blanco sink and faucet.


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2009 NKBS Awards Winner Medium Kitchen - Third Place


Neil Kelly Designers/Remodelers
Lake Oswego, OR
Designer: Diane Foreman, CKD, CBD
Co-Designer: Jamie Rupprecht, AKBD

Design: As they prepared their home for sale, the clients wanted a “wow” kitchen on a moderate budget. This eclectic mid-century design features floating cherry cabinets with espresso and brandy stains and a backsplash made of porcelain tile with sections of random patterned glass mosaic tiles. The island stands out with a sandblasted glass dining bar lit from below by LED rope lighting.

Products and Materials: Best by Broan range hood, D├ęcor cabinets, Wilsonart Monterey Storm laminate countertops, verde typhoon granite tile countertops, Kohler faucet, Justice Design Group Limoges collection pendant lights.

2009 NKBS Awards Winner Medium Kitchen - Honorable Mention



Binns Kitchen + Bath Design
Pickering, ON
Designer: Richard J. Farrell

Design: To turn a one-cook kitchen into a room that functions for four without looking cluttered, the designer relied on two pantries and deep drawers instead of wall cabinets, with floating shelves for everyday items. A wall of appliances, including a speed oven, a steam oven and an espresso machine, completes the kitchen.

Products and Materials: Silestone Grey Amazon quartz countertop with leather finish; Kohler Karbon faucet; Franke sink; Miele microwave, wall oven, cooktop and vent hood; Liebherr refrigerator; SieMatic cabinetry in elm.

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