NKBA Announces Award Winners

NKBA Announces Award Winners

Chicago The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Chicago Midwest Chapter recently named the winners for its Design Vision 2002 competition.

Two design teams from Wickets Fine Cabinetry, Inc. of Glencoe, IL received four awards, including Wickets principal John Myefski and designer Jennifer Freymiller, who earned first- and third-place honors, respectively, in the "Other Rooms" category for a library and family room. The pair also took home second-place honors in the "Small Kitchens" category. Myefski and designer Wendy S. Yang took second-place honors in the "Other Rooms" category with a combined laundry and crafts room.

Additional winners in the "Small Kitchens" category include: first-place winner Gary Lichlyter, of Lemont, IL-based Lemont Kitchen & Bath, Inc. and third-place winner Amy Sandaek of Drury Design, Ltd., based in Glen Ellyn, IL.

Other award winners named include Dan McFadden and Debbie Larson of Geneva, IL-based Past Basket, who received first- and third-place honors in the "Kitchens Over 250 Sq. Ft." category; Connie Schey of Barrington, IL-based Insignia Kitchen & Bath Design Group, Ltd., who earned first-place honors in the "Bathrooms under 65 Sq. Ft." category; Gail Drury, CKD, CBD of Glen Ellyn, IL-based Drury Design, Ltd., who captured second place in both the "Large Kitchen" and "Large Bath" categories; Julie Loehner, CKD of Barrington, IL-based Insignia Kitchen and Bath Design Group, Ltd., who earned second-place honors in the "Bathrooms Under 65 Sq. Ft." category; Susan Waters, also of Insignia Kitchen & Bath Design Group, took first-place honors in the "Bathrooms Over 65 Sq. Ft." category; and Mary Fran O'Callahan, CKD, of Oak Design & Construction in Oak Park, IL earned third place in the "Bathrooms Under 65 Sq. Ft." category.

The Chicago Midwest Chapter winners were honored at a dinner in the Wyndham Hotel in Itasca, IL, the association noted. Also, all winning designs in the Kitchens and Other Rooms categories were featured in the Fall 2002 issue of Chicago Home & Garden magazine.