The 2013 NKBA Design Competition is open for entries. Projects submitted must have been installed between Nov. 28, 2011 and Oct. 31, 2012. The six categories are: Small Kitchen (less than 150 sq. ft); Medium Kitchen (150-350 sq. ft.); Large Kitchen (more than 350 sq. ft.); Powder Room (must contain a sink and a toilet, no tubs or shower); Small Bathroom (less than 55 sq. ft.) and Large Bathroom (more than 55 sq. ft.). Ten specialty awards will also be chosen, including Best Kitchen and Bath, Green Design, Before & After, Budget-Friendly, People’s Pick, and Universal Design, along with the new Builder/Remodeler Award in honor of Clay Lyon, CR, 2012 NKBA Secretary.
To enter, designers should submit clear, well-composed photos, a simple design statement, elevations and a floor plan to scale, as well as a completed entry packet.
Entries postmarked by the October 5, 2012 deadline are $50 per entry. Late entries postmarked by October 26, 2012 are $75 per entry.
Winners will be announced at the 2013 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show in New Orleans, LA in April 2013.