2019-2021 Kitchen Design Contest Global Winners Announced
Madison, WI – Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove, recognized industry leaders and innovators in the kitchen space, have named the global winners of their 2019-2021 Kitchen Design Contest. Winners were announced on October 10, 2022 at the Winners’ Summit and Gala in Nashville, Tenn.
After a thorough review and evaluation of over 1,700 entries, 28 finalists and one student winner were selected. From there, 24 global winners were announced. All finalists received an initial cash prize of $2,000 as well as an exclusive, expenses-paid trip to the Winners’ Summit and Gala. Global winners received additional prize money which reached a contest total of $215,000 – the largest total yet.
“The Global Winners of the Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove Kitchen Design Contest have earned their place as the industry’s best of the best, and we applaud these pioneering professionals for their outstanding creativity and dedication to pushing the boundaries of design,” said Jim Bakke, president and CEO of Sub-Zero Group, Inc. “We are honored to celebrate their success and award-winning work that keeps Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove at the forefront of innovative kitchen design and demonstrates the endless possibilities our appliances offer trade professionals and their clients.”
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Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove 2019-2021 Kitchen Design Contest Global Winners
- Contemporary Kitchen Design
- First Place: Adam Kane of Adam Kane Architects (South Melbourne, Australia) took top honors and was awarded $35,000.
- Second Place: John Bornas of Workroom (Richmond, Australia) was named the winner and awarded $20,000.
- Third Place: Stéphane Rasselet of naturehumaine architecture & design (Montreal, Québec, Canada) was named the winner and awarded $10,000.
- Traditional Kitchen Design
- First Place: Barbara Foley of Bouton and Foley Interiors, Inc. (Paradise Valley, Ariz.), with Kim Bouton of Bouton and Foley Interiors, Inc., took top honors and was awarded $35,000.
- Second Place: Andrea Swan of Swan Architecture (Minneapolis, Minn.), with Joe Paetzel of Swan Architecture, Kareem Reda of Anderson Reda, and Sue Weldon of Harris Weldon Interiors, was named the winner and awarded $20,000.
- Third Place: Kristine Anderson of PKA Architecture (Minneapolis, Minn.), with Carl Olson of PKA Architecture, Lauren Buxbaum of Nate Berkus Interiors, and Randy Haapala of HNH Homes, was named the winner and awarded $10,000.
- Transitional Kitchen Design
- First Place: Mick De Giulio of de Giulio kitchen design (Wilmette, Ill.), with Gregg Webb of de Giulio kitchen design and Kathy Manzella of de Giulio kitchen design, took top honors and was awarded $35,000.
- Second Place: Jonathan Spicer of Spicer Architecture (Sydney, Australia), with Isabelle Harris of Isabelle Harris Design, was named the winner and awarded $20,000.
- Third Place: Celeste Robbins of Robbins Architecture (Winnetka, Ill.) was named the winner and awarded $10,000.
- Small Space Kitchen: Trevor Wallace of Reflect Architecture (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) was named the winner and awarded $5,000.
- First-Time Entrant: April Tomlin of April Tomlin Interiors (Nashville, Tenn.), with Jonathan Torode of Pfeffer Torode Architecture, was named the winner and awarded $5,000.
- Best Use Outside of Kitchen: Steve Karp of Bentwood of Chicago (Chicago, Ill.) was named the winner and awarded $5,000.
- Student Winner: Afnan Bashaikh was named the winner and awarded $5,000.
Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove 2019-2021 Kitchen Design Contest Judges
The esteemed panel of seven judges, each a previous Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove Kitchen Design Contest winner and an expert in their respective discipline, includes:
- Davy Swanenberg of Culimaat High-End Kitchens (Netherlands)
- Jean Stoffer of Jean Stoffer Design (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
- Mark Stumer of Mojo Stumer Associates (Greenvale, N.Y.)
- Martin de Sousa of Designström (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
- Sandra Agurto of Cabinetry Creations, Inc. (Orlando, Fla.)
- Stacy Eisenmann of Eisenmann Architecture (Albany, Calif.)
- Martin Holliday of Chiselwood (Lincolnshire, U.K.)
About Sub-Zero Group, Inc.
Sub-Zero Group, Inc., headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, manufactures best-in-class appliance brands Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove. Founded in 1945, Sub-Zero, Inc. is the leading American-based manufacturer of refrigeration, freezer and wine storage products. Sub-Zero, the preservation specialist, pioneered the concept of dual refrigeration, ensuring that food stays fresher longer. With the acquisition of Wolf Range Company in 2000, Sub-Zero Group, Inc. added the industry specialist in residential cooking appliances, with products including ranges, cooktops, wall ovens, warming drawers and ventilation equipment. In 2018, Sub-Zero Group, Inc. launched the Cove brand of dishwashers, the specialist in all things clean. Cove joins Sub-Zero and Wolf, establishing the brands as corporate companions and a complete kitchen family. In its third generation of family ownership, the privately held company also operates manufacturing facilities in Fitchburg, Wisconsin, and Goodyear, Arizona. Sub-Zero Group, Inc. is continually recognized for the highest achievements in appliance innovation and customer satisfaction.