Jonas Carnemark designed this kitchen for two amateur chefs.

Best in Show

Twelve innovation projects combine style and function

MAY/ JUNE 2012

The 2012 design competition organized by the Baltimore-Washington Chapter of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) welcomed close to 100 entries from area designers. Sponsored by Home & Design, the contest invites experienced area professionals to judge the submissions. This year’s jury included Susan Gulick of Susan Gulick Interiors; Diane M. Hursh, CKD, CBD, of Montgomery College; Sandra Meyers of Sandra Meyers Design Studio; Rui Ponte, AIA, LEED AP, of Ponte Mellor Architects; and Sharon Jaffe Dan, editor in chief of Home & Design. The winning entries below will capture your imagination with their distinctive details and innovative plans.

Contemporary Chic  read more
A Modern Backdrop   read more
Timeless Classic  read more
A Perfect Transition   read more
Chef’s Special  read more
A New Direction  read more
A Worldly Approach  read more
Clean & Simple  read more
An Artful Design  read more
Sophisticated Style  read more
Holiday at Home  read more
Classic Concept  read more


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