NKBA Ottawa Design Excellence Awards

THANK YOU

Thanks Everyone!!

We received some fabulous feedback about the  2015 Design Excellence Awards Gala and we thought we’d share some of them!!

Please feel free to let us know what you thought by contacting

communications@nkbaottawa.org

“The Gala was very thoughtfully planned, the food was great. Big screens were placed very well so that everyone could see…”

“It was an awesome event…count me in for next year!!”

“…lots of awesome memories and such a beautiful space!”

“…really liked the decorations throughout.”

“It was a great event and everything was 100%.”

“Well done a fantastic evening”

“Thank you for a lovely event. We’re so pleased to have been part of the event!”

“Thank you for hosting a wonderful evening for the design community!”

A big thank you, from us to you. It’s the people who make an event a success and we thank each one of you for making this year something to remember!!

Winner’s List!

The Design Excellence Awards and  NKBA Ottawa would like to extend our sincerest congratulations to all of this year’s winners. Keep an eye out for next years awards!

 

2015 NKBA Ottawa Design Excellence Awards

Creative concept

1st place: Nathalie Tambay, Designing to Stay

2nd place: Natalia Pierce, Detail By Design

Best new designer

1st place: Erica Naish, Out of the Box Kitchen Design

2nd place: Cynthia Marleau-Ryder, Sarah Kidder Design

Bathroom: Classic/traditional ($10,000-$24,999*)

1st place: Tim Rutherford, Elliott Renovation Inc.

2nd place: Shannon Callaghan, Copperstone Kitchens

Bathroom: Classic/traditional ($25,000-$39,999*)

1st place: Wael Bakr, Laurysen Kitchens

2nd place: Nathan Kyle, Astro Design Centre

Bathroom: Classic/traditional ($40,000+*)

1st place: Walter Bunda, Astro Design Centre

Bathroom: Contemporary/modern ($10,000-$24,999*)

1st place: Candace Sutcliffe & Alex Diaz, Art House Developments

2nd place: Darren Walker, Kitchen Craft Cabinetry, with Urbandale Construction

Bathroom: Contemporary/modern ($25,000-$39,999*)

1st place: Shannon Callaghan, Copperstone Kitchens

2nd place: Colin Meredith, Perspective Renovations

The Look for Less, bathroom (under $10,000*)

1st place: Sarah Kidder, Sarah Kidder Design

Powder room

1st place: Candace Sutcliffe & Alex Diaz, Art House Developments

2nd place: Julia Enriquez, Astro Design Centre

Kitchen: Classic/traditional ($20,000-$39,999*)

1st place: Peter Valiquet, Astro Design Centre

2nd place: Darren Walker, Kitchen Craft Cabinetry, with Cornelis Grey Construction

Kitchen: Classic/traditional ($40,000-$59,999*)

1st place: Heather Tardioli, Laurysen Kitchens

2nd place: Julia Enriquez, Astro Design Centre

Kitchen: Classic/traditional ($60,000-$79,999*)

1st place: Ewa Stys, Muskoka Cabinet Company, with Sonya Kinkade, Sonya Kinkade Design

Kitchen: Classic/traditional ($80,000+*)

1st place: Julia Enriquez, Astro Design Centre

Kitchen: Contemporary/modern ($20,000-$39,999*)

1st place: Tim Rutherford, Elliott Renovation Inc.

2nd place: Elnaz Shahrokhi, Laurysen Kitchens

Kitchen: Contemporary/modern ($40,000-$59,999*)

1st place: Dean Large, Astro Design Centre

2nd place: Dawn Tite, Muskoka Cabinet Company

Kitchen: Contemporary/modern ($60,000-$79,999*)

1st place: Stacey Price and ACCO Kitchen & Bath

2nd place: Candace Sutcliffe & Alex Diaz, Art House Developments

Kitchen: Contemporary/modern ($80,000+*)

1st place: Nathan Kyle, Astro Design Centre

2nd place: Dean Large, Astro Design Centre

The Look for Less, kitchen (under $20,000*)

1st place: Shelley Robertson, Centura Tile

Other rooms

1st place: Natasha Nash, Laurysen Kitchens

Best transformation, kitchen

1st place: Dean Large, Astro Design Centre

People’s Choice, bathroom

Wael Bakr, Laurysen Kitchens

People’s Choice, kitchen

Wael Bakr, Laurysen Kitchens

Doris Lacroix award

Jacques Cousineau, Prémoulé

 Meet our Judges!!

Here are our judges.

As a chapter (Ottawa) it is part of our task to provide qualified individuals to serve the community. We are emphasising that in the upcoming years, so its apropos that we have qualified individuals judge. Verne and Maria both have extensive National Kitchen and Bath Association training and certifications. Hence why they were chosen to judge…as kitchen and bathrooms should be judged by their qualified peers. Verne previously worked out of Ottawa, so she knows this market very well. Glen and Jamie regularly appear on TV/web, where most of our clients get inspiration from.

Canadian Judges:

Verne MacDonald (Verne MacDonald Designs)

  • Certified Kitchen Design Certificate (CKD)
  • Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Math and Fine Arts

http://vernemacdonalddesign.com/resume/

Glen Peloso & Jamie Alexander (Co-founders of Peloso Alexander Interiors)

(acted as ONE judge)

  • An extensive experience in commercial, hospitality and residential design. A combined 40 years of experience & an upholstery line branded “Glen & Jamie Designer Collection”.
  • Appeared in Print and TV throughout North America and internationally on HGTV and Food network.

http://glenandjamie.com/about

American Judge:

Maria Stapperfenne (Huston Lumber & Supply Co d.b.a. Tewksbury Kitchens & Baths)

  • Certified Master Kitchen and Bath Designer (CMKBD)
  • Serves on the Board of Directors of NKBA for 2016 as our current President – National level.
  • Judged at NKBA National level.

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Please contact the appropriate Design Excellence Awards Officer

 

Application/Submission Questions:Sara Cartoon

Sara Edgerton (Applications/Submissions Officer)

secretary@nkbaottawa.org

shannon

Ticket Sales Questions:

Shannon Callaghan (Tickets/Events Officer)

academicrelations@nkbaottawa.org

caroline

Sponsorship Questions:

Caroline Castrucci (Sponsorship Officer)

sponsorship@nkbaottawa.org

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Media Questions

Shelley Robertson (Communications Officer)

communications@nkbaottawa.org

 

 

Sara Cartoon

General Questions:

Sara Edgerton

secretary@nkbaottawa.org

Nat

Hotel / Transportation Questions:

Natalia Pierce  (Décor Officer)

chapterrepresentative@nkbaottawa.org