Sub-Zero and Wolf Appliance have announced the recipients of their international Kitchen Design Contest. Eleven kitchens were selected by a panel of industry professionals to received top honors, earning more than US$110,000 in cash prizes.
Launched in 1993, the biannual competition is a nod to innovative use of space, design excellence, and integration of Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances. Entries reflected current market trends -- including smaller, high-quality kitchens; diverse materials and textures; repurposing of vintage or used items; and sustainable design.
This year marks the debut of the Designers’ Choice Award -- the winner was selected from the 48 regional winners by trade professionals.Contest regional and specialty winners received a cash prize and a trip for two to the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale, AZ, where the awards reception was held.
The winners are:.
Best Kitchen Utilizing a Full-Size Sub-Zero Built-In or Integrated Unit and Wolf Cooking Instrument: Warner McConaughey, Hammersmith, Atlanta, GA, Second Place Winner Elaine Cecconi, Cecconi Simone, Toronto, Ontario, Third Place Winner Phyllis Taylor, The Taylor & Taylor Partnership, Miami, FL
Best use of Wine Storage in a Unique Location: Jost Lunstroth, Vineyard Wine Cellars, Addison, TX, Student Category, Katie Fotheringham, Utah State University
Best Dealer Showroom Using Sub-Zero and Wolf: Doug Durbin, nuHaus, Highland Park, IL
Best use of Sub-Zero and/or Wolf in an Outdoor Kitchen: Dee David, Dee David and Co, Falls Church, VA
Best use of Integrated Refrigeration Outside the Kitchen: Jean Stoffer, Jean Stoffer Design, River Forest, IL
International Winners: Asia Pacific: Jose Eduardo Calma, Lor Calma & Partners, Philippine; Europe Bartholt Christiann Luikinga, Idfix-Bcl, Netherlands Brazil Silvio Korman, Korman Arquitetos, San Paulo
The Designers’ Choice Award: Phyllis Taylor, The Taylor & Taylor Partnership, Miami, FL