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Kitchen Design Contest

Kitchen Design Contest

The 2022-2023 contest has closed and our judges are reviewing entries. Start planning your submission to the next contest for your chance at career-building recognition, cash prizes, and an unforgettable Winners’ Summit and Gala.


Contest timeline

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FEBRUARY 2024

Judging

In this blind contest, judges evaluate all qualifying entries based on best functional and aesthetic use of Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances and overall kitchen design.

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MAY 2024

Finalists Announced

Forty-three professional Finalists and one Student Winner announced. Finalist promotion and local celebrations begin.

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AUTUMN 2024

Winners’ Summit and Gala

Finalists, the Student Winner, judges, and Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove executives gather for an exclusive four-day event filled with celebration, networking and unforgettable experiences. Fourteen Global Winners announced at the Gala.

Kitchen Design Contest - Why Enter

Kitchen Design Contest - Why Enter

2019-2021 Global Winners

1ST PLACE CONTEMPORARY KITCHEN

Brighton House

1ST PLACE TRANSITIONAL KITCHEN

Redwood Retreat

1ST PLACE TRADITIONAL KITCHEN

Texas Hill Country Home

2ND PLACE CONTEMPORARY KITCHEN

Kenley Court Residence

2ND PLACE TRANSITIONAL KITCHEN

Centennial Park Residence

2ND PLACE TRADITIONAL KITCHEN

Red Door Retreat

3RD PLACE CONTEMPORARY KITCHEN

Memphremagog Lake House

3RD PLACE TRANSITIONAL KITCHEN

Western Retreat

3RD PLACE TRADITIONAL KITCHEN

Highlands Residence Kitchen

WITH RECOGNITION AND IN MEMORY OF LARS PETERSSEN,
Principal & Architect at PKA ARCHITECTURE

SMALL SPACE KITCHEN

Victorian Revitalization

BEST USE OUTSIDE OF KITCHEN

Penthouse Wine Room with a View

FIRST TIME ENTRANT

Southern Charm

STUDENT WINNER

1706 Rittenhouse Square

  • Afnan Bashaikh, Drexel University

Explore award-winning designs

See the 2019–2021 Global Winners

"This is the best kitchen design contest in the industry. The projects are from all over the world. Being exposed to other people’s work is inspiring and the entire event is just a lot of fun. To be a part of something this big is terrific."

- Mick De Giulio | de Giulio kitchen design

"Winning the KDC catapulted my business, truly. From that moment, because of Sub-Zero’s PR, and my presence on their website, it’s a new paradigm completely."

- Jean Stoffer | Jean Stoffer Design

"To be recognized and to be a part of a global competition with such a premium product is something that is really fantastic, not only for yourself, your team, your staff, but also your clients."

- Miriam Fanning | Mim Design

"To anyone thinking about entering this award, get out there and enter. The opportunity is unbelievable and to be a part of this is something you really want to do and can take your career to the next level."

- John Bynum | John Bynum Custom Homes

"It is so impactful to be sharing the spotlight with all these incredible designers that have submitted this work from all around the world, and I’m just so proud to be part of this group."

- Matthew Quinn | DESIGN GALLERIA Kitchen and Bath Studio

"You’re judged by peers who are recognized as leaders and innovators. They look at your work through a magnifying glass, so it gives me confidence that I’m doing great work. And it has exposed me to partnerships that have created additional business."

- Heidi Piron | Heidi Piron Design & Cabinetry

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