2020-2021 Student Design Competition

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2020-2021 Student Design Competition

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Enter your projects today for your chance to win a $5,000 scholarship and feature in Kitchen & Bath Business (KBB) Magazine. 

Winning this prestigious competition increases industry visibility and peer recognition, offers valuable publicity and networking opportunities and acknowledges the talent of aspiring kitchen and bath designers. Students must plan beautiful, safe and functional spaces, incorporating creative design statements and aesthetically pleasing design solutions. NKBA Student Members may enter the kitchen competition, the bath competition, or both. Their designs must be based on the client requests and plans provided.

Entry is FREE and the deadline to enter is June 1, 2021.

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Who Can Enter

+ Entrants must be NKBA Student Members enrolled in an educational institution on the date of submission. There is no cost to students to join NKBA.

+ Except for experience derived from an internship, entrants must neither have worked in a professional residential design capacity (including interior design, architecture and related fields), nor have been paid for any design services rendered.

+ Projects entered must be completed individually by the student designer. Co-designers are not permitted.

Winning Entries

The top winners in both the kitchen and the bath competitions will be recognized by their peers and industry professionals at the Design Competition Awards ceremony held during the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) 2022. The winning designs will also be featured in KBB Magazine, and awarded the following:

First Place . . . . . $5,000 Scholarship

Second Place . . . $2,500 Scholarship

+ Third Place . . . . $1,000 Scholarship

Award winners will receive complimentary registration and ticket to the KBIS 2022 expo, admission to the design awards ceremony, hotel accommodations and airfare.

Special Thanks to Chief Architect, for providing the Floor Plans and Sample Submission to this year’s Student Design Competition. For more info about Chief Architect, click here.

Submit For Your Chance To Win! 

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in sponsoring? Contact Alan Dove, Director of Member Relations at Adove@nkba.org.