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2016 Design Contest Winners

Congratulations to the NKBA So Cal 2016 Design Contest Winners!


Large Bathroom Winner - Christopher Grubb

Large Bathroom Winner

Christopher Grubb

Christopher Grubb
Arch-Interiors - Beverly Hills, CA
Phone: 310-652-7600, ext 101
Website: www.archinteriors.com

About Christopher:

Christopher Grubb is known as a style maker and market inuencer to clients, manufacturers, editors and producers. As President of Beverly Hills based Arch-Interiors Design Group, Inc., Christopher and the rm are internationally recognized for their unique and distinguished work in high-end residential, commercial, medical, health & beauty, retail and hospitality design.

Large Kitchen Winner - Carolyn Hall

Large Kitchen Winner

Carolyn Hall

Carolyn Hall
SeaPointe, Inc. - Irvine, CA
Phone: 949-861-3400
Website: www.seapointe.com
Email: carolyn@seapointe.com

About Carolyn:

Carolyn Hall has 15 years of design experience remodeling kitchens and bathrooms throughout Orange County. She has extensive knowledge in all aspects of residential remodeling including space planning, construction, material selection, building codes, and budgets. Carolyn deeply values client relationships and direct communication throughout the entire design process. Carolyn's remodeling career began when she made her passion her profession by starting her own cabinet restoration business. Encouraged by this endeavor, Carolyn went on to earn her Interior Design Professional Certicate. She enjoys putting in to practice her communication expertise to ensure that her clients' remodeling projects surpass all their expectations.

Medium Kitchen Winner - Jennifer Beavers

Medium Kitchen Winner

Jennifer Beavers

Jennifer Beavers
Norm Tessier Cabinets, Inc.
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Phone: 909-987-8955
Website: www.normtessiercabinets.com
Email: jennifer@normtessiercabinets.com

About Jennifer:

Jennifer works with a team of carpenters, and trades people to oversee the projects design, build and installation. She performs concept, design, drafting and layout, and project management. Her accolades include the Viking Design Competition for May 2015, NKBA's 30 under 30 and is a speaker on Kitchen and Bath Trends. Jennifer's commitment to her clients and the project are what stands out the most. She is compassionate and dedicated to her client's wishes. Her out of the box thinking and problem solving deliver solutions that supersede expectations. Her passion for manufacturing and designing custom cabinetry has driven her to become a part of the third generation in her family business. Her out of the box thinking and innovative designs are beyond compare.

Small Kitchen Winner - Rachelle Kiklowicz

Small Kitchen Winner

Rachelle Kiklowicz

Rachelle Kiklowicz, AKBD CID
As You Wish Interiors, Inc. - Lakewood, CA
Phone: 562-731-0884
Website: www.asyouwishinteriors.com
Email: asyouwishinteriors@verizon.net

About Rachelle

Specializing in Residential Design, Rachelle Kiklowicz loves bringing "fun"ction and beauty together. This makes for a space to be proud of and a pleasure to experience. Having designed and managed a number of projects in Southern California, it is never forgotten that it is your home. Rachelle enjoys working with her clients to make sure that all decisions are blended with her expertise and their preferences. She is a Certied Interior Designer in the State of California and is an Associate Kitchen and Bath Designer. In addition, Rachelle teaches the Kitchen and Bath Design courses at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa and at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo.

Open Category Winner - Laurie Haefele

Open Category Winner

Laurie Haefele

Laurie Haefele
Haefele Design, Inc.
Santa Monica, CA
Phone: 310.429.3525
Website: www.haefeledesign.com
Email: laurie@haefeledesign.com

About Laurie:

Haefele Design, based in Santa Monica, California, specializes in innovative high-end kitchens, boutique wardrobes and luxury baths. Laurie Haefele is known for her extreme attention to detail and knowledge of the latest trends. Laurie's inventive designs are inuenced by her architectural sensibilities. Laurie is an associate member of AIA and NKBA and has won numerous awards including Subzero's "Best Of The Best," NKBA's "Best Sustainable Kitchen, Best Open Plan Kitchen, and Best Large Kitchen, Best Small Bath," KBB's "Best New Showroom of the Year," Caesarstone's "Dream Design Award," Fisher Paykel's "Best Kitchen," and Houzz's "Best Of Houzz 2013-2016."