Kbsa reveals Designer Award finalists

Trade association the Kbsa has revealed the finalists of its Designer Awards 2022, which will take place at The Belfry Hotel & Resort on September 28.

16 Jun, 22

Trade association the Kbsa has revealed the finalists of its Designer Awards 2022, which will take place at The Belfry Hotel & Resort in the West Midlands on September 28 2022.

Kbsa reveals award finalists

The Designer Awards span six categories, which include Kitchens up to £25k, Kitchens £25k-£50k, Kitchens over £50k, Bathroom Designer, Young Designer and Kitchen Concept Designer.

Winners of each category will be chosen by an independent judging panel of industry experts.

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These include senior designer at Bulthaup Mayfair Ainhoa Bilbao, MD of And So To Bed Martin Gill, national retail sales manager of Blum Andrea Hilliard, director of The Myers Touch Keith Myers and MD of Stoneham Kitchens Adrian Stoneham.

The list of finalists are as follows:

Kitchens up to £25k

Belinda Dangerfield – Qudaus Living (two entries)

Scott Richards – Bathroom & Kitchen Planet, Stirling

Sophie Owens – Qudaus Living

Diane Berry – Diane Berry Kitchens

Kitchens £25k-££50k

Samantha Mascari – Mascari Design

David Ladbury – John Ladbury & Company

Toby Lister – Somax Kitchens

Elizabeth Pantling-Jones – Lima Kitchens

Clinton Paley – The Kitchen Partners (two entries)

Kitchens over £50k

Matthew Grantham & Ethan Bowen – Kreativ Kitchens

Keith Myers & Amanda Smith – They Myers Touch

Emma Gains – Butler Interiors

Robert Guinan – Jacob Roberts Interiors

Dominic Massarella – KC Design House

Bathroom Designer

Andrew Hewson – Dobsons

Nicola White – Kitchens International (two entries)

Richard Paul – Sovereign Bathrooms Winchester

Gabi Riseley – Henry Rose Interiors

Young Designer

Dominic Massarella – KC Design House

Sophie Owen – Qudaus Living

Lucy Cunliffe – Diane Berry Kitchens

Kitchen Concept Designer

Felicity O’Hare – Kitchens by JS Geddes

Liam Butler – Butler Interiors

Anthony De Wynter – KD Design House

Prince Rosales – Elements Kitchens

Sophie Owen – Qudaus Living

Lucy Cunliffe – Diane Berry Kitchens

Kbsa national chair Richard Hibbert said: “Congratulations to all of our finalists. The standard was once again really high.

“There have been some stunning entries displaying the trend for open living spaces. These illustrate how well kitchen designers have met the challenge of designing not just kitchens but spaces that accommodate the ever-growing criteria for multi-generational living.”

Quooker, Blum, Neff, Blanco, Airflow Developments, Fisher & Paykel, CRL Stone and Clear Insurance Management are sponsors of the awards, which will be presented as part of the Kbsa Conference.

Watch videos of the Kbsa Designer Award winners in 2021 discussing their projects.