KBDi design20ten Award Winners


The winners of the KBDi design20ten national awards have been announced. Congratulations to all who entered. The judges were impressed by many of the entries and were excited to see more designers using the professional methods of documentation that are recommended by the Institute.

For both kitchen and bathroom designs, the entries which stood out as finalists commonly displayed: a clever sense of design style; a strong understanding of the rules and regulations which govern a functional design; professional documentation which clearly demonstrated all facets of the design; attention to the inclusion of eco sustainable products, fittings and fixtures and, of course, effective achievement of the client brief within budget.

And the winners are…

National Certified Designer of the Year: Darren James

National Kitchen Designer of the Year: Lee Hardcastle

National Bathroom Designer of the Year: Eileen Middleton

National Unique Project of the Year: Justin Putric

Kitchen Designer of the Year VIC & Large Kitchen Vic: Markus Sawatzki
Kitchen Designer of the Year NSW & Medium Kitchen NSW: Gavin Hepper
Small Kitchen NSW: John Little
Small Kitchen Qld: Mal Corboy
Small Kitchen Tas/Vic: Patricia LaTorre
Medium Kitchen SA/WA: Tony Warren
Medium Kitchen Vic: Lindsay Williams
Medium Kitchen Qld: Darren James
Large Kitchen SA: Haris Bahityarov
Large Kitchen WA: Kordula Stuart
Large Kitchen NSW: Geoff Little
Large Kitchen Qld: Lee Hardcastle

Bathroom Designer of the Year SA/WA & Small Bathroom SA/WA: David Ellwood
Bathroom Designer of the Year NSW & Large Bathroom NSW: Karl Noonan
Bathroom Designer of the Year Vic & Small Bathroom Vic: Owen Barnes
Small Bathroom NSW: Karl Noonan
Small Bathroom Qld: Eileen Middleton
Large Bathroom SA: Eliza Rudkin
Large Bathroom WA: David Ellwood
Large Bathroom Vic/Tas: Lenka
Large Bathroom Qld: Eileen Middleton

Most outstanding KBDi student in Kitchen Design: Craig Johnson
Most outstanding KBDi student in Bathroom Design: Levi Skliwa

For more information on using a certified kitchen or bathroom designer for your next project visit www.kbdi.org.au