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Since its inception in 1993, the Sub-Zero and Wolf Kitchen Design Contest has become the pinnacle accomplishment in the kitchen design profession.


The Kitchen Design Contest honors the world's leading designers, architects, interior designers, builders and remodelers for outstanding and innovative kitchen design featuring Sub-Zero and Wolf products.


2015-2016 is the company’s twelvth Kitchen Design Contest.




International Finalists and Co-Entrants


The White House
Morgan Cronin - Cronin Kitchens Ltd


Abstract House Kitchen
Matt Gibson - Matt Gibson Architecture + Design

Darling Point Apartment

Tony Chenchow - Chenchow Little Architects
Stephanie Little - Chenchow Little Architects

DRF Residence

Miriam Fanning - Mim Design

Lumiere Penthouse

David Selden - David Selden Design

The Farm

Fergus Scott - Fergus Scott Architects


Jungle Grill
Scott Gjesdahl - JaQor Properties
Sandra Gjesdahl - JaQor Properties



Blue Steel
Eduardo Carrera - ARCHITEM, Wolf, Shapiro and Kuskowski Architects
Andrea Wolff - ARCHITEM, Wolf, Shapiro and Kuskowski Architects
Elizabeth Shapiro - ARCHITEM, Wolf, Shapiro and Kuskowski Architects
Magda Kuskowski - ARCHITEM, Wolf, Shapiro and Kuskowski Architects
Mira Katnick - ARCHITEM, Wolf, Shapiro and Kuskowski Architects

Small Kitchen Big Style

Martin De Sousa - Binns Kitchen & Bath Design

YUL Kitchen

Patrizia Giacomini - Cuisines Steam
Brigitte Boulanger - Cuisines Steam


Alessio Abagnale, Student Winner

The Old Rectory

Martin Holliday - Chiselwood Ltd.



United States Finalists and Co-Entrants


San Francisco Contemporary Edwardian
David Armour - David Armour Architecture
Scott Schneider - David Armour Architecture

Brazilian Transitional

Matthew Quinn - Design Galleria Kitchen and Bath Studio

Fruit Tree Transitional
Matthew Quinn - Design Galleria Kitchen and Bath Studio

Rock Springs

Joel Kelly - Joel Kelly Design


 English Cottage

Jean Stoffer - Jean Stoffer Design

Lake Forest Residence
Mick De Giulio - de Giulio kitchen design
Greg Webb - de Giulio kitchen design

Paw Paw Lake House

Doug Durbin - nuHaus

 Cedar Point Lake House

Andrea Swan - Swan Architecture
Constance Chen - Swan Architecture
Katie Redpath Constable - Redpath Constable Interior Design

Saint Paul Revisited
David Heide - David Heide Design Studio
Chris Christofferson - David Heide Design Studio
Mark Nelson - David Heide Design Studio

 23rd Street Apartment

Cinzia Fama-Agnolucci - CFA Designs
Larisa Vasilyeva - CFA Designs

Brooklyn Residence
Idan Naor - Naor Suzumori Architecture D.P.C.
Shuji Suzumori - Naor Suzumori Architecture D.P.C.

Georgica Close
Paul Masi - Bates Masi + Architects


Ancient Modern
Brandon LeRoy - Jackson & LeRoy
Jeremy Jackson - Jackson & LeRoy
Elizabeth Wixom - Establish Design
Kimberly Rasmussen - Establish Design


We would like to congratulate Morgan Cronin from Cronin Kitchens Ltd. 



Introducing the New Generation of Sub-Zero and Wolf


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Introducing the New Generation of Sub-Zero and Wolf





Sub-Zero and Wolf Announce 2010-2012 Kitchen Design Contest Regional Winners

Morgan Cronin from Cronin Kitchens Ltd has been selected from entries throughout the Asia Pacific region to compete in this premium global Kitchen Design Contest Gals in the Madison, USA.

Madison, Wis. (April 16, 2013) — Sub-Zero, Inc. and Wolf Appliance, Inc. — the industry leaders in refrigeration, wine storage and cooking equipment —the 54 national and international regional winners of their 2010-2012 Kitchen Design Contest. Seven distinguished industry professionals evaluated more than 1,600 entries to determine the finalists who best used Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances in their kitchen design projects.


"The Kitchen Design Contest is our way of honoring the design community and the significant role they play in making Sub-Zero and Wolf household names when it involves beautiful kitchen design," said Michele Bedard, vice president of marketing for Sub-Zero and Wolf. "These 54 regional winners truly represent achievement in kitchen design, and we celebrate their talent and work."


Grand prize design categories for the Kitchen Design Contest include two awards that will be determined via online voting: Designer's Choice and, new to the 2010-2012 contest, People's Choice. The Designer's Choice winner will be determined by online votes from members of the design trade, while People's Choice opened April 1, 2013, and run through April 30.


"Our new People's Choice award will expand the influence of the Kitchen Design Contest, allowing those who appreciate fine kitchen design to participate in the online voting," said Bedard. We look forward to announcing the winning designers as chosen by the public and the design community and awarding them each a $15,000 cash prize."


All 54 Kitchen Design Contest regional winners (listed below) will receive a trip for two to the Kitchen Design Contest gala May 21-22, 2013, in Madison, Wis., at the corporate headquarters, where the grand prize winners will be announced.


2010-2012 Kitchen Design Contest Regional Winners


New Zealand

Morgan Cronin of Cronin Kitchens Ltd


Caroline DeCesare of DeCesare Design Group

Teresa Rosano of ibarra Rosano Design Architects


Cynthia Carlson of Dotterweich Carlson

Mehner Design & Architecture, Inc.

Stacy Eisenmann of Eisenmann Architecture

Cynthia Stern of DRP International Design Inc.

Chris Tosdevin of Bulthaup Santa Montica

Courtney Ziething of CC and Company


Mikal Otten of Exquisite Kitchen Design 


Lindy Weaver of Lindy Weaver Design Associates 


Luis Bebchik of hausScape

Michelle Marek Drysdale of Bespoke Design & Consulting

Carlos Prio Touzet of Touzet Studio


Roger DeWeese of Peachtree Architects

Barbara Westbrook of Westbrook Interiors


Kristen Totah of Studio K Kitchens and Design 


Mick DeGiulio of De Giulio Kitchen Design

Jean Stoffer of Jean Stoffer Design


Rob Klein of Conceptual Kitchens & Millwork 


Adolfo Perez of Adolfo Perez, Architect

Karen Swanson of New England Design Works


Janice Morse of Designs Unlimited 


Tim Bjella of Bjella Architecture 


Philip Durham of Studio/Durham Architects


Hunter Dominick of Hunter & Co.

New Jersey 

Antoinette Fraser of St. Clair Kitchen & Home

Heidi Piron of Heidi Piron Design and Cabinetry

Holly Rickert of Holly Rickert

Designing Your Environment

New York 

Michael Neumann of Michael Neumann Architecture

Barry Price of Barry Price Architecture

John Starck, Jr. of Showcase Kitchens

Karen Williams of St. Charles of New York, Inc.

North Carolina 

Ruard Veltman of Ruard Veltman Architecture, Inc. 


John Senhauser of John Senhauser Architects

Libby Palmieri of House of L


Fernando Guerra of Spogue & Company 

South Carolina 

Adrienne Fulmer of Postcard from Paris 


Jennifer Markanich of Timeless Interiors, LLC 


Chris Olexy of Co & Company

Doyle Osborne of Osborne Cabinets and Millwork, Inc. 


Ann Rumble of KDW Home

Eric Lieberknecht of Eric Lieberknecht Design


Aaron Magula of Dream Builders 


Nick Blavat of Deep River Partners, Ltd. 


Elaine Cecconi of Cecconi Simone Inc.

Mitchell Freeland of Mitchell Freeland Design

Friedemann Weinhardt of Design First Interiors


Cristina Menezes of Cristina Menezes

Arquitetura Decorcaao e Urbanismo

Great Britain

Jane Stewart of Mowlem & Co. 


Mauro Mombelli of Cafarelli & Cafarelli — Proposte di Arredo 


Mauricio Rodriguez of Ida 


Davy Swanenberg of Culimaat Kitchens 

New Zealand 

Morgan Cronin of Cronin Kitchens Ltd


Lana Grineva of Philosophy of Design 


The expertise of the 2010-2012 Kitchen Design Contest panel of judges spans multiple disciplines within the kitchen design industry and includes contest winners and veteran judges. The seven internationally known design experts evaluated and selected regional winners based on superior use of space, beautiful kitchen design, and integration of Sub-Zero and Wolf products. Judges are Doug Durbin of nuHaus, Highland Park, Ill.; E.J. Meade of Arch 11, Inc., Boulder, Colo.; Jamie Drake of Drake Design Associates, New York,N.Y.; Jeannine Clark of Mannigan Design, Pasadena, Calif.; Joanne Hudson of Joanne Hudson Associates, Philadelphia, Pa.; Matthew Quinn of Design Galleria, Atlanta, Ga.; and Vasi Ypsilantis of The Breakfast Room, Ltd., Manhasset, N.Y.


More than $140,000 in cash prizes will be distributed to the grand prize winners during the Kitchen Design Contest gala. Winners will be selected in the following categories:

First Place Traditional Kitchen    $40,000  
First Place Contemporary Kitchen   $40,000  
Second Place (any kitchen style)     $20,000  
Third Place (any kitchen style)     $10,000  
Designer's Choice Award     $15,000  
People's Choice Award     $15,000  
North American Student Winner     $5,000  

Eligibility for the Kitchen Design Contest required that all design and construction be fully completed within the contest period of January 1,2010, through October 31, 2012. Qualifying designs had to include at least one full-size Sub-Zero built-in or integrated refrigeration unit and at least one Wolf cooking appliance as primary food preparation equipment, including ranges, rangetops, ovens and cooktops. For more information on the contest, please contact us


About Sub-Zero and Wolf

Founded in 1945 and headquartered in Madison, Wis., Sub-Zero, Inc., is the leading manufacturer of American-made luxury refrigeration, freezer and wine storage products. Specializing in food preservation, Sub-Zero pioneered the concept of dual refrigeration and prides itself on being the first company to store frozen foods at ultra/ow, "sub-zero" temperatures. In 2000, Wolf Appliance, Inc., the premier maker of ranges, ovens, cooktops and grills, was acquired by Sub-Zero, establishing the brands as corporate companions and kitchen soul mates. In its third generation of family ownership, the privately held company also operates manufacturing facilities in Fitchburg, Wis., and Goodyear, Ariz. Both brands are continually recognized for the highest achievements in refrigeration and cooking innovation and customer satisfaction. For more information about Sub-Zero and Wolf, visit subzero-wolf corn or follow us on Facebook at or Twitter at ©subzerowolf. For New Zealand visit