2013 Design Contest Winner: Glen Lumia – Other Rooms – 3rd Place

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Designer: Glen Lumia

Dealer: Creative Design Construction, Northvale, New Jersey

Design Goals and Details: We had a blank canvas to work with in designing the bar for our clients, as it was incorporated in a full scale renovation of the basement. The focal point of the space features a custom wet bar with raised granite to create a dramatic space for entertaining family and friends. It includes a beverage center, ice machine, and plenty of additional seating for guests. The bar features the Hanover door style in Cherry, highlighted with an Espresso finish. We incorporated glass upper cabinets to show off the client’s stemware and achieve the modern vision the client’s hoped for.

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2013 Design Contest Winner: Matthew Adler – Other Rooms – 2nd Place

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Congratulations Matthew!

Matthew Adler
Schell Brothers, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Design Goals and Details: 

There were a number of goals to this space. We need to create a study that could accommodate
both her and him, provide lots of storage and allows him views out the back of the house towards
the water even when privacy is needed.

The study was designed with built ins flanking each of the shorter walls while leaving space in the center for a desk for him. On the side walls we created a desk area for her, lots of file drawers and storage for all the items they have. This was finished with light rail and bullet lighting to provide undercabinet lighting for the countertops.

The ceiling was lined in stain grade v-groove wood boards in a barrel so we added Wellborn
crown to each wall run and hid ambient lighting behind it to illuminate onto the ceiling. The rich,
Sable finish offered a nice contrast to the knotty cedar on the ceiling and let the cabinets stand
out. The client wanted a desk to match the cabinets so a freestanding desk was created with base
cabinets and a Wellborn wainscot panel. We finished off the desk top with a Wellborn top and
applied the edge molding in the field giving the whole room a cohesive look.

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2013 Design Contest Winner – Other Rooms – 1st Place

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Crystal Kennedy

Pacific Northwest CabinetryMilwaukie, Oregon 

This is the 3rd project we were asked to do for this couple. We had helped them with their kitchen – and
now their pantry was in dire need of help. It had become a catch all for various items that didn’t quite have
a place in the main kitchen and consequently had become almost useless. We were tasked with cleaning out
and organizing the space, adding storage and function to this underutilized space

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Problems/Challenges: 
-Very cluttered, everything was shoved into place and very visible
-They wanted this to be an area that could house a microwave and second oven for overflow cooking during
the holidays
-Wanted an area to house his espresso maker and accoutrement since it didn’t fit in the kitchen
-Wanted a sink for quick access to water and an extra place to clean up
-Wanted a space for bottle storage up and out of the way
-Lacked any kind of countertop space at all so no real work could be done in the space
-Didn’t want it to look too dark or heavy
-Their existing door swung into the pantry, making it hard to maneuver inside

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Solutions:
-Added enclosed cabinet storage with Wellborn’s Prairie Maple Painted in the Divinity finish. Giving the
pantry a bright feel overall
-Bookcases that sit on the countertop provide open storage for a tight space. Clear mason jars provide an
attractive and functional way to store them
-A sink was added at the end of the pantry under the window, right next to the espresso and coffee makers
-An unused chimney was removed and recessed in the space we installed a new convection microwave and
second oven. Giving them plenty of extra cook space and getting it out of the way and off the countertop
-A shelf was added running along the kitchen wall to house their bottle storage where it won’t take up space
used by everyday items
-Added granite that matched their kitchen for a cohesive look
-Changed the door to a pocket door and added glass for a more open look and more light

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2013 Design Contest Winner – Bathroom – Honorable Mention

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Crystal Kennedy

Pacific Northwest Cabinetry

Milwaukie, Oregon

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2013 Design Contest Winner – Bathroom – 3rd Place

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Lauren Pastron

Southeastern Cabinet Concepts

Surfside Beach, South Carolina

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Elements I adore – the lighting, the tub, the tile, the towel warmer and of course the cabinetry……

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Everyone needs a hutch like this…… perfect fit and finish

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Mrs. Pastron truly created an award-winning bathroom which easily could be mistaken as an European wet room don’t you think?

2013 Design Contest Winner – Bathroom – 2nd Place


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Deborah Esborn

George Davis, Inc., S. Yarmouth, Massachusetts

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2013 Design Contest Winner – Bathroom – 1st Place

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Beth Atherholt

Fiderio & Sons, Meriden, Connecticut

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2013 Design Contest Winner – Small Kitchen – Honorable Mention

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Mike Donzanti

Universal Supply Co., Hammonton, New Jersey

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2013 Design Contest Winner – Small Kitchen – 3rd Place

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Katrina Hosea

Bee Tree Homes, Jacksonville, Fl

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2013 Design Contest Winner – Small Kitchen – 2nd Place

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Designer: Crystal Kennedy

Pacific Northwest Cabinetry – Milwaukie, Oregon

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