Winners 2022

Creative DesignGROUP

A1 - Best New Designer
Description

To be awarded to the most creative New NKBA Ottawa Chapter Member Designer. The ‘New Artist' will have been working in the Design Industry for 36 months or less – resume with work experience to be submitted. There will be a 1st prize awarded. Previous recipients of this award are not eligible for entry. Entry project MUST be done solely by the entrant – NO- co-submission. Applicant must have entered the industry no sooner than December 1st, 2018.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Creativity 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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B1 - Creative Concept Kitchen
Description

Submissions should be design concepts only and will be judged on creativity and innovation. There is no budget for these submissions.

Requirements

This submission will NOT be a ‘real life’ project. As a "creativity" category all submissions will be heavily judged on CREATIVITY. No budget will be required for these submissions.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Creativity 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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B2 - Creative Concept Bathroom
Description

Submissions should be design concepts only and will be judged on creativity and innovation. There is no budget for these submissions.

Requirements

This s submission will NOT be a ‘real life' project. This will be heavily judged on CREATIVITY. No budget is required for these submissions.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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Other AwardsGROUP

This group covers Other Rooms, Look For Less, Best Transformation

Q1 - Best Powder Room – Any Style
Description

To be awarded to the Best Powder Room of any style (Contemporary/Modern/Classic/Traditional). A Powder Room is considered to have only 2 fixtures. There are no price limits in this category. There will be 1st and 2nd place prizes awarded.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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R1 - “The LOOK for LESS” – Kitchen
Description

Kitchen - $19,999.99 or less without labour. Bathroom - $9,999.99 or less without labour. (Note: only one winner will be awarded for kitchen and one for bathroom in this category)

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

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Criteria
Criterion Weight
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Creativity 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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R2 - “The LOOK for LESS” – Bathroom
Description

Kitchen - $19,999.99 or less without labour. Bathroom - $9,999.99 or less without labour. (Note: only one winner will be awarded for kitchen and one for bathroom in this category)

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, or labor etc.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Creativity 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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S1 - Best Transformation (Before & After) – Kitchen
Description

To be awarded to the most dramatic ‘Before & After' Design. ‘Before' AND ‘After' Floorplans, Elevations and Renderings must be submitted, as well as a Design Statement. There are no price limits in this category. The entrant MUST include at least one “Before” photo, up to a maximum of 5 “Before” photos and a maximum of 10 project photos in total (before and after photos combined) There will be one 1st place prize awarded for Best Transformation Kitchen.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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T1 - Best Transformation (Before & After) Bathroom
Description

To be awarded to the most dramatic ‘Before & After' Design. ‘Before' AND ‘After' Floorplans, Elevations and Renderings must be submitted, as well as a Design Statement. There are no price limits in this category. The entrant MUST include at least one “Before” photo, up to a maximum of 5 “Before” photos and a maximum of 10 projects photos in total (before and after photos combined) There will be one 1st place prize awarded for Best Transformation Bathroom.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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U1 - Bonus Rooms
Description

(Note: only one winner will be awarded in this category) Entries in this category must contain cabinetry as a major component of a residential space. Single family, tract, garden, town homes, high rise, prize homes and showrooms. This will be heavily judged on CREATIVITY. Indoor kitchens and bathrooms have designated categories (noted above) and are not permitted to be entered in this category. Possible rooms that may be entered in this category include, but are not limited to: Library, Bar, Laundry Room, Closet, Craft Room, Guest Room, Theatre, Garage, Exercise Room/Gym, Outdoor Kitchens etc. There are no price limits in this category. There will be a 1st place prize awarded.

Requirements

This space should include a significant portion of millwork and/or cabinetry. Residential spaces only and can include single family homes, tract or garden homes, high-rise apartments or "prize" homes. This will be heavily judged on creativity. Indoor kitchens and bathrooms have designated categories and are not permitted to be entered in this category. Possible rooms that may be entered in this category include, but not limited to: Library, Bar, Laundry Room, Closet, Craft Room, Theatre Room, Home Office, Exercise Room/Gym, or Wine cellar. There are no "price limits" in this category.

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Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 30.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 15.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 15.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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Kitchen - Classic/TraditionalGROUP

C1 - Kitchen – Classic/Traditional – Price Group 1
Description

($20,000-$39,999) There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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D1 - Kitchen – Classic/Traditional – Price Group 2
Description

($40,000-$59,999) There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

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Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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E1 - Kitchen – All Styles – Price Group 3
Description

($60,000-$79,999) There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

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Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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F1 - Kitchen – All Styles – Price Group 4
Description

($80,000+) There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

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Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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Kitchen - Contemporary/ModernGROUP

G1 - Kitchen – Contemporary/Modern – Price Group 1
Description

($20,000-$39,999)There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

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Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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H1 - Kitchen – Contemporary/Modern – Price Group 2
Description

($40,000-$59,999)There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

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Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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I1 - Kitchen – Contemporary/Modern – Price Group 3
Description

($60,000-$79,999) There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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J1 - Kitchen – Contemporary/Modern – Price Group 4
Description

($80,000+) There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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Bathroom - Classic/TraditionalGROUP

K1 - Bathroom – Classic/Traditional – Price Group 1
Description

($10,000-$24,999) There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

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Criteria
Criterion Weight
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Creativity 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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L1 - Bathroom – Classic/Traditional – Price Group 2
Description

($25,000-$39,999) There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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M1 - Bathroom – Classic/Traditional – Price Group 3
Description

($40,000+) There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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Bathroom - Contemporary/ModernGROUP

There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style’ category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

N1 - Bathroom – Contemporary/Modern – Price Group 1
Description

($10,000-$24,999) There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

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Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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O1 - Bathroom – All Styles – Price Group 2-3
Description

($25,000 +) ALL design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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P1 - Bathroom – Contemporary/Modern – Price Group 3
Description

($40,000+) There are two primary design style categories: Classic/Traditional and Contemporary/Modern. If the design is a Transitional style the entrant can determine which category is the most appropriate to enter the project. In Each ‘style' category there are 4 price points for kitchens and 3 price points for bathrooms based on MATERIAL COSTS ONLY.

Requirements

Materials definition: Materials to include in pricing to determine price category include but are not limited to: cabinets, cabinet hardware (knobs, pulls & and special hinging like flip-up hinges etc.), counter tops, wall covering (paint, wall paper or other wall finish), floor covering, all light fixtures, shower glass, fixed accessories (pull-outs, garbage pull-outs, hooks, towel bars etc.), sinks and faucets. Do not include items such as: windows, doors, appliances, drywall, trim, heated floors, etc.

Criteria
Criterion Weight
CREATIVITY 20.0%
Visual Appeal 20.0%
Basic Safety and Ergonomics 20.0%
Elements and Principals of Design 20.0%
Presentation 20.0%
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