Design Contest Winners Named by Dacor
IRVINE, CA —Dacor, the Irvine, CA-based luxury home appliance brand, has announced the winners and finalists of the company’s inaugural 2020 Dacor National Kitchen Design Contest celebrating innovative kitchen designs and their creators.
Dacor judges evaluated 132 entries from students and professionals across the U.S. and Canada to determine 20 finalists, from which three grand-prize professional design winners and one design student winner were selected based on design, innovation and representation of Dacor products.
Cash prizes totaling more than $200,000 were awarded to winners and finalists on both a regional and national level, for projects that were submitted in both the contemporary and traditional style of kitchens, Dacor said. Regionally, Dacor recognized eight designers across all four U.S regions, as well as Canada, while 20 finalists were also recognized.
“As a leading kitchen appliance brand in the North American marketplace we wanted to create an opportunity to celebrate our wonderful partners in the design community as well as emerging talent who are pushing the boundaries of creativity and are inspiring homeowners to bring to life their dream kitchens,” said Randy Warner, v.p./sales for Dacor. “Through the National Kitchen Design contest, it is evident these designers are paving the way in inventive kitchen designs are executed…and our team is beyond impressed by the talent featured across both professional and student entries.”
All contest winners and finalists will have their work recognized and promoted within Dacor’s showrooms in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, as well as on the company website and social media channels, Dacor said.
Sarah Robertson of Studio Dearborn, in Mamaroneck, NY, was a triple prize winner, winning the Designer’s Choice award, as well as being recognized as the regional winner in the East Region and a top 20 national finalist.