The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) is a non-profit trade association that promotes the professionalism of the kitchen and bath industry.

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Professional Design Competition

The NKBA Wisconsin/Upper Michigan chapter design competition recognizes excellence in the field of design, paying special attention to creative designs accomplished by the local chapter members of NKBA.

Success in the form of a winning entry in this competition means increased visibility, peer recognition, and valuable publicity opportunities.

Judged by a panel of industry professionals, this competition acknowledges the talent of kitchen and bath designers to plan safe, functional, personalized spaces, which incorporates imaginative design statements and aesthetically pleasing solutions.


Participation in this annual competition requires entrants to make complete presentations of their best design work in a manner representative of the high standards of the NKBA.

Design plans, interpretive drawings and other entry documents must demonstrate expertise and skill, and should reflect a high level of professionalism.