The Kbsa has announced a new line-up of judges for its 2017 awards which were launched last week.
New judges this year include Andrea Hillier, national retail services manager Blum UK; James Herriot, director, Callerton and Dave Hewitt, managing director, Oakwood Bespoke Ltd. They join returning judges Martin Thomas, director, Denmore Kitchen & Bathroom Studio and Renee Mascari, creative director, Mascari Nottingham and CEO of KBBNTG, who is also head judge.
James Herriot, a founding director of Callerton and past Chairman of the Kbsa said, “I am delighted to have been asked to join the 2017 Kbsa Design Awards judging panel. I hope that my expertise in design, marketing, sales and training from working within the Callerton organisation will stand me in good stead for what will undoubtedly be a tough job.”
Renee said: “It is always such a pleasure to be involved with the Kbsa awards. The standards of design have been extremely high in the past and I look forward to seeing some strong categories come through this year.”
The closing date for entries for the Designer Awards 2017 is 23 June. A shortlist will be released on 19 July and the winners announced at the AGM on 3rd October.
Awards this year include:
The Kbsa Kitchen Designer of the Year 2017 (under £30k)
The Kbsa Kitchen Designer of the Year 2017 (over £30k)
The Kbsa Bathroom Designer of the Year 2017
The Kbsa Young Designer of the Year 2017
The Kbsa Kitchen Concept Designer of the Year 2017