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15th June 2018
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Judging line-up announced for KBSA awards
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 (pictured); James Herriot, director, Callerton, and Dave Hewitt, managing director, Oakwood Bespoke. They join returning judges Martin Thomas, director, Denmore Kitchen & Bathroom Studio and Renee Mascari, director, Mascari Design Solutions and CEO of KBBNTG, who is also head judge.
James Herriot, a founding director of Callerton and past chairman of the KBSA says: "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 says: "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 23rd June. A shortlist will be released on 19th 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
Application forms can be found at:
12th May 2017