Winning Designs- June’s Kitchen/Bath & Interior Design Contest
From spa-worthy bathrooms to elegant kitchen designs, we saw some amazing spaces throughout June’s Kitchen/Bath & Interior Design Contest. Join us in congratulating the finalists on their award-winning designs.(more…)
Chief Architect Kitchen & Bath Webinar – How to get started using 3D Design Software
By: Phillip Gibney
Chief Architect and the NKBA co-hosted an informative webinar focusing on how easy it is to start using 3D design software.
As many Chief users may already know, Chief Architect has partnered with the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) since 2003 to provide kitchen and bath designers with information and software tools to assist in their design process. Since partnering with NKBA, their input has helped us to develop tools that efficiently meet the standards of the kitchen and bath industry. Local chapter meetings held at Chief Architect headquarters gives our employees a look into the industry, while giving NKBA members a chance learn more, discuss, and give feedback on our software.(more…)
Cindy Baker: Inspired by Relationships
By: Ariana Beaudry
Second Place Kitchen/Bath & Interior Design Contest winner Cindy Baker has put relationships at the center of her nearly 30 years in the design field.
Cindy Baker has always forged her own path, taking guidance and inspiration from her relationships along the way. Growing up, her father’s home improvement projects fascinated her. In school, a well-known designer personally encouraged her to make design her career. And after earning a degree in Interior Design at Oklahoma State University, she sold her car and moved to London where she, “opened up a phone book and started making calls.” She recalls, “I was blessed to find a prominent designer who took me under her wing and into her world.”(more…)
Pushing the Boundaries of Style
Taking inspiration from a broad spectrum of influences, Rene’s goal is to draw you in, make you feel welcome, and spark intrigue.
By Kerry Hansen
Based out of Oakland, California, Rene Rabbitt of Rabbitt Design has global reach with extensive experience working with people and projects all over the world. As a freelance Designer and Draftsperson, Rene offers a broad scope of services and experience, including but not limited to architectural and structural plan sets, Chief Architect training, and both residential and commercial rendering.(more…)
June’s Kitchen/Bath & Interior Design Contest Winners
Congratulations to our three Chief Architect Kitchen/Bath & Interior Design Contest Winners!
Thank you all for sharing your designs with us and our community.
Kaitlyn Places Third with Her Traditional Kitchen
By Jake Murray
Kaitlyn wins third place in the Chief Architect Kitchen/Bath & Interior Design Contest. She is a high school Senior who has been helping to design kitchens since her F
“Growing up as a contractor’s daughter in the small town of Grand Rapids, Minnesota gave me opportunities to learn from a young age about design. Our family business, Nature’s Edge Construction, expanded into custom cabinetry in 2015 allowing me the opportunity to help design cabinets for clients my F
2018 Chief Architect Design of the Year Contest Winners
Congratulations to the 2018 Chief Architect Design of the Year winners!
Throughout 2018, Chief Architect held a monthly design contest for our customers to showcase their work. This year, we had over 175 renderings submitted for our Residential, Remodeling, and Kitchen/Bath/Interiors Design Contests.
Each month our Facebook fans were asked to vote for their favorite design. The winners (1st, 2nd, 3rd) were entered into our year-end Design of the Year contest in December. Voting was open until January 9th and we are pleased to announce the winners! Discover more about the contestants through our Featured Contest Winner stories.