The trade association for independent KBB retailers, the Kbsa, has announced the finalists of its 2024 Kbsa Designer Awards.

Awards will be presented across seven categories, with winners announced at a ceremony at Belfry Hotel and Resort, West Midlands, on October 9, following the KBB Industry Conference.

They will be selected by an independent judging panel, which includes senior designer at Bulthaup Ainhoa Bilbao, customer engagement Andrea Hillier, director of The Myers Touch Keith Myers and managing director of Jones Britain Dan Stronge.

Kitchen Designer of the Year up to £25k

  • Elizabeth Pantling-Jones- Lima Kitchens
  • Michelle Pickstock- Callerton Kitchens & Interiors
  • Francis Russell- Callerton Kitchens & Interiors
  • Nathan Damarell- KF Kitchens
  • Andreya  Ciampa- Lima kitchens
  • Adam Bomok- cu_cucine

Kitchen Designer of the Year £25k-£50k

  • Liam Butler- Butler Interiors- three entries shortlisted
  • Alistair Glover- Alexander
  • Marzena Moks Rodriguez- Urban Myth
  • Hollie Clark- Bauen Design

Kitchen Designer of the Year over £50k

  • Jaye Tidbury- The Myers Touch
  • Charlotte Jewkes- KC Design House
  • Victoria Otty- Diane Berry Kitchens
  • Carissa Snelling-Doe- Nicholas Anthony
  • Licia Di Pasquale- Bauen Design
  • Joanna Geddes-Campbell- Kitchens by JS Geddes

Bathroom Designer of the Year

  • Ami Wheatland- Sovereign Bathrooms Winchester
  • George Green- Nicholas Anthony
  • Nicola Whyte- KI Bathroom Interiors
  • Hazel Di Pasquale- Bauen Design
  • Martin Flanders- Alexander
  • Bilal Patel- Dezign Studio

Young Designer of the Year

  • Andreya  Ciampa- Lima Kitchens- three entries shortlisted
  • Alistair Glover- Alexander
  • Sophie Owen– Qudaus Living

Kitchen Concept Designer of the year

  • Lauren Goodbrand- Kitchens International
  • Annie Mitchell – Diane Berry Kitchens
  • David Allen – Diane Berry Kitchens
  • Liam Butler– Butler Interiors
  • Sophie Askew- Butler Interiors
  • Ashley Chapman – Kitchens International

Bedroom Designer of the Year

  • Mike Hughes – Mike Hughes Kitchens & Bedrooms- two entries shortlisted
  • Alice Hartland- Vesta Space Ltd
  • Alistair Glover- Alexander

Kbsa national chair Richard Hibbert said, “What an amazing year we have had this year.  The standard of entries was higher than ever, making our judges’ task extremely difficult. We wish all of our finalists good luck.

“Winners will be announced at the Kbsa Designer Awards dinner which follows the KBB Industry conference on Wednesday 09 October, at the Belfry Hotel and Resort, West Midlands.”