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BEST OF HOUZZ 2017 AWARD

Kitchen Vitality Design has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The company was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 1 million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. The Best Of Houzz award is given in three categories: Design, Customer Satisfaction, and Photography. Honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2016. Click here!

 

1st PLACE DESIGN AWARD

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) named Danielle Burger as one of the winners of the 2017 NKBA Design Competition at the Design Competition and Industry Awards ceremony held January 9 at the Epcot World Showplace in Orlando, Florida. She won 1st Place for Small Bathroom category. Click here!

 


INDUSTRY CERTIFICATION

Danielle Burger announces her certification as a Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer (CKBD) from the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), the leading trade association for the kitchen and bath industry. They are highly skilled in design, space planning and product selection and have extensive knowledge of building codes, flooring materials, appliances, and mechanical systems. They write specifications and draw plans that are easily interpreted by plumbers, electricians, and installers. A CKBD must meet specific requirements such as 60 hours of approved kitchen and bath education, at least 5 years work experience, and pass a comprehensive academic and practical exam.

 

GOLD DESIGN AWARD

Kitchen Vitality Design was named a winner of the 2016 Design Award in the annual national competition presented by Professional Remodeler magazine. Kitchen Vitality Design won the Gold Award in the Bathroom under $30,000 category. Professional Remodeler’s Design Awards recognize outstanding remodeling projects in 23 categories. Entries submitted by residential remodeling companies from around the country are judged on quality, design expertise, material choices, and problem solving and creativity by a panel of four expert judges from the industry. Click here!

 

ELECTED INDUSTRY OFFICER

Danielle Burger is slated for the 2017 VP of Professional Development position – NKBA Chicago Midwest Chapter. Her responsibilities include chairing the Chapter Professional Development Committee, seeking sources for continuing education opportunities, promoting participation in conferences and certification programs, and leading study groups twice a year, among other things. Danielle is a proud member of the NKBA and looks forward to volunteering as an officer.  Click here!

 

MAGAZINE COVER

Hinsdale Living’s Home & Design 2016 special edition featured Danielle Burger of Kitchen Vitality Design on the cover. Hinsdale Living’s Home and Design is annual supplement to Hinsdale Living magazine. Hinsdale Living is an exclusive lifestyle publication for Hinsdale and the surrounding communities that offers in-depth features, portraits of local residents, and extensive coverage of social functions and lifestyle trends to more than 60,000 readers monthly.  Click here! 

 

PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR 2016 RECIPIENT

Danielle Burger has been named THE 2016 NKBA U PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR. The four-month contest culminated live at KBIS 2016 in Las Vegas, where Burger and three other Finalists took to the NKBA Center Stage before a panel of judges and full audience of KBIS attendees. Her persuasive speech focused on NKBA University’s customer learning path and the importance of continuing education and professional development. Click here!

 

BEST OF HOUZZ 2016 AWARD

Kitchen Vitality Design has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The company was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Design and Customer Satisfaction. Honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2015.  Click here!

 

VENDOR CONTEST WINNER

Jenn-Air named Danielle Burger of Kitchen Vitality Design the winner of a social media contest. The contest was focused on promoting a new sleek line of built-in refrigerators with Obsidian interior finish. The Obsidian interior is exclusive to Jenn-Air. The black interior is dramatically illuminated by LED lighting. Danielle was awarded with a stainless steel 24″ under counter wine cellar from Jenn-Air.  It offers independent temperature zones, six soft-close beechwood racks, and stores up to 46 bottles.

 

DESIGN COMPETITION JUDGE

Danielle Burger participated as a judge in a 2015 NKBA Chapter Kitchen and Bath Design Competition. Categories for the Bath and the Kitchen were each separated into Small, Medium, and Large based on square footage of each space. The entries were judged on the following five core areas: Safety & Ergonomics, Elements & Principles of Design, Creativity & Solutions, Presentation, and Visual Appeal. Awards were given for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in each category. Awards were also given for specialty categories which included Green Design, Universal Design, and Budget Friendly Kitchen or Bath.  

 

BEST OF HOUZZ 2015 AWARD

Kitchen Vitality Design has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The company was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals. The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Design and Customer Satisfaction. Honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2014.  Click here!