Since 2019, America's top designers have submitted their most exceptional, innovative, and inspired creations to the Kitchen Design Challenge. We have officially closed entries to the competition in order for our judges to begin the review process and the difficult task of selecting the recipients of $110,000 in total winnings.
Winner announcements will be made on this page
1 Grand Prize Exceptional
1 2nd Place Exceptional
1 3rd Place Exceptional
1 Compact Kitchen Suite Award
1 Original Innovator Award
1 Student DesignDETAILS
36 Regional Awards
8 Honorable MentionsDETAILS
1 Designer’s Choice AwardDETAILS
Open to professional designers, architects, builders, remodelers and kitchen dealers.
Individual, team and company entries will be accepted.
No limit to the number of eligible kitchen entries that can be submitted.
Kitchen design must include Thermador appliances.
(Eligibility details for each prize category listed within official rules.)
All design and construction must be fully completed within the contest period of
January 1, 2017 through February 28, 2022.
A headshot of the entrant.
A minimum of three high-resolution photographs of the completed kitchen design in .jpg format.
A written narrative describing your kitchen design.
Explore each category to learn about the unique requirements for each design.
There is no limit to the number of entries a contestant or team can submit.
Design a kitchen using only Thermador brand appliances or products with the exception of appliances not offered by Thermador.
Craft a culinary space smaller than 200 square feet.
Design a space that is outside of the kitchen.
Design an exceptional kitchen space that is both functional and beautiful, for a hypothetical client.
Register & Submit Entries
Last day for submissions is
February 28, 2022
Judging in progress
Winners are selected
For a complete overview of the full official rules and regulations click below to download