SEN Design Group Member Firms Win Majority of Design Awards

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The 15th Annual Signature Kitchens and Baths Magazine Design Awards Were Presented to 7 Designers that are Members of the SEN Design Group

The SEN Design Group is proud to announce that 7 of the 10 Design Award Winners of the 15th Annual Signature Kitchens and Baths magazine Design Competition are members of the SEN Design Group.

The competition is based on outstanding design in kitchens, in categories including Transitional, Contemporary and Traditional. Bathroom designs are also critiqued. Judging criteria is based on a 0-10 scale in each of the following categories: attractive design, functional design, selection of products, adequate traffic patterns, use of space, creativity, balance, emphasis, and overall aesthetic value. This year’s professional judges were Kathy Peterson, Adam Hunter and Lisa Teague.

The SEN Design Group winners are Tara Hutchens, Splash Kitchens and Baths – 2nd place Transitional, Jodi Osborn, Divine Kitchens- 1st place Contemporary and Chris Yochum and Denise Audet – 1st place, Amir Ilin, Kuche+Cucina- 2nd place and Jim Barna, TrueLeaf Kitchens - 3rd place in the Traditional category. There was a tie for 3rd place in the Bathroom category between Barry Miller, Simply Baths, and Chris Dreith, The Home Improvements Group.

Those winners who were present at the SEN Design Group Fall Conference held in Minneapolis, MN, were presented with their award and recognized during the Awards Luncheon. All winning designs are featured in the publication’s 15th Annual Design Awards issue.

About the SEN Design Group
The SEN Design Group is the industry’s first kitchen and bath buying and business development group. As an 18-year-old professional organization, SEN has over 210 members nationwide and more than 75 quality vendors in cabinetry, appliances, plumbing fixtures, decorative hardware, closets, lighting, bathroom products, flooring, tile, business services and accessories who offer their products/services to the membership at group rates. Additionally, SEN offers over 40 business development services to its membership, including financial planning, business coaching, business management training, sales training programs,marketing tools to generate leads, networking, and management systems. For more information on SEN, visit

About Signature Kitchens and Baths
Signature Kitchens & Baths magazine is a high-end, consumer-enthusiast publication available nationwide on newsstands, in bookstores and at select home-improvement stores. The magazine serves as a virtual design wish book for the growing market of homeowners who are seeking to build or remodel within the next sixty days. The quarterly publication features professional photographs and 3D floor plans of America’s most accomplished kitchen and bath designs, along with informative features, industry trends, hot new products and designer recommendations. Signature Kitchens & Baths magazine is one of the best-selling kitchen and bath publications on the market today, and it is continually becoming a must-have for homeowners to remodel their interiors. For more information about Signature Kitchens & Baths, visit us on the web at or visit your nearest newsstand.

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