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Who’s got the best kitchen design of them all?

Sub-Zero and Wolf, leaders in luxury kitchen appliances, have extended entries for their bi-annual search to uncover the best in contemporary kitchen design across the globe.

Who’s got the best kitchen design of them all?

The Seed House by Fitzpatrick+Partners | Photographer: John Gollings | 2017-2018 KDC Finalist

To protect the excellence and distinction of the contest during this period of unprecedented interruptions, Sub-Zero Group, Inc., has extended the contest’s deadline by one year. This extension will offer design professionals greater opportunity to complete disrupted and deferred projects and participate in the contest.

Projects that meet the contest’s requirements and are completed in 2019, 2020, and 2021 are eligible. The new deadline for submission is January 31, 2022.

While much of the design calendar has been thrown up in the air this year, at least there is still the annual Sub-Zero and Wolf Kitchen Design Contest to look forward to. A 25-year standing bi-annual tradition of celebrating the design community, the contest honours outstanding and innovative kitchen designs featuring Sub-Zero and Wolf fixtures/fittings – and rewards the exemplary work with a grand sum of over $275,000US.

Just last year, an unprecedented seven Australian designers were named finalists, selected from over eighteen-hundred global entries, in the 2017-2018 Kitchen Design Contest. This international recognition was a very well-deserved testament to the exceptional talent and skill amongst our local design industry – and it doesn’t end there. Four of the seven Australian finalists, Mim Design, Maker + May, Chris Connell Design and Studio Lancini, went on to receive global accolades for their winning kitchen designs.

The challenge to match – if not exceed – that feat, has officially been set.

Armadale House by Chris Connell Design | Photographer: Earl Carter | 2017-2018 KDC Global 3rd Place Winner Contemporary Category

As always, design professionals from all walks of life, and diverse design disciplines, are invited to partake in the 2019-2021 Kitchen Design Contest. From architects to builders and remodelers, as well as interior, kitchen and landscape designers alike. What’s most pertinent to eligibility is that all design and construction of projects submitted must be completed between 1 January 2019 and 31 December 2021; and must be fitted with at least one Sub-Zero refrigerator and one Wolf cooking utility.

Entries from across the globe are to be evaluated by an international panel of seven esteemed design professionals. Each a leader in their field, and each a previously named Kitchen Design Contest winner, they form a jury that heralds a passion for elegantly resolved design.

For additional information, eligibility criteria, or to enter your work in Sub-Zero and Wolf 2019-2021 Kitchen Design Contest, visit

Entries close 31 January 2022.

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