Submissions to be entered through the online entry form below.
The online entry form allows you to upload content and save your entry for submission at a later date if you wish. Please note this doesn’t include images. These should be uploaded just prior to submission.
All entries must be submitted by 5pm on Monday 20 March 2023. No requests for additional information will be made after entries close. Please ensure you enter early and submit all relevant documentation at the time of entry.
Cost per entry is $380.
Entries are final once entry fee payment is processed and the “submit entry” button is clicked.
NB: Please ensure all files are labelled with the project name and the file description e.g. Coastal View, Floorplan or Coastal View, Hero Image Portrait.
NKBA takes no responsibility for files not being included in judging packs due to insufficient naming of files.
Great photography is the secret to the success of your entry. All entries will be featured in the new Annual NKBA Awards Entry Publication. Images will be selected based on the best layout for the publication, the order noted by the designer will be prioritised where possible. Winning projects have the opportunity to be featured in NZ Kitchens & Bathrooms Quarterly, NKBA’s preferred magazine, other NKBA marketing and promotional activity. Sponsors whose products have been used in the project are entitled to use images for promotional purposes in consultation with the entrant. Please make sure to style and dress your entry.
Please supply up to 12 high resolution photographs of your entry. Allocation will be made for designers to specify hero shots in portrait and landscape formats.
1 x portrait/head shot photo of designer/member, to be no smaller than 300dpi at 50mm x 65mm.
Please supply the best quality version of your logo possible.
If you require help finding a suitable photographer in your area, please contact the NKBA at firstname.lastname@example.org
This is your opportunity to communicate the client’s brief to you as the designer.
Please ensure that you keep it straightforward, clear and concise. Read, edit, and spell check your final brief before attaching.
Important points to include:
Please explain how the requirements of the brief were met, and how challenges associated with the client brief and site parameters were overcome.
Product specifications must be listed under the following categories:
Please supply in either doc, docx or PDF formats.
This is the written summary of the client’s needs, requirements and problems.
The functional and practical success of the design, and the overall concept.
Does this entry meet with all aspects of design practices and standards?
Official processing and acceptance of entry submission is only undertaken once the online entry form is completed, payment processed and the “submit entry” button clicked.
If you require clarification on any of these conditions, please contact us via email at email@example.com
The total prize pool is valued at over $17K.
All entrants will receive:
Designer of the Year Winner will also receive:
Supreme Kitchen Winner will also receive:
Supreme Bathroom Winner will also receive:
NKBA Sponsors no longer sponsor specific awards or offer prizes for winners.
An entry can be submitted for more than one category.
All entries will be eligible for awards in the following categories:
All kitchen entries will be eligible for awards in the following categories:
All bathroom entries will be eligible for awards in the following categories:
Designer of the Year Category:
The following categories need to be specified upon entry (maximum of four categories may be selected per entry):
The conditions of this entry form the rules of the competition and failure to follow these will mean disqualification – no entry fees will be refunded for disqualified entries.
If any NKBA member considers that a design entered may be in breach of Awards Entry Terms and Conditions, this must be notified to an NKBA Board member in writing no later than two weeks prior to the awards being announced. Any decision to include or exclude the entry will be assessed, including whether the judging process was unduly influenced, and ruled on by the Executive Committee. All decisions will be final, and no further correspondence entered into.