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The 2016 NKBA Design Competition is Now Open for Member Submissions

Habersham Kitchen Custom Cabinetry by Julie Mifsud 542x376 The 2016 NKBA Design Competition is Now Open for Member Submissions © 2009 Habersham HomeWe wanted to let our designer/builder clients know that the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) recently announced that its 2016 NKBA Design Competition has started accepting member submissions. Exclusive to NKBA members, the annual competition offers an excellent opportunity to submit kitchen and bath projects that were installed between Jan. 1, 2014, and Aug. 14, 2015.

As outlined in the NKBA press release:

Complete information on the competition entry process, categories, prizes, guidelines, and more, can now be downloaded from the official entry packet available at NKBA.org/Competition.

Member designers can enter their projects in one of six award categories, including Small Kitchen, Medium Kitchen, and Large Kitchen; Powder Room, Small Bathroom, and Large Bathroom. In addition, applicants have the opportunity to be considered for a number of specialty awards, including Best Before & After, Budget-Friendly, Green and Universal Design.

All category winners will be automatically considered for Best Kitchen and Best Bath Awards. Applicants primarily from the Builder/Remodeler segment will automatically be considered for the Builder/Remodeler Award, in honor of Clay Lyon, CR, 2012 NKBA Secretary. New this year, one honorable mention will be named for each of the main categories.

All 2016 NKBA Design Competition winners will receive national industry recognition, a share of over $60,000 in cash prizes, numerous category and specialty awards, and will also be featured in NKBA Magazine, on NKBA.org and in the NKBA Booth at KBIS 2016 in Las Vegas next January. In addition to being featured on several association platforms, winners’ projects are often published in several leading industry publications.

All winners will be honored at an exclusive awards event on Jan. 18, during KBIS 2016 at Las Vegas in the presence of association leadership and some of the finest kitchen and bath industry professionals.

Pictured: Habersham kitchen by Julie Mifsud, principal, Julie Mifsud Interior Design.  Her kitchen project was among the top winners of the 2013 NKBA Northern California Design Competition.  The design took third place in the large kitchen category.

Sophisticated. Stylish. Cosmopolitan.

Habersham Cosmopolitan FinishOur brand new Cosmopolitan finish is perfect for anyone seeking furniture designs offering  a cleaner, simpler look with subtle hues that can work in any room style.

Offering a distinctly different look from many of the classic art and distressed finishes we’re known for, this finish can lend a subtle, casual elegance to the home.

It shows especially well here on our new Symmetry Sideboard with Mirrored Doors.  This is our Cosmopolitan Rockefeller finish.

Cosmopolitan finishes are dry brushed with minimal distressing, wormholes or crackle resulting in stunning styles that lend a subtle, casual elegance to today’s home. The Cosmopolitan finish is available in a range of color choices, including Madison Avenue, Chiffon, Dover Cliffs, Nubian Sand, Onyx,   Mint Lace, Jade, Pendant and Crystal.

Click here to visit the new Cosmopolitan site to learn more!

Spring 2015 High Point Highlights

Habersham Spring High Point Market Biltmore Kitchen

The Spring 2015 High Point Market welcomed the latest collaboration between Habersham and Biltmore® — our new Biltmore®  Custom Built-In Cabinetry . Featuring bespoke designs for every room in the home, this collection was also joined by the newest additions to Habersham’s popular American Treasures® collection and a brand new finish – Cosmopolitan.

As we enter into the 11th year of a successful licensing partnership, the  new Biltmore Custom Built-In Cabinetry  brings our custom capabilities together with the unlimited design inspiration of Biltmore.  As part of the new program, designers and their clients will be able to choose from a number of styles and countless finish options – all designed to bring Biltmore’s timeless elegance to any space in the home – from the dressing room and wine cellar to the kitchen, bath, library and more.

The kitchen cabinetry shown at market was inspired by elements inside Biltmore’s Louis XVI room and owner George Vanderbilt’s kitchens, which were originally designed by prominent New York architect Richard Morris Hunt. Also pictured, our new 37-3070 Kitchen Island, shown in Empire and Warm Silver.

Visit the “News” section of our website to see all our new designs!

New Cosmopolitan Finish Offers Clean, Sophisticated Styles

Habersham Hampton Breakfront

Responding to growing demand for clean, sophisticated finishes, we unveiled our brand new Cosmopolitan finish during the recent Spring 2015 High Point Market.

Offering a distinctly different look from many of the classic art and distressed finishes we’re known for,  the Cosmopolitan  style is perfect for anyone seeking a cleaner, simpler look with   subtle hues that can blend into any décor.  Employing the meticulous hand-styling that is our hallmark, Cosmopolitan finishes are dry brushed with minimal distressing, wormholes or crackle.  The result –  stunning styles that lend a subtle, casual elegance to today’s home.

Our new Hampton Breakfront is shown in Cosmopolitan finishes.  The exterior is “Madison Avenue” with gold accents.  The interior is “Chiffon.”  Other Cosmopolitan finishes include Dover Cliffs, Nubian Sand, Onyx, Rockefeller, Mint Lace, Jade, Pendant and Crystal.

To learn more about these and the countless others that comprise our vast finish family,  contact us today!  800.HABERSHAM |habershamhome.com

May 2015 Featured Product | Malibu TV Cabinet

HABERSHAM MAILBU TV CABINET 17_2185 Each month we like to shine a special spotlight on one of our newest designs.  For May, our featured product is our Malibu TV Cabinet.  Shown in our Graystone finish – with warm silver accents and 50% distress and aging – this delightful design promises to lend an elegant accent to any décor.

Adding to its appeal, it has a TV lift that can accommodate most 40” televisions.  In addition, it has one door on each side, two interior shelves and three false drawers.

Be sure to visit the “Market News” area of our website to see all our new designs!

That’s Entertainment! Raising the Bar on Custom Cabinetry Design

Habersham Custom Bar CabinetryThinking about adding a new bar area to your home? We’d love to help.

From integrated refrigeration cabinetry to wine racks to shelves and storage, we can work with you to custom tailor a design that makes entertaining a breeze.

So contact us today so we can help you design and create custom fitted furniture designs that perfectly reflect your own sense of style and your every lifestyle need.  (Photography by Peter Rymwid)

Slim and Stylish: Catskill Media Cabinet

Habersham Catskill Media Cabinet

Here at Habersham we create many  custom designs for individual clients. Sometimes, we think these new designs offer a number of appealing benefits and style features that make them perfect additions to our main line, too.  The Catskill Entertainment Center, shown here, is the newest example.

With this piece, we looked to the design styles and characteristics that define the delightful Catskills region of Upstate New York, once one of the most popular resort destinations in the country.  Known for its beautiful woods, waterfalls, and hiking trails, the area, just 150 or so miles from  Manhattan,  has attracted artists, musicians, writers and other creative types who have second homes there.

From craftsman style homes to cozy cabins to other influences that complement the surrounding natural environment, we found great inspiration in the design lines and styles we found here.  And they’re reflected in this new piece, which is tailored to hold today’s slimmer plasma TV sizes, along with other practical storage features.

As with all our custom pieces, it’s available in your choice of finish options and sizes. The design, shown here, is featured in in Antique Honey finish.  The piece features two upper  bi-fold doors and three lower doors with six interior shelves.

Parisian Style: Grand Palais Display Cabinet

Habersham Grand Palais Display Cabinet

Inspired by the Beaux Arts architectural style that defines the Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées  in Paris, this cabinet promises to add a touch of casual elegance to today’s home.

Finished in  Graystone –75% distress and aging – with a custom interior finish – this piece features two upper glass doors, three interior glass shelves and one drawer with a lower wood shelf.

Just one of the new designs that joined our line during the Spring 2015 High Point Market.

Visit the “News” section of our website to see them all!

Featured Product: Americana Blue Bird Sideboard

Habersham Americana GroupingEach month we put a special spotlight on one of our newest designs.  For April, our Featured Product is the new Americana Blue Bird Sideboard.

Part of our new Americana Group, this design features antique hardware and planked panels.  One adjustable shelf with plate groove is also included.

As our designer explained, “We chose earthy textures and colors, but not just browned-down hues.  We went with vivid colors from nature – leaves and sky and water – the things we love and that inspire us with their beauty.  We wanted enough life in the colors to bring life to a room without overpowering it.  Our overall goal was to create works, inspired by God and nature, to help make the home a place where families want to be.”

Visit the Furniture section of our website to all of our Americana designs.

Your Vision. Our Custom Capabilities. A Perfect Recipe For Fabulous Kitchens

Habersham Custom Kitchen CabinetryWhen it comes to custom kitchen cabinetry, if you’ve got a vision, we can bring it to life.  No matter your space or size requirements – grand or small –our design and engineering team can create a design custom-tailored to your specific tastes and lifestyle requirements.

That’s because we’ve been working hard to expand our custom capabilities in recent years.  We’ve assembled a highly skilled team of veteran woodworkers and cabinet-makers who work closely with each client to create richly detailed, hand-styled custom cabinetry that conforms to any room space or style.

Let us help bring your vision to life.  We look forward to working with you!