Local Kitchen Design Firm Recognized for its Cutting-edge Showroom.
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April 10, 2008 —Arclinea San Diego, and its full-service kitchen design showroom, has been awarded a prestigious national design award by Nielsen’s Kitchen and Bath Business (K+BB) magazine in the publication’s annual design awards program.
In evaluating showrooms from around the country for design excellence, the magazine selected Arclinea San Diego for recognition, awarding the firm its “K+BB 2007 Design Awards, Merit Award.” Arclinea San Diego’s retail showroom is located in the Bankers Hill neighborhood downtown and features the award-winning Arclinea Collection of contemporary, Italian cabinetry. The showroom was designed by Arclinea San Diego president and owner Lisa Wilson-Wirth, Allied AIA / ASID Industry Partner, and Aaron Anderson, AIA, principal, Studio: Anderson, Inc.
The award will be officially announced this week at K/BIS, the nation’s largest kitchen and bath trade conference—April 11-13, 2008 in Chicago—with feature editorial running in the April 2008 issue of K+BB magazine. Kitchen and Bath Business (K+BB) is the nation’s leading publication serving kitchen and bath professionals, including designers, architects and manufacturers, as well as the official sponsor of K/BIS.
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Per the magazine: “Bold-contemporary styling gives this 1,430-sq-ft showroom eye-catching appeal, but a trove of details makes it a truly outstanding venue for promoting the myriad benefits of its products and the creativity of the design professionals who practice here.” Award jurors add, “Arclinea San Diego’s showroom design reflects the beauty and sophistication of its sleek product. Customers entering the showroom will find a comprehensive selection to inspire and accomplish their creative vision.”
“We are incredibly honored to receive this prestigious industry recognition. Through the design of our showroom and in each of our client projects, we strive to provide inspiration and provoke discussion as to the role the kitchen can play in the modern home,” says Lisa Wilson-Wirth, president & owner, Arclinea San Diego. “We truly believe kitchens should be as beautiful to look at as they are to use, and that functionality and design have an equally important place at the table. Our showroom reinforces this commitment, from the functionality and breadth of our kitchen displays, to our use of the highest quality, eco-intelligent materials and most promising culinary technologies.”
Arclinea San Diego’s downtown showroom is open five days per week—Tuesdays through Saturdays. The company provides comprehensive kitchen design services, including complimentary design consultations to homeowners and the trade. Arclinea designs can be found in many different living environments—from traditional and modern residences, to custom-built homes and luxurious residential developments. To learn more about how an Arclinea kitchen can add value to your home, visit www.arclineasandiego.com or call (619)564-7440.
With a legacy of craftsmanship dating to 1816, Arclinea Arredamenti SpA, is an industry leader in the worldwide kitchen market known for its cutting-edge design, use of exquisite materials, innovative technology and ecological commitment. The Arclinea Collection is designed and coordinated by internationally celebrated architect Antonio Citterio, designer of products for B&B Italia, Maxalto and Flos, among others. The Collection has been awarded a number of prestigious design awards including the “Metropolitan Home Modernism Award” and the “Elle Décor Edida.” For more information, visit www.arclinea.com
About Arclinea San Diego
Arclinea San Diego is the exclusive San Diego area distributor of the Arclinea Collection; one of nine distributors in the United States. The firm’s designs can be found in many different living environments—from traditional and historic residences, to modern, custom-built homes and luxurious residential developments. The company’s flagship San Diego showroom, located at 2515 Fifth Avenue in the Park West neighborhood downtown, features examples of the entire Arclinea Collection, including the company’s newest-generation of products. For more information, visit www.arclineasandiego.com or call 619.564.7440.