The natural warmth of timber will always make a house a home, and timber details were a highlight in many of the design entries received in the KBDi Designer Awards 2017.

KBDi Certified Designer, Andrew Wright CKD Au, CBD Au (Impala Kitchens and Bathrooms), was one of a number of designers making the most of the advances in high pressure laminate and printing technologies, which allow the look and feel of timber without the wet area worries.

Andrew selected Laminex Impressions Sublime Teak for a beautiful and practical surface solution in this large bathroom entry. The product added a lovely warmth to the otherwise neutral space; combined with clever detailing, excellent space planning and a great response to the client brief, the entry won Andrew the category award for Large Bathrooms NSW, along with the coveted title of KBDi Bathroom Designer of the Year NSW 2017.

What the judges loved about Andrew’s entry:

A long and narrow space presented Andrew with a number of design challenges, but the very clever introduction of an island vanity layout proved a winner! The unique placement of this vanity accommodated the ‘his and her’ zones desired by the clients, and allowed wall space for heated towel rails. Finishes to the bathroom are warm and timeless, and detailing is perfectly suited to the overall style of the space.

See more of the winning entry here.

Have you designed a bathroom worth bragging about? Why not enter the KBDi Designer Awards program of 2018? Learn more here, and register to receive your Entry Pack today.