Thermador Canada awards winners of kitchen design contest

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Grand prize winner Kenneth Ho of BiglarKinyan Design Planning receives $20,000 in Thermador appliances

TORONTO (August 19, 2014)–Luxury appliance brand Thermador Canada today announced the winners of the first-ever Thermador Canada Kitchen Design Contest. Toronto-based Kenneth Ho of BiglarKinyan Design Planning has been crowned Grand Prize Winner, and takes home $20,000 in Thermador appliancesfor transforming an awkwardly laid-out kitchen into a modern masterpiece built for entertaining.


Runner-up winners are Nima Ahmadi of Pionova Studio in Richmond Hill, Ontario, and Emilie Lavoie of Montreal-based Signe Carre, who receive $10,000 and $5,000 in Thermador appliances, respectively.


“Thermador appliances are designed to meet the needs of culinary enthusiasts, and the Thermador Kitchen Design Contest is our way of recognizing design professionals who create luxurious, highly functional kitchens using our products,” says Steve Preiner, director of marketing, BSH Home Appliances. “We were impressed with the calibre of entries we received, and our award-winners showcased the best in Canadian kitchen design and Thermador’s capabilities in the modern kitchen.”


The Thermador Canada Kitchen Design Contest was open to Canadian designers, architects, builders, and remodellers. Submissions were judged on visual appeal, creativity, functionality, and best use of Thermador appliances within the design.


To see the award-winning kitchens, visit:


About Thermador

Thermador has been providing real innovations for real cooks for more than 75 years. The iconic line of cooking, cleaning, refrigeration and ventilation products remains committed to empowering culinary enthusiasts to be their best through continuous innovation breakthroughs – from the world’s first wall ovens and gas cooktops with the patented Star® Burner.


Thermador is part of BSH Home Appliances Corporation, a fully-owned subsidiary of Bosch and Siemens Home Appliance Group, the third largest appliance manufacturer in the world. For more information, visit


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