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KCA Announced As 2020 Design Award Finalist

We are delighted to announce that a KCA project has received an award nomination in the 'New Designer of the Year' category.


The nominated project was designed by Sophie Reid, one of our Design Consultants, who joined KCA as a trainee. After progressing through our training and mentorship scheme, we are delighted that one of her projects has received recognition from the wider industry.

Although this is a design award, recognition must also be extended to the rest of our team. As with all of our projects, this was a collaboration between our designers, installers, delivery personnel and other team members behind the scenes who all ensure every design is delivered with care to our client’s expectations. 

About the Project 

The project is a modern kitchen design for a family home in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. Our clients were extending their home and required a new open-plan kitchen to suit their newly extended space.  

“My client is extremely family orientated.” Sophie said when speaking about the project, “his family who he lives with, including his daughter, son, mother, and dog Pablo even attended our brief and were fully involved in the design process. I wanted to emphasise the importance of the family within the design. My core focus was based on the 4G kitchen model; it had to work for all generations who would be using and living in the kitchen.”


About the Awards

The winners will be announced on 18th November 2020. For the first time in the history of the competition, judges assessed entries remotely this year, to minimise travel and ensure social distancing. Designer Editor Martin Allen-Smith said: “It’s certainly been different this time, but every one of the judges on our panel takes this process extremely seriously and they have been as thorough as ever in considering the projects."

To read more and see the full list of finalists, visit the official website here.

To read more about this project and see more photos of the kitchen, visit our gallery.

To discuss your project with a KCA Design Consultant, contact our showroom and our friendly team will be delighted to assist you.

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Very professional company. A pleasure to work with. The kitchen designed and workmanship was stunning. They really listened to our wants and lifestyle needs. Would wholeheartedly recommend.
Mr. Magal
It really is an excellent service. No detail is left unchecked. Everything from the beginning has been amazing. The initial design was well thought out, imaginative & exciting. All our questions no matter how silly were answered. Measurements on site were checked very carefully which meant when issues were found they could be resolved before the kitchen was ordered. It arrived on time & was fitted with the same care & attention we'd come to expect. The kitchen itself - WOW!
Mrs. Scott
After visiting a number of kitchen specialist, KCA were the only ones who listened and were able to translate my ideas into reality. The final product was perfect and the service and after care provided was exceptional.
Mr. & Mrs. Bhalla
We found their design to be unique, resulting in a bespoke kitchen which excelled our expectations. Excellent aftercare and would not hesitate to recommend.
Mr. & Mrs. Gilbert
KCA have been a pleasure to work with from the very start of the project. They listened to my requirements, designed a beautiful kitchen and built it on time and to budget. The whole team have an excellent eye for detail and a great sense of customer service; I could not recommend them more highly.
Mrs. Alexandrou
I cannot recommend the team at KCA highly enough. From concept to completion the whole experience was seamless.
Mrs. Robert's
Having previously worked in kitchens, I know how painful having your kitchen fitted can be - I think our experience was as painless as it could have been.
Mrs. O'Doherty
From concept design to finished kitchen the process was seamless. KCA not only produced a great design but their interface with the architect and builders made the project a great success.
Mr. & Mrs. Cardwell
KCA came up with the design for our open plan kitchen/dining/family space and we loved it immediately. No other kitchen designer/supplier came close!
Mrs. Gibson
We are THRILLED! KCA are a very professional, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and caring business. Their attention to detail and our requirements were always top of their list.
Mrs. Chapman
From concept to completion the whole experience was seamless. Being interested in interior design I had quite a specific vision for my kitchen and KCA wholly embraced my input making me feel very much part of the decision making process whilst using their expertise to guide and steer regarding practicality and functionality.
Mrs. Roberts
Just Perfect from the point of walking into the showroom and the journey taken to the end product including aftercare.
Mr. & Mrs. Perera
The customer service is second to none. The kitchen design and choice is superb.
Mrs. Hanson
KCA were the 3rd kitchen design company we approached, they were the only ones to listen to us and our design requests and ideas. The 3D view of how the kitchen would look was perfect.
Mr. Ryan
The kitchen fitter is very efficient & an excellent communicator, his work is to a very high standard & he is very tidy!
Mr. & Mrs. Cass
Very friendly, informative and helpful service. I would definitely use KCA again. Thank you all.
Mrs. Tucker
The design of the kitchen differed hugely from any of the others we received. This really was a "design". Clever and inspiring, not just someone drawing what we'd said. The fitting was efficient with the same regard to detail.
Mr. & Mrs. Scott
Great service from start to finish.
Always a pleasure to deal with, fantastic designs and great service all round.
Beaufield Homes
KCA have installed a new hob and oven, a Quooker tap and new work surfaces. I am overjoyed with the results.
Mrs. Burston