THE CONTEST HAS ENDED

2014 GE Kitchen Display Competition

CALL FOR ENTRIES

GE is proud to announce the 2014 GE Kitchen Display Design Competition. Open to kitchen designers, designers, students and consultants, entrants are asked to submit a design for a contemporary, aspirational kitchen that creatively showcases GE Monogram appliances, along with a clear and concise design statement (150 word maximum) that can include the entrant’s design vision and/or intended target market. Each design should incorporate creativity in the use of additional features and design elements to help showcase the kitchen and the products within it.

Deadline for Entry: All submissions must be received by February 14, 2014

The winning kitchen design will be built in the GE Appliances Global Customer Center (GCC) in Louisville, Ky. This is a unique opportunity to design for a space that is visited by thousands each year, including media, industry professionals, trade partners, government officials, and many others.

DESIGN AESTHETICS

  • Aspirational
  • Contemporary
  • Clean

PRIZES

The winning entrant will visit the GCC to consult on the design and installation, and receive a cash prize. The winning designer may attract industry recognition and national media attention.

  • First Place: $10,000
  • Second Place: $5,000
  • Third Place: $2,500

WINNER SELECTION

Entries will be judged by a panel made up of kitchen designers, industry professionals and GE representatives qualifying entries based on a 100 point scale using the below criteria to determine the 3 highest scorers. Entries must be received by February 14th, 2014.

JUDGING CRITERIA

A panel of judges, made up of kitchen designers, industry professionals and GE representatives will judge qualifying entries based on a 100 point scale using the following formula:

  • Integration of GE Monogram Products (30 possible points)
  • Aesthetics (30 possible points)
  • Functionality of space (20 possible points)
  • Design Statement (10 possible points)
  • Additional features, Creativity/Originality (10 possible points)

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Eligibility: The 2014 GE Kitchen Display Design Competition is open to all kitchen designers, designers, students and consultants (except GE employees). Multiple entries may be submitted by the same entrant/entrants but each design submission must be mailed separately.

Each entry must contain the following:

  • Read the Official Rules
  • A 2014 GE Kitchen Display Competition Registration Form completed in English.
  • Up to 10 renderings submitted electronically on a thumb drive, CD or DVD (300 dpi, RGB JPEGs at 10 inches wide)
  • Design statement (150-word count maximum)
  • Mail your entry and all requirements by February 14, 2014 to:
    • Appliance Park
    • GE Kitchen Display Competition
    • AP4 Rm 232
    • Louisville, KY 40225

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. Open only to eligible legal residents of 50 US/DC who are 21 or older, and are professional kitchen designers, designers, consultants or design students. Starts 12/13/13 at 12:00 A.M., ET; Contest Entries must be received by 2/14/14. See Official Rules for Contest Entry requirements, Contest dates, judging criteria, prizes, & important details. Void where prohibited.

Sponsor: General Electric Company, 3135 Easton Turnpike, Fairfield, CT 06828 (This Contest is offered by Sponsor’s Appliances & Lighting Division, P.O. Box 34820, Louisville, KY 40232-9923.)

DESIGN TOOLKIT

Include the following minimum requirements in your design. Review the Official Rules for additional information

DESIGN STATEMENT

(10 points possible)

A clear, concise design statement must be submitted that does not exceed 150 words. This can include the entrant’s design vision and/or target market.

THE FLOOR PLAN

Use this floor plan diagram for your kitchen display.

The design needs to be open enough to facilitate ease of use during the showing and selling process.

Note: The ceiling height cannot exceed 9 feet.

CREATIVITY & ORIGINALITY

(10 points possible)

We expect each design to incorporate creativity in the use of additional features and design elements to help showcase the kitchen and the products within it.

MONOGRAM APPLIANCES

(30 points possible)

Each entry must include the following GE Monogram products.

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48" Dual-Fuel Professional Range with 4 Burners, Grill, and Griddle (Natural Gas)

Model: ZDP484NGPSS

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36" Professional Built-In Bottom-Freezer French Door Refrigerator (New in 2014) Press Release with Photo

Similar Model: ZICP360NXRH (Comparable dimensions)

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Built-In Oven with Advantium® Speedcook Technology- 240V

Model: ZSC2202NSS

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Fully Integrated Dishwasher Use at least one 24" dishwasher with pro panel.
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Compact Refrigerator Unit Use at least one undercounter refrigeration unit
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30" Professional Electronic Convection Wall Oven
at least one of the following:

Model: ZET2PMSS (Double oven)
or

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Model: ZET1PMSS (Single oven)

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Range Hood
Use at least one Professional Hood
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