Kitchen & Bath Design News Names Top Innovators for 2019

Kitchen & Bath Design News names Top Innovators for 2019, citing groundbreaking leadership qualities, professionalism, design talents and business acumen.

EVANSTON, Ill.--()--Kitchen & Bath Design News, the industry’s leading trade magazine for kitchen and bath professionals published by SOLA Group, has announced its Top 50 Innovators for 2019.

Leaders, thinkers, teachers and disrupters, these design professionals were nominated by their peers for their creative talents, business acumen, professionalism, technological prowess, leadership skills and service to the kitchen and bath trade.

The 2019 Innovators showcase the depth and breadth of an extraordinary industry that thrives on creativity, with the list a reflection of the top talents in the kitchen and bath field. Their talents span a wealth of specialty areas, yet each elevates the kitchen and bath arena through their own unique talents.

Today’s kitchen and bath designers are tasked not just with changing homes but with changing lives – and these top-tier design professionals are doing just that with their commitment to excellence in their firms, in their communities and in the industry at large.

“KBDN’s 2019 Innovators are at the forefront of the kitchen and bath industry,” notes KBDN editor Janice Costa. “These are the people who are changing the game, providing inspiration and breaking ground in everything from design, education and business to marketing, mentoring and community leadership.”

KBDN’s top innovators for 2019 are:

Chris Awadalla
Bonnie Bagley Catlin
Jennifer Bertrand
Alena Capra
Louie Delaware
Dawn DeLuca
Mary Douglas Drysdale
Doug Durbin
Rob Feinberg
Patricia Gaylor
Rosella Gonzalez
Eric Goranson
Gloria Graham Sollecito
Amy Hart
Ryan Herd
Erin Hurst
Melissa Hryszko
Erica Islas
Todd Jackson
Susan Jamieson
Grace Jeffers
Sarah Kahn Turner
Amy Kearns
Anne Kellett
Maria Killam
Jason Landau
Richard Landon
Linda Larisch
Patrick Lavery
Erik Listou
Ariana Lovato
Dan Luck
Sandee Mann
Paul McAlery
Molly McCabe
Mayan Metzler
Kelly Morisseau
Lori Paranjape
Diane Plesset
Dani Polidor
Matthew Rao
Lewis Reif
Sarah Robertson
Michelle Robins
Julie Schuster
Helene Terry
Mary Kathryn Timoney
Lauren Tolles
Meredith Weiss
Matthew White

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Janice Costa, Editor
Kitchen & Bath Design News


Janice Costa, Editor
Kitchen & Bath Design News