Presenting the 2008 Kitchen Design Competition results. Organized by Electrolux ICON and Interior Design Magazine, the $100,000 Kitchen Design contest was geared towards members of the architect & design community in an effort to create out-of-the-box kitchen concepts to meet the changing needs of the modern family. Grand Prize Winner: Marcello Zuffo from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida prevailed with a futuristic design that included movable components that can adapt to the changing needs. “We were impressed with Marcello’s entry because of the innovative way he interpreted the challenge of meeting the needs of the modern family.” You can read more about his win in the March 2009 issue of Interior Design magazine. Second Prize Winners: On the second podium were Kim Letven and Nada Bibi, of WE Design in Brooklyn, NY, for their seamless integration of indoor and outdoor space. The design features a wall made of sliding glass doors that allow for easy access to the appliances and living space. Third Prize Winner: The third prize went to Gisue Hariri, of Hariri & Hariri Architecture in New York, NY, for her futuristic kitchen design boasting modern aesthetics and efficient use of space, ideal for today’s multitasking family.