Contest Winner Named by BlueStar

BLANDON, PA — BlueStar, the Blandon, PA-based manufacturer of professional-style kitchen appliances, has named Lynn Kloythanomsup, of Landed Interiors & Homes in Berkeley, CA, as grand-prize winner in its annual kitchen design contest.

The annual competition recognizes designers, architects, builders and remodelers from across the U.S. for kitchen projects that incorporate BlueStar pro-style appliances, including ranges, gas and electric wall ovens, kitchen hoods and premium refrigeration. The Grand Prize winner receives $15,000 in BlueStar appliances for his/her home kitchen and the title “BlueStar Kitchen Designer of the Year.”

Five regional winners also were honored: Kristin Kostamo-McNeil, of Anne Rae Design, San Diego; Morgan Lepore, of Payne & Payne, Chesterland, OH; Debbie Nassetta, of Roomscapes, Inc., Newport Beach, CA; Garry & Suzanne Shumaker, of Shumaker Design + Build Associates, Evanston, IL, and Gary Brown, of Gary Brown Homes, Lee’s Summit, MO.

The 2021 contest is open for entries through March 31, 2021. Official rules and entry criteria can be obtained by visiting