What does it mean?
Meet Our Designers
The only NKBA fully certified designers in Knox & Waldo county.
CKD & CAPS Certified.
Lorilee has been with Dream Kitchen Studio since 1998. She carries a degree in Interior Design, from Endicott College, and received her certification in kitchen design in 2006 from the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA).
Jody Marie Scott
CKD & CAPS Certified.
Jody received her Interior Design Degree from Colorado Institute of Art in 1982.
She is an active member of the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and was certified in 2005.
NKBA-certified designers are nationally recognized
as experts in the NKBA Kitchen & Bath Planning Guidelines with Access Standards, which recognize
the importance of consumer health, safety and welfare in kitchen and bath design. Certified designers have demonstrated a thorough knowledge of residential construction, and mechanical and electrical systems through NKBA standard examinations.
Certified Kitchen Designer is someone who specializes in the design, planning and execution of residential kitchen and bathrooms. They must prove advanced knowledge of the technical and personal communications skills required to succeed.
A CKD must have a minimum of seven years of experience, as well as, aa minimum of three years must be specifically from full-time residential
kitchen/bath design experience. The remaining
four years can consist of full-time kitchen/bath
design, related experience, or formal education.
A Certified Aging in Place Specialist identifies those that have been trained to help seniors & older adults live in their homes safely as they age.
The designation program was created by the NAHB Remodelers of the National Association of Home Builders in collaboration with Home Innovation Research Labs, NAHB 50+ Housing Council and the AARP developed the Certified Aging-In-Place Specialist. The CAPS program helps professionals learn the technical, business management and customer service skills needed to serve the needs of older adults.
Tracey Silva, RA
Tracey is a Registered Architect, with 25 years experience in residential design and construction. She has done everything from large custom homes to small additions. Since coming to Maine in 2007, Tracey has focused her design skills on kitchen and bath remodels.