Designers’ Notebook: Spring 2022

Home-related tips, trends, and tidbits
Kate Moynihan took first place in the First Bloem Festival Artwork Competition for her painting.

ART IS BLOOMING!: Tulip Time announced the winner of its annual First Bloem Festival Artwork Competition, through which a work of art is selected to appear on the official Tulip Time poster. After reviewing more than 100 stunning submissions, the juror, Mary Sundstrom, visual artist and exhibitions director of the Holland Area Arts Council, announced Kate Moynihan’s “Bursting with Color” as the winner (see cover of this section). Posters available at Tulip Time Festival Office, 42 W. 8th St., Holland. Read more about Tulip Time in this issue’s “Anchor’s Away” section.

CABINET COUTURE: Bakes & Kropp Fine Cabinetry, based in Mount Clemens, designed the kitchen for the fifth annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House Palm Beach (Fla.), which opened March 5. Bakes & Kropp is a kitchen design and cabinetry company, and each cabinet is custom-made.,

HEART OF THE HOME: Wilsonart, a leading engineered-surfaces company, reports that we’re spending more time at home — and specifically in the kitchen. This means our homes need to perform as never before, as more and more people are looking for high style and low maintenance. Wilsonart offers a selection of high-style, high-performance, nonporous, and easy-to-clean engineered surfaces that mimic the appearance of natural stone.

— Compiled by Megan Swoyer

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