ThermaSol®, the leader in smart shower, steam and sauna technology, announces three winners of its 65th Anniversary Design Contest. Contestants were required to submit a bathroom design featuring ThermaSol steam and shower products for a chance to win a trip to Austin, TX, including: a once-in-a-lifetime Formula One Grand Prix experience, getaway spa day, 65th Anniversary celebration and factory tour, as well as gain overall brand and media recognition.
The 65th Anniversary Design Contest ran until September 1, 2023, and the winners were hand-selected by a panel of esteemed design professionals. The three design contest winners include Nadja Pentic of Knock Knock Design, Roy Heskel of Deluxe Vanity & Kitchen, Alison Cottet of House of Cottet and an Honorable Mention awarded to Michael Gilbride of Michael Gilbride Design.
“We are so thrilled to have received such outstanding designs in our inaugural design contest,” states Mitch Altman, CEO of ThermaSol. “This year marks 65 years of steam and shower innovation for ThermaSol, and to be able to see so many of our products in beautiful, innovative bathroom designs reaffirms our position as a leader in smart shower and steam technology in the industry. Thank you so much to all who participated!”
The 2023 65th Anniversary Design Contest took place from March 14 to September 1, 2023. The contest was judged by Sara Malek Barney, ASID, founder + principal designer, BANDD/DESIGN; Josh Cooperman, podcast host, Convo by Design; and Kymberly B. Glazer, director of marketing and sales, DPHA.
Lisha Bell Master Bathroom, Oakland, CA – Nadja Pentic, Knock Knock Design
Images courtesy of Olga Soboleva
Inspired by the Bellagio, Nadja Pentic designed a luxurious spa retreat where her hard-working, single mom client could relax after a long day at work. Featuring a ThermaSol ThermaTouch Control, SteamVection Steamhead and ThermaSol In-Shower Bluetooth Speakers, this primary bathroom melds glam and modern retro creating a bathroom design fit for a Queen.
Emelita, Studio City, CA – Roy Heskel, Deluxe Vanity & Kitchen
Images courtesy of Roy Heskel, Deluxe Vanity & Kitchen and Snir Levy from Leo Studio Designs
Roy Heskel transformed this modern farm style home’s primary bathroom into a marble marvel. Included in this space are large format marble tiles, innovative storage solutions and a ThermaSol ThermaTouch Control and SteamVection Steamhead.
The Groovewood Project, Houston, TX – Alison Cottet, House of Cottet
Images courtesy of House of Cottet
Alison Cottet chose a ThermaSol ThermaTouch Control and SteamVection Steamhead for this modern transitional bathroom remodel. With her client adamant on adding steam to their walk-in shower, this primary bathroom also received a moody, yet retro upgrade including new tile, cabinets, plumbing, lighting, hardware and paint.
Honorable Mention: Kingston Design Showhouse – Michael Gilbride, Michael Gilbride Design
Images courtesy of Michael Gilbride Design and Phil Mansfield
When asked to create a spa-like primary bathroom in the middle of a pandemic, Michael Gilbride delivered. This stunning, custom space features bold patterns, textured wall paneling and a ThermaSol Total Wellness package including a ThermaTouch Control, SteamVection Steamhead and HydroVive Rainhead.