San Diego Kitchen Design Showroom Recognized as One of Nation’s Best

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Arclinea San Diego, and its full-service kitchen design showroom, has won a national design award by Nielsen’s Kitchen and Bath Business (K+BB) magazine in the publication’s annual awards program. In evaluating new showrooms from around the country for design excellence, the magazine selected Arclinea San Diego as one of the nation’s best, awarding the firm its “K+BB 2007 Design Awards, Merit Award.”

Arclinea San Diego’s kitchen design showroom is located in downtown San Diego and features the award-winning Arclinea Collection of contemporary, Italian cabinetry.

Arclinea San DiegoThe award was officially announced at K/BIS, the nation’s largest kitchen and bath trade conference-April 11-13, 2008 in Chicago-with feature editorial in the current issue of K+BB magazine. Kitchen and Bath Business (K+BB) is the nation’s leading publication serving kitchen and bath professionals, including kitchen designers, interior designers, architects and manufacturers, as well as the official sponsor of K/BIS.

In its profile of Arclinea San Diego in the April 2008 issue, K+BB magazine recognized the kitchen design firm’s commitment to Green design, innovative homeowner resources, and contributions to the San Diego design community. Per the magazine: “Bold-contemporary styling gives this 1,430-sq-ft showroom eye-catching appeal, but a trove of details makes it a truly outstanding venue for promoting the myriad benefits of its products and the creativity of the design professionals who practice here.”

Award jurors add, “Arclinea San Diego’s showroom design reflects the beauty and sophistication of its sleek product. Customers entering the showroom will find a comprehensive selection to inspire and accomplish their creative vision.”

The kitchen showroom was designed by Arclinea San Diego president and owner Lisa Wilson-Wirth, ALLIED AIA / ASID INDUSTRY PARTNER, and Aaron Anderson, AIA, principal, Studio: Anderson, Inc.

“We are incredibly honored to receive this prestigious industry recognition. Through our showroom and in each of our custom kitchen designs for clients, we strive to provide inspiration as to the role the kitchen can play in the modern home,” says Lisa Wilson-Wirth, president and owner, Arclinea San Diego. “We truly believe kitchens should be as beautiful to look at as they are to use, and that functionality and design have an equally important place at the table. Our showroom reinforces this commitment, from the functionality and breadth of our kitchen displays, to our use of the highest quality, eco-intelligent materials and most promising cooking appliances and new technologies.”

Arclinea San Diego’s downtown showroom is open five days per week-Tuesdays through Saturdays. The company provides comprehensive kitchen design services for kitchen remodeling, renovations and new construction, specializing in contemporary European kitchen design trends and products. Their services include complimentary design consultations for homeowners and the trade. Arclinea custom kitchens can be found in many different living environments-from traditional and modern residences, to custom-built homes and luxurious multi-unit residential developments.

For more information about Arclinea San Diego, visit or call 619.564.7440.


With a legacy of craftsmanship since 1925, Arclinea Arredamenti SpA, is an industry leader in the worldwide kitchen market known for its cutting-edge design, use of exquisite materials, innovative technology and ecological commitment. The Arclinea Collection is designed and coordinated by internationally celebrated architect Antonio Citterio, designer of products for B&B Italia, Maxalto and Flos, among others. The Collection has been awarded a number of prestigious design awards including the “Metropolitan Home Modernism Award” and the “Elle Decor Edida.” For more information, visit .


Arclinea San Diego is the exclusive San Diego area distributor of the Arclinea Collection; one of nine distributors in the United States. The company’s flagship San Diego showroom, located at 2515 Fifth Avenue in the Park West neighborhood downtown, features examples of the entire Arclinea Collection, including the company’s newest-generation of products. In addition to Arclinea, the company is also a dealer for Gaggenau and Miele cooking appliances and CaesarStone Quartz Surfaces. For more information, visit or call 619.564.7440.

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