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Jennifer Rahaley

Viking Range, LLC, the leader in residential kitchen technology, has named Jennifer Rahaley as the April Designer of Distinction. Jennifer is an award winning, nationally published designer at DDK Kitchen Design Group based in Glenview, Illinois and is the fourth monthly winner in the 2017 Viking Kitchen Design Competition. Designers from around the United States are vying for the coveted honor to become the 2017 Viking Designer of the Year.

Jennifer describes the project below:

This residential kitchen and bath project is located in Evanston, IL. The vintage-style restoration of the 1920’s condominium combines personal details with bold accents to create a space that is both functional and historically accurate. Partially inspired by the homeowner’s recent trip to Paris, the project has many French accents. The client is an avid cook, therefore designing the compact kitchen to include high end Viking appliances was a must. Custom Dutch Made inset cabinetry conceals the Viking refrigerator, dishwasher and built in hood. The highlight of the kitchen is the Viking Apple Red range, combined with black and white accents throughout the kitchen. These elements all allude to the French glamor and vintage style that the homeowner had dreamed of. It is a small space that functions well because of the appliances and design.

More about Jennifer Rahaley and DDK Kitchen Design Group:

DDK Kitchen Design Group has been remodeling homes in the Chicagoland area since 1978.

Jennifer Rahaley is an award winning, nationally published designer at DDK Kitchen Design Group based in Glenview, IL. She has 17 years of Interior Design experience, specializing in kitchens and baths. Jennifer has also served as the North Shore Peer Group leader of the American Society of Interior Designers for the past 12 years.
About the Viking Kitchen Design Competition:

Each month prizes and recognitions are awarded to the winning designer in the 2017 Viking Kitchen Design Competition. The monthly winner receives the designation of Designer of Distinction and is featured on and social media channels. The monthly winner also receives a Viking Professional 10 piece cookware set valued at over $1,600. The grand prize winner named as the 2017 Viking Kitchen Designer of the Year will be featured in a 2018 Architectural Digest ad and will receive a Viking Professional Range valued up to $10,299. Entries by design professionals for the Viking Kitchen Design Competition are being accepted through October 31, 2017. Design professionals interested in entering the Viking Kitchen Design Competition can visit to enter.

Viking Range, LLC originated ultra-premium commercial-type appliances for the home, creating a whole new category of home appliances. Committed to innovative product design, unrivaled performance and peerless quality, Viking is headquartered in Greenwood, Mississippi, and is a subsidiary of The Middleby Corporation, a long-time leader in commercial kitchen technology. Viking appliances are recognized globally as the foremost brand in the high-end appliance industry and are sold through a network of premium appliance distributors and dealers worldwide.

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