DPHA Award Winners

The DPHA has created its awards program to recognize the best of the best in an industry that demands nothing less. Each year the DPHA team receives an abundance of entries for industry leaders and products alike. Our Professional Award Nominees are nominated by their peers and recognized for their work ethic, passion and contributions to the DPH family.

DPHA's Product of the Year Program recognizes uniqueness, design, functionality, innovation and technological superiority.  To help assure that the judging is unbiased, DPHA outsources the evaluation process to an independent panel of experts who are not affiliated with DPHA or any of its members.  The 2023 judges were: Eliot Sefrin, founding director and publisher emeritus of Kitchen & Bath Design News; Alissa Ponchione, executive editor at Hospitality Design magazine, Molly Switzer, Molly N Switzer Designs, Alena Capra, Alena Capra Designs, Garrison Hollinger, Studio Garrison, and Eric Gorenson, Around the House with Eric G .

DPHA 2023 Product of the Year Winners


Bathroom Fixture

Kitchen Fixture

Illusion Lighted Mirrored Cabinet
Hydro Systems
Cold Plunge
California Faucets
Bridge Faucet Collection

Water Delivery


Door Hardware

Origini Collection
Hastings Bath Collection
Allegro Console
Baldwin Hardware
Graphite Nickel Finish

Cabinet Hardware



Baldwin Hardware
Modern Collection
Effe Perfect Wellness
INSIDE (Glass + Camouflage) /Internal Steam Generator
Tenor Lighting with SWAY Control

2023 Professional of the Year Winners

Dealer of the Year Winners

Showroom Professional

Showroom of the Year

Nathanael Chown
Chown Hardware
Designer Bath by Salem Plumbing
Watertown, MA

Manufacturer of the Year Winners

Customer Service

Manufacturer Professional

The Furniture Guild 

Anthony Hajjar

Representative of the Year Winners

Representative Agency

Representative Professional

The Rain Company
Kelli Gagnon
WMS Decorative Resources 

To read more on the 2023 Product winners and honorable mentions, click here.

DPHA Past Award Winners

Plumbing Fixture 

2021 MTI Baths Bowie Freestanding
2020 Native Trails Amalfi Sink
2019 BainUltra VIBE Back-to-Wall Tub
2018 Zitta's Materia Shower Enclosure
2017 Victoria + Albert's Eldon Tub
2016 2Step Sink by Alape
2015 Wave Tub by WETSTYLE
2014 Ledge Prep Sink by Lenova
2013 Metrio Modular Lavatory by Stone Forest
2012 OpenSpace by Duravit
2011 Black Embossed Bathtub by Blu Bathworks
2010 Blanco Ronis by BLANCO
2009 Eterne Bathtub by MAXX Bath Inc.
Starck K by Duravit USA
2008 SYNC by Stone Forest
2007 Julien’s Bench Toilet
2006 KWC Waterstation
2003 BainUltra’s Temazkal

Water Delivery 

2021 Brizo Frank Lloyd Wright Single-Function Raincan Showerhead
2020 AXOR Edge Faucet
2019 AXOR MyEdition Faucet
2018 SIGMA Sigma Flo
2017 The GRAFF Sospiro Kitchen Faucet
2016 ShowerSelect SoftCube Thermostatic Trim by Axor
2015 Palomar Art Deco Tub Filler by California Faucets
2014 Kartell by Laufen Faucet
2013 ONO Light One Touch by KWC
2012 Ametis Shower System by GRAFF
2011 Complete Shower System CURA #960 by Aquabrass
2009 Integrated Faucet Filtration by ROHL LLC
2008 Dream Light Rain Canopy by JACLO Industries
2005 Water Decor’s Pacifica
2004 KWC Murano



2022 Fairmont Designs Grand Central Collection
2021 Stone Forest Elemental Vanity with Crossbar
2020 LACAVA Newterra Vanity
2019 Robern Uplift Tech Cabinet
2018 Stone Forest's Elemental Collection
2017 The Furniture Guild's Avant 620-0560-OB-B49 Vanity
2016 The Galley Dresser
2015 Dressage Vanity by Graff
2014 Sophia Vanity by Furniture Guild
2013 Toledo 30” Vanity by Fairmont Designs
2012 Halcyon by Native Trails
2011 Bordeaux Wall Mount Vanity by Native Trails
2010 MANHATTAN Bath Vanity by Xylem
2009 M Collection by WETSTYLE


2022 Amba Jeeves Wet-Rated Installation Kit
2021 Sterlingham & Co Marble Heated Towel Rail
2020 Infinity Drain Universal Drain
2019 Kartners Bathroom Accessories Knurled Grab Bar
2018 Infinity Drain Compact Floor Drain Body
2017 Infinity Drain-USG Shower System
2016 Linear Steamhead by Mr. Steam
2015 Heated Sink Stand by Barber Wilsons/Sterlingham
2014 iSteam 2.0 Swipe-Touch Control Panel
2013 StyleDrain by California Faucets
2012 Solitude Mobile Application by ThermaSol
2011 Cinu Toilet Tissue Holder with Glass Shelf by Ginger
2010 Blanco Solon Compost System by BLANCO
2009 Standy by ITALBRASS Group
2008 Cold Storage M-Series Cabinet by Robern


Cabinet Hardware 

2022 Belwith Keeler Decor Solutions Bijou Collection
2021 Waterstone Faucets Industrial Appliance Pull
2020 Colonial Bronze CuSalus E-Series
2019 First Impressions' Glacier 1 Pull
2018 Colonial Bronze Empire Collection
2017 Accurate Lock and Hardware's SilentPac Solutions
2016 Triangular Door Pool by Hamilton Sinkler
2015 Argyle Round Knob by DuVerre Hardware
2014 Precisely Beautiful Cabinet Knob by Colonial Bronze
2013 Barn Door Track by Sun Valley Bronze
2012 ARROYO Pull by Du Verre Hardware
2011 Offset C-OF01 Knob by DuVerre Hardware
2010 Convertible Latches by Berenson R. Christensen
Purfectkurv by MAXX Bath Inc.
2009 BCJ Lever 1 by Reveal Designs
2008 Tanner’s Craft by Colonial Bronze
2007 Beyerle’s exposed stainless steel sliding door system

Door Hardware

2022 Frank Allart Precision Collection
2021 Accurate Lock & Hardware SmartEntry Mortise for Sliding and Pocket Doors
2020 Accurate Lock & Hardware SmartEntry


Technology Category

2022 Thermasol Signatouch Control
2021 Airmada Drying Solutions Shower Drying System
2020 ThermaSol ThermaTouch 10" Shower Kit

Bathroom Fixture 

2022 Claybrook Interiors Wall Hung Basin Collection

Kitchen Fixture 

2022 BOCCHI Baveno Hide-Away Kitchen Sink System


Showroom Professional 

2022 Kate Brady, General Plumbing Supply
2021 Joshua Moss, Advance Plumbing
2020 Richard Campbell, Belmont Hardware
2019 Valerie Ezra, Central Plumbing Specialties
2018 Phil Hotarek, Lutz Bath and Kitchen
2017 Tonya Martin, ProSource Supply
2016 Kymberly Weiner, Best Plumbing Tile & Stone
2015 Mindy Sevinor-Feinberg, Salem Plumbing Supply
2014 Ada Aldana, Designer's Plumbing & Hardware (Miami, FL)
2013 Jeremy Smith, Central Arizona Supply
2012 Kaye Powell, Chown Hardware
2011 Maureen Ashe, General Plumbing Supply
2010 Gary Erickson, Renaissance Molding & Design
2009 Tim Murphy, Klaff's
2008 Melissa Allen, Cobblestone Court
2007 Marilyn Hermance, Westheimer Plumbing and Hardware
2006 Faye Norton, Designer Hardware by Faye
2005 Debbie Miller, Millers Decorative Plumbing and Hardware
2004 Julie Koch, Elegant Additions
2003 Charles Goldberg, Union Hardware

Rep Professional 

2022 Ryan Paul, Summit Architectural Resources
2021 Kory Nelson, Premier Marketing
2020 Tom Brown, Brownstone by Emerson Swan
2019 Yana Haralanova, Repcor
2018 Noel Garcia Sr., Decorative Sales Associates
2017 Blake Rivas, TCB Sales
2016 John Matlack, Level 5 Sales & Marketing
2015 Kim Kilgore, The Rain Company
2014 Ray Whitehead, Sr., Whitehead & Associatesa
2013 Paula Quan, Bobier Sales
2012 Cynthia Carter, Next Generation Marketing
2011 Dale Domingo, Associated Sales
2010 Jerry Williams, WMS Decorative Resource
2009 Dennis Mezzapesa, TCB Sales
2008 Tim Vander Wall, InterArchitectural Products
2007 Bob Marshall ACS Marketing
2006 Dan Beaudet, Dan Beaudet Company
2005 Jim Babbitt, Hot2Cold
2004 Debby Stehr, Stehr Enterprises
2003 Mary Labowitz, Premier Marketing


Manufacturer Professional 

2022 Rachel Arndt, Waterstone Faucets
2021 Bruce Reidel, Mountain Plumbing Products
2020 René DeRose, Hydro Systems
2019 Steven Weinberg, California Faucets
2018 Barbara Kratus, Infinity Drain
2017 Tom Bryant, BainUltra
2016 Cary Hergenrother, LIXIL Brands
2015 Martha Orellana, MrSteam
2014 Javier Korneluk, Laufen
2013 Henry Brunelle, BainUltra
2012 Jeff Noll, Steamist
2011 Martin Siwy, Thermasol
2010 Sarah Jenkinson, Barber Wilsons & Co./Black Country Heritage
2009 Kim Frechette, BainUltra
2008 Larry Brodey, JACLO Industries
2007 David Crossley, Duravit, USA
2006 Jamie Gregg, Colonial Bronze
2005 Naomi Neilson, Native Trails
2004 Ken Rohl, ROHL, LLC
2003 Jeff Valles, Phylrich International

Customer Service Department

2022 Amba Products
2021 Waterstone Faucets
2020 Belwith Keeler
2019 ICERA
2018 Americh
2017 Accurate Lock and Hardware
2016 Infinity Drain
2015 GRAFF
2014 California Faucets
2013 Colonial Bronze
2012 Sun Valley Bronze
2011 JCR Distributors
2010 Stone Forest, Inc.
2009 Legacy Brass
2008 JACLO Industries
2007 ROHL, LLC
2006 Environmental Water Systems
2005 BainUltra
2003 JACLO Industries


Showroom of the Year

2022 Mission West Kitchen and Bath, South Pasadena, CA
2021 Ultra Design Center, Denver, CO
2020 Chown Hardware, Seattle, WA
2019 Decorative Plumbing Supply,               San Carlos, CA
2018 Advance Plumbing & Heating Supply, Detroit, MI
2017 Premier Bath & Kitchen, Walnut Creek, CA
2016 Pierce Hardware, Dallas, TX
2015 Clyde Hardware, Phoenix, AZ
2014 Monique's Bath Showroom, Watertown, MA
2013 Union Hardware, Bethesda, MD
2012 Allied Kitchen & Bath, Fort Lauderdale
2011 Banner Plumbing Supply
2010 Billie Brenner, Ltd.
2009 Designer's Plumbing Studio
Morrison Supply, Houston, TX
2008 Klaff's
Sante Fe by Design
2007 Chicago Brass
Miller's Fine Decorative Hardware, Jupiter, FL
2006 Community Home Supply
Sonoma Kitchen & Bath
2005 Designer Hardware by Faye
Euro Bath + Tile
2004 Waterware, Chicago, IL
Renaissance Design Studio
2003 The Bath & Beyond, San Francisco, CA

Rep Agency of the Year

2022 Creative Bath Sales
2021 Excel Marketing
2020 Magruder Sales Associates
2019 Level 5 Sales & Marketing
2018 D'Antoni Sales Group
2017 Premier Marketing
2016 Associated Sales
2015 Next Generation Marketing
2014 WMS Decorative Resource
2013 TCB Sales
2012 Decorative Sales Associates
2011 DeLux
2010 Gotham Sales Group
2009 The Doliner Group
Pinnacle Sales Group
2008 Amorello Sales
Western Sales Company
2007 Magruder Associates
Silvertip Marketing
2006 Cool Lines
2005 Luxury Marketing

Room of the Year

2022 Lutz Bath & Kitchen