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Winner of NEFF Master Partner Excellence Award 2019

by Dev Direct on February 20, 2019

Colin Wong wins UK design award

Edinburgh kitchen and bathroom studio, Development Direct headed up by award winning designer, Colin Wong picked up the award for ‘UK’s best kitchen design’

Held at the O2 in London, the awards bring together the best of UK’s kitchen design talent. Colin, a previous 4 time winner of this accolade was delighted to collect the award from hosts, Tv presenters, Gaby Logan and Tess Daly.

Wong commented, ‘it’s always nice to be recognised for my designs but especially rewarding to see that we can compete against the might of all the designers from down south. Design originality is important to me and I would to thank my clients for ‘letting me loose’ on their homes!’

Development Direct recently rebranded to Kitchens Defined by Colin Wong.

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Development Direct Win NEFF 2017 UK's Best Kitchen Showroom Award.
Development Direct Win NEFF 2017 UK's Best Kitchen Showroom Award.

The annual kitchen awards sponsored by NEFF were held in London on the 19th May where the cream of UK’s kitchen industry gathered for the black tie ceremony.

The event was hosted by TV actor, James Nesbitt known for his roles in Cold feet and Lucky Men and marked NEFF’s 140 years of cooking creativity.

It was a amazing night for the Development Direct team as they lifted the main award for UK’s best kitchen showroom. Directors, Colin & Jenny Wong picked up the award from CEO of NEFF, Dr Andreas Meier.

Colin commented ‘we really didn’t expect to win this award as there are genuinely so many great kitchen studios in the UK.

We try to be really individual with our ideas and it is nice to be recognised for this. We wanted to create an environment that was not all about kitchens but much more of an immersive experience.

Showrooms are not one man’s vision but a team effort so special thanks must go out to all my team who worked tirelessly to create our special showroom’

This award is Development Direct’s sixth award at the NEFF Masterpartner Excellence Awards.

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Designer 2016 Awards
On the 9th November 2016, the team at Development Direct attended a red carpet ceremony in London for the 2016 Designer Kitchen & Bathroom Awards. This is the UK’s only award ceremony that is open to all designers from all industries including architects and interior designers.

It was an amazing achievement to see creative director, Colin Wong win the Bathroom Designer of the year award. He was presented his award from television presenter, Gabby Logan and this award now means Colin has won both the UK Kitchen and now Bathroom Designer of the year accolades at these awards

Colin comments “it’s been quite a hectic year! At times, I lose track of the designs that I have created over the last 12months, so it an amazing feeling to see my work recognised. To see the calibre of the other worthy finalists and the judges make it even more memorable . My team around me are a special bunch and this award is as much for them as it is for me! “

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