2016 Baths of the Year

Seven exceptional bathrooms took home the prize in our 2016 Baths of the Year contest for their exemplary design, innovation and style.

Edited by Melissa Mauzy


These seven exceptional bathrooms took home the price in our 2016 Baths of the Year contest.

Platinum winners:
The Design Source, More than 200 square feet
Schneider Kennedy Design, 126-200 square feet
Castle Design, Less than 125 square feet
K-Build Design, Powder Rooms

Gold winners:
Beautiful Rooms, LLC, Less than 125 square feet
Marc Christian Fine Cabinetry, 126-200 square feet
Dashing Design by Elizabeth Kavlok, More than 200 square feet

Meet the esteemed panel of 2016 Baths of the Year Judges
Photography by Colin Miller/Strauss Peyton

Dick Busch, Dick Busch Architects
Dick Busch has been involved in residential architecture for over 40 years. Starting his own firm in 1992, he and his staff have specialized in residential projects of all sizes and styles ranging from a 400-square-foot pergola to a 23,000-square-foot country manor.  Dick Busch Architects has relationships with a wide range of consultants, including engineers, interior designers, builders and contractors.

Heidi Hartwig, Fabulous Finds
Heidi Hartwig returned to the Midwest after studying at the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale. She is the owner of her own design firm, Fabulous Finds, with over 15 years experience in both residential and commercial design. Heidi's work has been published in several editions of St. Louis Homes & Lifestyle magazine, most recently in the May 2016 issue with a feature spread. Her work is a reflection of each client’s personal style as she loves creating classic-functional home environments that will stand the test of time. Heidi's true passion is to make every house feel like a home with fabulous finds.

Ashleigh Schroeder, National Kitchen & Bath
Ashleigh Schroeder is a designer for National Kitchen & Bath, Inc., located in Webster Groves, where she is recognized for her thoughtful designs and creative details. She graduated from Illinois State University, is a member of the National Kitchen and Bath Associations and has earned her AKBD as well as her NCIDQ certifications.

Jennifer Trentadue, Henry Kitchen & Bath
Nicknamed the “Plumbing Goddess” for her eagerness and determination, Jennifer Trentadue has been with Henry Kitchen and Bath for 27 years. As Vice President, Jennifer is responsible for managing three locations and acting as the liaison between vendors, manufacturers, fabricators, etc. For Jennifer, nothing is more rewarding than leaving a client happy and in love with their new space. She loves creating spaces that are awe inspiring, unique and specific to each client’s needs and wants.