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"I credit virtually all of my motivation, professionalism, and knowledge that I have obtained and utilized in the industry to the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA).

They have brought professional design services and products in this industry to a high level of respect and trust."

Shad D. Johnsen, CKD
Owner & Principal Designer
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Whether you intend to replace the countertop, the cabinets as well, or completely remodel, a professional design company can make your project run more smoothly.  In the hands of a These Professionals, you can rest assured that your project will receive the careful attention it deserves.

Another important sign of quality is the symbol of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) This symbol indicates integrity, dependability, good workmanship, quality products and reliable service. Member firms adhere to high standards in the kitchen and bath industry. They'll help you use space, small or large to your best advantage. The Kitchen Emporium is a member in good standing. Our first and foremost concern is that the client receives good service.

The NKBA is an international organization serving the needs of the residential Kitchen and Bath Industry. Founded in 1963 the Association today is comprised of retail kitchen and bath specialists. Supportive members include other trade associations, educational and financial institutions, utilities and publications.

What is a CKD and a CBD?

A certified Kitchen Designer (CKD) & Bath Designer (CBD) is a professional who is qualified by education and experience to research, design, plan and supervise the installation of residential style kitchens & bathrooms.

The expertise of a certified designer lies in researching the personal needs of the client and designing the most functional and aesthetically pleasing arrangement of space. The designer is trained to plan for production line efficiency, cost and mechanical installation unique to each individual kitchen. They are also experienced in supervising the physical development of the project according to set industry standards, which protect the long-term investments of the client.

A CKD & CBD has had to prove his or her knowledge, technical understanding and ability to communicate ideas through a stringent examination process, conducted by the Society of Certified Kitchen and Bath Designers, which is the licensing and certification agency of the National Kitchen and Bath Association. He or she must meet these standards before being awarded the CKD & or CBD designation which assures the client that the individual is a competent kitchen and bath designer.

The Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer deserves your full confidence as certification is based on documented proof of knowledge, ability and experience in the design of residential kitchens and baths.

Furthermore, the CKD & CBD adheres to a strict code of professional conduct which is outlined below.


Code of Professional Conduct

The terms Certified Kitchen Designer & Certified Bath Designer stand for competency, fairness and high integrity resulting from experience and adherence to high ideals of moral conduct in business relations.

Members of the Society of Certified Kitchen & Bath Designers are required to conduct their professional practice in a manner commanding the respect and confidence of clients, suppliers and fellow professional kitchen and bath designers.

Members of the Society are pledged to: Observe the highest standards of personal and professional conduct in dealing with clients.

Be current and informed on matters effecting kitchen and bath design, planning and installation.

Clearly determine and define the entire project, the services and the terms of the agreement in writing.

The CKD & CBD shall adhere to the CKD formal Code of Professional Conduct of the Society of Certified Kitchen Designers.

(Courtesy of the National Kitchen and Bath Association)

Celebrating 11 Years

Portrait Kitchens has been providing unequaled kitchen and bath design services for 11 years in St George, Utah, and Southern Nevada. Thanks to our valued clients who made this possible.

Proud dealer of these fine products and much more:

Visit Starmark Cabinetry website for semi-custom and custom kitchen and bathroom cabinetry TurboChef speedcook ovens can cook a 12 pound turkey in 42 minutes. Thermador appliances from refrigeration to professional ovens.
Kohler is a high quality American plumbing manufacturer. Great quality luxury vinyl tiles for both commercial and residential use. Fisher & Paykel Appliances are simple and yet innovative for todays saavy homeowner.
High quality epoxy coated concrete countertops which are safe for food use. Zodiaq quartz surfaces by DuPont are non porous and beutiful. Daltile has all the tile you need for a space with character.
Gaggenau fine appliance company is a german appliance company who only manufacturers the best high-end appliances. Hertco frameless cabinetry in veneer and laminate doorstyles. Oreck vacuums and other fine cleaning products
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