ThermaSol, a manufacturer of smart shower, steam and sauna technology, announced three winners of its 65th Anniversary Design Contest. Contestants were required to submit a bathroom design featuring ThermaSol steam and shower products for a chance to win a trip to Austin, Texas, including: a Formula One Grand Prix experience, getaway spa day, 65th Anniversary celebration and factory tour, as well as gain overall brand and media recognition.

The 65th Anniversary Design Contest ran until September 1, 2023, and the winners were hand-selected by a panel of esteemed design professionals. The three design contest winners include Nadja Pentic of Knock Knock Design, Roy Heskel of Deluxe Vanity & Kitchen, Alison Cottet of House of Cottet and an Honorable Mention awarded to Michael Gilbride of Michael Gilbride Design.

The 2023 65th Anniversary Design Contest took place from March 14 to September 1, 2023. The contest was judged by Sara Malek Barney, ASID, founder + principal designer, Bandd/Design; Josh Cooperman, podcast host, Convo by Design; and Kymberly B. Glazer, director of marketing and sales, DPHA.

Winning Designs

The Groovewood Project, Houston, Texas - Alison Cottet, House of Cottet

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Image courtesy of House of Cottet


Alison Cottet chose a ThermaSol ThermaTouch control and SteamVection steamhead for this modern transitional bathroom remodel. With her client adamant on adding steam to their walk-in shower, this primary bathroom also received a moody, yet retro upgrade including new tile, cabinets, plumbing, lighting, hardware and paint.

Lisha Bell Master Bathroom, Oakland, California - Nadja Pentic, Knock Knock Design

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Image courtesy of Olga Soboleva

Inspired by the Bellagio, Nadja Pentic designed a luxurious spa retreat where her hard-working, single mom client could relax after a long day at work. Featuring a ThermaSol ThermaTouch Control, SteamVection Steamhead and ThermaSol In-Shower Bluetooth Speakers, this primary bathroom melds glam and modern retro creating a bathroom design fit for a Queen.

Emelita, Studio City, California - Roy Heskel, Deluxe Vanity & Kitchen
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Image courtesy of Roy Heskel, Deluxe Vanity & Kitchen and Snir Levy from Leo Studio Designs

Roy Heskel transformed this modern farm style home’s primary bathroom into a marble marvel. Included in this space are large format marble tiles, innovative storage solutions and a ThermaSol ThermaTouch Control and SteamVection Steamhead.