2018 Baths of the Year


Inspiration is bubbling from these eight award-winning baths.
Platinum Winners
Marc Christian Fine Cabinetry & Interior Visions, More than 200 square feet
Alspaugh Kitchen and Bath, 150-200 square feet
Alspaugh Kitchen and Bath, 100-150 square feet
R.G. Apel Development, Less than 100 square feet

Gold Winners
Accent on Cabinets and Slavin Construction, More than 200 square feet
Terra Nova Construction and Studio C Design, 150-200 square feet
Alspaugh Kitchen and Bath, 100-150 square feet
Dashing Design by Elizabeth Kavlock, Less than 100 square feet

Meet the esteemed panel of 2018 Baths of the Year Judges
Photography by Colin Miller/Strauss Peyton

Julie Baum, BaumHouse Design
Julie Baum is the principal designer of BaumHouse design, an award-winning kitchen and bath design studio and showroom established in 2008. Recognizing that most clients know what they like but need direction to make confident decisions, Julie’s focus is on you and your project from concept to completion; goals, budget, product selection, installation and project management. Incorporating interior design principles into kitchen and bath design sets BaumHouse design apart from the competition.

Donna Boxx, Donna F. Boxx Architect
For over 30 years, Donna has been providing award-winning custom residential and residential remodel design and construction drawings. In 1988, she founded Donna F. Boxx, Architect, P.C., which has become one of St. Louis’ most recognized architectural firms.

Tom Manche, Tom Manche Interiors
Tom Manche Interiors is a full-service interior design practice that does everything from architectural planning for a new home to the design of a single room in both St. Louis and around the world. Paint colors, fabric selections, furniture selections, carpet, hardwood, accessories, art, kitchens and baths and everything in between! Tom Manche Interiors is a well-respected firm and have been in practice for over 20 years. 

Keith Markus, Markus Cabinet Mfg. Co.
Keith Markus is president of Markus Cabinet Mfg. Co. To hone his skills, Keith has attended industry-related trade shows and seminars in Europe for emerging trends, as well as domestic shows. His career began as designer salesperson, and progressed to owner and developer of product design and process. Keith is an avid traveler and enjoys nature and landscape photography.