Category: NKB News

Senior Interior Designer Allison Towles Named 40 under Forty Honoree!

We are thrilled that our very own Senior Interior Designer, Allison Towles, has been named a 40 under Forty honoree by the Central New York Business Journal. Recognizing people under the age of 40 who have excelled both in the workplace and in the community, Allison certainly hits the mark with her leadership, commitment to […]

Written by on August 17, 2021

Congrats to Newly Licensed Architect Brittany Varengo!

Congratulations to Brittany Varengo on becoming NKB’s newest Architect! Brittany recently attained her licensure and is now registered to practice in New York State. She joins good company as our team’s seventh licensed architect. A key part of the NKB team for nearly 5 years, Brittany has been involved in all phases of design, particularly […]

Written by on January 5, 2021

NKB Cardboard Box Challenge!

Are the cardboard boxes in your house piling up as your online gift and pandemic shopping cranks up? We invite all of our employees, colleagues, and clients to participate in our first-ever Cardboard Box Challenge. For our friendly competition, we want you and your family to take simple cardboard boxes and create something amazing! We […]

Written by on December 14, 2020

Senior Designer Jessica Celebrates 10 Years with NKB!

This month, Senior Designer Jessica Sappington celebrates 10 years with NKB! An integral part of our team, Jessica lives by our values and is committed to our number one priority: client service. We’ve interviewed her for an employee spotlight so that you can learn more about Jessica and her journey with NKB. How long have […]

Written by on November 11, 2020

It’s Time to Give Back!

Join us in our first donation drive-thru to benefit the Samaritan Center As an organization, NKB feels a deep commitment to giving back to our community and serving those in need. Before the pandemic, our team dutifully volunteered as sandwich makers for the Samaritan Center every month. To keep our promise to the Samaritan Center, […]

Written by on September 30, 2020

Reflections from Our Summer Intern

Last week Architecture Intern and UMass Amherst Graduate Student, Morgan Sawyer, left the NKB (virtual) office and headed back to classes. We were lucky to have him work with us both in the office over his winter break and remotely this summer. As Morgan wrapped up his last week, we asked him to give a […]

Written by on August 17, 2020

NKB Named of CNY’s 2020 Best Places to Work

We’re extremely pleased to have been named one of CNY’s 2020 Best Places to Work. This recognition is even more appreciated as we are celebrating our 40th anniversary this year! We wouldn’t be here without our team of talented, dedicated employees and leadership! We are very proud of how far we have come, and we […]

Written by on May 21, 2020

Calling all Design Professionals – NYS 2020 Codes Released!

This week, New York State released their  2020 Uniform Codes! As of May 12th, all design professionals will be required to access these updated codes. NKB’s in-house NYS Code Enforcement Official (CEO), Kim Schwanke, says the latest version of code books are based on the  2018 International Code Council books. Instead of  having a supplement […]

Written by on May 14, 2020

Fall into Design

Last week, NKB Interior Designers Allison Towles and Lauren Zacher had the opportunity to engage in continuing education and industry connection at the American Society of Interior Designers – New York Upstate / Canada East (@ASIDNYUCE ) event Fall Into Design.  This year’s event was held in Syracuse’s Armory Square and the CEU topics included the […]

Written by on September 27, 2018