John Starck, Jr. is President and CEO of Showcase Kitchens – a family-owned kitchen design firm which proudly traces its roots back to 1933. As a practicing kitchen and bath designer for more than 25 years, John Starck Jr., 4th generation to enter into the family business, was born to his craft. John is an active member in both NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) and NARI (National Association for the Remodeling Industry). Through NARI, John boasts a double certification with its Guild of Professional Kitchen and Bath Planners. Starck has created thousands of innovative kitchen designs – with thousands of satisfied clients whose recommendations to others have enabled the company to grow.
Specializing in theme design, John has a solid reputation for carefully incorporating architectural details while masterfully blending form with function. This constant striving for design excellence makes John one of the nation’s most well-respected kitchen professionals. John says, “When I see the excitement in my client’s eyes, it’s proof that all the effort put into the project is appreciated and a confirmation that my vision has been successfully transformed into reality.”
From old-world classics or out-of-this-world contemporary, Starck is adept at creating any style that his clients desire. Starck maintains the time-honored art of starting projects with hand-rendered drawings before converting them to detailed engineered plans and later employing state-of-the-art, computer-assisted technology to assure flawless results.
John’s designs have been featured in numerous publications and trade literature and have won national and regional awards, including the prestigious 2010-2012 Sub Zero and Wolf Kitchen Design Contest.