RI Kitchen & Bath’s Technical Design Team explores every possible option for your project. With a keen eye for interior design, they work side-by-side with the design team adding value and their eye for design and selections every step of the way.
They help you make good decisions when it comes to material selections and ensure that your newly remodeled space flows with the rest of the home and meets your family’s needs.
Joanna Parillo, Technical Designer
“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work” — Colin Powell
Joanne is a Technical Designer for RIKB, specializing in CAD drawings for kitchen and bath projects as well as utilizing the 2020 Program for kitchens and perspective drawings. Joanne joined RIKB in 1999 initially as a receptionist, then customer service and a BIY Specialist. She has been a Technical Designer for RIKB since 2011, working closely with the designers to build accurate drawings and specifications. She enjoys seeing the photos of the clients’ finished projects and is proud to say she had a part in bringing their dream kitchen or bath to completion.
A graduate of the Community College of Rhode Island with an Associate Degree in Art, Joanne also earned a Certificate in Interior Design, Drafting and Architectural Designs from the Hall Institute of Technology. She has also taken courses at the Rhode Island School of Design in Drawing and Interior design courses as well a Beginner and Advanced 2020.
Joanne enjoys spending quality family time with her husband, daughters, and two dogs. She paints as a hobby and creates custom murals for the Toll Gate High School in Warwick, RI.
Kim Gammell, Technical Designer
“Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of who do the things that no-one can imagine” — Alan Turing
Joining our team in 2015, Kim is passionate about helping our clients develop designs that work for their lifestyle. Involved with almost every step in the process, Kim provides our Designers with detailed 3D elevation designs and renderings using Chief Architect, as well as 2020 Design. Her focus on making every project a success drives her to be keenly aware of all project details throughout the estimating, proposals, specifications and construction stages to ensure complete and accurate project documentation. Incredibly organized, she assists in the sourcing and ordering of cabinetry, hardware, tile selections, plumbing fixtures, lighting, countertops and a variety of other accessories. Once construction has started, she assists our field personnel to ensure overall quality and completeness of the project. Kim’s specialties include kitchen cabinetry layouts and details, bathroom design & details, and multi-room renovation layouts.
Earning her B.S. in Interior Design from New England Institute of Technology (Dean’s List and Honor’s Society), Kim was one of three students selected as candidate for the Faculty Design Award for Architecture & Interior Design. Born and raised in RI, Kim is an avid reader of all genres and loves to spend time in nature staying active. Whether it’s swimming, waterskiing, hiking state parks with her beagle (Buttons), or hiking the 4,000+ foot mountains of NH – she is always on the go!