Closet Organizing System, located in Bartlett, IL, submitted this modern wine bar in the 2014 Top Shelf Design Awards. Features include custom cabinetry with textured wenge, onyx stone countertop, floating shelves, LED lighting and more.

Textured Wenge Highlights Modern Wine BarA winner in past Top Shelf contests, this Chicagoland closet company offers a variety of standard and custom closet systems for reach-in and walk-in closets, offices, garages, pantries, laundry and utility rooms, entertainment centers and more.

Now in its 8th year, the 2014 contest, which honors the best in home organization and storage design will accept entries until February 14, 2014. Enter at Submission fee is $45.

Winners, selected by a panel of industry experts, will be featured in Closets magazine and also at a special awards ceremony, which will be held during the 2014 Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo at the Garden State Convention Center in Somerset, NJ, April 9-11.

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Visit the Top Shelf Gallery and vote for your favorite project for People's Choice.


Garage: under 600 square feet; Garage: over 600 square feet

Home Office: less than 150 square feet; Home Office: more than 150 square feet

Closet: Laminate less than 18 linear feet; Laminate more than 18 linear feet; Closet: Wood less than 18 linear feet; Closet: Wood more than 18 linear feet; Closet: Wire less than 18 linear feet; Closet: Wire more than 18 linear feet; Closet: Reach in

Specialty: (craft, pantry, wine, laundry, mudroom)

Deadline: January 31

Fee: $45

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