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Denise Butchko

Denise Butchko is a design and marketing expert who teaches these concepts with the intention of helping people grow their businesses (particularly those in the design/build industries). She’s been a contributor to Closets magazine since 2003 and is a judge for the closet industries “Top Shelf” Design Competition. She's also a member of the first graduating class of Registered Storage Designers. Her design work has been featured in national publications like “Better Homes & Gardens” and The Chicago Tribune and she works with some of the top interior design firms in the country. She’s helped cabinet companies launch closet product lines and trained sales professionals in both design and marketing, including ways to leverage social media and design to increase opportunities and brand themselves as the “go to expert”. If you want to have fun while you learn and bring your “A” game to your business, Denise is the one to partner with to make that happen. You can find her at denisebutchko.com or at the above links.

How to become a closet designer

Closet design is a really fun and fascinating career. One that most people aren't aware of as an option, nor are they aware that you can make great money designing and selling closets.
 
It's a field that has roots in California, with Neil Balter and Eric Marshall creating and installing the first "Double Hang", "Long Hang" and "Shoe Shelf" systems for what is now California Closets.

10 closet designers on top of their game

Seeing what others in your field are doing is always interesting. Denise Butchko lists 10 designers and their approach to design. See several of these designers at the 2018 Cabinets & Closets Conference March 27 in Pasadena, California.