CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Winners of the 2020 Top Shelf Design Awards were announced during a webinar for registered Cabinets & Closets Conference attendees.  View the webinar archive.
 
The Overall Winner of this year’s contest was Patty Miller, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry, located in New Jersey. Miller will receive a $500 prize as well as a Top Shelf Design Awards plaque. She also took home the top prize in the Closet: Laminate Over 18 linear feet category for the project - Her Transitional Dressing Room. In this design, Miller took a master sitting room which was being used as an office space and transformed it into a master dressing room. The customer's request was for a dressing room that was practical and gorgeous with an edgy feel.
 
The Top Shelf Closet Design Awards are given annually to honor designers for their creative closet and home organizational designs. Each entry is judged based on the following criteria: 50 percent appearance/design (emphasizing design creativity) and 50 percent functionality and quality of construction/materials. Top prize and honorable mentions were awarded in the following categories:
•    Garage: under 600 square feet; Garage: over 600 square feet
•    Home Office: under 150 square feet; Home Office: over 150 square feet
•    Closet: Closet: Laminate under 18 linear feet; Laminate over 18 linear feet; Closet: Wood over 18 linear feet; Closet: Reach in
•    Specialty: (craft, pantry, laundry, mudroom)
•    Wine Cellar
 
All winners will be celebrated in a reception, sponsored by CCF and KCD Software, during the rescheduled Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo to be held June 10-12 in Arlington, Texas.
 
Special thanks to our judges: Karl Forth, Woodworking Network; Angelia York, Saint Louis Closet Co.; and Tim Coleman, Douglas Coleman Home Solutions.

Garage: Over 600 sq. ft.

WINNER
Cynthia Padden, Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets
Project Title: Toscana Gold
 
HONORABLE MENTION
David McKim, Closet Envy Inc.
Project Title: Alyssa's Garage

Garage: Under 600 sq. ft.

WINNER
Bill Curran, Closet Organizing Systems
Project Title: Start Your Engines
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Shaun Oriold, Closet Envy Inc
Project Title: The girliest of girly garages

Home Office: Under 150 sq ft.

WINNER
Paulus Wanrooij, Paulus Fine Furniture
Project Title: Naples Office
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Robert Meyers, More Space Place
Project Title: ''An All in one''

Closet: Laminate Over 18 linear ft.

WINNER 
Patty Miller, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry
Project Title: Her Transitional Dressing Room
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Wendy Scott, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry
Project Title: Bespoke Design

Closet: Laminate Under 18 linear ft.

WINNER
Patty Miller, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry
Project Title: His Handsome Walk In
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Trish Underwood, Carefree Design Center
Project Title: Sand Castle

Specialty (Craft, Pantry, Laundry, Mudroom)

WINNER
David Cutler, The Closet Works
Project Title: An Ingenious Laundry Room Filled With Functional Features
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Maggie Horie, Artisan Custom Closets
Project Title: High Gloss Perfection

Wine Cellar 

WINNER
Darryl D Hogeback, Savante Wine Cellars
Project Title: Modern Rustic Wine Room
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Robert Bass, Kessick Wine Storage Systems
Project Title: Dallas Modern Wine Room

Closet: Wood Over 18 linear ft.

WINNER
Adam Floyd, The Closet Company
Project Title:  House Beautiful Whole Home – Master
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Kathleen Jacobson, The Couture Closet
Project Title: Keller Closet

Closet: Wood Under 18 linear ft.

WINNER (TIE)
Wendy Scott, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry
Project Title: Princess Suite
 
WINNER (TIE)
Patty Miller, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry
Project Title: Built In Guest Cabinetry

 

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