Closet designers across the country were asked to participate in ACSP’s design challenge. Each participating designer was sent a layout with dimensions and specs of the room to be designed which included some of the following: Left and right walls: attic access, skylight, and sloped ceiling; Back wall: client’s mirror and two sconces; Front wall: switch 5 inches from left and 45 inches off the floor.
The layout, based on a design by Patty Miller, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry, also included the following notes: A Ladies Dressing Room with 80 pairs of shoes, a display area, a full-length mirror (can use client’s), two sconces (can be eliminated), one hamper, lots of drawers, some gowns and no budget. The designers were asked to submit line drawings and 3D renderings if available and to give a brief explanation of what they did and why.
Here’s what the participating designers submitted:
Name: Melissa Jane Veinotte
Company: Closet Envy Inc.
Location: Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Closet or Cabinet company: Closet
Independent or Franchise: Independent
Left wall - free- standing units pulled off the wall with backing
Left wall - designed by Melissa Jane Veinotte, Closet Envy Inc.
Right wall - free- standing units pulled off the wall with backing
Left and right wall - Removable panel to access attic behind unit with base moulding in white to conceal
Right wall - designed by Melissa Jane Veinotte, Closet Envy Inc.
Waterfall edge around bench seat
Accent drawer fronts: Modern Style -Winter
Base Cabinets: White
Waterfall countertops and backing: Licorice
Main drawer and hamper fronts: Allegra Style – White
Total Bid: Not submitted
Additional Art of Design Challenge entries:
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