Top Shelf Design Awards launches
January 22, 2021 | 8:53 am CST
Patty Miller, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry won Best of Show and the Closet: Laminate Over 18 linear ft. category in the 2020 contest.

Photo By Patty Miller, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry

The 2021 Top Shelf Design Awards launched January 25. Closets and home storage organization designers will have until March 25 to submit their best work. 
The Best of Show winner (project receiving the highest score from the judges) will receive a $500 gift card and all award winners will receive an award plaque and/or a certificate and will be featured in Closets & Organized Storage magazine and its social media platforms. 
The Top Shelf Design Awards reception, sponsored by CCF Industries and KCD Software, will be held Wednesday, June 9 in the gardens of the Hilton Hotel, during the 2021 Closets Conference & Expo, in West Palm Beach, FL. Registration for the event is open now.
The Top Shelf 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.
DEADLINE: March 25, 2021
ENTRY FEE: $45 per entry
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 under 18 linear feet; Closet: Wood over 18 linear feet; Closet: Reach in
Specialty: (craft, pantry, laundry, mudroom)
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Michaelle Bradford | Editor

Michaelle Bradford, CCI Media, is Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine and Woodworking Network editor. She has more than 20 years of experience covering the woodworking and design industry, including visits to custom cabinet shops, closet firms and design studios throughout North America. As Editor of Closets & Organized Storage magazine under the Woodworking Network brand, Michaelle’s responsibilities include writing, editing, and coordinating editorial content as well as managing annual design competitions like the Top Shelf Design Awards. She is also a contributor to FDMC and other Woodworking Network online and print media owned by CCI Media.