2024 Top Shelf Design Awards deadline extends to February 5

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa – The deadline for the 2024 Top Shelf Design Awards has been extended to Monday, February 5. Enter now for a chance to win.

Top Shelf Design Awards winners will be announced at a reception sponsored by Sauder Closets, held on Wednesday, April 18, at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois.

The Best of Show winner (project receiving the highest score from the judges) will receive a $500 prize, category winners will receive a $50 prize, and all recognized projects will receive an award plaque and/or a certificate and may be featured in Closets & Organized Storage magazine and its social media channels.

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. 

Sauder Closets sponsors the 2024 Top Shelf Design Awards. 

2024 judges are Laurie Haefele, Haefele Design; Tim Coleman, SCE Unlimited; and Kelly Victor-Burke, Burke Architectural Millwork and Bespoke Closets.

Entry fee is $45.

For more information, visit woodworkingnetwork.com/top-shelf.

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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.