Closets & Organized Storage announces design awards judges
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Closets & Organized Storage magazine announced judges for its 2021 Top Shelf Design Awards. The contest, which is accepting entries until March 25, honors designers for their creative closet and home organizational designs. 
2021 judges include Angelia York, Saint Louis Closet Co., Maplewood, Missouri; Tim Coleman, SCE Unlimited; and Laurel Didier, publisher of Closets & Organized Storage.
  • York is vice president of Saint Louis Closet Co. and has been a Top Shelf Design Awards judge since the contest’s inception.
  • Coleman is the division manager of the Chicago branch of SCE Unlimited, a division of Installed Building Products (IBP).
  • Didier is the publisher of Closets & Organized Storage magazine and show manager for the Closets Conference & Expo.
Top Shelf Design Awards winners will be announced at a reception held Wednesday, June 9 in the gardens of the Hilton Hotel during the Closets Conference & Expo, June 8-10, in West Palm Beach, Florida. The event is sponsored by CCF Industries and KCD Software.
Each category winner will receive a plaque and will be featured in Closets & Organized Storage magazine and on Woodworking Network’s social media platforms. The Best of Show winner, determined by the project receiving the highest score, will receive a $500 cash prize. 
Each Top Shelf Design Award entry is judged based on the following criteria: 50 percent appearance/design (emphasizing design creativity) and 50 percent functionality and quality of construction/materials. 
Entry fee is $45.
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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.