Deadline extension for 2021 Top Shelf Design Awards
Adam Floyd, The Closet Company, won the Closet: Wood Over 18 linear ft. category in the 2020 Top Shelf Design Awards with the project "House Beautiful Whole Home – Master."

Photo By Adam Floyd, The Closet Company

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa – The deadline for the 2021 Top Shelf Design Awards has been extended to Wednesday, April 7. Enter now for a chance to win.

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 plaque and a $500 cash prize. 

Alll Top Shelf Design Awards winners will be announced at a reception to be 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.

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.

All Top Shelf Design Award entries are 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.