2020 Top Shelf Design Awards

2020 Top Shelf Design Awards winners

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Winners of the 2020 Top Shelf Design Awards were announced during a webinar for registered Cabinets & Closets Conference attendees.  View the webinar archive.
 
The Overall Winner of this year’s contest was Patty Miller, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry, located in New Jersey. Miller will receive a $500 prize as well as a Top Shelf Design Awards plaque. She also took home the top prize in the Closet: Laminate Over 18 linear feet category for the project - Her Transitional Dressing Room. In this design, Miller took a master sitting room which was being used as an office space and transformed it into a master dressing room. The customer's request was for a dressing room that was practical and gorgeous with an edgy feel.
 
The Top Shelf Closet 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. Top prize and honorable mentions were awarded in the following categories:
•    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 over 18 linear feet; Closet: Reach in
•    Specialty: (craft, pantry, laundry, mudroom)
•    Wine Cellar
 
All winners will be celebrated in a reception, sponsored by CCF and KCD Software, during the rescheduled Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo to be held June 10-12 in Arlington, Texas.
 
Special thanks to our judges: Karl Forth, Woodworking Network; Angelia York, Saint Louis Closet Co.; and Tim Coleman, Douglas Coleman Home Solutions.
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Garage: Over 600 sq. ft.
WINNER
Cynthia Padden, Valet Custom Cabinets & Closets
Project Title: Toscana Gold
 
HONORABLE MENTION
David McKim, Closet Envy Inc.
Project Title: Alyssa's Garage
Garage: Under 600 sq. ft.
WINNER
Bill Curran, Closet Organizing Systems
Project Title: Start Your Engines
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Shaun Oriold, Closet Envy Inc
Project Title: The girliest of girly garages
Home Office: Under 150 sq ft.
WINNER
Paulus Wanrooij, Paulus Fine Furniture
Project Title: Naples Office
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Robert Meyers, More Space Place
Project Title: ''An All in one''
Closet: Laminate Over 18 linear ft.
WINNER 
Patty Miller, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry
Project Title: Her Transitional Dressing Room
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Wendy Scott, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry
Project Title: Bespoke Design
Closet: Laminate Under 18 linear ft.
WINNER
Patty Miller, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry
Project Title: His Handsome Walk In
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Trish Underwood, Carefree Design Center
Project Title: Sand Castle
Specialty (Craft, Pantry, Laundry, Mudroom)
WINNER
David Cutler, The Closet Works
Project Title: An Ingenious Laundry Room Filled With Functional Features
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Maggie Horie, Artisan Custom Closets
Project Title: High Gloss Perfection
Wine Cellar 
WINNER
Darryl D Hogeback, Savante Wine Cellars
Project Title: Modern Rustic Wine Room
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Robert Bass, Kessick Wine Storage Systems
Project Title: Dallas Modern Wine Room
Closet: Wood Over 18 linear ft.
WINNER
Adam Floyd, The Closet Company
Project Title:  House Beautiful Whole Home – Master
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Kathleen Jacobson, The Couture Closet
Project Title: Keller Closet
Closet: Wood Under 18 linear ft.
WINNER (TIE)
Wendy Scott, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry
Project Title: Princess Suite
 
WINNER (TIE)
Patty Miller, Boutique Closets and Cabinetry
Project Title: Built In Guest Cabinetry
 

2020 Top Shelf Design Awards finalists

The judges’ scores are in and the 2020 Top Shelf Design Award finalists have been revealed (see the slideshow above). Closets & Organized Storage would like to congratulate all finalists on their award-winning projects. All winners will be announced March 12 at AT&T Stadium (home of the Dallas Cowboys) during the 2020 Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo, March 11-13 in Arlington, Texas.
 
The Best of Show winner (project receiving the highest score from the judges) will receive a $500 gift card and all category winners will receive an award plaque and/or a certificate and will be featured in Closets & Organized Storage magazine and its social media channels. 
 
The Top Shelf Design Awards reception is sponsored by CCF Industries and KCD Software.
 
Special thanks to our judges: Karl Forth, Woodworking Network; Angelia York, Saint Louis Closet Co.; and Tim Coleman, Douglas Coleman Home Solutions.
 
Learn more about the Cabinets & Closets and Wood Pro Expo Texas conferences and register to attend.
About Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo The Cabinets & Closets Expo (CCCE) is the annual national event for cabinet and closet professionals and is co-located with Wood Pro Expo. The events are organized by Closets & Organized Storage and FDMC magazines respectively, both part of Woodworking Network. The Cabinets & Closets event leads off with a full-day executive conference followed by the two-day expo featuring woodworking machinery and supplies. Additional educational programming is offered on both days of the expo. Tours of local manufacturing plants and the popular Top Shelf Design Awards reception are also key components of the event. The 2020 CCCE is scheduled for March 11-13 at the Arlington Convention Center, Arlington, Texas. For information about exhibiting, and sponsorship opportunities, contact Patrick Filippelli of Hall-Erickson Inc. at [email protected] or phone 800-752-6312.