Architectural Digest asked its readers to send before and after shots of their favorite closet renovations and makeovers. The magazine recently announced its top picks, which include several high-profile designers and closet franchises -- celebrity designer Lisa Adams of LA Closet Design and designers with Closets by Design and Closet Factory.

Woodworking Network readers should also be familiar with designer Janet Lowrie of Closet Theory who launched her luxury, full-service design firm in late 2012. Lowrie's project, a Los Feliz, CA Chic Walk-In, which was selected as a finalist by Architectural Digest is also an entry in the 2014 Top Shelf Design Awards.


The selected closets renovations from Architectural Digest feature a variety of styles from traditional with base and crown moulding to open and contemporary and light to dark finishes, plus a plethora of accessories and shelving for shoes and purses.

List of 12 designers chosen by Architectural Digest:

Lisa Adams of LA Closet Design

Michel Boyd of SmithBoyd Interiors

Stephanie Bryant of Normandy Remodeling and Jill Renner

Lisa J. Fox of Closets by Design

Donna Levi

Albert Limshue of Powell & Bonnell

Janie Lowrie of Closet Theory

Sue Pike of Closet Factory

Karen Ridge of Closets by Design and Francesca Rudin of Inside Lines, Inc.

Ernesto Santalla and James Solomon of Studio Santalla, Inc. and Spencer McNeil of Studio Santalla, Inc.

William W. Stubbs of William W. Stubbs and Associates

Lis Suppo

Readers can vote for their favorite Architectural Digest Before + After Reader Closets Showcase Finalist until Feb. 24.

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