CHARLOTTE, NC — Harold Locklear of Locklear Cabinet & Woodwork took top honors in the 2011 Top Shelf Awards presented last night at the Closets Conference & Expo.

Winners of the 2011 Top Shelf Awards were announced Feb. 23 at the CLOSETS Top Shelf Award Presentation during the 7th annual Closets & Home Organization Conference & Expo.

The Top Shelf Design Awards are given to honor designers for their creative closet and home organizational designs. Judging criteria for the contest include: overall appearance, ingenuity in solving challenges, design creativity and functionality. View all entries at closetsmagazine.com/topshelf.

The winners and honorable mentions were selected by a panel of judges that included Joyce Hardison, Closet Crafters; Denise Butchko, Butchko and Co.; and Angelia York, St. Louis Closets Co.

Look for the full report of the 2011 Top Shelf Awards competition in the March issue of CLOSETS magazine and on ClosestsMagazine.com.

Following is a list of the winneers and honorable mentions:

OVERALL WINNER AND
WALK-IN: WOOD/VENEER MORE THAN 18 LINEAR FEET
WINNER:

Harold Locklear
Locklear Cabinet & Woodwork

HONORABLE MENTION:

Lisa Adams
LA Closet Design

CLOSET REACH-IN
WINNER:

Ellyn Elstein
Creative Closets

HONORABLE MENTION
:

Steven Kerwick
Up-n-Atom Design

GARAGE: 1,000 SQ FT OR LESS
WINNER:

Derrek Holland
The Closet Doctor

HONORABLE MENTION:

Bill Curran
Closet Organizing Systems

HOME OFFICE: 150 SQ FT OR LESS
WINNER:

Derrek Holland
The Closet Doctor

HONORABLE MENTION:

Janet Stevenson
Closet City

WALK-IN: MELAMINE, 18 LINEAR FT OR LESS
WINNER:

Diana Augspurger
Creative Storage

HONORABLE MENTION:

Garrett Gerst
ClosetSmith Inc.

WALK-IN: MELAMINE MORE THAN 18 LINEAR FT
WINNER:

Mark Olson
Valet Custom Cabinets and Closets

HONORABLE MENTION:
Sue Tinker
Closet Works

HOME OFFICE: MORE THAN 150 SQ FT
WINNER:

Nanci Lewis/Besty Bergin
Premiere Design Closets

HONORABLE MENTION:

Derrek Holland
The Closet Doctor

GARAGE: MORE THAN 1,000 SQ FT
WINNER:

Lynn Casanova
Closet Works

WALK-IN: WOOD/VENEER 18 LINEAL FT OR LESS
WINNER:

Mike Geraghty
Anthony’s Custom Closets Shower Doors & More




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