Spike TV Furniture Design Star Heads to Cabinets & Closets 2015Spike TV woodworker Brian Ellison will turn the tables at Cabinets & Closets 2015. TheRegister for CCCE Now! 'Framework' reality show contestant becomes presenter, commentator and hands out awards during the Chicago conference and expo, April 14-16.

Each week on Framework — Spike TV’s new furniture design competition series — Chicago furniture designer Brian K. Ellison competes to design and build an artistic and functional furniture piece from unexpected materials in a 24-hour time period.

Ellison, owner of BKE Design, Chicago, has successfully met this challenge through the first 6 weeks of Framework and to date remains in this 10 week competition that began with 13 contestants in January. In April, Ellison takes on a different role during the Cabinets & Closets Conference and Expo being

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held April 14-16, at the Schaumburg Renaissance Convention Center near Chicago. He will be part of an industry panel on the power of custom design. He will also help event sponsor, Woodworking Network, present industry awards - the Custom Woodworking Design Portfolio award and the Top Shelf Closets Design awards.

The annual Cabinets & Closets Conference and Expo is the total storage solutions event for manufacturers, designers and specifiers of custom cabinets, closets, garages and other home organization products. The 2015 event, to be held April 14-16, is expected to be the largest regional Cabinets & Closets to date.

BKE Design provides custom design of commercial and residential spaces, furniture, lighting and handcrafted wood items.

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