Designer Sue Trainor Portfolio

Designer Sue Trainor

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Designer Sue Trainor
"Imagine a space that will make you smile" — Closet Works Senior Designer Sue Trainor still hears this echo of her father's advice to clients when she begins every project. Years of experience, attention to detail, good listening skills, and an uncompromising sense of style ensure that every space Sue sets out to design will blossom into a beautiful expression of organization and tranquility. Sue designs happy spaces, making the whole process seem effortless from start to finish, while transforming her clients needs and wishes into areas that are practical and attractive, yet reflect the uniqueness of every client. She takes great satisfaction in helping her customers imagine their perfect space, and then delivering it into their homes for years of enjoyment.

Contact Sue Trainor at 630-936-2710 or

Sue's Awards: Honors & Recognitions

Each year, Top Shelf Closet Design Awards are given to honor designers for their creative closet and home organizational designs. This is the highest award given in the closet design industry. Sue Trainor was presented with this award for her work on the Young Lady's Dressing Room for the 2016 Lake Forest Showhouse and Gardens benefitting the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago.

Sue is veteran designer, certified by the ACSP, Association of Closet and Storage Professionals — the industry's top professional organization.

Sue Trainor wins Top Shelf award for 2016 best laminate closet under 18 linear feet
Winner: 2016
Sue Trainor is certified by the Association of Certified Storage Professionals

Sue Trainor's Closets

Sue Trainor's Media Centers, Wall Units & Rec Rooms

Sue Trainor's Laundry & Mud Rooms

Sue Trainor's Home Office & Wall Beds

Sue Trainor's Garage Organization Systems

Sue Trainor's Pantries

Sue Trainor's Commercial Projects

News Stories About Sue

Woodworking Network

Shoe Spinner and Tall Wardrobe Doors Enlarge This Small Walk-In Closet

This custom "Ladies Dressing Room" designed by Sue Trainor, Closet Works, Elmhurst, Illinois, maximizes the challenges of working in a small space. Read More


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