A cubby grid for a tie drawer with a curved drawer front

Had the customer asked me about the feasibility of putting a cubby grid in a non-rectangular space, I would have advised against it. But he didn’t ask. He just designed and bought, approved the drawing, and after his order arrived, had been assembled assembled, and put in the drawer, he took the following image and sent it to me. That was the first time I knew about the curved drawer front.

No, it’s not perfect, but he says it works for him and he’s happy. Notice he filled in the gap in the front with glasses cases.

So there you have it. Now we know.

How tall should the insert in my tie drawer be?

Cubby Grid tie drawer organizer

I recently got some feedback on the height of a tie drawer insert. A customer ordered a 5.5″ tallĀ Cubby Grid for his tie drawer, then found reaching into those tall, narrow compartments to be awkward. The cubbies were sized 2.35″ x 3.85″ x 5.5″.

For ease of access, he recommends a height of 3.5″ for ties.

Tie drawer organizer

Cubby Grid tie drawer organizer

The Cubby Grid was the first acrylic product we added to our product line.

I knew right away that this insert would be ideal for ties. Nathan, though, is not much of a tie-wearer, and even if he were, we didn’t have a drawer to devote to tie storage. But I knew there were many men whose day-to-day “uniform” included a tie, and a well-organized drawer seemed like the best way to quickly see what you have.

After we launched the Cubby Grid, Continue reading “Tie drawer organizer”