Cal Stewart, The Red Bird, shares her tips on Feng Shui for the Kitchen. They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, and the Chinese do believe the kitchen is one of the most important rooms in their homes. Often shrouded in mystery and superstitions, Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese art of…

Over generations ‘the kitchen’ has maintained its position as the centre of family life, it’s just that now, we expect so much more of it. Libby Gumley from Design Inside explains. The kitchen. It’s the busiest room in our home and has truly become the most expensive, and on those grounds, it’s so important to…

Over drinks and the most delicious canapes, cabinetmakers, interior designers, suppliers and others in the industry enjoyed the Independent Cabinet Makers annual Trade Night. Held at Geelong’s E & S Trading with support from ASKO Australia, the evening kicked off with canapes prepared by the chef’s at ASKO. The guest panel, hosted by Rob Sinclair…

Interior Designer, Aimee Wheate teams up with ICM Geelong member, Cabinetmaker, Scott Smith from SCLK. The result, this stunning Surf Coast home. I have consulted on many fascinating projects over the years but none more gratifying than this Surf Coast property, completed early 2016. I happened to cross paths with this client – who I…

When the stylish design eye of  Emma Hawkins combines with the skilled and quality workmanship of ICM Geelong the results are sophisticated and practical, writes Suzie Coffey, GT Magazine.   HOME storage – it’s the one thing we can seemly never have too much of. And Emma Hawkins agrees. But when it comes to updating…

Emma Hawkins is thrilled with her new wardrobe and Geelong Cats Footballer, Tom Hawkins is too. Emma shares her experience. Late last year I had just won the battle with Tom about re doing our wardrobes. Like most men, Tom didn’t think this was a vital change that our home needed. However, our storage was…

Emma’s Project Brief Emma’s wish was for a new wardrobe in the master bedroom. And when we visited the property, we could see why. The wardrobe, which most likely came along with the house build, was a decent size but far from practical. So, whilst the size of the wardrobe remained the same, the use…

Introducing ICM Geelong’s new ambassador, Emma Hawkins. It is an honour to have Emma  Hawkins work with ICM Geelong to help promote Geelong’s cabinet making industry. Emma Hawkins has a keen eye for design and she’s one stylish lady. And, a busy lady too. Emma is Mum to Arabella and wife to AFL favourite,  Tom…

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