What’s hot in Tiles, Tapware & Flooring?  We caught up with Melinda Skoko and the team at Geelong Tiles and Bathware to find out. Housing Geelong’s largest selection of tiles, tapware and timber flooring under one roof, Geelong Tiles & Bathware have something for every style and budget. Whether you are about to embark on…

Renovating your kitchen can turn into an expensive exercise. Can you just replace your kitchen benchtop instead? Updating your benchtop Refreshing the aesthetics of your kitchen can be as simple as replacing the benchtops. “If people want to revitalise their kitchen affordably they should consider a benchtop replacement and create a whole new look,” says Sean…

This new look is sure to impress. Made with offcuts from clothing production and capturing the look and feel of denim jeans, what’s not to like? Last year Laminex Australia launched two terrazzo decors providing the perfect match for contemporary interiors. Tinted Paper Terazzo and Tonal Paper Terrazzo, both made including, you guessed it, recycled…

A female cabinetmaker has been named one of the industry’s best local apprentices, leaving one of her industry leaders “thrilled”. Claire O’Callaghan, who works for Tenon Joinery, won best third-year apprentice at this year’s Gordon Cabinetmaking Apprenticeship Awards in Geelong last Friday. Now in its second year, the awards aim to recognise the best cabinetmaking…

2019 ICM Geelong polytec Award Winners When it comes to finding a good cabinetmaker and related suppliers, Independent Cabinetmakers (ICM) Geelong makes it easy. ICM Geelong is a collaboration of quality cabinetmakers and related suppliers in the Geelong region dedicated to promoting the work of local cabinetmakers. The group encourages people to support local businesses…

Encouraging up and coming talent Independent Cabinetmakers Geelong has recognised the best apprentices in our region in the Gordon Cabinetmaking Apprenticeship Awards. “As a group we are on a mission to encourage school leavers to consider cabinetmaking as a viable career,” says Windsor Kitchens owner and ICM Geelong Vice President, Peter Hammond. ICM Geelong is…

We recently interviewed ICM Geelong ‘Sponsor of the Month’, Cabinetmakers Choice.  There’s so many aspects to this business, all tailored to help you with your home improvement cabinetry projects. Really, Cabinetmakers Choice is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all cabinetry supplies. Can you tell us about Cabinetmakers Choice? Cabinetmakers Choice is a DIY cabinets and trade wholesaler…

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…

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