Hi, I’m Helen Colllins  “From The Little Room Interiors”. I’m pleased to give an insight for ICM Geelong about cabinetmaking and interior trends. Growing up in the country with a father who was the local builder and “Jack of all trades” (his name was Jack, too), then marrying a cabinetmaker who worked his way…

The process of designing a kitchen is much like following a recipe says guest blogger, Alana Perin from Geelong Tiles & Bathware. In a recipe, each ingredient is meticulously chosen in order to create an enticing meal. With the kitchen the process is no different, as each element must be carefully thought out and placed…

SHARING workload is proving smart business for a bunch of Geelong and district cabinet makers who are using a collaborative approach to better compete in the marketplace. The 22 members of independent Cabinet Makers exchange referrals, share knowledge, unite on bigger projects and even share specialist equipment with the umbrella group’s website and social media…

Independent Cabinet Makers show there is so much more than kitchens and bathrooms. The recent build of a Highton residence displays the variety of work that can be undertaken by a cabinet maker. Contrary to popular belief, cabinetmakers do so much more than kitchens and bathrooms. The brief was simple. The owners wanted the new…

Geelong’s Independent Cabinet Makers (ICM Geelong) welcomed over 100 guests to its annual trade night in the Moorabool Street store of E&S Trading. Guests were treated to drinks and canapes as they enjoyed a special presentation when E&S’s Rob Sinclair interviewed ASKO Ambassador, interior designer and television personality Shaynna Blaze. Shaynna, who stars on the…

When its time to start designing your cabinetry it is easy for people to get caught up with the aesthetics rather than the functionality. Geelong interior decorator, Mel Wilson shares her tips. With amazing resources like Pinterest, Instagram, design blogs and glossy magazines showing us all the latest “have to have looks”, there is so…

Why set up Independent Cabinet Makers (ICM Geelong)? In a nutshell, ICM Geelong was established to protect our cabinetmaking industry. To encourage people to use a local cabinetmaker so we can maintain our share of the market. ICM Geelong was born out of a round-table discussion.  That was three years ago. It has since morphed…

The ICM Geelong Annual Trade Night is a chance for Geelong’s best cabinet makers, interior designers, architects, builders and related industry suppliers to network and support the industry. Interior Designer, Judge on The Block, Selling Houses Australia, ASKO appliance ambassador and avid Geelong Cats supporter, Shaynna Blaze delighted the crowd. Interviewed by E & S…

Choosing handles for your kitchen or other cabinetry is often a stumbling block for new home builders or renovators. Libby Gumley from Design Inside offers some advice on how to turn your cabinetry from ordinary to spectacular.   Hello again, I’m Libby Gumley.  I’ve started off 2018 with a bang with new, exciting and different…

Quality kitchens and general joinery have become a priority in family homes. While adding so much value to a new or existing home, quality joinery can be simultaneously functional and aesthetically pleasing. When it comes to finding a good cabinetmaker and related suppliers, ICM Geelong makes it easy.