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.

Look out Geelong, there’s a new bus on the road. ICM Geelong is proud to launch a bus showing the future of Geelong’s cabinetmaking industry. Kate Elstone & Harry Smith represent the future of Geelong’s Cabinetmaking Industry. Kate, who has completed her apprenticeship and works for Fusion Cabinets is one crafty lady. Kate has represented…

Our Independent Cabinet Makers often work together with interior designers to ensure your space is both beautiful and functional. Our guest blogger, Geelong Interior Designer, Rebecca Jansma shares the latest kitchen trends and ideas for your new kitchen.

WITH TOUGH times for local manufacturing, some of the region’s cabinet making community have banded together to form Independent Cabinet Makers Geelong (ICM Geelong) to highlight the skills and quality product manufactured by Geelong’s cabinet making industry. The association (ICM Geelong) was formed by trades who are busy now and wanted to ensure this remained…

ICM Geelong introduces guest blogger, Libby Gumley, Geelong Interior Designer. Quite often when it comes to your kitchen, bathroom, laundry, living area or other cabinetry project, our Independent Cabinet Makers work together with your Interior Designer or Decorator to bring your project to life. Libby explains how this process works.   Hello, I’m Libby Gumley.  I…

Many ICM Geelong cabinetmakers work with decorative surface products from polytec, an Australian distributor of cabinet doors, panels, benchtops and laminates. Our cabinetmakers are particularly excited about polytec’s new super matt MATERA range. In this blog, the team from polytec explain why the range is so popular. polytec’s new MATERA stone prints combine a super matt finish…