ICM Geelong polytec Award Winners

The ICM Geelong polytec Awards is a chance for cabinetmakers to show off their best work.  The standard of entries from Independent Cabinet Makers this year was extremely high, and the judges had a tough time deciding on the winners of the Best Kitchen and Best Small Range Joinery Categories.    Best Kitchen For a […]

How to Stay Calm & Enjoy the Design Process.

Design Process

When planning a home for a redesign or new build, to say there is much to think about is an understatement. Kay Gibbons explains.  Anybody who’s been through the process will attest to feeling overwhelmed at some point. Unless you’ve already got a strong idea to begin with and know exactly what, where, who, and […]

Style That’s Ahead of the Curve.

If you’ve been looking at renovating or building, you will have noticed a new trend in cabinetry. One of the top design styles, the curve, is helping bring elegance into the home, soften edges and act as a point of interest to  traditional and contemporary interiors.   Our top tip – you want your curved cabinetry […]

Black is back for home interiors. Caesarstone leads the way!

Black is back for home interiors and Caesarstone Australia is leading the way with their NEW Dark Collection! A shift towards darker, moodier interiors is reviving interest in black marble and dark industrial materials – especially in contemporary homes, apartments and commercial spaces where the effect becomes even more dramatic. Continuing to lead the way […]

Darren Grayson. Art inspo from the garden.

A man of many talents, Geelong’s Darren Grayson draws inspiration from surrounding landscapes for his latest art designs. Award winning hairstylist, Darren Grayson ventured into the world of home / interior design with his work featured in many national and international magazine spreads, including a global front cover of “Trends” magazine which features a 12-page […]

Peep Studio’s Exquisite Cabinetry.

JPH Joinery head to the Surf Coast for an exciting project at Peep Studio. Entering the plush Peep Studio in Torquay (all things brows and lashes), there’s a good vibe. Their promise, you’ll walk out feeling a million bucks, because you are worth nothing less! A place like this deserves only the best and ICM […]

What’s hot in Tiles, Tapware & Flooring?

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 […]

Feng Shui Tips for the Kitchen

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 […]

Lots of love’s gone into this Surf Coast home

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 […]