Relaxed Haven in Ceres

Ducksnest Kitchen Design

Meeting the brief with this gorgeous kitchen design by Susan Pehar, Ducksnest. Coming full circle – a client that I have a history working with during my time as a home furnishings retailer – she later requested I assist her and her family with a new kitchen for their beautiful home in leafy Ceres. Our […]

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 […]

Do I need a Cabinet Maker, Joiner, Furniture Maker or Carpenter?

A question that often comes up is what the difference is between a cabinet maker and carpenter? Then there’s joiners and furniture makers too …. so, who does what? Cabinet makers and all the other trades work with wood and all have undertaken highly skilled training in their respective areas. What does a Cabinet makers do? […]

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 to […]

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 kitchen […]