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 […]

Home-grown talents deliver

Well-known Geelong interior designer Rebecca Jansma is all about sourcing the best craftsmanship to deliver the look her clients want. Rebecca explains how she brought a recent project to life in Geelong’s Home & Lifestyle Magazine. To source the best craftsmanship, Rebecca frequently dips into a pool of local talent, including the Independent Cabinet Makers […]

Claire cabinetry win ‘thrills’

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 […]

Emma Hawkins. Supporting Geelong’s Cabinetmakers

Introducing ICM Geelong’s new ambassador, Emma Hawkins. It is an honour to have Emma  Hawkins work with ICM Geelong to help promote Geelong’s cabinet making industry. Emma Hawkins has a keen eye for design and she’s one stylish lady. And, a busy lady too. Emma is Mum to Arabella and wife to AFL favourite,  Tom […]

Independent Cabinetmakers Geelong using a collaborative approach

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 […]

Makers Mark

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 […]

ICM treats guests to Blaze

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 […]

Scott Smith

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 […]

Trade Night with Shaynna Blaze

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 […]