Timber Battens Design Trend

Timber Battens

Use of timber battens is a design trend we’re seeing more of writes Gary Paech. Subtle wood finishes are starting to creep back and kitchen islands with an architectural timber feature can easily create a warm, organic statement in the kitchen.  No longer just a prep space, the island bench growing and it’s a great […]

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 […]

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 […]

Working with an Interior Designer

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 […]