Kitchen + Bathroom Industry News


Blum has recently broadened its Mount Waverley showroom by showcasing the latest LEGRABOX drawer system in their updated kitchen display.

Blum showrooms house a vast range of the latest furniture fittings and innovative products, including lift systems, hinges and drawer systems. The company’s showrooms provide the opportunity to learn more about the importance of efficient kitchen planning and ensure functionality is addressed.

Blum consultants can introduce you to a suite of tools to help you prepare the best possible brief for your kitchen designer, and introduce you to the Blum Kitchen Test Drive. This function allows you to test your design and make sure that it has everything you need for the perfect kitchen.

Visit a Blum showroom to experience the latest in innovation and sophistication in drawer systems with LEGRABOX, and learn more about the practical side of kitchen planning.


J & V Modern Cabinets is proud to celebrate 40 successful years of business in 2017. The company was established by the late John Giardina, who built the factory in 1978. His son, Adrian Giardina, upholds the company’s tradition and high standard of quality in the second generation of the family business.

J & V Modern Cabinets’ new and improved design centre will reopen in November, and will feature the latest in hardware and design concepts for all types of residential and commercial joinery. The company continues to invest in the latest machinery, which allows their highly qualified team members to design, manufacture and install quality custom cabinets in all areas of the home, as well as keep up to date with the latest design trends.

Contact J & V Modern Cabinets today for a free in-home consultation and let its interior design experts help you create innovative custom cabinets that will suit your lifestyle, needs and budget.


Renowned kitchen and cabinet hardware distributor and supplier, Wilson & Bradley, has launched a new website ordering system and online services, which has shaped the company to be a leader in the kitchen and cabinetmaking industry.

The system’s new facilities not only make it possible for customers to order products and view prices online, it also allows them to view their purchase history, download and pay invoices, create favourites lists, download brochures and flyers and watch instructional videos.

Encompassing many of the features its customers have come to know and love, with the addition of a few new functions, the new Wilson & Bradley website is easier to navigate and more responsive than ever before, which means customers can navigate the site with ease on any device, including mobile, tablet or desktop.

The new website also provides users access to Blum’s online product configurator, which allows for the quick, easy and convenient selection and design of a broad range of Blum’s fitting solutions.


Schweigen, the pioneer of silent rangehoods and leading kitchen appliance brand, has launched a new in-built kitchen collection under the name Schweigen IN.

Featuring modern, stylish and energy-efficient appliances that are designed to provide intelligent kitchen solutions, Schweigen IN. features a first- class range of in-built ovens, cooktops, oven microwave combinations and silent rangehoods.

“We wanted to create a new range that is truly innovative and unique, with a finish unlike anything anyone has seen before. Each product from the range features design details we call intelligent style,” says Schweigen’s managing director, Anthony Fletcher.

The European-designed Schweigen IN. ovens include a cleverly designed i-cool door and pyrolytic cleaning, as well as ten heating functions that let you create delicious meals with ease. The induction cooktops deliver precise, pre-set temperatures for ultimate control. Stylish and silent, the Schweigen IN. rangehoods are powered by German-engineered silent Isodrive® motors and feature the most advanced energy-efficient technology.


Tullamarine-based company, A Maze N Cabinets is excited to announce its recent acquisition of a brand new Hebrock edgebanding machine. Keeping the company at the forefront of the market, the state-of- the-art equipment allows for the use of polyurethane glue.

Polyurethane glue is a substance that is made up of several distinctly different types of adhesive, which guarantees the company’s clientele beautiful, long-lasting joinery.

The latest in adhesive technology, polyurethane glue allows for superior bondage of PVC, veneer and solid wood materials. It is also more water- and heat-resistant than alternative adhesive options.

Boasting a team with more than 80 years of combined experience, A Maze N Cabinets is a privately-owned company that specialises in the manufacture and design of top-quality kitchen and joinery solutions.

Visit the showroom to see A Maze N Cabinets’ extensive product range.



ILVE is excited to announce that a selection of its most popular oven collections are now available to be custom-built in almost 2000 colours, allowing you to add a truly unique touch to your cooking space.

Whether you’d like a zesty lemon hue to brighten up your kitchen, or even an autumnal warm berry, ILVE’s new range of colours has the shade to suit all tastes.

The new, bespoke colour options are available for the brand’s best-selling freestanding ovens, including the Quadra – ILVE’s flagship cooker. Also available in this customisable option are the Magestic and the Nostalgie series.

Famous for its stunning handmade kitchen appliances, ILVE is the quintessential Italian brand, and is the perfect fit for those who are passionate about cooking.


Availcare has recently created a brand-new range of stylish grab rails to complement your bathroom décor.

Designed to help prevent injuries caused by falls in the bathroom, Availcare’s new grab rails are suitable for people of all ages. Whether you have suffered an injury or disease, or just want some extra stability while shaving, these rails are a handy addition to any bathroom.

Availcare rails can assist with the shower, toilet, bathroom, or single stairs, and they are carefully designed to suit a wide range of settings, including homes, public buildings, hotels, restaurants and aged care facilities. All Availcare grab rails have been designed to ensure easy installation, and they can be cut down on-site to suit existing wall studs.

Available in a range of colour options, such as chrome, rose gold and matte black, Availcare grab rails can be custom-sized or personalised to your desired finish. For more information on this fantastic range of attractive grab rails, contact Availcare today.

Select Kitchens & Bathrooms is proud to announce the opening of its new super-showroom in Ashwood.

With eight full-sized kitchens, one kitchenette, two butler’s pantries, three laundries, three bathrooms, and a comprehensive wardrobe display, the new outlet is an invaluable resource for renovators and builders alike. An array of styles and finishes are on display, from cutting-edge, contemporary designs to the very best in French Provincial styling. The showroom also shows off current trends such as Scandinavian- inspired, industrial and Hamptons-style finishes.

Featuring a fantastic range of hardware from many European brands, including BLUM, the new showroom demonstrates the best way to fit-out a 21st century kitchen. A mini kids’ kitchen and games area is also available to keep children entertained, while you gain inspiration and wander at your leisure.

To learn more, visit the Select Kitchens & Bathrooms website or drop in for a visit and speak to the friendly and experienced team.


Located in Clayton South, COS Interiors is celebrating its recent sweep of top honours at the 2016 Australian Cabinet Maker and Design (CMDA) Association Awards.

The company took home the highly-regarded awards for Best Kitchen Under $20,000, Best Kitchen $20,000–$35,000 and Best Kitchen $35,000–$60,000. Each entry was judged on a wide range of criteria, from practicality and safety, right through to aesthetic appeal, innovation and visual balance.

COS Interiors’ award-winning kitchens showcase a sense of panache and beauty, combined with creative design and impeccable joinery. Showcasing a diverse palette of materials, COS Interiors used stainless steel, marble and glass to achieve the desired effect.

Luke O’Shea and Adam Cordy of COS Interiors say the awards are a true reflection of the dedication and quality craftsmanship the team possesses. The company is committed to upholding creativity, imagination and functionality with each project its team undertakes, and never compromises on quality.

Yeomans Bagno & Ceramiche is happy to announce the launch of the Bathrooms Made Easy, a new venture that combines bathroom product, design and construction into one neat package.

Making Yeomans Bagno & Ceramiche the perfect place to shop for a new bathroom, Bathrooms Made Easy takes the stress out of bathroom renovations. The package includes project design, the organisation of tradespeople and installation, as well as all the products required to achieve your desired effect – from tiles to bath-ware.

Starting from $12,000 for the average bathroom renovation, Bathrooms Made Easy packages are very affordable. Yeomans Bagno & Ceramiche’s shop in Eltham has a vast range on display, and the friendly and knowledgeable staff will hold your hand through the entire process, ensuring it runs as smoothly as possible.

Start your new renovation with the confidence you will be well looked after, by making Yeomans Bagno & Ceramiche your first stop for your new bathroom.

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