At Makings of Fine Kitchens & Bathrooms, our mission is to design and build Brisbane’s most luxurious bespoke kitchens, bathroom and interior joinery using superior craftsmanship and materials and environmentally friendly processes.
With decades of experience in the design, manufacture and installation of quality kitchens, bathrooms and interiors, we know how to successfully combine new technologies and contemporary trends to deliver outstanding results.
Our attention to detail and dedication to customer service are demonstrated in the way we work closely with each of our clients – from concept to completion, developing a unique sense of style that is tailored to the Queensland lifestyle.
Big enough to undertake larger projects with individual attention… Small enough to care!!
At Makings of Fine Kitchens & Bathrooms, we specialise in bespoke kitchens, bathroom and interior joinery. We are proud of our reputation for the highest quality craftsmanship and innovative designs.
Since 2001, we have helped our clients make their dream kitchen, bathroom and interior installations and renovations a reality with our unique, multi-disciplinary approach to concept design, manufacturing, project management and installation.
All of our designs are individualised to each customer, bringing efficiency and elegance to the most important spaces in your home.
As QBCC Licensed Builders, professional members of the Kitchens & Bathrooms Design Institute (KBDI), HIA members and qualified agents for Vitroglaze, you can be assured that you are working with qualified industry professionals.
Shaun Makings | Director
Shaun is the founder and principal of Makings of Fine Kitchens & Bathrooms and oversees all aspects of projects from concept to completion.
Shaun’s 30 years of experience in the construction industry has provided him with the knowledge and foresight to overcome any obstacles that a project may have. He is known for his ability to deliver optimal design and construction solutions.
With Shaun’s experience and commitment to keeping up to date with the latest trends and products, the company remains at the forefront of kitchen and bathroom design.
Shaun is a qualified KBDI designer, cabinetmaker and holds a QBCC license in Joinery and Restricted Builder in Kitchens, Bathrooms and Laundry installations. He is also a member of the Housing Industry Association (HIA), and is a qualified agent for Vitroglaze.
Mark Stehbens | Lead Designer
Mark is our lead designer and will bring your plans to life. He is a designer member of the KBDI (Kitchen and Bathroom Designers Institute) and specialises in designing kitchens, bathrooms and interior spaces. Mark is also a qualified cabinetmaker and has more than 20 years’ experience in cabinetmaking, in design, manufacturing and site coordination.
Daniel Vrins | Site Coordinator
Dan is a highly experienced qualified cabinetmaker with more than 15 years of experience. He is an experienced installer with an eye for detail. Dan oversees all of our site work including liaising with other trades and ensuring that all projects run smoothly and on time. Dan also ensures that our customers are consulted throughout the entire installation process.
Nicholas Barrett | Production Manager
Nick is responsible for managing all aspects of our factory production, manufacture and assembly processes. Nick has a very keen eye for detail that ensures all craftsmanship and cabinetry is of the highest quality prior to leaving our workshop.
Nick also manages a dedicated and highly skilled team in our factory including cabinet makers and our dedicated spray painter. He ensures that your cabinetry is built using the latest manufacturing techniques and highest quality materials and that your cabinetry and glass splashbacks are painted immaculately.
Our trade network
At Makings of Fine Kitchens & Bathrooms, we have access to an extensive team of fully licensed and highly qualified trades’ people who bring a wealth of expertise and experience to all of our projects. Our network of trades people are reliable, experienced and deliver outstanding craftsmanship at all times.
Why choose us?
Makings of Fine Kitchens & Bathrooms differentiate ourselves from our competitors by offering our customers access to:
- Knowledgeable industry experts
When you visit Makings of Fine Kitchens & Bathrooms, you will receive practical advice from industry professionals, not salesmen. They possess a wealth of knowledge that is backed up many years of experience in this industry.
- Committed and personalised service
Makings of Fine Kitchens & Bathrooms are dedicated to helping you with your kitchen and bathroom renovation or renovation project. Our dedication to customer service is second to none. We are here to help you make informed decisions on one of the most important investments in your home, not pressure you with sales calls and marketing material.
- From design concept to completion
Makings of Fine Kitchens & Bathrooms are highly experienced in designing, manufacturing, installing and project managing custom kitchens, bathrooms and interiors. We are proud of our reputation for quality craftsmanship, innovative and stylish designs and our demonstrated ability to deliver our projects on time.
- Innovation and style
We work with our clients to create elegant, innovative and functional designs that utilise space effectively and deliver outstanding functionality to meet your family’s needs. We ensure that the right design, finishes and storage solutions are implemented from the start of each of our projects and we can assist you with choosing and sourcing your sink, tap ware and appliances for your new kitchen.
- Renovation specialists
Renovations are our specialty. We use revolutionary computer design technology so you can see the end result before we even start, helping you to bring your home to life.
Our expertise includes but isn’t limited to:
- Kitchen renovations
- Bathroom renovations
- Interior joinery
- Storage optimisation
- Replacement of existing flooring
- Lighting solutions
- Project management
- Project management of other trades
Our 10 step process is explained here:
- Onsite consultation to identify project brief
- Creation of a detailed quote and job specification
- Acceptance of quote and signing of contract
- We start the design process
- The designs are altered if necessary, culminating in realistic 3D renderings
- Final approval and sign off is completed along with selections of materials, fixtures and fittings
- The manufacturing process begins
- Installation will begin (supervised by your dedicated site manager)
- Project is completed with all building codes, Australian Standards and best practice adhered to
- Our quality guarantee covers all of our products and guarantees you peace of mind
VISIT OUR SHOWROOM
The Makings of Fine Kitchens & Bathrooms Brisbane showroom is a one-stop shop for anyone wanting to design, install or renovate a kitchen or bathroom or create custom cabinetry for their home.
We have a wide range of supplier products on hand including Caesarstone, Smart Stone, Essa Stone, Silestone, Laminex, Blum, and Waden Filtration tap ware.
Our friendly team can also provide you with comprehensive advice about the best appliances, sink and tap ware and bathroom wares and source these on your behalf from our trusted network.
Come and gather ideas and advice and be inspired by the high quality of craftsmanship that the Makings of Fine Kitchens & Bathrooms brand offers. Our showroom is conveniently located at unit 5, 22 Varley St Yeerongpilly.
Upon acceptance of our quote, realistic 3D renders and floor plans are designed for your consideration and approval. These renders are ultra realistic and provide you with a photo like image of what will be the end result.
At the Makings of Fine Kitchens and Bathrooms we can provide you with an extensive range of materials and finishes and storage solutions including appliances, sinks, tapware and bathroom wares to choose from.
Our commitment to providing you with a product of the highest quality is paramount that is why we only use the best sourced products, from our suppliers including: