Our Team

Cathy Gilligan

Cathy has been the calm and guiding hand for GB Custom Furnishings for the past forty years. Taking the reins from her father and founder of the business then known as Gilligan’s Blinds, Cathy is the sole director of GB Custom Furnishings since 1975. Cathy is very involved in the day to day business, constantly developing new services and finding practical solutions that will enables the creativity of her clients to become reality and loyally upholds our mantra of “Your Vision. Our Expertise.”

John Gilligan

John has been involved in the family business for as long as he can remember, working with his father and then alongside Cathy to uphold the mantle of excellence passed on when Jack Gilligan retired from the business. John’s primary responsibility is fabric joining, pattern matching and cutting. He is a craftsman in every sense of the word and still works part time at GB Custom Furnishings as a much valued member of our team.

Joy Limpanawat

Our efficient and dedicated Production Manager since 2002, Joy co-ordinates the workflow through our busy workroom, scheduling production lead times and managing manufacturing costs.

Lindsay Bull

Since 2003, twice per week, Lindsay carefully packs and delivers precious custom-made items to our clients in Metropolitan Melbourne often returning with fabrics which need to be made into other new and wonderful creations designed by our clients. Lindsay also carefully cuts the components used when manufacturing custom-Blinds.