Thinking of Renovating your Kitchen? Trends, Styles & Appliances Revealed on Kitchen week of The Block Glasshouse

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Are you a blockhead and can’t wait to see who knocks outs the highest bid? Do you love watching to see how they transform a room to make it stunning? Or has kitchen week given you inspiration and ideas on how to transform your kitchen?

Kitchen week has just finished on The Block and all of the 5 contestants’ rooms have been revealed. There was a lot of anticipation prior to the kitchen reveals as the kitchen space is the most important aspect in any home.

If you have missed the final kitchen reveal don’t panic as we are going to bring up to speed with the all of the latest trends and styles in the kitchen.  

Modern and Functional Spaces

All of the contestant’s rooms saw unique and striking designs with a modern touch. The spaces are functional and reflect on each of the unique personalities. Each kitchen saw vibrant textures and natural materials with quartz surfaces in a range of different colours. Vintec was the chosen brand for almost all of the apartments for either wine coolers or beer fridges or both. The stunning tap wear Oliveri was also a popular choice for the contestants kitchens.

Vintex wine fridges

The winners of kitchen week saw a tie with couples Michael and Carlene, and Simon and Shannon.

Darren and Deanne's Kitchen

Darren and Deanne have created a modern style kitchen with the use of national duo colours of black and white. The Wooden texture floors create a contrast giving it a chic and warm feeling.

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Their kitchen uses Bosch kitchen appliances for the following:

  • 762L French door refrigerator
  • 60cm Steam Oven
  • 60cm Built In Combination Microwave Oven
  • 60cm Pyrolytic Oven
  • 70cm Gas Cooktop
  • 90cm Slideout Rangehood
  • Stainless Steel Built Under Dishwasher

They also incorporate the Breville Smart kitchen appliances in the Sherbet colour including the:  

  • The Froojie Fountain, The Dual Boiler, WIzz Pro Food Processor Sherbet, The Smart Kettle, and The Smart Toast 4 Slice Sherbet

Maxine and Karstan’s Kitchen

Maxine and Karstan have created the perfect space for entertaining with an open and spacious kitchen. The colour scheme gives a bright fresh look with the use of white, grey and black creating a trendy space with the mixtures of gloss, mirror and stone.

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They have chosen Electrolux for their kitchen appliances which include:

  • 38cm Combination Steam Compact Oven
  • microwave,
  • 90cm Gas Cooktop,
  • 90cm Canopy Rangehood
  • 60cm Pyrolytic Oven
  • Side By Side Refrigerator

Breville was also the chosen appliance for the Smart Grinder Black & The dual boiler black sesame. 

Chris and Jenna Kitchen

The number one trend globally at the moment is timber and Chris and Jenna have followed this look in their kitchen. The doors, drawers, shelving and back bar all comprise of timber. The timber gives the space an edgy and sophisticated feel matched with the black bench tops.  

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Chris and Jenna have opted to use Smeg appliances and include:

  • 45cm Convection Microwave Oven
  • 60cm Pyrolytic  oven
  • 90cm Gas Cooktop

They also chose the Breville kitchen appliances in the Elderberry shade for the smart collection including the: kettle, toaster, mixmaster and blender set.

Carlene & Michael’s Kitchen

Carlene and Michael combine a modern industrial design with an exposed brick contrast and copper accents. Some have compared the look to a chic Manhattan look and feel. The bricks painted over with a white gloss give a classly and chic feel. 

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The chosen appliances were Fisher & Paykel and include:

  • 60cm Built In Steam Oven
  • 60cm Pyrolytic Oven
  • 60cm Built In Coffee Machine
  • 90cm Gas Cooktop
  • 90cm Undermount Rangehood
  • 614L French Door Refrigerator,
  • 9 Place Designer DishDrawer

Shannon and Simon

The boy’s kitchen theme was industrial lux and they pulled it off brilliantly. They matched darker marbles tones, wood and gold metallic door fronts that created a designer statement. The kitchen also had an open window looking out over the gas stove.

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Shannon and Simon choose De’Longhi and Samsung for their appliances and included:

  • 90cm Pyrolytic Oven
  • 60cm Built in Combination Microwave
  • 90cm Gas Cooktop
  • Semi Integrated Dishwasher
  • De'Longhi  22 Bottle In Built Wine Cabinet
  • Samsung SRF890SWLS 890L French Door Refrigerator

The Breville Smart Toast 4 Slice Black Sesame, dual boiler black sesame, kettle and blender were also chosen.

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