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Kitchen of the Year

Partnered by Hettich Australia

Kitchen of the Year

Partnered by Hettich Australia

2021 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards | Kitchen of the Year

Winner: Darren James, Queensland

Queensland’s Darren James took out the coveted title of 2021 HIA Australian Kitchen of the Year for this stunning art deco kitchen. The winners were announced during the virtual 2021 HIA–CSR Australian Housing Awards presentation on 30 July.

With a balance of practicality and refinement, this kitchen brings a touch of modern glamour to a traditional home. The kitchen is both functional and luxurious in its design. It’s suitable for everyday use and meets the demands of catered events and parties.

The striking contrast of black and gold is reminiscent of art deco designs. The kitchen has ample storage, a generous island bench, quality appliances and a recessed butler's pantry.

The judges were impressed by this truly remarkable kitchen and the flawless workmanship. In particular, it blends modern materials and traditional elements.

HIA Managing Director Graham Wolfe said the HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards recognise the best in Australia’s residential building industry.

“HIA is committed to recognising the outstanding achievements of our members. HIA Awards allow us to acknowledge the skill of our members who excel in building exceptional homes, kitchens and bathrooms and run highly successful businesses.

“The workmanship of Award winners is exceptional; demonstrated in projects that push the boundaries in design and innovation. It is my absolute pleasure to congratulate each winner for their hard work and commitment to excellence,” concluded Mr Wolfe.

The HIA Australian Kitchen of the Year award, partnered by Hettich Australia, acknowledges quality of workmanship in the manufacture and installation of a complete single, residential kitchen.


Kitchen of the Year finalists

  • ACT/Southern NSW: Vdara Construction
  • Hunter: Sensational Kitchens
  • NT: Brilliant Kitchens & Interiors
  • NSW: Impero Constructions
  • SA: Marc & Co Building Solutions
  • TAS: Davies Design & Construction
  • VIC: Sheridan Building Services
  • WA: Adrian Zorzi

2021 HIA Australian Kitchen of the Year sponsor

Hettich Australia
2021 HIA Australian Kitchen of the Year sponsor Hettich Australia