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13 classic kitchen essentials with a contemporary twist

Combining timeless design with today's trends to craft a new set of sophisticated kitchen and dining mainstays.

By BTYB Winning Appliances
Georg Jensen Tray

The latest trends aren't just seen on runways. They're now coming to a kitchen and dining table near you, with designers taking note on how to update a classic and make it seemingly new. Below, 13 of the best.

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Stelton coffee jug: Combining tradition and innovation, this slim silhouetted vacuum coffee jug will long be a staple.

$210, huntingforgeorge.com

Smeg 90cm Portofino freestanding dual fuel oven and stove: Don't be fooled by its unassuming classic exterior, this is one kitchen addition designed with the modern lifestyle in mind. Ensuring quality fare every time thanks to its optimal energy efficiency, thermoseal properties, rapid preheat and large capacity, it'll ensure your next dinner party is a success.

$6990, winningappliances.com.au

Ferm Living glasses: Individually shaped, mouth-blown ripple glasses add a sophisticated touch to an evening spent in good company.

$109, designstuff.com.au

Fisher & Paykel Double DishDrawer™ Dishwasher: Engineered with customisable shelving and independent drawer wash options, the sleek design melds state-of-the-art technology with classic stainless-steel styling that blends effortlessly within any kitchen.

$2,149, winningappliances.com.au

Neue Blvd teacup and saucer: High tea just got a little cooler thanks to this magenta take on the classic china cup and saucer.

$30, neueblvd.com.au

Fferrone carafe: With its seemingly gravity-defying contents, this handcrafted borosilicate glass water carafe is simple in form and makes a stunning table centrepiece.

$175, beckerminty.com.au

Global Sai Cook's Knife: The streamlined, ergonomic design elevates the cook's knife to new heights while maintaining a timeless finish.

$299, kitchenwarehouse.com.au

Mauviel roasting tray: With a gleaming copper exterior and riveted bronze handles, this roaster performs just as well on the table as it does in the oven.

$375, williams-sonoma.com.au

HAY dinner plate: Sand-coloured porcelain plates give the dinner table a new-fashioned touch.

$23, hay.com.au

Kate Spade flutes: Combining metal-of-the-moment rose gold and classic silver, these Champagne flutes will leave dinner guests guessing as to whether you've pulled out a family heirloom.

$199, katespadehomegifts.com.au

RetroKitchen colander: What's old is new again as the porcelain strainer receives a vintage-inspired rethink, complete with footed design and patterned drainage holes.

$39.95, zanui.com.au

Studio William cutlery set: With simple lines and a mirror-like finish, this cutlery set will add a touch of luxe to your place settings.

$250, amara.com

Georg Jensen tray: Mirror-polished surfaces and ribbed steel gives the typical silverware serving tray a distinctive updated look.

$315, top3.com.au