He wins the $100,000 prize and a trip to Paris and Milan to meet European designers.
But the win, with a prize as lucrative as MasterChef, is likely to have gone unnoticed by many viewers, limped out in a 10:30 timeslot on Nine. The announcement of the winner wasn’t made until after 11:30pm.
After the failure of the series to fire, it echoed the finale for 2009 renovation series homeMADE as a TV finale that had nobody talking.
The final challenge involved three finalists fitting out three new homes for suburban clients in four days. They were joined by former contestants helping them to make over the three shells.
Runners up Gold Coast single mum Lisa and charity worker Stephen were also offered paid internships by Durie and judge Nick Tobias.