Ornate tiling makes a statement in this all-white kitchen.
Exposed brick makes for a surprising backsplash alternative in this open kitchen.
Don't be afraid to mix materials.
Uncut slabs of marble never fails to make a striking statement.
Choose stone with a dynamic natural pattern for an artful effect when laid symmetrically.
Kitchen backsplashes don't need to take up the entire wall to make an impact.
If you're working with dark cabinetry, a light backsplash creates a focal point.
If your kitchen cabinets are white, consider a dark backsplash to bring some drama into the space.
Alternatively, sticking to an all-white palette with glossy subway tile always gives an airy feel to the kitchen.
Add some visual texture by way of tiles with bits of color and imperfections.
For lovers of color, a bold hue can instantly liven up the kitchen, especially when the rest of the décor is kept neutral.