The backsplash could be regarded as the most significant part the design of your kitchen. No matter what material you choose, it’s a focal point. Tile tends to be the most popular option — for its flexibility in budget, style and program. Whether your backsplash extends up into the base of the upper cabinets, then reaches all the way up into the ceiling or falls somewhere in between, with one of those inspiring and intriguing tiles can increase your kitchen’s distinctive look.
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Laser-cut tile. These tiles have been intricately cut using lasers to generate intricate designs which are pieced together like a mystery, as shown here.
Beware of the price tag on those tiles, as most of them are made from precious materials like quartz and marble, or handmade stone- or silver-backed glass.
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Mirror tile. Tiny mirrored tiles assembled into a single design create a mirrored backsplash with feel. Something similar to this is perfect for that area in your kitchen that requires an extra-special touch — like a buffet area, serving channel or butler’s pantry.
Blue Sky Building Company
Diagonal tile. Give ordinary tile a twist by putting it on the diagonal. Remember that a diagonal design means you’ll want to purchase about 10 percent more tiles to finish your backsplash. Diagonal tile layouts also have a tendency to be more labor intensive — more cuts are required on top and the base — hence the installer can up the price a little.
Buckminster Green LLC
Large-pattern tile. Big, bold designs are in vogue right now — try putting one on your kitchen walls. Many businesses create patterns that may be customized to repeat like wallpaper.
Using a large-patterned tile, so it is very important to lay out your wall space thoughtfully, so that your design ends up seeming even throughout the setup.
Subway tile. Among the most beloved tile designs so far is the classic and classic subway tile so named because this kind of tile is frequently utilized in subway stations worldwide.
Tile all the way into the ceiling to give this classic tile a brand new and more modern look.
Croma Design Inc
Herringbone tile. Add loads of feel into your own kitchen with tile in a herringbone design. Many tiles in the herringbone pattern can be purchased on a net backing (generally a 12- by 12-inch backing material on the bottom of the tile that retains several pieces together), which means you won’t need to put out each and every individual piece.
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Specialty-shaped tile. Do not restrict yourself to a square. Many manufactures take pride in supplying colours and unique shapes. You should have no trouble locating a producer near you to get the color and shape you want.
The oval shape in this kitchen has a great retro feel.
Dayna Katlin Interiors
Custom mosaic tile. When you have the funds for this, consider going with a design that is all your own. The design here was created with mosaic tiles, expertly trimmed piece by piece to make a gorgeous custom design.
Some designs can be purchased directly from a tile maker, and others can be installed and designed by an artist that specializes in custom mosaic tile design. Everything depends for.
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