Modern Backsplash for Kitchen – Sleek & Elegant Backsplash Designs

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Shimmery White Glass Modern Backsplash Tile BA8022

ID# 182107 – Product BA8022 – Shimmery White Long Glass Backsplash Tile


Glossy Modern Backsplash for Kitchen with Brass Accents

Glass kitchen backsplashes come with a beautiful sheen that delivers brightness, especially great for relatively small spaces. In this contemporary kitchen, for example, the modern white glass backsplash tile creates a shimmering effect, bringing a light and airy feel. Below, the white quartz countertops add a touch of opulence while the white cabinets with their diamond textures bring movement. The brass faucet and kitchen sink, likewise, add a sense of sparkle to the design. The gray wall paint provides a sleek backdrop to this white kitchen, adding depth.

black subway slate mosaic tile white kitchen BA1045

ID# 182127 – Product BA1045 – Modern Black Slate Subway Backsplash Tile


Black Modern Backsplash for Kitchen with White Cabinetry

For a dramatic design, go with a black subway tile backsplash! And to create a timeless appeal, pair it with white cabinets. Such a combination would never fail you down – as proven by this kitchen. The black slate subway tile backsplash serves as the showstopper. The white cabinets and Caesarstone quartz countertops create a striking contrast against the tiles, providing a well balanced overall look!

Modern Backsplash for Kitchen

Since kitchens are the heart of the home where we gather around our family or friends, each element requires attention to detail. From cabinets to countertops, lighting fixtures, hardware, and floor tiles, there are lots of things to consider, and a backsplash is one of the most important of them. A backsplash is the visual focal point of kitchens that serve both functional and aesthetic value. While today’s modern kitchens embrace a marriage of form and function, a modern backsplash for kitchen needs to meet these requirements!

Discover the plethora of Modern Backsplash Ideas for Kitchens

When it comes to modern kitchen backsplashes, they are statement pieces, setting the tone for a space that’s both functional and full of personality. Known for its clean and sleek lines, seamless surfaces, and practicality, a modern backsplash can be a great pair with a variety of design styles, whether you prefer a minimalist approach or want to add an artistic flair to your kitchen. From stacked porcelain tiles to glass mosaics or metal panels, a modern backsplash for kitchen is available in different materials, colors, and forms. Ahead are 30+ designs that are centered around modern kitchen backsplash ideas, showing you the different design possibilities for your next project!

Contemporary Kitchen Marble Countertop Chevron White Backsplash Tile

ID# 182101 – Product BA631613 – Modern Gray Marble Chevron Mosaic Backsplash Tile


Modern Backsplash for Kitchen with White Cabinets

Ceiling height backsplashes have a better way of registering a modern character! In this contemporary kitchen, for example, the marble chevron backsplash tiles reach through the ceiling, creating a sleek and elegant backdrop. While the marble countertops seamlessly blend with the tiles, the white cabinet anchors the space and provides a bright and spacious atmosphere. The critically important final design aspects are the range hood made from stainless steel and the cabinet hardware that both match the modern look and feel. The wood floor fits into the whole scheme being a wonderful warming factor.

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Modern brown cabinets metal glass backsplash tile BA62010

ID# 182102 – Product BA62010 – Modern Glass & Metal Mosaic Backsplash Tile


Dark Brown Cabinets with White Marble Countertops

Even though modern designs are known for their clean and sleek design, you can still capture the flair with an eye-catching backsplash design! Here, for example, the glass and metal mosaic tile backsplash acts as a piece of art, directly drawing attention. The flat-panel door style of the dark brown cabinets allows the backsplash tiles to stand out even more. The white marble countertop enlightens the atmosphere.

Do modern kitchens have backsplashes?

Since a backsplash is not just a matter of style, it is also an important element that functional purposes. A backsplash is a wall covering that protects the wall space between the countertops and upper cabinets. Having a backsplash will provide an extra layer of durability which is important, especially for areas with high water usage or heat.

Besides its functional aspect, a backsplash is the visual focal point of kitchens that tie all the other elements together. And today, backsplash tiles come in a large plethora of materials, colors, forms, and pattern options. While modern kitchens are known for their clean and sleek lines, a backsplash can still play a significant role. Modern backsplashes tend to shy away from busy patterns or excessive clutter. From classic subway tiles to large-format stone slabs, there are lots of different alternatives to exemplify this style.

Contemporary Brown Kitchen With Gray Limestone Kitchen Backsplash

ID# 182103 – Product BA1038 – Modern Long Gray Limestone Backsplash Tile


Scandinavian Kitchen with Two-tone Cabinets and Gray Countertops

Scandinavian kitchens are known for their clean lines, minimalist aesthetic, and focus on functionality. That’s why a modern backsplash can flawlessly blend with a Scandinavian décor! As you can see here, the soft neutral color palette offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The two tone cabinets which consist of wood and white colors anchor the space while the gray modern backsplash tiles create a cohesive look. The other natural elements like the wicker pendant lights, wood stools and wood floor complement the warm sense of the wood cabinetry!

White Quartz Countertop Gray Cabinet Glass Calacatta Gold Mosaic Backsplash Tile BA6702

ID# 182104 – Product BA6702 – Calacatta Gold Marble Look White Glass Picket Mosaic Tile


All-white Kitchen with Picket Mosaic Tiles

All-white kitchens are popular for a good reason. They are timeless and versatile. However, this one-tone color scheme might seem too sterilized or cold. That’s why adding some small details plays a huge role in the overall look. In this contemporary kitchen, the white shaker cabinets draw a classic yet stylish profile. Between them, the calacatta gold marble look picket mosaic tiles make a bold statement, acting as a mural. The white quartz countertops with their marble-like textures perfectly complement the luxurious sense of the marble patterned tiles. The brass hardware is the other element that enhances the overall look by adding much-needed warmth.

What is the current trend in backsplash?

While classic designs like a subway tile backsplash always have their place, bolder designs stand out in 2024! When it comes to material options, glass tiles are gaining popularity for their reflective qualities that brighten kitchens and create a sleek and modern look. Large-format glass sheets are also popular materials for modern designs, due to their groutless and seamless appeal. Just like the glass sheets, natural stone slabs are also preferable options. Mixing different materials, colors and textures is one of the most popular methods in 2024.

Modern White Kitchen Modern Long Marble White Gray Backsplash Mosaic Tile BA1079

ID# 182105 – Product BA1079 – Modern White & Gray Long Marble Backsplash Tile


Modern Backsplash for Kitchen with White Color Scheme

Another great example of how a well-chosen backsplash can easily enhance the overall look of an all-white kitchen! In this white kitchen, the modern marble backsplash is the star of the show. With its gorgeous gray veining and unique shape, it redefines the modern aesthetic, creating a focal point. For the rest, crips white color dominated the space through the cabinets and countertops. The plain appeal of the cabinets allows the backsplash tiles to stand out even more!

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Brown Cabinet White Backsplash Tile

ID# 182106 – Product BA62046 – Glossy White Glass & Marble Diamond Mosaic Tile


Transitional Kitchen with White Cabinets and Dark Brown Island

This transitional kitchen is characterized by white shaker-style cabinets and white quartz countertops that lend ultra-brightness to the space. The full-height backsplash adorned with a glossy finish just spices up this all-white look without feeling over the top. At the center, the dark brown kitchen island with a white top creates a contrasting look, bringing depth to the space. To soften the contrasting look, the medium-tone wood floor and brass accents warm up the atmosphere.

Modern Backsplash Materials for Kitchen

When it comes to kitchen backsplashes, material choice is one of the most important factors that you need to consider. Since a backsplash is not only a visual element, it also needs to serve practical benefits. In today’s market, backsplash tiles come in a wide plethora of material options and each one has different advantages and drawbacks. Marble, quartz, ceramic, porcelain, glass, and metal are some of the most popular tile materials for a modern backsplash.

Modern Glass Backsplash for Kitchen

Known for their reflective skin, glass tiles are one of the most popular backsplash materials that offer a glamorous appeal. Eco-friendly and highly customizable, these tiles are best at lending brightness and letting light bounce around the room which is important especially the kitchens with a lack of natural light. Modern glass backsplash designs for kitchens are available in tile and sheet forms. While the glass mosaic tiles are gaining back their popularity in 2024, glass sheet backsplashes are extra championed by modern designs for their seamless look.

For the color options, a white glass backsplash is the most classic and failsafe option that can easily work with a variety of design styles. If you want to make a dramatic impact, you can opt for darker shades like black, dark gray, or even navy blue. There are also some texture alternatives that mimic natural materials like wood or stone!

Black Cabinet Countertop White Chevron Marble Look Glass Mosaic Tile

ID# 182108 – Product BA5506 – Marble Look White Glass Chevron Mosaic Tile


Black and White Kitchen Design with Brass Hardware

With their zigzag pattern, chevron tiles are perfect to create an eye-catching appeal for kitchens, like this one. While this chevron backsplash enlightens the atmosphere with its white background, the marble-like textures complement the sophistication of the black shaker cabinets. The pure white Silestone quartz countertops perfectly complement the light and airy feel of the backsplash tiles. The brass cabinet hardware adds a much-needed warmth to this black-and-white color scheme.

Modern Gray and Black Beveled Metallic Glass Backsplash Tile BA8020

ID# 182109 – Product BA8020 – Metallic Black & Gray Beveled Glass Backsplash Tile


Gray and Black Metallic Effect Backsplash with Black Cabinets

This modern kitchen is outfitted with black cabinets paired with a super modern glass backsplash! Adorned with a metallic effect, these gray and black backsplash tiles add a dazzling look, creating a focal point. The beveled edges of these tiles enhance their impact even more! The black cabinets and black granite countertops seamlessly blend together and provide a sleek foundation. Above, the wood floating shelf is the only element that breaks the black dominance and adds a warm sense.

What backsplash is timeless?

When it comes to the most timeless backsplash, subway tiles stand out with their subtle elegance. Being extremely versatile, these tiles can easily work with any design aesthetic or color scheme. Also, the simple rectangular shape of these tiles is highly customizable and can be laid in multiple options like off-set, herringbone, stacked, or basketweave. For the color options, classic neutral shades like white, gray, black, and beige are the most timeless options.

Black Kitchen Cabinet Gray Black Metallic Textured Glass Backsplash Tile BA8004

ID# 182110 – Product BA8004 – Black & Gray Textured Glass Mosaic Backsplash Tile


Modern Backsplash for Kitchen with Dark Cabinets

Even though glass mosaic seems like an outdated element, they are not! Thanks to their high customizability, these tiles can also create a super modern look, like this one! This gray and black glass mosaic tile backsplash is adorned with a puzzle-like layout and a textured finish that gives the mosaic a wow factor. Using flat-panel kitchen cabinets is a great way to enhance the impact of the tiles. The dark gray color of the cabinets also provides a sophisticated foundation while the light gray countertops bring diversity.

Brown Kitchen Shimmery Black Glass Modern Backsplash Tile BA8021

ID# 182111 – Product BA8021 – Shimmery Black Long Glass Backsplash Tile


White and Wood Cabinets with Glossy Black Backsplash Tiles

If there is more dramatic than a black backsplash, it is a black glass backsplash! Playing with natural light, this modern black glass tile backsplash creates a striking focal point for this modern kitchen which consists of white and wood cabinets. Plus, the long and slim shape of the tiles gives the space a contemporary upgrade. And when this gorgeous backsplash design is brought together with flat-front cabinets, they form a sleek profile with no visual distraction.

Gray Cabinet Shell Glass Backsplash Tile BA8023

ID# 182112 – Product BA8023 – Shimmery White Pearl Glass Kitchen Backsplash Tile


White Shell Glass Backsplash with Flat-panel Cabinets

Stacking tiles vertically creates an eye-catching design in this contemporary kitchen. Thanks to its gloss finish, the shell glass backsplash tile stands out between the matte finish of the light gray cabinets and white quartz countertops. Keeping the cabinets handle-free enhances the modern aesthetic of the design. Built-in appliances will be a great addition to maximize functionality without overpowering the clean lines.

Modern Stone Backsplash for Kitchen

Modern kitchens generally utilize natural materials in a way that feels fresh and sophisticated. And, if you are after a stylish and luxurious finish, natural stone tiles are the route to go! With their luxurious beauty and organic textures, stone backsplashes can easily create a unique and visually interesting focal point. Coming in a variety of color, material and texture options, stone backsplashes are available in tiles and large-format slabs and open up limitless design opportunities. Marble, granite, limestone, quartzite, slate and soapstone are the most popular material options for modern designs.

Besides their aesthetic value, the stone is a highly durable material that can last for decades with proper care. While stone backsplashes offer these advantages, there are still downsides! Due to their porous nature, stone tiles require regular sealing and frequent cleaning to avoid damaging the surface. Compared to the other alternatives like ceramic, porcelain or even glass, these materials can be more expensive.

Modern white gray kitchen backsplash tile BA1038

ID# 182113 – Product BA1038 – Modern Long Gray Limestone Backsplash Tile


Modern Gray Backsplash with Oversized Range Hood

This white contemporary kitchen boasts gray features that make the design look rich and opulent! For example, the gray limestone backsplash laid in a vertical pattern provides a nice textural look as a backdrop. The oversized range hood makes a bold statement while the white engineered countertops reflect the spirit of that era. The built-in stainless steel appliances and the brushed nickel cabinet hardware, again, enhance the modern aesthetic.

Black Countertop Cabinet Slate Modern Kitchen Backsplash Tile BA1081

ID# 182114 – Product BA1081 – Modern Black Long Slate Backsplash Tile


Modern Black Kitchen with Wood Open Shelving

This contemporary kitchen, though going with black features, knows how to maintain a sense of balance. While the black cabinets and countertops seamlessly blend with each other, the black slate tile backsplash adds a nice textural look as a backdrop. If you are designing an all-black kitchen like this one, you might need to add some small details to break the heavy feel. Here, for example, the light wood floating shelf breaks the black dominance, bringing much-needed warmth to the space.

Gray Countertop Brown Cabinet Modern Long Marble Rosewood Gray Backsplash Mosaic Tile BA1080

ID# 182115 – Product BA1080 – Modern Rosewood & Gray Marble Backsplash Tile


Natural Wood Cabinets with Modern Marble Backsplash

Backsplashes can make or break this one. The one that this modern kitchen has definitely made! Adorned with a long and slim shape, the modern marble backsplash design creates a visual feast between the natural wood cabinets and gray countertops. The rosewood and gray veining of the marble tiles perfectly complement the warm sense of the cabinets.

Gray Kitchen Cabinets Modern Long Marble Carrara Gray Backsplash Mosaic Tile BA1077

ID# 182116 – Product BA1077 – Modern Long Gray Marble Backsplash Tile


Gray and White Kitchen with Full-height Marble Backsplash

In this transitional kitchen, each feature from cabinets to backsplash tiles creates a harmonious whole! To start with, the white marble backsplash taken up to the ceiling oozes opulence. While the white wall units brighten up the interior, gray perimeter cabinets serve as an anchor for them. The modern design of the backsplash tiles makes a modern spin on the traditional style of these shaker cabinets.

White Quartz Countertop With Brown Cabinet Chevron Slate Backsplash Tile BA1065

ID# 182117 – Product BA1065 – Rusty Brown & Gray Slate Chevron Mosaic Tile


White and Wood Cabinets with Slate Backsplash and Black Hardware

Even though this slate tile backsplash has a rough and raw finish, the geometrical chevron pattern gives the mosaic a modern flair. Used as the centerpiece of this design, it not only adds a subtle hint of color but also introduces an organic texture. In the rest, the wall cabinets and white quartz countertops just brighten up the interior while the wood base cabinets complement the warm sense of the slate tiles.

Modern White Marble Countertop Cabinet Glass Backsplash Tile BA62047

ID# 182118 – Product BA62047 – Modern Glass, Marble & Mirror Mosaic Backsplash Tile


Modern Backsplash for Kitchen with White Cabinets and Countertops

Sometimes all-white color schemes need an uplifting factor, which could be a pattern, color, or eccentric material. In this contemporary kitchen, the black and white patterned backsplash does this duty! The white slab front cabinets anchor the space, providing a bright and spacious atmosphere. Likewise, the white engineer countertops maintain this pristine white look. The countertops’ marble-effect finish adds extra elegance, which is most evident in the waterfall kitchen island.

Modern Porcelain Backsplash for Kitchen

Budget-friendly and versatile, porcelain tiles come in a wide variety of colors, shapes, patterns, and textures. Combining style, functionality, and affordability, these tiles are fantastic choices for modern designs. For modern porcelain backsplashes, stacked or geometrical tiles like hexagons and chevrons set themselves apart. Just like natural stone materials, porcelain can also be found in large-format slab forms.

Aside from their visual impact, porcelain is a highly durable backsplash material that can withstand heat, scratches, stains and moisture. It is also an easy-to-clean material, especially the ones with a glazed finish. Compared to other materials like glass or marble, porcelain tiles are much more affordable. It offers a more budget friendly option while still achieving a luxurious look!

Two Tones Brown White Kitchen Cabinet With Modern Long Beige Backsplash Tile BA4501

ID# 182119 – Product BA4501 – Modern Long Biege Porcelain Backsplash Tile


Contemporary Kitchen with Beige Porcelain Tiles

This kitchen is like the epitome of contemporary design! From the two-tone cabinetry to the porcelain tile backsplash and quartz countertops, each piece presents a decluttered form and clean look. At the back, the wood upper cabinets and the beige porcelain tile backsplash complement the warm atmosphere which is created by the wood floor. Below, the white perimeter cabinets and quartz countertops enlighten the space. Mirroring the base cabinets, the white kitchen island contributes a light and airy feel.

Two Tones Cabinet White Brown With Modern Backsplash Tile BA4502

ID# 182120 – Product BA4502 – Modern Light Gray Porcelain Backsplash Tile


Modern Backsplash for Kitchen with Gray Floor Tiles

Tinged with a modern flair, this Scandinavian design promotes natural shades, textures, brightness, and casualness. While the white flat-front cabinets deliver lightness, the wood base cabinets orchestrate warmth. The gray porcelain tile backsplash delivers sophistication, creating a nice textural look between the cabinets. At the floor level, the dark gray concrete flooring brings depth to the space.

Gray Kitchen Cabinet White Countertop Long Modern Backsplash Tile BA4503

ID# 182121 – Product BA4503 – Modern Long Gray Porcelain Backsplash Tile


Scandinavian Kitchen with Gray Cabinets and White Countertops

Have you ever considered spanning backsplash tiles all the way up to the ceiling? This way you can achieve a sleek and modern look! And that’s what this Scandinavian kitchen does. Here, the gray ceiling height porcelain backsplash offers a sleek and elegant backdrop, giving a light and airy feel. While the gray cabinets and white countertops create a cohesive look with the tiles, the black cabinet hardware adds a slight contrast. For the upper parts, the wood floating shelves are used instead of the upper cabinets!

Modern Metal Backsplash for Kitchen

In modern kitchen designs, metal backsplashes are becoming increasingly popular for their ability to add a touch of glamour and a durable layer. From brass to zinc, silver, stainless steel, copper, and bronze, metal kitchen backsplashes have many different types. Just like the glass material, metal backsplashes are also available in both tile and sheet forms. Compared to the traditional tile options, these backsplash designs offer a distinct look.

Metal tiles are also known for their extreme durability and resistance to heat, moisture, and scratches. That’s why the maintenance and cleaning is a breeze. You can simply wipe down the tile surfaces with a damp cloth and non-abrasive cleaner to keep their chic appeal for many years to come!

Dark Modern Kitchen Copper Metal Groutless Backsplash Tile BA8801

ID# 182122 – Product BA8801 – Modern Copper Metal Groutless Backsplash Panel


Metal Modern Backsplash for Kitchen with Black Cabinets

If you want to create a sleek and modern look with your backsplash, metal sheets are the way to go! In this contemporary kitchen, for example, this copper backsplash panel makes a strong statement next to the black cabinets and white countertops. While the groutless design offers a seamless look, the copper color injects warmth into the space. Using dark gray wall paint enhances the impact of the metal sheet even more!

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Modern Kitchen Silver Steel Metal Groutless Backsplash Tile BA8802

ID# 182123 – Product BA8802 – Modern Silver Metal Groutless Backsplash Panel


White Modern Cabinets with Silver Metal Sheet Backsplash

Another great example of how a metal sheet backsplash can create a modern flair in a kitchen! Here, the white flat-panel cabinets with white quartz countertops are the backbone of this space, providing a clean and bright atmosphere. Between them, the silver metal sheet backsplash stand out with its glamorous appeal. The brushed finish of this panel perfectly complements the modern style of the cabinets. If you are designing a white-dominant kitchen, it is better to add some wood accents to balance the stark white look, like a wood flooring or dining table as in this kitchen.

What color should kitchen backsplash be?

The color choice of a backsplash depends on the desired aesthetic, the size of your kitchen and the amount of natural light. Since backsplash tiles come in literally endless color options, each of them sets a different mood. For example, if you are working on a small space or want to enlighten your dark cabinetry, a white backsplash will be the most failsafe option. Subtle neutrals like gray or beige are perfect to create a cohesive overall look. Darker shades like black, brown, navy blue, or dark gray offer a dramatic appeal that can make a strong statement.

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ID# 182124 – Product BA1120 – Modern Glass & Metal Mosaic Backsplash Tile


Black and White Kitchen with Medium-tone Wood Floor

Just like the large format sheets, tiles also can be used as a metal backsplash! And if you want to enhance the visual interest, why not combine two different materials? Here, for example, the glass and metal mosaic tile backsplash acts as a piece of art, creating a striking focal point. The white shaker cabinets create a sense of volume, which is met by the black countertop. Thus, the totality of the look brings a dramatic appeal. The dark island is situated counter to the look of the white kitchen, therefore keeping the contrast, and the wood of the floor unveils a feeling of warmth!

Modern Subway Tile Backsplash for Kitchen

Needless to say, subway tiles are the most popular elements for interior designs. From fireplace surrounds to shower walls, the area of usage of these tiles is very wide, and kitchen backsplash is the most popular of them. While these tiles remain a versatile and timeless choice, a modern take on subway tile backsplashes incorporates fresh design elements to elevate the overall look of your kitchen! Since a classic subway tile is 3×6 inches, you can play with sizes, layouts, and materials as well. Large-format subway tiles are better to create a clean and modern look with minimal grout lines.

White Kitchen Glitter Design Backsplash Tile BA8001

ID# 182125 – Product BA8001 – Sparkled White Glass Subway Backsplash Tile


White Kitchen Design with Subway Tile Backsplash

This contemporary kitchen has all the elements to make it timeless and stylish! While the white shaker cabinets anchor the space the glass subway backsplash flawlessly complements this timeless elegance. Slightly adorned with subtle textures, this white subway tile backsplash redefines the modern aesthetic. The white grout is a perfect choice to create a seamless look. The brass cabinet knobs are the only elements that break the white dominance and add a dose of sparkle!

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Vertical Marble Subway Tile Backsplash with Black Countertops

Though subway tiles maintain their popularity, nowadays designers and homeowners prefer experimenting with their layout options. And if you want to make a modern spin on this classic pattern, you can try to lay the tiles vertically. As you can see in this transitional kitchen, the vertical marble subway tile backsplash brings a modern flair. For the rest, the white shaker cabinets and black countertops draw a classic profile that never goes out of style.

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White Kitchen Blue Glass with Sparkle Design Subway Backsplash Tile BA8010

ID# 182128 – Product BA8010 – Blue Glass Subway Mosaic Backsplash Tile


White Kitchen with Blue Glass Subway Backsplash

To evoke a beach-style vibe, this kitchen utilizes three key pieces of furniture: white cabinets, blue backsplash tiles, and open shelving. Both come in a modern style that gives birth to sleek and clean-line appeal. While the white cabinets, countertops, and floating shelves create a clean and fresh look, the beachy backsplash brings dimension to the space. the white engineered-stone countertops are great additions if you don’t want to deal with regular sealing.

What is the most practical backsplash?

Since a backsplash is not just an aesthetic value, it also needs to be practical. When it comes to practicality, there are a few key factors that need to be considered. First, material choice plays a crucial role. That’s why, you need to check the ease of cleaning, durability, and maintenance of the material. Ceramic and porcelain tiles stand out with their practicality. They are the classic choice for a reason. These tiles, especially the glazed ones, are easy to wipe clean and resist stains and scratches. Also, they come in a wide range of colors, sizes, and grout options for easy maintenance.

The other material that is known for its practicality is glass. Thanks to its reflective and non-porous skin, it is a very easy-to-clean material. Metal backsplashes also can be considered as a practical backsplash. Large format slabs or sheets are also great alternatives to tiles, providing easier-to-clean and maintain surfaces with their groutless design.

The choice of the grout and finish is also a factor that affects the practicality of the tiles. For example, opt for a light-colored grout for easier cleaning, especially with lighter-colored backsplashes. Even though darker grouts can hide stains better, they might require more frequent cleaning. And a glazed finish is a better option than a honed or matte finish.

White Quartz Countertop With Warm Gray Marble Subway Backsplash Tile BA2007

ID# 182129 – Product BA2007 – Modern Warm Gray Marble Subway Backsplash Tile


Modern Farmhouse Kitchen with Marble Subway Tiles

If you want to create a visually appealing design, you don’t necessarily need to think outside the box. Sticking to a neutral color palette and classic materials is sometimes more than enough. For example, in this modern farmhouse kitchen, white and wood shaker cabinets bring a classical finish and traditional spin. Between them, the marble subway tile backsplash creates a cohesive look with the cabinets. At the center, the dark gray kitchen island brings a contrasting look while the gold counter chairs and cabinet hardware add a dose of sparkle.

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ID# 182130 – Product BA1070 – Modern Black Slate Subway Backsplash Tile


Black Modern Backsplash for Kitchen with Black Countertops

This contemporary kitchen is layered with black and white finishes that orchestrate a sophisticated color scheme that feels timeless and assertive all at once! While the black slate subway backsplash creates a dramatic backdrop, the black granite countertops create a continuous look. The white cabinets balance the dark black colors, enlightening the atmosphere.

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