67+ Red Kitchen Backsplash Ideas – ( A Powerful Color ) Red Statement!

Creative homeowners who want to highlight a bold color in their new kitchen project will adore these red backsplash ideas. From the vibrant and undeniable shades of red to deeper and bolder burgundies, red backsplash kitchen ideas can match any design décor. Let red add a bold and daring twist on your kitchen and see how sophisticated it can feel. Browse our red backsplash tile products.

Deeper shades of red look stunning…


Pair red backsplash tile ideas with medium brown cabinetry and white quartz countertops for an accent color that pops. Deeper shades of red look stunning against espresso cabinetry and beige granite countertops. Don’t let red intimidate you. It can be quite versatile when it comes to matching it with the rest of your kitchen. How are you designing your kitchen? Traditional, contemporary, modern? Bold red color backsplash ideas can perfectly complement any design scheme imaginable. It will be far more flexible to design with a red backsplash than you can even fathom.


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Benefits of Red Kitchen Backsplash Design


Everyone wants a kitchen that will be low-maintenance and easy to care for in the years ahead. Say goodbye to scrubbing and unnecessary elbow grease with these red backsplash ideas. They are a no-fuss alternative to mosaic tiles that need to be polished regularly. Simply wipe them clean with a damp cloth and stains are gone for good. The materials that make up our red backsplash tile ideas are durable and long-lasting, constructed of the highest quality.

These bright accent colors will hold true for the years ahead so your kitchen always appears straight from the pages of a magazine. Install them quickly and easily for a designer kitchen in no time at all. Take the best that bold red backsplash mosaic ideas have to offer and make them your own. Mix and match ideas from our gallery of completed projects for a finished kitchen you’ll fall in love with over and over again.

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Red Backsplash Materials

When it comes to a kitchen backsplash, yes, red might not be the first choice. But if you want to add a wow effect to your kitchen, a red backsplash will be a perfect addition. From glossy glass tiles to classic ceramics, red backsplash comes in plenty of material options that you can choose according to your taste.

Red Brick Backsplash

Red is the original color of brick and red brick offers an undeniable charm to interior design. In today’s market brick material is a popular design element for interior designs and kitchen backsplash is one of them. A red brick backsplash can add a bunch of characters to your design and create a striking focal point. From reddish-brown to super red brick comes in a wide range of shade options. If you want to soften the sharp look of the red brick you can consider the whitewashed options.

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Industrial Kitchen with Red Brick Backsplash and White Cabinets

Clean lines and a minimalist design approach offer a modern industrial kitchen design. The red brick exposed wall provides a textural look and an eye-catching backdrop. The white cabinets with black countertops, white kitchen island, black breakfast bar, and black upper cabinets serve a sleek modern look while the rough texture of the bricks makes a rustic twist against them. The linear lighting fixture completes the modern style of the other features.

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Contemporary Kitchen with Black Cabinets and Red Backsplash

In this contemporary kitchen, the modern black kitchen cabinets serve an elegant and sophisticated look while the red brick backsplash creates a focal point between the cabinets. The rough texture of the brick nicely contrasts with the matte flat surfaces of the cabinets to add visual interest. The white Silestone quartz countertops bring a bright look to this otherwise dark kitchen design. The wood lighting fixture, stools, and flooring complete the neutrality of the blacks.

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Modern Black Kitchen Cabinets with Exposed Brick Wall

Thanks to the exposed brick wall, this kitchen already has a wow factor! The red bricks provide an eye-catching backdrop for this kitchen and create an industrial feel! The matte gray and white kitchen cabinets, black granite countertops, granite backsplash behind the stove and brass range hood perfectly match these industrial vibes. For a final touch, the brass cabinet hardware complements the overall look with a touch of sparkle.

Red Glass Backsplash

With its strong durability, easy-to-clean surface, and stylish appeal, glass is one of the most popular material options for a kitchen backsplash. That means the glass is an easy-to-maintain material. You can simply wipe it down with a microfiber cloth and warm water to maintain the beautiful appearance of glass backsplash tiles. And when this shiny material meets with the bold red color, the result is just perfect. The shiny surface of these tiles gives visual attractiveness, especially combined with the bright color like white.

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White Contemporary Kitchen with Red Backsplash

White and a touch of red! In this contemporary kitchen, the red glass tile backsplash draws attention at first sight and transforms this otherwise ordinary kitchen into an eye-catching design. The white kitchen cabinets reflect the light with their glossy finish and make the space feel larger. The white kitchen countertops create a continuous look with the white cabinetry while the black counter chairs nicely contrast with the whites to add a sense of luxury. 

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Midcentury Kitchen with Brass Range Hood and Burgundy Tiles

This burgundy shade is so elegant and it can lend sophistication to any design! In this Midcentury kitchen, the burgundy backsplash makes a statement with its strong color. The red marble backsplash creates a continuous look with the backsplash while adding a luxurious feel. The brass range hood complements the vintage appeal of the burgundy while the light wood kitchen cabinets bring warmth to the atmosphere. The vertically stacked layout of the backsplash modernizes the design.

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Small Scandinavian Kitchen Design with Glass Backsplash Panel

Besides the tile option, glass material can also be used as a panel. A glass backsplash panel is a great way to add a modern look to all designs! In this modern Scandinavian kitchen, the red glass panel backsplash pops up between the modern wood and gray kitchen cabinets and completes the modern style. The clean and simple appeal of the flat-panel cabinets and countertops allows the backsplash panel to stand out and make it the centerpiece of the design.

Red Ceramic Tile Backsplash

With their infinite range of color, pattern, shape, and texture options and affordable prices, ceramic tiles are classic and the most common option for kitchen backsplashes. From light coral to sophisticated burgundy, a red ceramic backsplash comes in a wide range of shades and hues. According to your taste, you can incorporate one of these shades into your kitchen to create a one-of-a-kind design!

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Black and White Kitchen with Burgundy Details

This black, white, and burgundy kitchen has a wow factor! The sophisticated feel of the burgundy perfectly matches the timeless appeal of the black and white combination and brings a unique look to this contemporary kitchen. The burgundy backsplash tiles add a nice texture while the floor tiles and burgundy wall and ceiling paint create a continuous look with the backsplash. The black kitchen cabinets and the kitchen peninsula are paired with white countertops which bring a bright look to the room.

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Modern White Kitchen with Multicolored Mosaic Tile Backsplash

With its modern white cabinets, white countertops, and multicolored mosaic tile backsplash, this contemporary kitchen offers a dazzling look! The red tiles stand out between the white cabinetry while the wood stools and floating shelves between the cabinets make a warm touch. The stainless steel appliances create a harmonious look with the white kitchen cabinets. 

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Small and Bright Transitional Kitchen with Red Ceramic Tile Backsplash

In this small kitchen, using a mostly white color scheme makes the space feel larger and brighter. The crisp white color of the kitchen cabinets creates a clean and fresh look while the red ceramic tile backsplash stands out and creates a striking focal point. The patterned surface of the tiles adds a nice texture to the design. The multicolored floor tiles complement the backsplash. The full-height placement of the cabinets provides plenty of storage space and enhances the functionality.

Backsplash Patterns

Just like the material options, the pattern of the tiles is important for the overall look of the kitchen. You can modernize the kitchen, make an unexpected twist of creating a harmonious look. From classic rectangular tiles to tiny penny tiles, this variety gives you the freedom to create your dreamy kitchen.

Red Mosaic Tile Backsplash

A mosaic tile backsplash is the combination of different colored, shaped, patterned, and textured tiles that make one larger piece of art! And red is a perfect color to complete the uniqueness. Neutral shades and bright whites work well with red shades, so you can create a mosaic appeal with these color schemes. Also, you can combine different materials!

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Flat-panel Cabinets with Red Mosaic Tile Backsplash

Clean, sleek yet eye-catching! The red and white patchwork backsplash tiles add a slight texture without overwhelming and bring a mosaic appeal. The white flat-panel cabinets and the stainless steel perimeter countertop provide a clean and simple frame for the backsplash to make it the centerpiece. The beadboard paneling of the kitchen island adds another layer of texture while the marble countertop of the island brings a sense of luxury.

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White Cabinetry with Wood Shelves and Red Backsplash

In this modern white kitchen, the red mosaic tile backsplash acts as a piece of art and brings visual interest to the design. The white cabinets and countertop provide a clean look and allow the backsplash tiles to stand out. The wood floating shelves bring a warm appeal against the crisp white color of the cabinets and countertop. Also using open shelves between the upper cabinets enhance the visual interest of the design.

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Contemporary Kitchen with Red Cabinets and Gray Countertops

In this contemporary kitchen, red dominates the room and offers a one-of-a-kind design! The white kitchen cabinets are paired with white quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. The crisp white color of the cabinets reflects the light and makes this tiny space feel brighter while the red mosaic tile backsplash stands out behind the white cabinets and transforms this otherwise white kitchen. 

Red Subway Tile Backsplash

Subway tiles are an all-time classic for kitchen backsplashes. Yes, a white subway tile is the most common but what about red? If you want to spruce up your kitchen design and still want to go with a classic, a red subway tile backsplash might be a perfect option for you! You can lay the classic rectangular tiles in different layouts like offset, herringbone, or chevron to add more visual interest.

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Eclectic Kitchen with Off White Cabinets and Wood Countertop

With its off-white raised panel cabinets, wood countertop, and burgundy subway tile backsplash, this eclectic kitchen gives a warm and welcoming feel. The burgundy tiles stand out between the white cabinetry while the wood countertop makes a warm touch. The white appliances create a harmonious look with the white kitchen cabinets. The metallic hardware gives a vintage appeal and perfectly completes the overall look.

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White Cabinets with White Countertop and Stainless Steel Appliances

In this contemporary kitchen, the interior designer makes an unexpected twist with the red backsplash to elevate the design. The red subway tiles create a focal point between the white kitchen cabinets with white countertop. The stainless steel stove and range hood enhance the impact of the tiles while the gray floor tiles complement the appliances.

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White Cabinets with White Countertop and Subway Tiles

The strong and bold red color of the subway tile backsplash adds a unique appeal to this otherwise white contemporary kitchen design! The white grouting emphasizes this stacked pattern while the white countertops of the white cabinets seamlessly blend with the cabinetry.

Backsplash Color Combinations

Red has already a bold and strong appeal. But, you may want to add different colors to your red backsplash. in today’s market, red backsplash tiles also come in with different colored tiles. Black and white is the most popular color combination for a red backsplash.

Red and Black Backsplash

Red and black, bold and sexy! If you want to make a statement with your backsplash, is there a stronger color combination than red and black? When the sophistication of the black meets with the attractiveness of the red, the result is perfect and eye-catching!

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White Raised Panel Cabinets with Black Countertop and Mosaic Backsplash

In this traditional kitchen, the red, black, and gray square tiles bring a mosaic appeal and create an accent. The white raised panel cabinets serve a classic traditional look while the black countertop nicely contrasts with the whites to add a sense of luxury. The metallic hardware of the cabinetry complements the stainless steel appliances. The glass-fronted cabinet doors of the upper cabinets bring an open and airy feel.

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Dark Wood Cabinetry with Metal Hardware and Red Backsplash

In this contemporary kitchen, the dark wood kitchen cabinets are paired with a black countertop and metallic hardware to create an elegant look. The red and black backsplash behind the stove creates a focal point and adds visual interest. Also, the glossy appeal of the glass tiles brings a bright look to this dark-colored kitchen design. The white marble countertop of the kitchen island completes this bright look.

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White Transitional Kitchen with Red and Black Decorative Tile Backsplash

This traditional kitchen’s highlights entail recessed panel cabinets, decorative tile backsplashes, and stainless steel appliances. The red and black patterned backsplash pops against the white recessed panel cabinets, marble countertop, and white subway tile backsplash. The stainless steel appliances create a continuous look with the backsplash.

Red and White Backsplash

If you want to make a bright touch and soften the strong appeal of the red backsplash, adding some white tiles between red is a great way to create a balanced look! With the right approach, a red and white backsplash might be the centerpiece of your kitchen!

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Gray Cabinets with Red and White Hexagon Tile Backsplash

Different patterns, textures, and colors perfectly come together in this contemporary kitchen and offer a stylish look. The dark gray kitchen cabinets serve an elegant look while the wood countertop and wood open shelves bring warmth to the atmosphere. The red and white hexagon tile backsplash serves as an art piece and brings joy to the design. The beige hexagon floor tiles complement the backsplash without taking attention from it.

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Traditional Black and White Kitchen with a Touch of Red

The beautifully unique red patterns of the white ceramic tile backsplash instantly change the classic overall look of this traditional kitchen and make an unexpected touch. The white shaker style cabinets, black countertop, stainless steel appliances, and metallic hardware gives a classic traditional style.

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Transitional Kitchen with White Cabinets and Red Accent Wall

In this transitional kitchen, the red backsplash tiles with star patterns create an accent wall behind the stove. The dark kitchen cabinetry creates a sleek modern look while the wood flooring brings warmth to the atmosphere. For a final touch, the antique brass cabinet hardware complements the vintage flair of the backsplash tiles.

What color do cabinets go with a red backsplash?

Red is a bold and strong color. So, it might be tricky to choose a color combination. White is the most classic and common color for kitchen cabinets and white cabinets are the best option for a red backsplash. The clean and bright look of the backsplash will allow the red backsplash to stand out. If you want to create a dramatic look, you can pair your red tiles with black kitchen cabinets. Also, other neutral shades like gray or wood cabinets can work well with red.

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