25 High-Design Kitchens with Subway Tiles

Get a classic kitchen vibe in a snap.

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Meghan Beierle-O'Brien

Subway tile can give a kitchen a classic vibe in a snap. Whether it's white or a more daring color, like cobalt, this tile design is suitable for just about any style of kitchen. Discover these timeless kitchens with subway tile designs.

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Meghan Beierle-O'Brien
Unique & Timeless

In this kitchen from , glossy white subway tile pairs seamlessly with artful accents, including orb-style light fixtures.

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Tony Soluri
Gold Standard

The team at used subway tile as a backdrop for standout details.

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Brandon Barré
Cornflower Hues

For this classic kitchen, included cornflower subway tile for a creative vibe.

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Michael Robinson
Southwest Style

In this space from , white glass subway tile allows the mesquite butcher block counters to pop.

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Eric Piasecki
Farmhouse Eclectic

The subway tile in this kitchen from livens up the farmhouse chic aesthetic.

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Werner Straube
Urban Glam

In this black-and-white kitchen from , the tile pattern adds an interesting detail while allowing the contrasting floors and furniture to shine.

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Tessa Neustadt
Warm Woods

Natural materials and two different tile styles elevate the look of this unconventional kitchen from

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Lisa Ross
Soft Classic

A crisp style with contemporary touches dominates in this kitchen from .

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Lori Hamilton Photography
High Contrast

Charcoal subway tile creates a moody ambience in this posh kitchen from .

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Ed Asmuse Photography
Dark Classics

A design by features glossy wood cabinets that blend well with gray subway tile.

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Dean J. Birinyi
Romantic Tendencies

Green marble and glass subway tile get along perfectly in this kitchen from .

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Brett Beyer
Clean & Modern

Neutrals reign in this kitchen from .

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Anthony Peres Photography
Mediterranean Chic

A Mediterranean kitchen from features cool green tones and a shiny backsplash.

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Michael J Lee Photography
Rustic Meets Contemporary

In a New England farmhouse kitchen from , sea green paneling, marble counters, and subway tile complete a look that mixes contemporary and traditional influences.

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Michael J. Lee
Sophisticated Charm

For this kitchen by , high-contrast details provide a touch of contemporary elegance to a sophisticated, rustic kitchen.

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Gilmore Photography
Contemporary Accents

A bright white kitchen from features black stools and a metal light fixture that feel ultra-contemporary.

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Neil Landino
Warm Neutrals

Cream subway tile is glamorous in a kitchen with warm details from .

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John Gruen
Pop Eclectic

In a Brooklyn townhouse, created an eclectic atmosphere that's complemented by standout lighting and art.

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Angie Seckinger
Burst of Blue

Soft blues and romantic details come together in a kitchen from .

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Andrea Cipriani Mecchi
Dark Magic

Olive green cabinetry is the perfect match for this glossy subway tile in a design by .

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Greg Premru Photography Inc.
Ultra Marine

In Boston, a contemporary kitchen from features blue glass subway tile and a wine refrigerator.

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Jerry Kalyniuk
Upscale Neutrals

In this kitchen by , neutral colors, marble countertops, and glossy countertops are a perfect combination.

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Alex Hayden
Gorgeous Grays

Gray tile, cabinetry, and countertops create a flawless, sophisticated aesthetic in a kitchen from .

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Amy Bartlam
Luxurious Minimalism

A white kitchen from features unique details.

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Christopher Stark
Mismatched Patterns

Subway wall tile and patterned floor tile, along with mixed woods, make this kitchen from a standout inspiration source.

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