Whether you prefer to go bold with a patterned motif or opt for understated subway tiles, tile backsplashes never fail to inject personality into a kitchen design scheme. Find inspiration in this roundup of 20 kitchens with timeless tile backsplashes.
A classic backsplash made of Carrara marble tiles by Walker Zanger adds balance to a powder blue kitchen in a Pacific Palisades, California, home belonging to designer Alison Palevsky and her husband, Alexander. The wooden bar stools are from Organic Modernism, the kitchen stove is by Viking, and the 1920s pendants are from Thanks for the Memories.
A classic onyx backsplash and custom cabinetry complete an all-white modern chef's kitchen design by .
Off-white 19th-century Portuguese tiles add character to a London kitchen. The island is made from a 19th-century cast-iron stove and topped with Carrara marble, and the pendant light is early-20th-century French.
Antique patterned tiles from Southern Italy make for a lively backsplash in a 17th-century farmhouse in the South of France. A Louis XIV farm table, a skirted farm sink, and ample open shelving complete the design.
In a suburban Chicago home by PROjECT Interiors, Moroccan tiles in a custom size from Ann Sacks add elegance to a warm gray kitchen. A cantilevered island with Carrara countertops maximizes space.
A small galley-style kitchen in Monaco, tiles that play off of the other geometric elements in the room. The small table and chairs are by , the oven, cooktop and and hood are by .features square white
White tiled walls balance out vibrant kitchen cabinets, which are painted in in this kitchen. The countertops are stainless steel and the sink is by .
Beautifully patterned tiles by cover the walls in this London townhouse kitchen and allow the cabinetry, painted in , to pop. The pendant lights are by and the floor is made of three types of limestone.
This open kitchen in Melbourne, Australia, features handmade Spanish tiles on its backsplash. The table is made of pepper granite, the pendant lights are by , the stools are by and the oven is by .