Looking for ideas for a new kitchen backsplash? A new backsplash is a great way to update your kitchen without a full remodel.
A backsplash acts as a vertical extension of the worktop and is both practical and stylish. Not only does a backsplash protect your kitchen walls from spills and splatters, it will also add an eye-catching finishing touch to your kitchen.
Backsplashes are available in a wide variety of colours, designs and materials to suit your kitchen’s design. This blog post showcases a few stunning kitchen backsplash ideas to inspire your new backsplash and transform your kitchen
Copper is durable, long-lasting, and easy to clean, making it the ideal material for a kitchen backsplash. When paired with sleek grey cupboards and textured granite flooring, the splash of copper gives a contemporary and industrial, yet classy and high-end feel.
Green Tiled Backsplash
This emerald green subway tile backsplash adds a pop of colour and texture to this stunning kitchen. When combined with the marble worktops, shaker-style cupboards, and parquet flooring, the green backsplash brings the whole design together to create a classic, elegant kitchen filled with rustic charm.
This shimmering metallic backsplash adds texture and interest to this sleek and sophisticated kitchen. The shining backsplash makes a striking impression and stands out against the clean black cupboards to create a sparkling focal point. Metallic handles add flashes of gold to carry this theme and create a coherent design.
Patterned Tile Backsplash
This patterned tile backsplash makes a bold statement and adds personality to this kitchen.
This playful backsplash uses a Mediterranean/Portuguese style tile to create a striking backdrop and create a welcoming space. In this considered design, the tiles only cover part of the wall so as not to overwhelm the space with too much pattern.
Hexagonal Tile Backsplash
Hexagonal tiles create a unique look and add depth and interest to this kitchen. This backsplash creates a modern honeycomb effect and adds a whole new dimension to this space, giving a trendy, fresh, contemporary vibe, and creating a space ideal for both cooking and entertaining.
A marble backsplash is luxurious, contemporary, and elegant. The sleek and stylish marble backsplash in this kitchen design gives a premium, high-end finish that is simply stunning and provides a beautiful sanctuary to come home to.
Stainless Steel Backsplash
This stainless steel backsplash gives the feel of an industrial space, taking inspiration from a professional kitchen. Steel withstands heat and is super versatile, making it the perfect choice for a backsplash. This design matches the backsplash with stainless steel appliances for an ultra-modern look, whilst the light ply cupboards add a softer contrast.
This backsplash uses rectangular tiles arranged in a herringbone pattern to add interest without overwhelm. This design takes the classic zig-zag pattern right up to the ceiling to create an eye-catching backdrop, and cleverly uses pendant lights with sharp angles that mirror the angles of the herringbone to give a swoon-worthy space.
A glass backsplash is sleek and contemporary. Using a single sheet of glass as a backsplash is a simple way to upgrade your kitchen with big impact. This glass backsplash has a glossy and smooth finish and reflects the light around the room to make the kitchen look larger and brighter. The result – a beautiful modern kitchen that is both glamorous and practical.
White Subway Tile Backsplash
White subway tiles are a simple, stylish, and casual backsplash choice; a timeless classic that never goes out of fashion. This kitchen applies white subway tiles with a dark grout for crisp look, the backsplash giving a light, bright and airy feel to open up this small kitchen.
Bio: This post was written by Optiplan Kitchens, one of the UK’s leading kitchen manufacturers and retailers, selling high-quality, handmade, bespoke kitchens with over 30 years’ experience.