Contemporary Kitchen Backsplash Ideas
If you want, let’s start our topic by asking a question. What is a backsplash? Its main purpose is to protect the back wall from liquid splashes or flooding. But nowadays, it has become an important decor material rather than its functionality. It has now become an indispensable part of kitchen renovation projects and has become an element that almost all homeowners care about as much as cabinets and countertops. Today, we will talk about contemporary kitchen backsplash ideas in this article and I hope the pictures in this blog will help you with your projects.
Photo Credit | Robeson Design
For the modern kitchen, the glossy mosaic backsplash is perfectly installed and an image of space is tried to be given up to the ceiling. Since it gives the kitchen a mirror effect reflecting the light around it, the reflection of everything presented a very different appearance.
Photo Credit | Fisher Gross Kitchen & Bath Studio
A very interesting kitchen design that we do not always come across. The wall behind the sink is completely designed as a window, allowing a lot of light to enter the kitchen. The light color cabinets and the mosaic backsplash surrounding the windows seem to be the most important factor that completes contemporary kitchen backsplash ideas.
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This kitchen, which describes the harmony of light gray quartz countertops and light wooden cabinets, shows how useful it is. The natural light that enters through the window behind the sink is reflected from the 3D gray glass backsplashes and diffuses into the kitchen. The bar stools covered with blue leather also seem to have a lively effect.
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Gray is undoubtedly one of the most important colors with white and it is used in this kitchen in a very harmonious way. The multi-colored matchstick-shaped glass backsplash used in this kitchen was designed with the meeting of these two colors and created a beautiful transition between the two colors to create a warm atmosphere.
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The marble subway tile backsplash, which consists of gray and white tones, spreads a modern air breeze into the kitchen with its plain and clear form that catches the eye among the two-color kitchen cabinets. Finally, the quartzite countertop used to complete this beautiful design was the right choice.
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The ceramic backsplash, which has many varieties in different designs and sizes, covers the entire wall in this kitchen, giving it a very assertive look. Free-standing brown wooden shelves combined with the quartzite countertop, create a cool image that emerged to protect its line with the counter.
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Two color cabinets are used in this kitchen with high ceilings and dark wood parquet floors. The whitewashed backsplash applied up to the ceiling adds a cozy atmosphere to the area. Pendants made of industrial shiny metal hanging from the coffered ceiling create an interesting image.
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This kitchen is designed in a way that does not create visual pollution. Full-height quartz backsplash up to the ceiling complementing the farmhouse sink design makes for a clean look. Taupe cabinets and modern pendants hanging from the ceiling give the kitchen a rich look.
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This white kitchen decorated with ultra-modern bar stools has been designed in accordance with the eat-in kitchen concept because of the overhang on the island. On the other hand, the glitter mosaic backsplash hidden between the white cabinets adds a different appeal to the flat panel white kitchen cabinets.
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The final state of white is adorned with slightly dark colors. Wooden floor tiles add a striking harmony to this white color kitchen designed using a hexagon tile backsplash. Other simple details are used to modernize the interior and provide serenity.
Photo Credit | Kandrac & Kole Interior Designs, Inc
This contemporary designed kitchen is made up of black and white colors. The backsplash, consisting of a mixture of black and white colors surrounding the window between the wall cabinets, provided the transition. The kitchen is supported by black handles and a wooden floor that evokes a sense of calm and warmth.
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The longest side of the kitchen island facing the living room and the backsplash are made of the same material, causing the kitchen to gain a contemporary look. The blue color chosen here helps the backsplash by covering the outer surface of the kitchen island, reinforcing the visual order.
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This kitchen is a picture of how the chevron pattern brings a modern flair to the space. The gray chevron backsplash becomes a modern element between the black countertop and the white cabinets, creating visual support for the farmhouse sink and miter/waterfall edge quartzite island countertop. The commercial faucet and the lighting fixture made of glass are also elements that support the modern atmosphere of the kitchen.
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The biggest feature of this modern kitchen is that the backsplashes and counters are made of the same stones. This exotic quartzite, which is the focal point of the kitchen with the color mixture it contains, combined with the white cabinets, resulted in a sophisticated look. On the other hand, Dapper Daisy’s silver/white backsplash, which is used behind the stove, was the last point reached by the contemporary image.
Photo Credit | CairnsCraft Design & Remodel
Mixed-colored arabesque tiles seem to be integrated with white quartz countertops and green island cabinets in this kitchen, which adds an interesting modern look by going all the way up to the ceiling. While the green island captures some of the colors in the arabesque tiles, it also gives the kitchen a contrast.
Photo Credit | Fox Interiors
In this kitchen, we see the magnificent image formed by the combination of the hexagon-shaped modern-looking backsplash with the black grout. As for the details, the counter and hexagonal floor tiles are matching. Brown cabinets with flat-front doors, the commercial faucet, and the stainless steel cooktop were the main factors that supported the modern look.
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If you like charm and modernity, the look of this kitchen will attract you like a magnet. Boldly chosen oversized tile backsplash adds warmth and luxury with black glass cabinets. On the other hand, the wooden island cabinet has taken its place in harmony with the wooden-look floor tiles.
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The greenish square backsplash that adorns the wall behind the stove seems to have taken its place as a symbol of modernity. On the other hand, it has helped to blend perfectly with the white countertops and gray floor tiles by taking advantage of the relaxing feature of the wood used.
Tile Backsplash Ideas
Chevron pattern tile: This model, decorates your kitchen walls like the V pattern. If you use it only between the wall and base cabinets small version is more useful. If you are going to extend the backsplash all the way up to the ceiling, using the large size ones will add the modernity we want for our kitchen.
Subway pattern tile: This model, which decorated the walls of the subways many years ago, has become the most popular and modern piece of kitchen walls today. Subway tiles fit so well with the main themes and styles of modern kitchen ideas that they make you feel on another level.
Full-height stone slab: This model is obtained by placing the slab stone between the wall cabinets and the base cabinets as a single piece. This type of backsplash has three types of features. First of all, since no grout is used, there is no possibility of staining things that splash while cooking. The second is, God forbid, if there is a flood, they prevent damage to the walls behind the cabinets. The third and most important feature is that the desired image is priceless if it uses a veined or exotic stone.
3D pattern tile: The most important feature of this model is that it attracts attention in the places where it is used. Thanks to its movable structure, it adds a modern atmosphere to the place where it is used. It helps your modern designs by adding patterns and colors due to light reflections according to the condition of your kitchen walls and cabinets.
Contemporary Kitchen Backsplash Ideas
If you want to get a modern-looking kitchen, you have to push your limits a little bit. However, you may have to think outside the box and say that no matter what color and material I use, I can achieve the modern look I want.
The effect of each material is different. If something assertive is desired, the colors used should be chosen accordingly. Or, by using extraordinary materials, the desired modern look can be provided to the kitchen. Correctly and with appropriate colors, unique textures can be obtained by applying different sequences on the plain wall, and thus contemporary kitchen backsplashes are obtained.