65 Kitchen backsplash tiles ideas, tile types and designs

by Kremy

blue subway style tiles

Nowadays interior designers show fantastic kitchen backsplash tiles ideas which set nice accents in the kitchen space and are both beautiful and functional. Backsplash tiles are widely preferred for the easy maintenance and long life. Moreover, the design options are so many, that you may opt for various tiles and use various materials. We have collected 65 backsplash tile ideas to show the different materials and backsplash tiles designs.

modern mini subway tiles


It is very important to measure carefully the distance between the upper cabinets and the worktop. Usually, the height is around 60cm but there are exceptions, of course. While searching for interesting and original kitchen backsplash tiles ideas, you need to think of the overall design of your kitchen, as well as the color palette. White cabinets give a lot of room for creative and colorful backsplash tile combinations. Colorful cabinets need more monochromatic kitchen back wall – yellow, brown or green are a particularly good choice for the country house style kitchen designs. Try to avoid dark colors, as they make the space seem smaller. Darker shades are acceptable in modern designs but it is advisable that you consult a professional designer before buying black backsplash tiles.


Most widely used materials for modern kitchen designs are backsplash tiles made ​​of porcelain or ceramic, marble and granite, natural stone, glass, metal, stainless steel but murals, beautiful wall stickers, paintings or even wallpapers can be used.


You will see in the gallery below fantastic kitchen backsplash tiles with ceramic backsplash tiles. They come in a range of colors and shapes, and have always been most popular for home improvement and kitchen renovation. The choice can be either glossy or matte surface. Some ceramic backsplash tiles mimic the appearance of natural stone and wood.

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Backsplash tiles from natural stone fit perfectly with traditional and country style kitchens. The variety of natural stone colors and textures is enormous.The choices could be granite, marble, slate, sandstone, travertine or why not river stones?


A new design trend is the glass tile backsplash. Glass panels are usually installed between the cabinets and countertops. Glass is easy to clean and scratch resistant. Kitchen glass tiles come in clear, pearlescent and opaque varieties.


Metal tiles can be installed on the entire wall of the countertop to the kitchen cabinets. Aluminum is a good choice for modern or retro designs. The nature of the metal should correspond to the color of lamps and fittings. Shiny metal backsplash tiles complement Urban Chic style and modern kitchens. The gloss of a solid plate of stainless steel makes it a natural choice for an elegant kitchen, equipped with stainless steel appliances. Copper, tin, zinc, brass and nickel have also found their way to the kitchen backsplash tile design.

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tile combinations metal mosaic


white cabinets brown subway tiles

subway backspash tile green

natural materials pebble tiles

mosaic tiles backsplash white cabinets

mosaic tile backsplash gray black and white

Kitchen backsplash tiles ideas marble tiles blue gray open shelves

marble backsplash tiles hexagonal rectangular shapes

moroccan design white cabinets

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modern kitchen design glass backsplash contrast color orange

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Kitchen design ideas backsplash tile blue pastel chevron tile pattern esign

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contemporary kitchen neutral colors stone tile backsplash light cabinets




white kitchen ceramic tiles backsplash design ideas

Urban style kitchen stainless steel tile backsplash

traditional kitchen-design-subway-tile-backsplash brown yellow shades

stainless steel backsplash harlequin pattern dark cabinets

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Kitchen glass tile backsplash kitchen renovation ideas

Kitchen backsplash tiles ideas tuscan style kitchen design

Kitchen backsplash mosaic tile ideas black cabinets

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