Interior Design Tips – Kitchen Design & Backsplash Ideas

We really can’t overemphasize the importance of kitchen design in the home. Easily the most popular space in most homes, kitchens are no longer used for preparing meals alone. As explained in an article at, “They say that the kitchen is the heart of the home. And we have to believe it’s true. Whether small or large, the kitchen is the hub of the home. It is where the meals are created – it fuels the bodies, minds and souls of friends and families all over the world. Some say that while life may be created in the bedroom, it is certainly lived in the kitchen.”

As we begin this series of posts on interior design tips, we plan to focus on a variety of areas of kitchen design that have the most appeal to homeowners. Whether for better use of the space or because it may increase the resale value of the home, there are a few very specific areas of focus that a sharp designer can use to ensure their clients are satisfied.

Like so many things in life, details make a huge difference. One of these is the kitchen backsplash. While it is not usually a high priority for most homeowners, at least at first glance, the backsplash in the kitchen can bring together a new design concept – or ruin it.

Kitchen Design Backsplash Options and Ideas

According to a recent article at, there are a stunning array of options for beautiful kitchen backsplashes, including materials like ceramic tile, stainless steel, glass, and slate.

Open Concept, Modern Kitchen with Marble Backsplash

A large panda white, marble island with waterfall edge centers this modern, open-concept kitchen with walnut cabinetry and vivid glam furnishings.

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White Contemporary Kitchen With Yellow Trim & Colorful Backsplash

Yellow trim around the windows of this whimsical kitchen gives the room an even sunnier mood. The color also complements the warm-hued wood floor. The colorful encaustic tile backsplash was the starting point for the kitchen's cheery redesign.

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Renovated Kitchen With Natural Stone Backsplash and Wood Range Hood

This light and bright kitchen features white wood cabinets, some French door style, with sleek white countertops and a natural stone backsplash. A wood range hood adds a unique touch.

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Modern Kitchen with Large Corner Windows & Glass Over Wallpaper Backsplash

This modern kitchen features large corner windows, structural steel columns and a dynamic wallpaper behind a glass backsplash. Marble countertops and a farmhouse sink complete the look.

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Contemporary Kitchen With White Cabinets & Brick Backsplash

This contemporary kitchen features white cabinets with plenty of storage, white under mounted kitchen sink with gooseneck faucet, stainless steel range, and rustic brick backsplash.

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Whatever kitchen design challenge you may face in the future, if you allow yourself to think outside the box on details like the backsplash, you just may create the perfect kitchen for your clients and their family.

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