This luxurious guest bath is inspired by the sand and sea with neutral walls and a blue-patterned backsplash. Shiny metallic finishes, including the wall-mounted faucet, are dressy touches to the space.
This sleek, ultra-modern white kitchen prep area keeps things simple with lots of storage. Stainless steel fixtures, frosted glass and a metallic silver subway tile backsplash give this space a futuristic vibe.
This contemporary kitchen goes modern with a sleek, silver range above the restaurant quality stove, encased by white marble counters and backsplash. Custom espresso cabinetry keeps utensils within reach, and fire-engine red dials on the stove add a punch of personality.
The dark walnut vanity pops against the bright surrounding walls. The carrara marble counter top blends the solid walls with the light grey hexagonal ceramic tiles on the vanity wall back splash. A decorative mirror, shade sconces and metallic counter items polish off the sophisticated and reflective look.
Use recurring patterns and materials for a cohesive style throughout the kitchen. Designer Diane Foreman, of Neil Kelly Company used a mix of stainless steel and colored tiles for the backsplash of this 2016 National Kitchen + Bath Association Competition winning kitchen. The tile echoes the stainless steel in the sink and cooktop, and Foreman repeated a circular pattern throughout the room, a technique she says adds professional flair to the space.
A window breakfast nook allows natural light to flood this kitchen highlighting the bright atmosphere of the white walls, cabinets and backsplash. Gray stone countertop adds a darker hue to break up the stark coloring. Polished silver globes reflect the light surroundings and compliment the stainless steel appliances. A striped yellow valance adds sunny color to the design.
With stainless appliances, a silver backsplash and glossy countertops, this open kitchen practically shines in the morning light. Two islands are a deluxe addition, with one offering extra storage and the other serving as an eat-in counter.
The bright-white, shaker style cabinets in the kitchen are adorned with simple silver knobs and pulls. A breezy, beachy glass backsplash adds serene color and visual interest to the otherwise neutral space.
This contemporary kitchen features tumbled travertine backsplash with glass tile inset. Large light fixtures help to really set the room off. The antique silver of the lighting ties to pewter serving pieces found in the space.
The black and white tile backsplash in a traditional harlequin design provides an instant pop of contrast along one wall of this otherwise neutral kitchen for an eye-catching effect. By using these direct color opposites, the silver tones of the stainless appliances and brushed nickel cabinetry hardware blend with the rest of the kitchen, with the black tying in the color of the granite countertop. Design by AB Design Elements.