White subway tile with dark grout and heavy wood beams trimming a vaulted ceiling offer depth to the design of this sunny white kitchen. Walls of windows overlook this home's wooded property and the adjacent lake, and the kitchen includes professional-grade appliances for the serious home chef.
For the Pinos' backsplash, HGTV Kitchen Cousins chose a neutral-toned glass tile with white grout to keep the white theme consistent. The tiles allow plenty of light to reflect off the surface and into the kitchen.
Inspired by the look of New York City buildings, designer Tomas Frenes used black subway tile with white grout, LED lighting that mimics the style of neon signs and a custom smoked glass window to create an urban style in this master bathroom.
Since shiny black floor surfaces tend to draw attention to imperfections, large-scale, rectangular porcelain tiles featuring a dulled, chalky finish were used. In order to add contrast to the floor and highlight the lines of the tile, the contractor used white grout.
The kitchen island with its distressed and stained mahogany butcher-block provides a spacious prep area for the avid baking enthusiast and serves double duty for serving and entertaining. The backsplash beneath the upper cabinets is oversized subway tile in white, with white grout.
Two stylistically different backsplashes are used in the vintage-inspired kitchen. Behind the stove are teal-blue vertical tiles extending to the ceiling, while the adjacent wall features dark gray penny-round and is finished with bone white grout to accent the shape of the tiles.
As seen on Rehab Addict, the kitchen in the Riley home was completely gutted. New cabinets, appliances and granite countertops were added. A white subway tile backsplash with dark-colored grout adds a vintage touch. In order to keep something from the original home, Nicole Curtis was able to salvage the hardwood floors.
This late 1980s kitchen is updated by painting the oak cabinets a soft warm gray, refinishing the hardwood floors and installing granite countertops, a new apron-front sink, a bridge faucet, wire pendant lights and stainless steel appliances. For a distinct look, an unconventional size of subway tile (2x8) with dark gray grout is used for the backsplash.