In addition to making your kitchen more functional, a tile backsplash adds a stylish statement. Tile is easy to wipe clean, making it an ideal barrier for your walls from the spills and splatters of everyday cooking. There are a wide variety of tile choices to suit each unique kitchen. In 2022, hexagon tiles have grown in popularity along with darker colors, such as black, dark blue, and dark green. Patterned and mixed metallic tiles are also stylish choices right now. The classic look of subway tile is still popular, but some homeowners are beginning to venture beyond the basic white to include bolder colors. If you are considering tile options for your kitchen, our style experts at Kemp’s Dalton West Flooring can help. We can show you all the options at one of our showrooms and help you imagine the possibilities for your space.
Styling with Subway Tile–Although the white, classic subway style is a popular choice, there are other bold subway options to be considered. In fact, there are many color choices available that could add a bolder focal point for your kitchen. One of the great things about subway tile is the fact that it can be placed in different patterns, allowing for a more personalized look. If you are looking to infuse your unique style into your kitchen space, you could include a contrasting grout and tile color combination in your design. Another way to infuse your style into your kitchen is by adding a recessed accent shelf. Even if the backsplash is the traditional neutral subway tile, a recessed shelf could add a pop of color with glass tiles in a different pattern. At Kemp’s Dalton West Flooring, we want you to be completely satisfied with your design. Therefore, if you would like to see your tile choices next to your existing cabinetry, we have samples available to help you visualize the possibilities.
Tile Mosaic Tips–From the cabinetry to the counters, the floors to ceiling, your kitchen has many straight lines. Choosing a hexagonal tile mosaic can help break up the linear overload and improve the visual appeal. Tile mosaics can be made from glass, porcelain, marble, or ceramics. Beyond adding dimension to your kitchen, they also provide an easy clean-up after cooking.
Choosing the Right Tile–Tile should work harmoniously with the other elements of your kitchen, such as the walls, cabinetry, counters, and floors. In every kitchen, there should be visual focal points. This can be accomplished in many ways. Some homeowners choose a bold cabinet color and pair it with neutral counters, walls, and floors. Others paint the walls a bold color and then choose neutral counters, cabinets, and floors. Tile can be a great visual focal point in your kitchen and can be accomplished in unique ways. For example, you could pick a tile that incorporates your wall color, cabinet color, and countertop color to create an attractive aesthetic. An all-white kitchen can be improved with a bold kitchen tile choice, a backsplash, or a full accent wall.
Whether you are redoing your whole kitchen or just adding a kitchen tile backsplash, our style experts at Kemp’s Dalton West Flooring can help you find the ideal tile to enhance your kitchen’s function and beauty.