Collection by Kelsey Keith

Modern Backsplashes That Defy the Norm


From penny tile to raised relief to bold color, some backsplashes are distinctive enough to characterize an entire kitchen on their own. Here are a bunch of the best.

To complement the white-washed custom cabinetry in her kitchen, architect Julie Salles Schaffer has designed a tile...
A mosaic tile wall softens the laboratory-like effect of the glossy kitchen cabinets.
He created the star as a prop for a photo shoot. The kitchen cabinets benefit from a pop of rosy color, a custom hue.
Helgerson selected white Savoy 1”x4” stacked tiles from Ann Sacks for both the kitchen and bathroom.
The couple made the most dramatic changes in the kitchen.
In paring back the home's aesthetic, Chris kept the color palette as simple as possible.
With its reclaimed-wood cladding, the kitchen is a rough-and-ready backdrop for the family’s tableware.