103 Kitchen Ceramic Tile Backsplashes Wood Cabinets Design Photos And Ideas

In a midcentury home renovation in California, HenryBuilt created the custom cabinetry in walnut and white laminate, and Heath Ceramics dimensional wall tiles give a nod to the home's modern architecture.
A backsplash laid out in a herringbone pattern adds a subtle layer of texture while pendant lighting adds depth. The grout is a light gray color, while the tile itself is white—together creating a distinct backsplash from the black countertop and dark gray cabinetry.
The natural material palette of stone, wood, and polished concrete is enhanced by views of the surrounding greenery.
The Cabinet Face's DIY paint-grade flat panel doors and custom panels are installed in the island.
The kitchen's overhead cabinets have been built from solid timber recycled from re-milled Messmate hardwood floorboards. The dainty scallop tiles cover the kitchen backsplash, giving the space a visual identity.
Helgerson selected white Savoy 1”x4” stacked tiles from Ann Sacks for both the kitchen and bathroom.
Black and white kitchen tiles add visual interest to this stunning modern kitchen by IKEA.
A modern desk was incorporated into the built-in walnut unit that separates the kitchen from the dining room, and has been accented with a Hans J. Wegner Wishbone Chair. The refrigerator and freezer columns are Thermador and the wall sconces are by Cedar & Moss.
In the kitchen, White Oak floors, inset walnut cabinets, Fireclay subway tile, and Caesartone countertops read more classic vibes, while the furnishings—such as the Reno Table from Structube, Channel Chairs by Industry West, and ADAM Stools by Frama Denmark—are modern counterpoints. Appliances include a Thermador 36" Freedom Induction Cooktop and an inconspicuous Thermador 36" Downdraft Ventilation, as well as a Miele Dishwasher, convection oven, and speed oven.
Open wooden shelving serve as an idyllic spot to display special kitchen gadgets and trinkets.
Customized whitewashed woodwork with Caesarstone Fresh Concrete counters and a geometric Health Tile Little Diamond backsplash carry the neutral palette from the atrium into the kitchen. A Mooi pendant adds a nice subtle accent.
Australian expats Carla and Paul Tucker tasked designer Dan Gayfer with expanding their Melbourne bungalow without adding any square footage. In the kitchen, a soft palette of wood, laminate, and tile created cohesion, impressive considering the clients didn’t see a single finish, color, or material in person prior to their homecoming. The kitchen cabinets were clad in Russian birch plywood, and the countertops were concrete.
White subway tiles and a large window over the sink brighten the kitchen.
The expansive skylights are by Rooflight Architectural.
The kitchen joinery is by Barnaby Reynolds.
Cool blue panels hang along one side of the kitchen wall.
Kitchen and Dining - After
An updated bar area is conveniently adjacent to the kitchen and the outdoor patio.
Additional seating at the island for informal rap sessions with mom and dad.   Kitchen looking West towards the side yard with layers of filtered light from the South facing windows at the top of the adjacent stair as well as the light well over the island with emerging cluster of custom ceramic pendants from Heather Levine.  The kitchen is balanced with planes of white oak, white Cle tile, stainless steel appliances and Carrara marble.
As seen in Boulder Lifestyle Magazine.
The fridge is concealed behind grain-matched walnut doors (and a very cute dog).
The walnut flat panel cabinet fronts add warmth to this kitchen in Boulder, CO.
As seen in Boulder Lifestyle Magazine
As seen in Boulder Lifestyle Magazine
Bert & May Terracotta Arcilla handmade tiles line the kitchen floor and are complemented by cabinets with IKEA carcasses and white-sprayed MDF doors. There is also a cast in-situ concrete counter, which can be used as a secondary dining area or breakfast bar.
The kitchen's overhead cabinets have been built from solid timber recycled from re-milled Messmate hardwood floorboards.
The compact, 54-square-foot kitchen is equipped with an induction cooktop (no gas used). The countertops are Create Stone's White Quartz made with 72-percent post-industrial waste.
Shielded by overhanging eaves, ample northern glazing lets in an abundance of natural light and views of the outdoors.
Upcountry Maui Cottage and Barn: kitchen
One hundred-percent handmade in Morocco by local artisans who have learned the art of tile making from their fathers and grandfathers, Tiles of Ezra specializes in ornate Moroccan Zellige, natural-glazed clay tiles.
view from dining room into new kitchen
Galley kitchen looking east toward broom closet and doorway to living areas
Kitchen
The minimal kitchen includes a sink and electric stovetop.
The bright colors and patterns are continued into the design of the kitchen.
The team expanded the kitchen and gave it a modern look that now features stunning walnut cabinets, gray Caesarstone counters, and a beautiful teal backsplash with tile from the Ann Sacks Modern Line.
Stacey and Doug prepare food before the kitchen's massive wall of soothing tile from Heath Ceramics.
galley kitchen looking west
The fridge is tucked behind the bespoke oak cupboard.
The architects gently reworked the interior layout, replacing a small sitting room and bath/laundry with a new kitchen. The kitchen's wood cabinetry "references the original timber joinery elsewhere," write the architects.
The kitchen's new position takes advantage of morning light. Note how the white countertop doesn't disturb the original windows.
Kitchen
Light enters the kitchen from the courtyard through one of the glass doors.
The kitchen is framed by two white walls which link  to the adjoining spaces.
Santa Monica Connect 4L Kitchen Detail with book matched walnut cabinet fronts by Semihandmade.
Santa Monica Connect 4L Kitchen Interiors
A custom made wine glass and pot holder hangs above the island.
Detail of Kitchen
Kitchen
Second ComingIt took multiple weekend trips, but the couple finally landed upon enough green tiles to cover their kitchen wall. Overstock tiles and seconds can be purchased from Heath Ceramics in its Sausalito showroom. Though the surfaces aren't as uniformly colored nor as flat as first-run tiles, they offer a unique tone ans texture when the tiles are laid out.heathceramics.com

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