29 Kitchen Ceramic Tile Backsplashes Wood Counters Design Photos And Ideas

The countertop is a repurposed IKEA desktop cut to size.
The compact kitchen features a ceramic tile backsplash.
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.
A custom made wine glass and pot holder hangs above the island.
The floating shelf is from Semihandmade, faucet from Homary, and sconces from Cedar & Moss.
Samuel carried the handmade Fireclay tile up to the ceiling and painted the walls Polar Bear by Behr.
A view into the kitchen, which received IKEA cabinet boxes with Semihandmade drawer and door fronts painted Chard from Behr, by Samuel. The refrigerator is a KitchenAid model tucked under the butcher block counter and covered with a panel.
An original boiler the designers discovered during the renovation was kept in the kitchen as decoration. The counter is white pine, and the green tiles were sourced from Can Benito a studio in Mallorca.
"In the kitchen, we changed the layout," Davison says. "It was a galley kitchen, extending lengthways into the room. We spun it back along the back wall. The tiles are Moroccan concrete tiles that came from a supplier here in Manhattan. The idea was to inject some color and playfulness into the space with the blue cabinetry." Photo by Alan Gastelum.
At Agencie, we believe kitchens are modern-day parlor rooms.  We incorporate stunning visual elements into the kitchen.  A majestic Lacanche range takes center stage in this kitchen.
The kitchen cabinetry echoes the new blue ceiling. The brick tile is from Heath Ceramics, as is the dinnerware. Behind the Viking stove is powder-coated corrugated metal (“Very trailer,” says the designer). The refrigerator is from Big Chill. On the table is a bowl by Victoria Morris.
Kitchen, all wood finishes was taken from the forest.
A wood countertop with blue laminate cabinets underneath contrasts with a white island topped with travertine. The wall tile is Origin Birch White by AKDO, and the brass faucet is by California Faucets. As in the rest of the apartment, the flooring is colored cork from Globus Cork.
Chicago, Illinois
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
Geometric-patterned, hydraulic-imitation tiles from Portuguese brand Recer in grey, mustard, and white used for the backsplash, and a feature wall gives this Barcelona apartment plenty of vibrant charm.
A mix of old and new was the master plan for the lemon tree house
Kitchen at peninsula with island beyond
The double height interior space overlooks the kitchen. A large custom operable assembly of windows frames views to the Oak lined street.
Tropical wood Tzalam add warm to the space.
The light-filled kitchen space. Cle tiles are used as backsplash, Ikea cabinets and Walnut butcher-block countertops make the working surfaces of the space.

The modern kitchen is the heart of the home. Cooking and conversing go hand-in-hand as meals are created, memories made. Whether teaching an old family recipe, reading the newspaper in a breakfast nook, or chatting over the daily morning coffee, the ritual of the everyday begins here. Spark your imagination by browsing our collection of modern kitchens. From popular counter materials like marble, granite, quartz, and wood; to stunning examples of white cabinets; to flooring options like hardwood and concrete, these projects showcase it all. You'll also find ideas for backsplashes, lighting, appliances, and sinks.

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