13 Kitchens That Make A Big (Back)Splash

ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN | BY | December 8, 2017

Color makes a statement in these kitchens with bold backsplashes just waiting to be recreated in your home.

CHEVRON CHIC

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Ceiling fixtures by The Urban Electric Co.and a backsplash of glass-covered Missoni Home fabric from Urbanspace Interiors complement sleek kitchen cabinetry. Atop DuChateau flooring, barstools by Powell & Bonnell from Dennis Miller Associates–in Theo leather from Allan Knight and Associates–line Silestone countertops. A Glen Hansen piece from Miami Beach-based Fischbach Gallery hangs to the left. Builder David Wilkes constructed the highly lacquered ceiling panels. (Tour the home)

A TOUCH OF SUNSHINE

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The architect repositioned the kitchen, and he designed a custom banquette for the adjoining breakfast area. The chartreuse subway backsplash tile by Waterworks adds a sunny touch to the space, and Blu Dot’s Knicker counter stools pull up to the marble-topped island. (Tour the home)

HOT SPOT

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William Ohs designer Angela Otten collaborated with Dinner to craft a kitchen that functions for cooking and entertaining, feels cozy within the larger great room and ranks high on the design meter. Cabinetry was crafted by William Ohs, and Artistic Tile’s red backsplash is from Decorative Materials. (Tour the home)

NATURAL CUE

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White Montclair Danby countertops, blackened-steel island drawers and a backsplash composed of hand-glazed ceramic tile by Heath Ceramics create contrast with the kitchen’s custom cerused-oak cabinetry fabricated by LaCortes Enterprises. Lacquered mushroom-shaped pendants by Jasper Morrison for Flos hang above the island; the ovens are by Miele. (Tour the home)

TECHNICOLOR VISION

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The home’s more subdued palette switches to warm tones of red in the kitchen, which is outfitted with Varenna cabinetry from Poliform. A Wolf stove, purchased through Westar, is paired with a custom stainless-steel hood. Axis barstools pull up to the island’s brushed- granite countertop from Cactus Stone. (Tour the home)

PIXEL PERFECT

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East Coast-based decorative artist Timothy S. Burbank painted the cabinetry with a glazed finish, giving the kitchen its distinctive fresh look. A. Rudin bar chairs pull up to the island, and the globe pendant is by Ironware International. (Tour the home)

OCEAN VIBES

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A wall was removed to open up the kitchen, where a backsplash made with tiles by Heath Ceramics determined the palette for custom cabinetry by Finished By Design. The Elysian barstools are by Lawson-Fenning, and the tall ceramic vase was purchased at RTH. (Tour the home)

CALIENTE

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Vivid carmine red Opaci-Coat-300 coating covers the kitchen’s backsplash, a bold contrast to the Carrara marble countertops from M S International. More vibrant color comes from the chairs that gather around the Platner dining table, all from Design Within Reach. The pendant light is from Harold’s Lighting. (Tour the home)

RUSTICALLY REFINED

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The existing kitchen cabinets were updated with new hardware from Anthropologie, but otherwise the space was left mostly untouched: The farm sink, lighting, tiles and countertops were existing, and the flooring is original. (Tour the home)

COLOR PEEKS

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Architect John Decker and builder Thomas Jacobson renovated the light and airy kitchen to play to the language of the home’s original aesthetic. Lambert Marble & Tile Works executed the backsplash; the cabinetry is from Precision Custom Kitchens. The chandelier is part of the owners’ collection. (Tour the home)

OUTSIDE THE BOX

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A cherry red French Morice stove purchased at Arizona Wholesale brings a spot of color to the all-white kitchen, creating a distinct centerpiece of the space. The hue is picked up in the decorative tile backsplash on the wall behind it. (Tour the home)

LOVELY LACQUER

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The navy-lacquer Poliform cabinets make a colorful statement in the kitchen, where back-painted glass tiles by Concept Studio complement countertops from Caesarstone. The fixture is from Satori Light Sculptures, and McGuire bar chair seats are upholstered with a metallic from Edelman Leather. (Tour the home)

WOODEN WONDERLAND

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The kitchen cabinetry contrasts with the red mosaic backsplash from Waterworks; Artistic Frame chairs surround an Ironies table. (Tour the home)

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