Mosaic Monday: The Modern Way to Tile Your Kitchen Backsplash

March 12, 2018

Tiling your kitchen backsplash is basically a necessity, so why not take the opportunity to create a real focal point with your backsplash and add some interest to your space? By using classic materials in unexpected ways, you can achieve a modern look that will never go out of style! 

Featured: Cecily Pattern Polished Mosaic

Cecily Pattern Polished Mosaic is the perfect example of a classic marble turned into a modern backsplash tile. As you can see in this image, the interesting star-like pattern is an elegant kitchen backsplash on it’s own, but when paired with these sleek grey cabinets the contrast of classic and contemporary creates a modern masterpiece. 

Get this look with MSI's Arabescato Carrara Herringbone Pattern Mosaic 
(Photo Credit: Houzz)

Speaking of modern marble looks, Arabescato Carrara Herringbone Pattern Mosaic features ever-popular Carrara marble in a chic herringbone pattern, creating a mosaic tile that is sure to become a contemporary classic. Take this luxurious look even further by installing your wall tile all the way up to the ceiling as shown in this photo of Arabescato Carrara in a gorgeous custom kitchen.

Recreate this look with MSI's Statuario Altissimo Polished Stile Porcelain 
(Photo Credit: Houzz)

If you love the rich, dramatic look of marble but want something with a little less upkeep and a lot lower cost, try Statuario Altissimo Polished Stile Porcelain from the Stile Collection by MSI. These gauged porcelain slabs mimic marble, are lightweight, durable, and are perfect for any backsplash installation. What’s more, the large format tiles give your kitchen backsplash a seamless slab look that is thoroughly modern. 

Create a similar look with MSI's Urban Loft Interlocking Pattern (Photo Credit: Houzz)

Mixing tile materials such as metal, glass, and stone creates balanced yet dynamic backsplash designs that will never grow old. Urban Loft Interlocking Pattern backsplash tile gives you the ideal blend of silvery metal with charcoal grey glass and cool beige stone tiles for a contemporary mosaic mix that adds character to your kitchen while staying current. 

Get this look with MSI's Gray Glossy Fish Scale Mosaic (Photo Credit: Houzz)

For the ultimate in modern glam, check out Gray Glossy Fish Scale Mosaic tile. This cool gray tile feels like an instant classic with a neutral hue that is timeless yet trendy, and the durability of porcelain to withstand years of use.

These modern modern backsplash choices are sure to instantly give your kitchen an updated look that you’ll love for years to come. When it comes time for your dream remodel, take a look at some of our favorite backsplash tile options!