Published at Sunday, December 02nd 2018, 01:28:17 AM. Backsplashes. By Angelika Rchter.
Wood is a timeless material, which is widely used in architecture and decor – all kinds of it and plywood too. Wood never goes out of style and matches all kinds of styles and color schemes including one more, very fresh and unique idea wood for backsplashes. Wood and plywood may aren’t the best idea for kitchens due to humidity and splashes and grease of different kinds. But modern finishes and types of plywood are such that you can not worry about it much.
Concrete is a very popular material to use in home décor. Are they functional and worth it or not? Concrete a great idea to add an edgy feel, using concrete backsplashes adds texture and depth to the decor. It’s great not only for industrial or minimalist spaces, it’s used in many other kitchens style designs too. Concrete isn’t expensive, comparing it to marble, quartz and other costly solutions, I may say that this is rather a budget-friendly option.
Certain types of marble such as the Emperador which comes from Spain, are ideal for high-traffic areas and fireplace surrounds. Still, their unique color tones can also be used to give a kitchen backsplash a stand-out look. This particular type has grains with irregular veins which makes each tile unique and offers the opportunity to create interesting patterns. As always, a marble backsplash presents both advantages and disadvantages.
Metallic décor got super popular several years ago, and silver and brass popped up in different spaces. But now a metallic shade that is the most popular one is copper because it makes you space look more refined, glam and chic, and this color isn’t hacky. If you want to follow the trend and give your home a trendy copper shine, there’s a great and durable idea for your kitchen. Copper backsplashes can easily fit most of cabinetry colors: white, emerald, black, navy, brown and so on.