Backsplash School (5): What is Mosaic Tile Backsplash?

mosaic tile backsplash

Backsplash School (5): What is Mosaic Tile Backsplash?

Mosaic tile backsplash is a bridge between the ancient and modern era where, kitchen remodeling meets with your artful and colorful personality.

The basic definition of mosaic tile backsplash is the art of combining tiny tiles together to create a larger image or pattern.  In some conditions,  large tiles with picture pieces have the same meaning. No matter what size of piece, pictured tiles are like puzzle pieces and also called mosaic tile.  Your kitchen wall can carry the figurative designs, which integrate visually with existing tiling and decor: Landscape, blooming tree branches , beach, florals, abstracts , geometric shapes  are some of the mosaic tile backsplash ideas. Please consider that, the simplicity or complexity of the pattern will affect the final cost to create the desired end result.

Material  Selection for Mosaic Tile Backsplash

Stone Mosaic Backsplash

Stone mosaic tiles add a sophisticated and complimentary approach to any space. The favorite stones to make a beautiful stone mosaic backsplash are marble, travertine and natural rocks and slates.

Glass Mosaic Backsplash

Glass mosaic tiles can be both dramatic and soft. Fused glass is picked for more artistic forms of  backsplash. Adding an accent wall behind your range is a popular choice when updating your kitchen. Glass tiles are one of the easiest mosaics to clean and maintain, making them an excellent choice for your backsplash selection.

Ceramic Mosaic Backsplash

Ceramic mosaic backsplash tile is one of the favorite of interior designers and architects. The advantages of ceramic mosaic tile are: strong, long-lasting and guaranteed to make any interior look amazing as the quintessential wall feature.  To visualize the endless imagination I would like to introduce the broken china pieces as  ceramic mosaic tile.

Metal Mosaic Backsplash

Metal mosaic tiles add a contemporary look to your space that is both bold and elegant. Using metal tiles as a back-splash provides your kitchen with a genuinely stunning look that better showcases your design aesthetic. Most picks goes for stainless steel and copper.

Mixed Material Mosaic Backsplash 

Admired designers are working hard to put new vocabulary to the mosaic backsplash ideas. In these days, many different material can be combined to show the art exhibition in kitchen design ideas. My favorites are: Slate and Glass, Travertine and Glass, Marble and Glass, Glass and Metal, Glass plus Ceramic and Resin , Marble plusGlass and Metal and especially Glass plus Travertine and Shell mixtures.

Mosaic Tile Backsplash in Pictures

Here are my eye candies of mosaic tile backsplash in pictures. Hope you like them all.

Polished Calacatta White Marble Hexagonal Mosaic Backsplash Tile

Picture Credit: Houzz., Polished Calacatta White Marble Mosaic Backsplash Tile.

White Carrara Marble Mosaic Backsplash 

Picture Credit: T.S. Adam Studio, Architects. Lovely beach style kitchen with gorgeous white carrara marble mosaic tiles

Travertine Mosaic Inlet 

Picture Credit: IT Sonoma Style. Soft touch into your traditional kitchen. Travertine Mosaic Inlet. Puzzle style mosaic tile.

Custom Handmade Glass Mosaic Backsplash Tile 

Picture Credit: Solara Designs Inc., Utterly amazed. Custom Handmade Glass Mosaic Backsplash.

Fused Glass Mosaic Backsplash Tile

glass mosaic backsplash tile
Picture Credit: Designerglassmosaics., Sophisticated Glass mosaic tile behind the range.

Neutral Color Blend Glass Mosaic Backsplash Tiles

Modern Glass Mosaic Backsplash tile
Picture Credit: Overstock., Neutral color blend glass mosaic backsplash tiles. It may  be categorized as matchstick backsplash or glass matchstick backsplash tile as well.

Unique Ceramic Mosaic Tile Backsplash

Picture Credit: Tracey Stephens Interior Design., Admiring combination of the broken ceramic pieces to make a unique mosaic tile backsplash.

Mixmatch Style Ceramic Mosaic Backsplash Tile

Picture Credit:David Johnston Architects.,Mixmatch style ceramic mosaic backsplash tile. Amazing design , keen eyes.

Stainless Steel Mosaic Tile Backsplash

stainless steel mosaic tile backsplash
Picture Credit: JC Designs. Stainless steel mosaic backsplash tile. Like cute pebble stones.

Brushed Copper Mosaic Backsplash Tile

brushed copper mosaic backsplash tile
Picture Credit: HGTV., Brushed copper mosaic tile backsplash

Mixed Material Mosaic Tile Backsplash

Glass Travertine shell mosaic backsplash tile
Picture Credit: Backsplash., Mixed Material mosaic tile backsplash seems very warm and elegant.



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