Now, the main function of the kitchen has begun to switch, not only for cooking but also for the kitchen to entertain guests, from just eating together to chatting in the kitchen bar. So from that, there is nothing wrong if you start thinking about designing the look of your kitchen to become more attractive. What if we start with the backsplash display as one of the exploration areas for the decorative elements of the kitchen.
The back wall of the kitchen set or often referred to as kitchen backsplash is one of the important elements of the overall design of the kitchen. The design of the kitchen backsplash is able to provide a different atmosphere in the kitchen. Various materials and design styles from the kitchen backsplash wall can also be an option to determine what the kitchen wall is suitable for your kitchen design.
The material most often used for the backsplash is the mosaic because both of these materials are easy to clean, the price is not too expensive, and has many interesting motifs. Mosaic tiles are one of the decorative tiles that are present in various types. This mosaic tile can provide fresh nuance and inspiration for the kitchen in your home, whether it’s an old kitchen or a new kitchen interior. This mosaic tile has advantages over ordinary tiles where ordinary tiles only have plain and matching colors and motifs, while mosaic tiles can represent the creative expression of the occupants which is difficult to realize if we use plain tiles.
The use of mosaics tiles for kitchen backsplash became increasingly popular at this time. The colors and types of mosaics on the market are increasingly varied. Some are solid, some are transparent like glass. Some are economical, some are very expensive. You could say the mosaic has entered its golden age in the last 10 years.
Mosaic tiles are available in various shapes, sizes, designs, and materials, depending on their use. One of the most famous is the glass mosaic, usually comes with quite bright color variants, such as red and green, or a combination of several colors to form like a rainbow. In addition, there are also marble mosaic tiles that can give a classic and luxurious look, so metal mosaic tiles are urban, modern and contemporary.
There are also mosaics from coconut shells. Indonesia is one of the exporters of coconut shell mosaic tiles and its products have been marketed to America and Europe. This mosaic of coconut shell is much preferred because of the texture of coconut shell fiber which is still clearly visible, and it can create natural nuances in the kitchen.
In addition to the types above, there are still mosaic tiles from porcelain, ceramics, to natural rocks. All these mosaic tiles have plus and minus values and are adapted to their use in a kitchen.
In order for the mosaic backsplash to be installed perfectly on the subway backsplash, the product used must be a good product. This is important because installing tiles or mosaics on the wall is more difficult than installing on the floor. The mortar used must be able to hold the ceramic so that it doesn’t fall. So that dirt and oil do not easily enter, between mosaics or ceramics must also be filled with grout fillers.
The pictures above are a backsplash design idea with beautiful mosaic tiles. Mosaic tiles can be applied to modern kitchens and traditional kitchens because they have changeable patterns. However, if your kitchen is a modern and minimalist kitchen, you can try to backsplash peel and stick that has a beautiful pattern as in this very interesting 16 Most Popular Kitchen Backsplash Peel and Stick.