Why have a backsplash when you can have a full wall of tile? Here are ten kitchens where large swathes of tile have a big impact.
Extending tile from the floor or countertop to the ceiling can add big texture, color, and pattern to a kitchen. On a full wall, classic white subway tile becomes more dramatic (image 10), and cement tiles emulate the look of wallpaper with great durability (image 5).
1. James Merrell for House Beautiful
2. Lars Bolander's Scandinavian Design
3. Robert K. Chambers via Houzz
4. French Impressions
5. Elle Decor
6. Amber Interior Design
7. 4 Men 1 Lady
8. Rum Interior Design
10. Alice Gao for The Simple Things
(Images: as linked above)