How to Use Two Different Backsplashes in a Kitchen

Perry Hiiman
October 2, 2023
How to Use Two Different Backsplashes in a Kitchen


Can you use two different backsplashes in your kitchen? While it may sound incongruous at first, if you’re looking to elevate the design of your kitchen to have it serve both as a functional space and a visual masterpiece, using two different backsplashes in your kitchen is worth considering. This innovative idea can infuse your kitchen with personality and original style. Our talented designers and skilled workers at NYKB are ready to help you design and build the kitchen of your dreams, incorporating a mixed tile backsplash easily into your space.

Two Different Backsplashes in Your Kitchen, Twice the Impact

Using two different backsplashes in your kitchen is a design choice that’s gaining popularity for several reasons. It allows you to create a unique and customized look that sets your kitchen remodel apart from the rest. Here are some key benefits to bear in mind when choosing a backsplash with two different tiles:

Contrast and Complement

Choosing 2 backsplashes allows you to create more elaborate designs where the mixed tile backsplash can contrast and compliment each other to enhance your kitchen. You can mix and match kitchen tiles, pairing different materials or tile patterns that either starkly contrast or harmoniously complement each other. We’ll show you many backsplash combination ideas, for example, combining sleek subway tiles with rustic stone or mosaic backsplashes to create an eye-catching contrast.

Contrasting tiles and two different backsplashes in the kitchen with NYKB

Functional Zoning

Designing 2 different backsplashes in your kitchen enables you to create distinct functional zones. You can incorporate one style in the cooking or prep area and another in the dining or serving space. This not only looks appealing but also helps define different areas within your kitchen.

NYKB explains how to use two different backsplashes in a kitchen

Focal Point

Turn one of the backsplashes into a focal point by incorporating bold colors, intricate patterns, or unique materials. This draws attention to specific areas like the cooking zone or a cozy breakfast nook, creating a truly captivating kitchen.

Focal point tiles and two different backsplashes in the kitchen with NYKB

Mixing Tile Sizes

Consider varying the height of your backsplashes for added visual appeal. Contrasting a standard-height backsplash behind countertops with a taller one behind the stove or range hood not only looks great but also provides extra wall protection.

NYKB explains how to use two different backsplashes in a kitchen

Seamless Transition

If your kitchen flows into other living spaces, you can use one backsplash as a transition element. This creates a seamless visual transition and ensures your kitchen blends harmoniously with the surrounding areas.

NYKB explains how to use two different backsplashes in a kitchen

Practical and Personalized

While the aesthetics are important, practicality should not be overlooked. NYKB’s designers can guide you in choosing materials that are easy to clean and maintain in the kitchen environment. If you have a personalized touch in mind, such as custom tiles or artwork, we can make your vision a reality.

NYKB explains how to use two different backsplashes in a kitchen

Design Two Different Backsplashes in your Kitchen with NYKB

At NYKB, we understand that designing and building your dream kitchen is a significant undertaking. Our dedicated team of designers and skilled workers are here to ensure the process is seamless and enjoyable. We’ll work closely with you to incorporate the two different backsplashes into your dream kitchen design while ensuring functionality, aesthetics, and durability.

From choosing the perfect materials and colors, to expertly installing your chosen backsplash combination ideas, NYKB takes care of every detail. With our guidance, your kitchen will not only reflect your style but also offer the utmost in practicality and sophistication.
Ready to transform your kitchen with the unique charm of 2 backsplashes? Contact NYKB today, and start your journey to create the kitchen of your dreams. Merging our expertise and your vision, your kitchen will become the heart of your home in no time! With over 20 years of experience improving homes and kitchens in New York, we at NYKB have what it takes to make your home perfect.

The goal of renovation and remodeling is to ensure satisfaction upon completion of your project. Construction can be very frustrating, and without a professional contractor, things can go wrong.

About Author

Perry Hiiman

Perry Hiiman was born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. He planted his roots in Manhattan, New York in 1992. A few years later, Perry met his wife and had three lovely daughters. Perry has always been excited about home improvement and design. He has been in the service industry for over 25 years. Perry and his partner founded New York Kitchen and Bath in 2001. They pioneered the One Stop Shop concept of home improvement and design firms. In addition, Perry is a New York State licensed contractor, OSHA certified, and a New York State licensed mold assessor. He specializes in custom design and is genuinely passionate about what he does—bringing people’s dream projects to life.

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