A kitchen design is the perfect marriage of stylish and practical elements, and the backsplash is no exception. Just like jewelry and shoes coordinate with your clothes to complete an outfit, the backsplash accessorizes and complements other elements of your design. At the same time it performs the very practical function of protecting your kitchen wall from water, grease, and food splashes.
The kitchen is no longer a single purpose room, designed only to store and prepare food. Gone are the days when most homes had a separate dining room, family room, and formal living room. Today’s kitchens are typically a multi-functional space combining the traditional food-related activities with socializing, entertaining guests, homework, and much more. It tends to be one of the busiest rooms in the house and must accommodate numerous people at once. Open plan kitchens are more popular than ever as they allow for a flow between the kitchen, dining, and entertaining areas, and create a more sociable atmosphere centered on the kitchen.
Kitchens are typically divided up into work zones based on functional areas such as food preparation, cooking, eating, and entertaining. The island plays a central role as it provides an obvious delineation between different areas of the kitchen. Position work space on one side close the cooking area, while family members or guests sit across […]