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Kitchen Splashback Trends for 2022

Kitchen splashbacks have benefits that go beyond the aesthetic or design. Moisture on the plaster wall will not seem like a big deal but eventually, it will be exposed to constant humidity and it will start to mould. This can be demanding and costly to repair later on.

We have noticed kitchen splashbacks becoming a meaningful part of kitchen planning. More than that, a lot of the kitchen’s design is based on what type and style of kitchen splashback have been chosen. Read on to see what is trending in 2022.

 

Tiled splashback

Kitchen tile is no longer an item that is limited to fulfilling a functional role, such as preserving surfaces and facilitating cleaning. With the increasing demand for coatings that also accomplish a decorative role, the market has numerous models with different formats, colours, sizes and materials.

If you intend to use tiled splashbacks in your kitchen, first check where you want to place it. For those who want a prominent detail in the kitchen, the ideal place is on the sink countertop. For those who like to dare, they can use it on floors or cover an entire wall, combining it with shelves that give a special touch.

Be careful with the choice of size and colours, they can play a big role in making the space look bigger or smaller. Before choosing the colour of your kitchen, consider the space you have. Kitchens with smaller space usually ask for lighter or colourful tones for a feeling of amplitude. Darker tones tend to diminish the environment and require proper lighting so they don’t get heavy.

Texture also plays a key role when choosing the right tile for your kitchen splashback. The combinations of matte and glossy coatings are a great addition, and textured inserts give a cheerful and relaxed air when used in mixed tones. The 3D tile also comes as a strong trend as it gives you a whole range of options to play with.

 

Glass window splashback

Windows have the purpose of filling your home with natural light and providing cross-ventilation, and the kitchen should not be left out. In fact, who doesn’t want to prepare a meal while enjoying a beautiful view?

If the architectural design of your house allows you to adopt the glass window splashback, then you are able to transform any wall into more natural lighting for the space. This is a unique way of bringing the outdoors inside your home.

People tend to consider open-plan rooms whenever the sink shares walls with another area. This classic layout has been a hit for many years, but we have come to learn the benefits of having the kitchen slightly more isolated for preventing kitchen noises and smells into other spaces. The glass window gives you the possibility of splitting spaces without compromising the feeling of togetherness and you would still keep the lighting as if you had the open-plan format.

Choosing the right window that meets all your needs is not an easy task, but having the tips of a professional can help you choose what is right for your needs.

 

Stone splashback

Stone in the kitchen is far from being something new, but with the arisal of different options in the market, having the splashback as an extension of the benchtop could give that aesthetic look you were looking for. There are all kinds of luxury finishes you could use, which gives you a wide range of options to choose from. Marble and granite are two of the more popular options.

Marble is favoured for its particular veining patterns and for its heat and water resistance, while granite is popular for its durability and it can be found in a wide variety of colours and patterns.

They are strong, durable and resistant to heat, water and scratches. Even though this makes stone splashbacks a long-lasting solution, there is a need to be careful when choosing the stone for your kitchen as some of them can be highly porous requiring annual sealing in order to be resistant to food splatters.

Anything is possible when it comes to kitchen splashbacks. If there is an area of the kitchen where you can be very creative and mark it with your personality, this is the one. It is important to keep an eye on each material’s pros and cons in order to choose the best fit for you.

With so many options it can be overwhelming to choose the best splashback for your kitchen. Our design specialists have worked with all kitchens and splashback designs and can help you to find the one that will match your needs. Contact us today for a personalised consultation.

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