Modern Matte Black Kitchen Backsplash

Modern Matte Black Kitchen Backsplash

While you usually want diamonds to shine, this kitchen proves that matte black Diamonds can be absolutely brilliant! This beautiful backsplash offers a modern and sleek sophistication to a custom project with personality. It shows that you can go unique and bold while maintaining a timeless look by using a neutral palette. Continue reading to learn how we created this awe-inspiring modern matte black kitchen backsplash installation filled with texture and movement.

Medium Diamonds - 366 Satin Black, 613 Black, 60 Silver Lining, 77E Grey, 11 Deco White, 155 Steel

An Artful Take on Tile

The homeowner of this kitchen, Jeanne, has style. Her condo is sleek and modern with adornments of original paintings, a shiny black grand piano, and pops of bright red decor. Her appreciation for handmade items drew her to our tile for her kitchen project. Our artisan process of creating the tile from start to finish was the perfect fit for her sleek home filled with art.

We love the way this one turned out. The beautiful contrast of matte-glazed to the shiny-glazed tile for the contrasting "river." The way that the tile floats effortlessly from the stove hood across the backsplash for movement. The way the granite countertops reflect the tile in this light-filled space. Every detail was executed perfectly, just like the rest of Jeanne's home. 

Learn more about our artisan process here

 Pictured: Homeowner, Jeanne.

How to Add Custom Tile to Your Home

When starting a custom project with us, you'll talk with someone from our sales team who will help you transform your dream into a reality! Your plan doesn't need to be completely ironed out, because we love working together to find something that fits perfectly in your home. Of course, once we got to know Jeanne, we knew she needed something with personality that also matched her modern style. For her custom river of contrasting tiles we designed based on the existing dimensions of the kitchen, for an install that truly belongs in the space. 

We know that a backsplash like this looks like an intimidating process to design and install, but we've been doing this for over 15 years and have simplified the process to make artisan tile possible for your home too. Once we receive measurements of your backsplash, we'll mock-up the unique layout for you to approve. After we get all of the tile created in our factory, our layout team glues the whole project onto mesh sheeting. Once it's dry, they cut them into easy to install sheets along with a numbering system, so something this custom is just as easy to install as any other project! 

Don't want to deal with customization? You can buy standard tile sheets directly from our website!


Order tile samples to see, touch, and fall in love with our handmade tiles in person. We would also love to hear what inspires you! Hopefully, our floor to wall tile transition ideas gave you some inspiration for your future home décor projects. Tell us more about your future project and get the ball rolling

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