Backsplashes protect walls from splashes and spills, hence the name. But they also serve as a decorative focal point in most kitchens, which can make picking a tile design tricky. One of our favorite styles is herringbone. The pattern resembles fish bones. It is typically created with rectangular shaped tiles made of ceramic, stone, or porcelain. Get the inspiration you need to upgrade your kitchen with a stylish herringbone backsplash.
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Iridescent Marble Herringbone Backsplash
Are you Looking to add a little shimmer to your kitchen? The design team at
Karen Berke Meyer Home created this herringbone backsplash with iridescent marble tiles. The gorgeous focal point establishes the color scheme for the white and gray kitchen.Continue to 2 of 11 below.
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Blue Herringbone Tile Backsplash
A herringbone backsplash can add pattern and texture to a monochromatic kitchen—case in point, this cooking space by Jenn Feldman Designs. The blue tiles also contrast beautifully with the white quartz kitchen countertop.Continue to 3 of 11 below.
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Mini Herringbone Tile Backsplash
We adore the repeating tiny herringbone pattern these mini tiles create in this kitchen by Studio McGee. What we like best about this idea is that the design breaks up the white space with visual texture.Continue to 4 of 11 below.
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Marble Herringbone Backsplash Accent Wall
A counter-to-ceiling marble herringbone backsplash makes a stunning feature wall in this open concept cooking space by Stonington Cabinetry and Design. The white and gray stone tiles are a perfect match for the navy blue cabinetry. Brass accents are a warming touch that lends a refined elegance.Continue to 5 of 11 below.
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Contrasting Tile Pattern Backsplash
Contrasting tile patterns give this white kitchen by Stonington Cabinetry & Designs a big wow factor. Over the oven is a herringbone backsplash. The tiles over the countertops are arranged in a classic subway tile layout.Continue to 6 of 11 below.
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White Tile and Gray Grout Backsplash
Charcoal gray grout is what makes the herringbone backsplash pop in this coastal kitchen by Lindye Galloway Interiors. Dark blue features establish a sense of balance throughout the white cooking space.Continue to 7 of 11 below.
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Dark and Dramatic Backsplash
This luxurious traditional kitchen by The Studio Entourage combines shiplap paneled walls with a charcoal herringbone backsplash. The latter was placed behind the oven for a practical reason, not just for a dramatic statement—tile is way more heat resistant than wood.Continue to 8 of 11 below.
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Coastal Vibe Gray Herringbone Backsplash
Transitional kitchens combine traditional decor with modern style—for instance, this cooking space by New River Building Company. The marble herringbone backsplash takes the traditional cabinetry to a new contemporary level. Additional elements including the gold pendants and rattan bar stools add a coastal twist.Continue to 9 of 11 below.
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Black Herringbone Backsplash
White and black just may be the perfect color combination ever. Here a modern farmhouse cooking space by The Kitchen Studio combines white shaker-style cabinetry with a black herringbone backsplash. Brushed brass accents with a vintage patina and a wood-paneled oven hood bring rustic warmth to the table.Continue to 10 of 11 below.
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Multicolored Herringbone Tile Backsplash
You can get mighty creative with brick porcelain tiles as shown in the traditional cooking space by The Kitchen Works. The herringbone backsplash combines white, gray, and yellow tiles to create a stunning graphic pattern that truly personalizes the kitchen.Continue to 11 of 11 below.
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Faux Herringbone Tile Backsplash
What if you love the idea of installing a herringbone tile backsplash, but you are not ready to fully commit? Behold this clever DIY by the ladies behind the decor blog, Classy Clutter. They created a striking backsplash on the cheap using a Sharpie. The entire project took around eight hours to complete.