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Building 101: Kitchen Backsplashes

Colored glass panels and mosaic tiles are elegant alternatives to the usual ceramic tiles


A kitchen backsplash protects walls and makes for a beautiful backdrop. You can get creative with unusual hues for the kitchen. Colored glass panels and mosaic tiles are welcome alternatives to the usual ceramic tiles.

Picks by Tala Singson. Photographed by Vincent Coscolluela and Jun Pinzon.

Read the original article ("Backsplash in the Pan") in the RL Notebook of the December 2012-January 2013 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details.

The Inspiration

A colorful backsplash that works well with the over-all theme of the house. Take inspiration from the different kinds that you can consider for your space.

Mozzaico Colton Roso

Ideal for traditional-style kitchens

Mozzaico Picina Acqua

This goes well with kitchens that have a distinct color scheme.

Mozzaico Pizarra Oro

Two-toned metallic mosaics add a bit more drama and depth.

Mozzaico Dutti Verde

Unexpected tesserae shapes fit nicely in contemporary kitchens.

Mozzaico Hampton Beige

This adds texture and spark to an otherwise gloomy kitchen.

*All available at Meglio; prices available upon request


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