10 Elegant Kitchens With Stainless Steel Backsplashes

There are plenty of ways to make a kitchen look elegant and professional, some more efficient than others. A stainless steel backsplash can definitely get you that look. But there’s more to it than just the look. A stainless steel backsplash presents multiple advantages and those are in fact the main reasons why this has become a trend in modern and contemporary kitchens.

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Stainless steel backsplashes are non-porous which means they don’t allow bacteria and mold to develop. That may not actually be a problem but it’s still a nice little advantage that complements the already trendy and stylish look.

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Stainless steel backsplashes have a uniquely modern and urban vibe and they look great when complemented by minimalist furniture. Also, they’re quite versatile and go well with a variety of different colors and finishes.{image from milaninflat}.

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The trend of stainless steel backsplashes started in professional restaurants where this material is also common for countertops thanks to its antibacterial properties and extreme durability. That being said, if you want a professional-looking in your home this can be a great source of inspiration. A nice example would be the kitchen designed by 23bassi studio di architettura for a house in Milan.

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A stainless steel backsplash would also reflect the light, helping a small kitchen appear bigger and brighter. To emphasize that even more, consider white kitchen furniture. Check out how nice these two elements look together. This is a design completed by studio Alloy.

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Another pretty important detail to consider is the fact that stainless steel backsplashes can look nice when paired with matching appliances. That’s usually the case with large, restaurant-grade appliances such as the ones featured in this red kitchen designed by studio ODA New York.

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Of course, too much stainless steel can make a space feel cold and uninviting so you want to also make the kitchen look warm and inviting. That’s easy to do with wooden furniture and warm colors. Perhaps you’d let yourself be inspired by this design created by architect Cary Bernstein.

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The same team at cbstudio also designed this modern kitchen which has a stainless steel backsplash, matching appliances as well as a stainless steel island. All of that is complemented by a wooden floor, white cabinetry and a soft area rug.

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There are different patterns and textures which makes possible a series of cool designs such as the one created by Buratti Architects. This is a kitchen where the appliances, countertops, backsplash and even the walls and the cabinetry are all made of stainless steel.

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Stainless steel countertops and backsplashes connect nicely with grey-colored kitchen furniture. The contrast is subtle but noticeable, just enough to prevent the decor from becoming monotonous and bland. This is a design complete by studio MOOARC.

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This stylish kitchen completed by studio Workroom Design reflects the owners’ preference for a simple, contemporary home with low-maintenance interior design and a palette of materials which creates a welcoming and comfortable vibe with industrial undertones.