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Today's kitchen is designed to be
the gathering place for the home.
This kitchen remodel project was
designed to be an open and
inviting space and the contractors
working on this project brought it to
The challenge that I faced as the
kitchen designer was to bring
warmth into the open space of the
kitchen by selecting the backsplash
tile and granite countertops that
tones that the architecture of the
house exhibits and at the same
time I did not want a rustic feel to
KITCHEN DESIGN and
Since the kitchen cabinets had
been chosen for their clean lines
and the hardware were elongated
and elegant in design, I felt that the
kitchen tile that I would select
should compliment the overall
effect that the architect was after.
My choice for the kitchen tile
backsplash was slate subway tile in
a mini brick pattern.
This slate sheet tile is a 1x2 subway
tile and was an ideal choice for this
kitchen island which is curved at the
face. The sheet tile installation
follows the curve of the island front.
The backsplash tile was supplied
through Florida Tile and gives the
effect of copper finish especially
after the tile installer applies stone
impregnator and enhancer sealant.
Color plays an important part for a
kitchen design that appeals to many
tastes. The selection of the kitchen
granite countertop was made first
before I selected the backsplash tile I
was going to use.
For years Absolute black and Uba
Tuba granite slab was the popular
choice among homeowners, builders,
installers and interior designers.
Today, consumers favor granite tops
with movement. My pick for this
counter was Juparanna tobacco
supplied by Bedrosian tile. This granite
offered movement and the right color
that I was looking for in the kitchen
remodel design that the homeowner
Years ago when you thought of slate
tile in a home you thought of a log
cabin in the woods.
In reality slate has been used in In
reality slate has been used in shower
pan floors and kitchen tile flooring of
many different designs for years as
the technology for better sealants
have advanced making maintenance
of floors including slate kitchen tiles
A WORD TO THE WISE, for the best selection of granite slabs start your search
early in the project before the tile installation begins.
Our team of artisan granite fabricators have years of experience with seams and layouts
that utilize the slabs purchased taking into account the flow of the grain, design of the
counter and placement of the seams. Slab fabrication includes cut outs for under mount
sink and faucets, custom edges and template service. Slabs are supplied through the
major Denver importers and distributors.
Thinking about glass tile for
your kitchen? It's a great
choice. Kitchen backsplashes
in glass tiles are not only
beautiful to look at but are
easy to maintain. Read more
about this iridescent glass tile.
KITCHEN TILE BACKSPLASH
Stone tile kitchen back -
splashes are becoming quite
the norm as more and more
people seek out different tiles
and designs that will give their
kitchen remodel the wow
factor that they are looking for.
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