Top Trending 10 Countertop Backsplash Ideas by Marble Systems

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Whether you’re leaning towards a white minimalist kitchen backsplash or you the sleek look of a natural stone slab backsplash, there’s enough options to make picking the right kitchen backsplash a near impossible task. It can especially tricky if you have intend to match a stylish kitchen backsplash to a countertop. From backsplashes for busy granite to backsplash ideas for dark cabinets and light countertops, here is a list of highly versatile and stylish contemporary backsplash idea.

One of the top trends of 2024 are matching slab counters and backsplashes. These designs are elegant and sleek, creating a kitchen countertop and backsplash design that feels harmonious and makes the space feel more open. Or, if you love the look of classic mosaic tile backsplashes, then there are certainly a variety of stylish and contemporary designs available made out of marble, ceramic, and more.

We’ve carefully selected or top trending countertop backsplash tile ideas for 2024 for anyone looking for kitchen renovation inspiration.

1. Quartz Slab Backsplash

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One of the most popular kitchen countertop backsplash ideas for this upcoming year is the quartz backsplash kitchen and quartzite backsplash kitchen. The two kitchen scenes shown above pair the white quartz slabs and quartzite slabs beautifully with the tones of the countertops and cabinets. Either create a matching quartz countertop and backsplash like the Venezian Infinito Polished White Quartz kitchen idea shown above, or make the backsplash distinct with a statement piece that contrasts the rest of the kitchen nicely like the Gray Maldive Polished Quartzite Slab.

2. Butcher Block Countertop Backsplash

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Not everyone loves the look of a classic marble counter backsplash idea. If you love the look of butcher block countertop, then consider this unique butcher block countertop backsplash which pairs the wood butcher’s block with the elegant Bellini Polished Black Quartz Slab.

3. Contemporary Ceramic Tile Backsplash

backsplash ideas for dark cabinets and light countertops
backsplash for busy granite

Unlike the first modern two kitchen countertops and backsplash options on our list, this ceramic backsplash tile is a classic with a contemporary twist. In the new year, more and more kitchen designs are preferring patterned or unique kitchen backsplash tiles over the look of monochromatic subway tiles. Embracing the look of a patterned ceramic tile backsplash is a great way of adding personality to your kitchen. It also makes for a highly versatile option if you’re struggling to match your counters with your backsplash. The black and white Bavi Glazed Terracotta Tile shown above works well as a backsplash for black granite countertops and white cabinets.

4. Stacked Marble Mosaic Tile Backsplash

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This understated cream marble backsplash option is the Calacatta Amber Marble Mosaic Tile, which offers a streamlined, minimalist look. It’s a great option to add a touch of subtle warmth to kitchens or to open up the space. The kitchen shown above showcases the look of a matching countertop and backsplash made out of Calacatta Amber Marble.

5. White Slab Kitchen Backsplash

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The look of white quartz as backsplash works well for backsplash ideas for granite countertops since it balances busy, dark countertops. The Oakleigh Polished Quartz Slab and Calacatta Capri Polished Quartz Slab shown above both match the countertops and backsplashes for a harmonious, uniform look throughout the kitchens. The result is a bright and airy kitchen that looks spacious and open.

6. Colorful Ceramic Kitchen Backsplash

backsplash for black granite countertops and white cabinets
backsplash for black countertops

For something more fun and vibrant, consider the look of a colorful ceramic backsplash tile. This look is completely adaptable and versatile to suit your desired look for your kitchen. The blue and white Japanese-inspired Wagara Ceramic Tiles shown above work well with minimal, sleek lines in a kitchen. Or, create a welcoming, 50s-inspired atmosphere with these soft pink Status Ceramic Tiles on the right. If you want a backsplash for black countertops that lightens the space, consider going for a light color ceramic backsplash tile.

7. Emerald Green Slab Kitchen Backsplash

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This polished Green Maderius Quartzite Backsplash is one of our favorites. Emerald green is certainly one of the top trending colors of the past few years, and these stunning quartz quartz countertops with backsplash are a perfect option. Note how the backsplash pictured makes use of two different quartzite slabs for a two-toned quartz kitchen backsplash look.

8. Marble Subway Tile Backsplash

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Choosing a marble subway tile backsplash is an incredible way to elevate the look of classic subway tile, making it the timeless kitchen backsplash. The Marble Subway Tile on the left has delicate veins of violet streaking through. On the right is a butcher block countertop with backsplash in an earthy green hue, made of Marble Fluted Tile. The two opposing designs showcase the variation in marble subway tiles available, with multiple finishes and textures available.

9. Traditional Tile Backsplash

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backsplash for white countertops

The look of traditional, artisan backsplash tiles is something we hope never goes out of style because it keeps the tradition of tilemaking alive. The blue and white Miradouro Classic Ceramic Tile takes inspiration from Spanish and Portuguese tiles, while the charming illustrated tiles on the left are Delft Ceramic Tiles which originate in the Netherlands. These two kitchen mosaic backsplash ideas work well as a backsplash for white countertops and rustic-inspired homes.

10. Monochromatic Black Countertop Backsplash

backsplash for black granite countertops and white cabinets

This Charlestown Honed Quartz Slab is the ultimate black backsplash with black countertops design. Fully embrace the look of a sleek black countertop by matching the backsplash. The black quartz kitchen pictured above alleviates the black monochromatic look with splashes of vibrant color. Nevertheless, if you’re seeking something more understated, consider adding white accents for the ultimate black and white kitchen look.

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Shop Marble Systems’ entire range of backsplash tiles and backsplash slabs online today made from a variety of high-quality stylish materials, including marble, quartz, ceramic and more.

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