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Mosaic Tiles in the Kitchen

Available in a wide variety of colors, textures, and shapes, mosaic tiles can create an eye-catching design to complement your kitchen counters and cabinets. Explore our guide to learn how to add mosaic tiles to your kitchen design for a unique look!

Mosaic Tile Options for Your Kitchen

Mosaics are small tiles that are usually connected by a sheet with adhesive backing that makes them easy to install. All mosaic tiles are designed in repeating patterns, but mosaics are one of the most versatile tile options in terms of color, texture, and design. Mosaics are available in shapes ranging from the traditional octagon to long rectangles to creative lantern shapes. Different colors and materials can create unique looks in your kitchen – natural stone mosaics lend themselves to a more natural look, while glass tiles can add dimension for a more modern aesthetic. 

Mosaic Kitchen Backsplashes

Mosaic tiles are a great choice to bring intrigue to your kitchen backsplash. Their small design allows you to create a beautiful repeating pattern in the relatively small wallspace of your kitchen backsplash. Mosaic tile backsplashes are also a great way to add a pop of color between your kitchen cabinets and countertops.

Bergamo Polished Herringbone Mosaic Natural Stone Kitchen Wall
Herringbone Mosaic Natural Stone in Bergamo Polished

Mosaic tiles aren’t just beautiful, however – they are also a highly functional choice for your kitchen backsplash. Mosaic tiles are very easy to clean, which is a crucial factor to consider for an area that will likely be hit with splashes of oil and other ingredients while you cook. It’s called a backsplash for a reason! With a mosaic tile backsplash, you can just wipe the surface down after cooking and it will look good as new.

Allure/Palisandro Talya Sophia 8 3/4 x 13 1/2 Waterjet Natural Stone Kitchen Wall
Talya Sophia 8 3/4 x 13 1/2 Waterjet Natural Stone in Allure/Palisandro
Harlow Interlocking Mosaic Natural Stone Kitchen Wall
Interlocking Mosaic Natural Stone in Harlow 
Pisa Agate 1″ Hex Pearl Finish Glass Tile Kitchen Wall
Agate 1″ Hex Pearl Finish Glass Tile in Pisa

Mosaic Kitchen Floor Tiles

When you think of mosaic tiles in the kitchen, you’ll likely think of a backsplash. But mosaic tiles can also be a great choice for kitchen flooring. The kitchen is an area prone to spills and messes on the floor as a natural part of food prep and eating meals, and the texture of mosaic tiles contributes to a lower risk of slipping. In particular, porcelain mosaic tiles are highly slip-resistant, moisture-resistant, and easy to clean, making them an excellent option for your kitchen floor.

Temple Gray Metrology Hexagon Mosaic in Asian Statuary Lagos Kitchen Flooring
Metrology Hexagon Mosaic in Asian Statuary Lagos Temple Gray

Selecting mosaic tiles for your kitchen floor also contributes to your kitchen’s aesthetic appeal. Mosaic floor tiles can create interesting patterns and draw the eye to the floor. Look for a pattern and color combination that complements your cabinets – for example, if you have dark or painted cabinets, perhaps go for a lighter mosaic tile design, and vice versa.


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