MARCH 2020 - Nic & Wes Builders Pte Ltd Newsletter (Issue 118)
Subject: MARCH 2020 - Nic & Wes Builders Pte Ltd Newsletter (Issue 118)
Send date: 2020-03-01
Issue #: 118
MARCH 2020 ISSUE 118
IN FOCUS: SPIRIT OF ENTERPRISE FEATURES BRIAN & JUDE By Nicole Kow
The kitchen backsplash is a portion of the wall behind the sink or cooker. Its primary purpose is to protect the walls from liquids during washing and cooking. However, this wall space is also a prime design spot to get creative either as a focal feature or to tie the kitchen look together. This issue we look through our project archives to see how you can work backsplashes into your kitchens.
Laid like brick, Subway tiles are a popular option and come in a variety of colours and finishes. Its urban appeal can also be used in a number of ways.
White on white keeps things simple but far from boring. As the tiles are laid in alternate rows, the pattern adds dimension to the monocoloured palette.
In contrast, a bold hue stands out as the focal feature of the kitchen space.
If you are want something more visually unique, patterned tiles with geometrics or even an ethnic motif can be just the right amount of pizzazz to work into the look without overdoing it. Solid Color
However, if minimalism is more your style, an unadorned tile that follows the rest of your kitchen palette will create a more clean and slick feel. Matte tiles can add a subtle contrast amidst gloss finish cabinets for a more modern feel.
Mosaic are small tiles placed together on a sheet. They usually come designed together in a mix of colours, making mosaic a more playful option. Plain cabinets make way for mosaic tiles to shine. There is also an allure of retro touch in these little tiles. You can include just a strip along the length of the wall or cover it entirely.
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