Residential Ceilings Residential Flooring
Products Inspiration Ceilings 101 Installation Customer Support Find A Store

Product Type

Ceilings Wall Solutions Installation Decorative Solutions
Ceiling Replacement Finder

Basic Ceiling Types

Ceiling Tiles Ceiling Planks Drop Ceiling Panels


Style and Design Photo Gallery Before & After Images News & Awards

Ceilings 101

Ceiling Guide Wall Guide Room Guide Performance Features Prepare For Your Store Visit


Installation Overview Ceiling Tile Installation Ceiling Plank Installation Ceiling Panel Installation Wall Installation Material Estimators Video Library

Customer Support

Contact Us Ceiling Care and Maintenance Glossary FAQs Brochures Warranties

Find A Store

Find a Store

Tile Backsplash Design Ideas

Beautiful tile backsplash designs add instant style to your kitchen.

Give your kitchen a quick update with a pressed metal backsplash.

If you’re looking for a unique, low-cost way to update your kitchen, consider installing a pressed metal tile backsplash. Armstrong offers a range of patterns and finishes to match any décor, and they’re so easy to install, you can do it yourself in a weekend!

5 Tile Backsplash Design Ideas

  • If your kitchen ceiling already boasts the beautiful look of tin tiles, bring that same warm ambience down to eye level with a tile backsplash made of decorative metal. Create a coordinated look by selecting a matching finish, or mix it up with a contrasting finish such as stainless steel. Armstrong’s Metallaire decorative metal ceiling tiles come in a backsplash option, but you can also use 2’ x 4’ ceiling panels.
  • Add visual energy by installing your tile backsplash along the entire length of the counter. Choose a smaller pattern in the same finish behind the sink and stove to distinguish these areas from the surrounding panels.
  • With under-cabinet lighting, a pressed metal tile backsplash gives your room extra sparkle. You can achieve different effects by the pattern you choose.
  • A metal tile backsplash works beautifully in a room with dark wood cabinets by creating a visual break between the upper and lower storage areas. In a kitchen with white cabinetry, a pressed metal tile backsplash adds a different texture to the space.
  • Install metal panels diagonally to create a lively quilted pattern in a country kitchen. A 6-inch or smaller pattern provides a better visual than a larger pattern. Use tin snips to cut panels as necessary.

Pressed metal panels are easy to install with construction adhesive and a few DIY tools. Check out this installation video to learn how you can give your kitchen a fresh look with a new tile backsplash. You can also view more photos of kitchen backsplashes in our photo gallery.

tile backsplash
©2000-2015 AWI Licensing Company. All rights reserved | P.O. Box 3001 Lancaster, PA 17604