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60 Edgy And Trendy Zellige Tile Backsplashes
Considering that texture is the major current trend in home decor, many home owners and home designers stick to textured solutions in interiors: limewashed walls, various types of stone, wood, textile and of course tile. If you are looking for the most fashionable tile to style your home, this is Zellige tile.
What Is Zellige Tile?
Zellige is a handcrafted clay tile that originates from Morocco. Zellige tiles are known for their variations in tone, shine, flatness and depth of the glazing, its surface texture with irregularities as well as its variability in shape and size. Because they’re hand-molded, hand-cut, and hand-glazed, no two zellige tiles are exactly the same.
a chic green kitchen with white countertops and a tan Zellige fish scale tile backsplash and open shelves
a chic light-stained kitchen with sleek cabinets, a green herringbone tile backsplash and a wall, shiny metal countertops and a cooker
a chic vintage-inspired kitchen with stained shaker cabinets and a large table kitchen island, black statement countertops, a black hood and black chairs
a contemporary blue metal kitchen with a tan and beige zellige tile backsplash and an open shelf over it is wow
a contemporary kitchen with stained cabinets, white stone countertops, white zellige tiles on the backsplash, a black hood
a contrasting kitchen with neutral cabinets, black countertops, an open shelf, a tan Zellige tile backsplash and black lamps
a contrasting kitchen with white cabinets, white stone countertops, a green Zellige tile backsplash and accent on the kitchen island
a cozy farmhouse kitchen with tan cabinets, black countertops, a pearly Zellige tile backsplash, stained shelves and gold fixturesHome
What Are Zellige Tile Pros?
The best thing about Zellige tile is that it’s unique, there are no two tiles looking the same, which will instantly elevate the style of your space and give it a character. A kitchen with such a backsplash will definitely stand out and such tile will add value to your home.
Experts recommend that zellige tiles be installed as close together as possible—with no joint and no tile spacers. The final look appears grout-less: a plus for those who are driven to madness by dirty grout, which is crucial for such a space as a kitchen.
a creamy kitchen with shaker cabinets, a grey zellige tile backsplash, a hood and an open shelf
a customized white IKEA kitchen spruced up with neutral tan and beige zellige tiles covering two walls and adding color to the space
a gorgeous kitchen with pink zellige tiles, green cabinetry, black appliances and fixtures, a shelf with some art and a potted plant
a green kitchen with neutral stone countertops, a white Zellige tile backsplash and gold fixtures
a grey kitchen with a neutral zellige tile backsplash, a white stone countertop and pendant lamps is chic and lovely
a grey Scandinavian kitchen with open shelves, white countertops, a neutral Zellige tile backsplash and potted plants
a light-stained kitchen with dark green walls and a bold and shiny yellow tile backsplash plus an open shelf is a lovely idea
a light-stained kitchen with white stone countertops, a white zellige tile backsplash and stained shelves instead of upper cabinets
a lovely creamy kitchen with shaker cabinets, a pearly Zellige tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances and open shelves
a lovely retro kitchen with black cabinets, a bold green Zellige tile wall, bold green touches and neutral dining furniture
a modern farmhouse kitchen with neutral shaker cabinets, black stone countertops, a pale green zellige tile backsplash
What Are Zellige Tile Cons?
It’s impossible to get a batch of zellige tiles in the exact same hue. If you’re opting for zellige tiles in your project, know that your backsplash or wall will be more ombre or pointillist than solid-colored, and for some home owners it may be important.
Installing zellige tile is tricky and requires special care. You will need an expert and this will be extra cost.
Installed on a wall, the tiles appear more fluid or rippled than flat; it can make the tiles trickier to wipe down, and as a kitchen is quite a busy, dirty and damp space, it might be a big disadvantage.
a modern farmhouse kitchen with stained cabinets, a black kitchen island, open shelves and a pearly Zellige tile backsplash
a modern farmhouse kitchen with stained cabinets, a white zellige tile backsplash and open shelves is cool
a modern green kitchen with white stone countertops, a white Zellige tile backsplash, an open shelf and a tile floor
a modern grey kitchen with a zellige tile backsplash, open shelves, a hood and black knobs for a catchy detail
a modern kitchen with navy cabinets and a kitchen island, grey stone countertops, a tan Zellige tile backsplash
a modern white kitchen with butcherblock countertops, a neutral square zellige tile backsplash and open shelves and a bold rug
a neutral farmhouse kitchen with planked cabinets, a dark green planked kitchen island and a yellow zellige tile backsplash
a neutral kitchen with white cabinets, a blush Zellige stacked tile backsplash, an open shelf and some decor
a neutral modern kitchen with fluted cabinets, a zellige tile backsplash, open shelves and a wood clad hood
a neutral serene kitchen with a stacked green Zellige tile backsplash, an open shelf and some lovely decor
a plain dove grey kitchen with gorgeous mother of pearl zellige tiles covering the whole wall and the hood for more interest
a refined modern kitchen with sleek greige cabinets, matching countertops, a greige Zellige tile backsplash and coral walls
a refined modern kitchen with sleek grey cabinets, a Zellige tile backsplash, a hood and open shelves, black fixtures
What Zellige Tile To Use For A Backsplash?
You may rock Zellige tile in any color you like (remember it will be ombre and not solid-colored), and any size and even shape, yes, Zellige tiles today come in plenty of shape, too. Zellige tile always brings the texture, and if you rock some bold color, it will be even cooler! I totally admire fish scale Zellige tiles, which look like absolutely mermaid scales as there’s literally no grout visible.
a refined neutral mid-century modern kitchen with a grey zellige tile backsplash, white stone countertops, a hood and open shelves
a refined stained kitchen with white countertops, a black hood, a blush zellige tile backsplash for a textural touch
a rich-stained kitchen with a tan Zellige tile backsplash, white countertops, a white hood and a lovely bent stool
a shiny black tile backsplash with white grout is a statement idea for any kitchen with a retro feel
a sleek black kitchen with black countertops, black fixtures and a white Zellige tile backsplash
a sleek matte black kitchen with a pearly scallop tile backsplash, a white stone countertop and open shelves
a soot kitchen with white countertops and a warm beige and taupe Zellige tile bakcsplash plus blooms
a stylish neutral kitchen with light green cabinets, a black kitchen island, white countertops, a white tile backsplash and pendant lamps
a two-tone kitchen with neutral and stained cabinets, a white countertop and a beige Zellige tile backsplash
a vintage kitchen with mint green and stained cabinets, a green Zellige tile backsplash and black countertops plus a stained kitchen island
a vintage-inspired kitchen with tan cabinets, white countertops, a white Zellige tile backsplash and brass lamps
a wabi-sabi kitchen with open cabinetry, a reclaimed wooden beam covering the hood, concrete countertops and a neutral zellige tile backsplash
a welcoming kitchen with light-stained cabinetry, a white Zellige tile bacskplash, chic dining furniture
a whimsical kitchen with green cabinets and blush upper ones, a bold pink stacked tile backsplash and touches of black
an airy contemporary kitchen with stained cabinets and a kitchen island, open shelves, a grey zellige tile backsplash
an ethereal white kitchen with shaker cabinets, white stone countertops, a neutral Zellige tile backsplash and a skylight