5 Best Kitchen Backsplash Ideas in Singapore

Kitchen backsplashes are no longer just a protective layer for your walls; they are much more than that now. In the past, backsplashes were seen purely as something between your countertop and your cabinet to prevent liquids from landing on the wall. Now, it is something that can be used to flaunt your personality and express your creativity with.


Backsplashes are getting more complicated and intricate, especially in terms of design. There are so many options, but which one matches your house’s vibe? We know that it can be hard to find the right material for your backsplash in Singapore, but the most important first step you must take is to know what ambience you want in your kitchen. Done? Now, to make it easier for all of you who are looking for a new backsplash, we present to you our top 5 materials that will not only serve as gorgeous kitchen backsplashes, but enhance the look of your kitchen!

1.     Decora

Decora 8.2x26cm, Matt 

The inspiration for Decora originated from the U.S. and European metro stations. With its traditional black and white tiles, Decora brings both practicality and grace to your kitchen backsplash, whilst giving it a modern twist. This material gives you the opportunity to explore and express your creativity. Decora gives you the option to lay the tiles vertically, horizontally, or in a herringbone pattern; the choice is all yours. 

2.     Lumier 

Lumier Mix 33.15x33.15cm, Matt R9

Floored porcelain tiles have returned to popularity, with more people using them as decorative elements. This is what our Lumier series aims to bring forth in your kitchen. With large-sized patterns of differing styles containing a beautiful mix tone of vibrant ochres, greens and oranges combined with the freshness of the blues and the serene feeling of the black, Lumier provides your backsplash with a splash of tradition infused with modernity. This collection is perfect for those looking to showcase their love for all things vintage in their kitchen.

3.     Vita

Giardino Blu Mix Luc 20x20cm, Glossy R10

A dash of Italian flavours is what best describes Vita. With references to art and folklore from Naples and the Amalfi Coast to Sicily, from Greece to the Iberian Peninsula and to Morocco, this collection boasts a distinctive identity. Vita has many variations, with three colours – White, Blue and Cotto, as well as two decorative ranges, each with its unique vibe. Vita is the kind of material that will make your kitchen feel right out of a quaint Mediterranean countryside.

4.     Stone 

Stone 25x25cm, Matt

Inspired by the numerous unique tones of natural rock, this tile is your go-to if you are leaning towards a raw, industrial vibe. At the same time, the flower patterns offer a touch of softness, providing a fine balance. Suitable for any sort of ambience, its soothing colours of beige and grey act as a great complementary decoration. An added bonus to the Stone series is that its matte finishing makes it easy to clean.

5.     Rombo 

Rombo Zoom 15x25.9cm, Matt 

Versatile and beautiful, Rombo inspires creativity. This tile exudes sophistication with its dreamy colours (White, Black, Cement and Camel) that come together to form an eye-pleasing design, similar to that of a blooming flower. It is available in two types of surface, flat or concave. Much like Decora, Rombo offers you the opportunity to mix and match the different colours to reflect your own flair and personality in the kitchen.

These are our top 5 materials to use for your kitchen backsplash. All of them are unique in their ways, adding that extra flavour to your kitchen. At the end of the day, the most important thing is that you should know what ambience you want in your kitchen, before deciding on the backsplash materials to achieve it. If you are still unsure of which material to use, feel free to ask us! At Soon Bee Huat, we have the largest tiles variety in Singapore with a technology offering a unique design experience for everyone. As we pride ourselves as the tiles and stones specialist, you can trust us to complete the home of your dreams. Start viewing more options here.