Eurosplash is what we call an English-style counter-to-ceiling tile backsplash.
I’ve written about kitchens with a eurosplash for quite some time. I really don’t know another way of describing a tile backsplash that extends from the counter to the ceiling. In truth, a eurosplash is an English splash. It was the way English Victorian kitchens and some late 19th century American kitchens were tiled. The point, of course, was fire resistance, making maintenance easy, and any need to ever repaint. This kitchen has been widely reproduced in no small part due to the color of the spinach green tile. It really stands out against the white cabinets and shows how transformative tile color can be, even when it seems a little random. The edgy, mid-20th century hue pushes the lovely — but very traditional — white cabinets with Carrara marble counters and a fireclay farm sink, in a more original direction in a very decisive, simple and effective way.
[…] as a wall color in this kitchen with to-the-ceiling subway backsplash tile we included in our Spinach Eurosplash Kitchen. Notice all other surfaces, including the floor, are white. The only hint of another color is a […]