Not just for the bath: Classic hex and penny round tiles have a surprisingly fresh look when used as kitchen backsplashes. Here's a roundup of a few favorites.
Above: White penny tile pattern contrasts with dark stone counters in a cabin (This Little Forest House) in the Okanagan region of Canada.
Above: Variegated shades of gray penny round tile enlivens a San Francisco kitchen by Regan Baker Design.
Above: A backsplash of white hex tiles in an Atlanta kitchen by TerraCotta.
Above: Darker-toned grout is used to highlight a white penny round tile backsplash from Modwalls.
Above: A penny tile backsplash pairs well with a wood countertop, from Mosaic Tile Stone.
For more ideas and inspiration, see "Kitchen: The Stainless Steel Backsplash."