Noticed lately: kitchens with mirrored (or stainless) surfaces, good for adding light to otherwise dark spaces.
Above: Templeton Architecture used burnished glass tile backsplashes in this South Yarra, Victoria, residence.
Above: Brushed stainless steel penny round tiles as backsplash, via Floorology.
Above: Burnished stainless countertops and backsplash reflect light in Annaleena Karlsson's kitchen; see more at House Call: Annaleena's Swedish Kitchen.
Above: A glimmery kitchen island from the portfolio of photographer Pia Ulin.
N.B. See more than 300 images of interiors featuring silvery accents in our Gallery.