We’re not into drama, but when it comes to kitchen designs featuring dramatic, solid marble backsplashes, we’re on board 110 percent. Here are a few of our favorite marble-clad kitchens pulled from our archives and beyond.
Above: This British inspired kitchen has counters topped with Carrara marble that continue as a backsplash. For more, see Plain English in Brooklyn Heights: A Very Proper Elizabeth Roberts Townhouse Remodel. Photograph by Dustin Aksland, courtesy of Elizabeth Roberts Architecture & Design. Above: I designed my own kitchen around a solid seamless Carrara marble backsplash and counters. For more on this kitchen (and the rest of the house) see Before & After: Remodelista Contributing Editor Izabella Simmons Shares Her Scandi-Inspired Remodel. Photograph by Izabella Simmons. Above: Unlacquered brass fixtures add warmth to the Carrara marble countertops, backsplash, and shelf in Steal This Look: A Glamorous London Kitchen in Marble and Brass. Photograph by Henry Bourne. Above: A marble backsplash adds drama to this minimalist kitchen designed by London architects DRDH. For more, see Kitchen of the Week: A Culinary Space Inspired by a Painting. Photograph courtesy of DRDH. Above: Seth Stein Architects revitalized a former schoolhouse in London by adding a Plain English kitchen, and clad two entire walls in marble. Photograph courtesy of Plain English; see the full kitchen in Kitchen of the Week: Plain English Goes Contemporary in a Converted London Schoolhouse. Above: The owners of this kitchen designed it themselves and opted for a Calacatta marble backsplash. For the entire house tour, see Before & After: A French-Inflected Townhouse Renovation in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Photography by Brian Ferry for Remodelista; styling by Alexa Hotz.