Top 5 Backsplashes for Mid-Century Modern Style

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Mid-century modern style makes a statement with functional and simple elements. Let’s dive into five backsplash trends that are an ode to the popular design era.

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1. Extra Long & Stacked Subway Tile

Classic subway tile takes on different styles depending on size and installation pattern. Extra-long [16-inch subway tiles](https://www.flooranddecor.com/subway-decoratives?prefn2=size&prefv2=4%20x%2016) stacked vertically or horizontally highlight mid-century minimalism and create a modern look with more uniform grout lines.

2. Pattern Tile

Incorporate bold patterns to balance the clean lines of mid-century style. Opt for largescale [geometric patterns](https://www.flooranddecor.com/patterned-floors) true to the era over small floral designs. If you’re not ready to fully commit to a bold pattern, install it over the cooktop as an accent.

3. Hexagon Tile

[Hexagons ](https://www.flooranddecor.com/hexagon-tile)are a quintessential shape of mid-century design. The crossover of straight edges and curved style is inviting yet sleek.

4. Color Tile

Bold, saturated colors instantly add character to any room. Popular mid-century palettes like orange, yellow, green and blue are energetic and eye-catching. These hues complement mid-tone wood for a sophisticated space. Shop [tile by color](https://www.flooranddecor.com/tile) to find the tone that matches your style.

5. Mosaic Tile

[Mosaic tile](https://www.flooranddecor.com/mosaic-decoratives) took center stage in mid-century modern design. It adds texture and interest to any surface and comes in a variety of shapes, from hexagon to picket to penny rounds. Choose tone-on-tone mosaics for a subtle look and go bolder with contrasting patterns, colors and grout.

Turn to our experts to achieve a mid-century modern look of your own. Schedule a free [Design Services appointment](https://www.flooranddecor.com/contact-a-designer) today.

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