In designers predict that kitchens will eschew the perfect, polished look for a more eclectic vibe. Instead of only incorporating one or two materials, homeowners will turn to a variety of opposing styles to create a truly personalized space.
subway tile + open shelves (wood tones warm up grays). dark grout, gray floor tile For kitchen, lighten cabinets to match open shelves tones, add white subway tile w grey grout and keep grey paint on wall. Consider wood tile instead of hardwood floor.