It's no secret I love a great feature tiled splash back and open shelves in a kitchen. And how amazing does this herringbone pattern look? Using a darker grout makes the pattern appear prominent, and the copper pendants are just perfect here.
Black and white monochrome kitchen: handleless white cabinets and benchtops, grey marble splashback, black bar stools, black spotlights on suspended ceiling track, timber floorboards. Swap for wood features mirrors and window splashback.