It's no secret that we LOVE subway tile here at ABM. It's fresh, inexpensive and classic. In the past I have stuck with a traditional offset pattern for all of my subway tile. But recently, as I've been renovating my new home, I've gone a different route
Glass tile and laminate countertop - a medley of gray green glass, clear glass, and taupe ceramic x tile by Jeffrey Court called ‘French Palace’ right off the Home Depot shelf! Also from Home Depot, Wilsonart laminate counter tops in ‘Perla Piazza’.
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.