Personalize your kitchen backsplash by finding something decorative for the space behind the stove then use a solid on the rest of the backsplash. Just make sure that the solid is one of the colors from your stove area. Try incorporating glass tile into a ceramic tile backsplash. Install the glass behind the stove and then as inserts throughout the ceramic field tile. This can be done as a border too. Another idea is to use a solid glass tile on the backsplash but run a border of color or blended colors through the middle or along the counter top.
What kinds of countertops are you going to choose? And how about those cabinets? Actually, which kind of counters are going to look best with those cabinets? And how about the appliances? Where should those go, and what kind of appliances should they be? Of, and do you need a center island? Is this going to be a kitchen that‘s designed for cooking or one that‘s designed to entertain?
When you are trying to save space, it means you have to prevent clutter and make the little bit of space you do have more efficient. Saving space also means you have to have fewer items in your kitchen. You can install deeper cabinets to increase more work space. Modern small kitchen designs focus more on function. They cut down on clutter. Modern materials will include those that are man made or natural. Any cabinets that may have a frosted glass with maple wood facing would fit into a modern design theme.