Kitchen Design Tip: The Benefits of A Marble Backsplash

Marble is a beautiful and versatile stone that can be styled and layered with other woods and materials. Marble is essential for a high-use space like a kitchen due to its durability and strength. For people who love to cook and entertain, investing in a strong stone like marble will help reduce the stress of nicks and surface scratches. It’s also an easy-to-clean surface which is why designers use the material for countertops and backsplashes.

According to, marble is a material used in architecture for thousands of years dating back to ancient Europe. The stone is a metamorphic rock formed from limestone which makes it the ideal material for sculptures because of its durability. Marble has been used on the exterior of buildings with columns for decoration and support. After the fall of the Greek Empire, the natural stone became popularized by the Romans.

Fun Fact: Did you know the veins and swirls in marble are caused by the cooling and heating of the stone?

The COCOCOZY team discovered Barnett’s kitchen on Instagram. See it here.