In the world of kitchen backsplashes, simple white subway tile is always a good idea—but that doesn’t make it a fun or creative choice. Think about how the backsplash functions in your space—it may be providing white balance, and many kitchen designs need that pause point. However, if you’re inclined to go bolder, you probably should. Start by selecting a unique tile shape. Try out a cool color. Or opt for an unusual grout tone. Now, you don’t necessarily need to test these three ideas at the same time, but start with one. Baby steps. Here are some ideas to get you out of a white-tile rut.