Some décor trends will never go out of style. With clean lines, geometric shapes, handsome, soothing colors, and earth textures, how do we stop ourselves from falling in love? In today’s article, I’m focusing on the bathroom, and I hope these mosaic ideas give you the bathroom of your dreams!
Rome “The eternal city” is very well known for its sprawling lights and lively streets, on-going festivals and late ending nights. It holds some of the greatest masterpieces of the world such as the Colosseum, the Vatican Museums, and many others. This city is also considered to have the world’s largest collection of Roman mosaics. Since it’s also home to hundreds of museums covering archeology and mosaic art!
In Today’s article, I’ll take another trip to Italy, but this time to explore one of the world’s most Iconic art museum “The Vatican” with over two thousand years of works to admire, priceless artifacts, historic pieces of art, sculptures and of course mosaics.
Without a clear plan in mind, decorating your own home office could be a daunting task. You have a lot of factors to consider and a lot of questions to ask. What will be the main theme of the room? How can I strike the balance between form and function?
Too often in home décor, we see mosaic art treated as an addition. It’s what gets dealt with last, long after the final coat of paint has dried on the walls and all of the furniture has been artfully arranged. Nonetheless, mosaic art is an art form that combines many aspects, and the most important one is the fact that when chosen thoughtfully, the right mosaic can provide for the entire room. First showing up in the 4th century and showing no signs of slowing down in popularity today, the art form has several art collectors and aficionados, including myself!
Let’s take a look at some gorgeous rooms rockin’ this traditional art form, shall we?
Park Guell: Step inside the futuristic vision of Gaudí is actually the second article I dedicate to the city of daydreams, Barcelona! This city embraced art and architecture like no other, and this fact is revealed in its remarkable Catalan architecture and many stupendous modernist landmarks designed by Antoni Gaudí.
Park Guell is one of the most surreal landscapes ever build on the planet, the futuristic experiment of the architect Antonio Gaudí and his wealthy patron the Count Eusebi Guell, after whom the park was named. Though never fully completed, it still remains one of Gaudí’s most vibrant and humorous projects and has been attracting, tourists, art lovers, and dreamers to a visually striking, and technologically complex future of Barcelona. Enough said. This article will embark on a heartfelt journey to rediscover the futuristic and dynamic vision of the fantasy concept of the Park!
Cover Photo: Courtesy of Olga Goulandris Pulling from a year’s worth of contemporary art discovery, insight from some of the world’s most influential curators and collectors, and early statistics on previous and upcoming mosaic art exhibitions, I’ve skimmed some of the most interesting mosaics to bring you 10 contemporary mosaicists