Rachael Ray once said that good food and a warm kitchen are what makes a house a home. he always tried to make his home like his mother’s, because she was magnificent at stretching a buck when it came to decorating and food. Like a true Italian, she valued beautification in every area of her life! By reading this and as the light of early spring slowly fades away, I felt the need to ask everyone I meet:
Is your kitchen boring you?
Is it the kind of boring room that doesn’t exactly make you want to cook in it?
If you are planning for a kitchen remodel or renovation and want your kitchen to have a zing which makes people look at it in awe, well you have landed up at the right place! This article is an exploration of 5 perceptible kitchen tile style and an attempt to understand that tile can be so much more than a neutral backdrop, and thus how to use each style to bring charm and appeal to your backsplash and beyond!
There are two key points to be taken in consideration when it comes to utilizing mosaic tiles. If you wish to make the most out of the mosaic tiles always ensure the careful selection of the size and color according to the space soon to be decorated. Moreover make sure to select the suitable material according to the room’s natural conditions and purposes in order to optimize practicality and durability aspects of the mosaic.
Utilizing mosaic tiles you add an exclusive accent and a synchronous classy character to your interior design that always meets and expresses any personal taste! Mosaic patterns exhibit a rich artistic history and establish a refined style throughout the decor, obviously guaranteeing supreme quality.
From elegant enamel to precise patterns, tile art and its incorporation into mosaic form have been a means for artistic and individual expression for millennia. This rich history continues to grow today, as designers and decorators are increasingly embracing the art of tile and its melding into mosaic as a means of conjuring a more dynamic interior. Where does the story of tile begin, though? This blog offers a brief glimpse into the medium’s enduring and engaging past in hopes of both informing and inspiring our readers to make the leap into mosaic art.
One of the most common questions people ask me is “What is the difference between mosaic and tile art?” Now, you might think the difference is obvious – but it turns out there’s a lot of confusion about both skills, and many people believe they have a mosaic artwork when in fact they have a tile artwork. So, let’s clear things up! Perhaps the painless, yet most suitable, difference would be that “Tile Art” is primarily the product of craftsmanship and skill, while a mosaic artwork is invested with an emotional, philosophical, spiritual or esthetic quality that reaches beyond. This article is an exploration of the origins of two time-honored art forms and an attempt to understand the difference between both, and thus how Mosaic and Tile Art have documented and shaped history!
Istanbul turned out to be one of my favorite cities in the world. I went without any expectations and was blown away by the country’s cultures, colors and scents. It is a dream destination, located in the edge of Europe where east meets west. Connecting the two continents, the city hides layers of history, culture and art. The architecture, the handicrafts, everything in Istanbul tells a story. Below you’ll find an overview of the Tile Art story in Istanbul, and discover why tile art is the most widely known among the famous Turkish handicrafts. Some outstanding Tile artworks of the traditional culture and the contemporary world follow suit
Yulia Hanansen is a contemporary mosacaist that surpasses all expectations when it comes to the quality and innovation witnessed within her mosaic projects. The American artist has been trained from an early age into the classic European mosaic practice, specializing in the utilization of stained glass material in order to create her vibrant detailed wonders. Having an extensive educational background in art and design, the gifted mosaicaist has developed a unique approach to traditional mosaic manufacturing throughout her career, by introducing a practice called the “layered mosaic” technique. This technique gives a multi-dimensional impression, providing an exceptional sentiment of illusion.