A fireplace is not just a functional and practical architectural structure in a home; it also serves as a focal point which creates a warm and welcoming feeling to any visitor.
Fireplaces are one of the much-loved longstanding amenities in a household as they work as an architectural focus point of any living room, adding a rustic feel to the interior design solely with their presence.
Having a fireplace incorporated in your home decor, for many people, creates ambiance whilst conveying a romantic setting in the surrounding environment. Imagine yourself on rainy winter night – the last thing you want to encounter is a cold & unwelcoming home. On the contrary, a cup of tea whilst gazing into the glare of a fireplace sounds absolutely ideal.
Transforming or redesigning your fireplace to enhance your home decor using mosaic tiles will ensure three important aspects: durability, low maintenance level & thermal efficiency. Beyond the functional properties that mosaic tiles have, an endless spectrum of colors, textures and patterns are available to compliment your fireplace.
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Do you need a change to your home decor?
Would you like your interior design to be authentically embellished with modern highlights?
Decorating with mosaic tiles have always been in fashion and its popularity shows no signs of waning through time. They can be incorporated in contemporary and classier interior designs alike.
When it comes to the final plan concerning our personal space’s interior design, things can get a little confusing – leading us to indecisiveness and frustration (and we definitely don’t want you to be mad!).
The key to a successful interior design doesn’t always aim to enhance the stylistic status of your home decor, but ultimately to augment your home value.
San Francisco city is one of the most liberal and artistic cities of the United States. Visiting this lively cultural center of Northern California, you find yourself wandering amongst eclectic Victorian architecture and landmarks like the infamous Golden Gate Bridge & Alamo Square.
This city is literally a mosaic, comprised of colourful yet different neighbourhoods, mimicking little tiles on an artisan’s mosaic canvas – each exhibiting its own intricate artistic detail. The “16th Avenue Tiled Steps” project is surely one of the most beautiful art gems of San Francisco city that has been manufactured by the hands of local art enthusiasts, volunteers and of course, by the two ambitious artists: Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. Combining their artistic envision and skills with the passion of the community, mosaic staircase project was initiated in January 2003 and was successfully completed a year later in August of 2004.
his month’s color palette is veneration to passionate tinges, transcending all districts and decorative standards.
I recently mentioned in my previous article a craze of intense shades raiding the boutiques, galleries and stores displays. Where I also stated, a serene color harmony in 2016’s palette.
Valentine’s Day has become a long way from its roots as a day honoring St. Valentine. The holiday currently settles in nicely between New Year’s and approaching spring, suggesting us a chance to demonstrate our love and affection. The collection of decorative standards began to emerge as the day altered love and relationships, where it became a great opportunity for sending cards and other gadgets. Red, for example, the passionate color and passion is important when it comes to you and your Valentine. According to the psychology of color, perceiving red increases the heart rate, reminiscent of being in love. However Valentine’s Day wasn’t always about the pearly pinks and rosy reds, and choosing quixotic colors and color palettes beyond pink can launch a world of decorative possibilities!
Wondering how to pick a new color combination to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year?
Want to get started on your Valentine’s special decor inspiration?
Curious about color combos that evoke passion, lust, comfort, and plain old love?
In this article I’ll help you narrow down the latest trends of colors and color combos, and how to make your Valentine’s Day more enthusiastic, with serene and chalky hues! You will also get inspired by the serene color harmony in 2016’s palette, which I aforementioned in previous color forecasts.
The history of mosaic art in Iran can be traced back all the way to the country’s prehistoric roots. Mosaic art held a special place in the heart of Iranian culture, more so than other forms of decorative art, such as carvings and brickwork. More specifically, the application of mosaic tiles constituted the dominant form of architectural decoration; hence the expertise that tile-makers attained with the passage of time resulted in intricate mosaic designs, respectable crafting skills and the optimization of the meticulous manufacturing process.