11 May 2017
Cover Photo: Courtesy of Luca Barberini Modern mosaic art can be quite dense and difficult to understand because modern mosaicists are challenged to craft artworks that go beyond the obvious. Instead of creating decorative mosaics of realistic landscapes and still lifes, they developed a mode of communication to transmit a
04 May 2017
May 14th will be here soon enough, which means that it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to make this day special to your mom. If you tend to get your mom the same thing every year, it’s time to get creative! Although one can never go wrong by thanking one’s mother with flowers, chocolate and hugs, but you can also surprise her with an unexpected gift. No matter your mom’s character or taste, a mosaic artwork is sure to be the gift any mom would love!
27 Apr 2017
This year Mother’s Day falls on May 14, and as the countdown begins, many of us will be celebrating the extraordinary persons who have supported us to become who we are today – our mothers. But one must not forget Mother Earth, the one who cherishes us all.As we’re not quite over this often-forgotten holiday, let’s get a step closer to our mothers with nature-inspired mosaics that will sustain and foster several more Mother’s Days and memories to come! Here are some mosaic decor ideas that will make you unleash your inner designer by taking their inspiration from mother earth:
21 Apr 2017
Cover Photo: Courtesy of Olga Goulandris At Sunday’s preview gala for Musiwa17 at Palazzo Medici Riccardi, forty of the world’s most creative mosaic artists were greeting guests as they entered. It’s an appropriate introduction to a contemporary mosaic art fair in Florence. Earlier in the day, Francesco Chimienti, the founder and
12 Apr 2017
Cover Photos: Courtesy of David Chidgey Ask a roomful of art critics and art historians “Who are the world’s most innovative mosaic artists today?” and you’ll stumble upon dozens of different answers. Visual art is too subjective, thus, there is no single standard to appraise the most creative mosaicist or painter
04 Apr 2017
In the freshness of spring, earth awakens to a new cycle of life. Nature all around is celebrating, giving birth to vibrant greens and flamboyant beds of blossoms adorning the horizon. Trees, plants, flowers and meadows are a wonderful representation of the earth element, one of the five essential elements of Feng Shui. One of the easiest methods to incorporate the earth element into any home décor is color, of course. For me, however, the perfect examples to provoke the energy of earth element are crystals, stone art, mosaic decor as well as pottery. Let’s welcome the new season in farmhouse style and some accessory ideas symbolic of the Earth element!