Mosaic-Optical-Illusion
01 Jun 2016

Kinetic Mosaics: The Art of Movement

Looking for new ways to understand mosaics?
Have you yet explored the enthralling movement in kinetic mosaic artworks?

In visual art, the term kinetic art, derived from the Greek word “kinesis”, refers to works that incorporate an apparent movement. Thus, for instance, it may include mosaic art, defined by its unique aspect of integrating motion into its splendor and purpose. Unlike traditional mosaic art, kinetic mosaics are created by a combination of both, accurate details and natural flaws.

In this article you will discover what kinetic art is really about and how to understand this art movement!

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James-Hubell-Mosaic
26 May 2016

5 Mosaic Art Cities of The Future

There are a gazillion ways to take stock of inspiration in the art scene; critical reception, popularity and competency are the most common paradigms among them. As the art world continues to swell up, it sometimes gets the knickers in a twist.
Countless observers have attempted to make sense of the last century, a time of widespread technological change, wild economic fluctuations, two world wars and two remarkable Roosevelts.
Nevertheless, some great art scenes were flourishing in São Paulo, Singapore, and Istanbul, creating a similar alliance around the global financial capitals of New York and London.
Thus, inspired the core contingency of the art world to make a yearly journey, crisscrossing the globe to witness the greatest art cities! Numerous mosaics have been created to pay tribute or memorialize a certain epoch or movement.

Mosaic art is increasingly global in the art scenes of today, with a larger population, wider territory, and greater number of nationalities than ever before. The art form prevailing debate, however, has yet to appear in the Art Cities of the Future.

In this article, I’m going to take you on a brief walkthrough through the 5 mosaic art cities of the future:

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Kitchen-Mosaic-Backsplash
05 May 2016

5 Perceptible Tile Styles For Your Kitchen

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!

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Prague-Handmade-Mosaic
13 Apr 2016

5 Mosaic Designs To Spark Your Wanderlust

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor and catch the Trade Winds in your sails.” Mark Twain

Everyone needs an epic escape from the monotony of his everyday life! In my opinion, this fact became a serious misdiagnosis nowadays because for some people travel doesn’t come cheap! It takes a lot of sacrifice on your part, such as heading to the office on Saturdays, and other horrific examples. Nonetheless, the journey is definitely worth it! However one must learn to enjoy the ride of life in the meantime:

Many artworks were designed to inspire your wanderlust and instantly bring the travel bug in you to life! Thus, here I am once again, feeling inspired to embark one more time on a journey of wonders, a journey through mosaic art. This craft, which never fails to inspire us!

These mosaics will allow you to dream of faraway places as illustrated through natural stones quarried from sites around the world. Through these artworks, you can get a chance to enjoy breathtaking sceneries and thriving flora and fauna patterns, before you become finally set free to wander.

Here are 5 amazing mosaic designs to help you get your wanderlust on:

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Spring-Mosaic-Designs
06 Apr 2016

10 Mosaic Designs That Will Take You From Winter to Spring

Every year, winter seems to last longer, right?

Spring is finally in the air and I couldn’t be more eager for its arrival! Not only the season’s freshest ingredients are suddenly available to enjoy again, but also wildflowers have started to bloom, covering the whole forest floor with colorful spots.

I really look forward to this time of the year, when nature comes back to life and the weather starts warming up. It’s certainly a wonderful time of the year to go outside and tend to explore all the changes that are taking place and watch everything come to life after the wintry winds. So today I invite you to take off your huge jumpers and thick socks, to walk with me along the woods in search of limestone, marble and other natural stones! Who knows? We can possibly use them to create a a mosaic stepping stone, taking us from wither to spring!

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20 Mar 2016

Mosaics Of 5 Cities In Asia You Won’t Believe Are Real Places

As we are celebrating the International Earth and the spring equinox, let’s take a peek at the wholly magical places that are actually here, on the planet Earth, and specifically in Asia. From the city of ghosts arriving to the sacred land, Asia is pretty wicked with its wonders.Here are 5 the most beautiful mosaics of 5 unearthly-looking cities in Asia, that will make your eyes pop and jaws drop.

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