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
Ciao folks! It’s been a while but I just wanted to let you all know that I’m finally back from Italy, and I will get back to posting regularly this week!
Journey to the heart of Sentosa Island is actually the first article I dedicate to the Island of Death from Behind! This Island embraced magical butterfly parks, wax museums, and spectacular mosaics, and this fact is revealed in the world renowned Universal Studios and Madame Tussauds chain of attractions, as well as a Marine Life Park, which consists of a water park and an aquarium. Certainly, a visit to Sentosa will remain incomplete without a step foot inside The Merlion Walk, which is one of the most famous mosaic landmarks in Singapore.
Just like Park Güell and Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, The Merlion Walk is also believed to be one of the world’s most beautiful sites for contemporary mosaic art, colorful tiles, and recycled ceramics! Enough said. Let’s take a loop through this forgotten Singapore island and contemplate its mosaic marvels…
A backyard swimming pool allows us to cool off on a hot summer day, and a place where creativity and inspiration transform from raw ideas into tangible and physical manifestations. As such, a swimming pool should be a space that rouses the imagination into profound creations.
When decorating a swimming pool, what better way to start stirring creativity than by delving into mosaic art projects and tile art that both reflect our personalities and spur on splendor? A swimming pool renovation is a perfect time to get a new, exciting mosaic, However, if you’re not ready to do a full makeover this summer, these 5 creative ways will help you bring a different look and feel to your swimming pool!
As temperatures constantly rise and with summer approaching, we all start looking for creative ideas to decorate the outdoor space. This summer’s decor trends require experimenting with artful subjects, some are recapping from last year, but are a little bit of altered, while others are utterly new – mosaic artworks have never been so popular when it comes to backyard decor, weren’t they?
Here are some easy ideas to bring an artful appeal to your backyard with mosaic art and make it more inviting for spring & summer gatherings.