As a great believer in the saying “what goes around come around”. According to Hegel the famous German philosopher, this concept is a circle between the thesis and the antithesis, one generation creates the trend and the next generation reacts against it. Then the following generation revives the most out of the first thesis and improves or develops it to fit the current trend. We lately noticed that there are many ongoing trends in 2017, like reviving vintage décor elements, such as retro-style gadget, that people would only have seen in their grandparents’ houses!
So what are the key trends to revive in 2017? Scroll down to discover!
“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Does this saying sound familiar? In today’s article, it will take on a new significance when we observe the magic gardens of Philly! The artist behind Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens sees wonders in the things we throw away every day. Instead of heading to the art supply store, Isaiah Zagar has been transforming the city’s waste into wonder for more than three decades.
What makes his creations more phenomenal is that he doesn’t work solely with throwaway materials. Many of his mosaic artworks include tiny souvenirs from his travels in China, India, and Latin America. His main mediums are visual symbols, inspirational stories mementos from across the globe and of course the city’s junk and cultural emblems.
His work is spotted by several occasion and mirrors his creative thoughts that are building and falling apart, having a logic but close to chaos, rejecting to stay still, and giving one a sense of heaven and hell simultaneously!
For many of us, 2016 was a bit doozy, but we are all ready to hit refresh in 2017! True?
2017 offers a spotless new line up. I’m personally ready to twist (or utterly trench) all my DIY mosaics that went viral a couple of years ago! Yes, I’m so excited to ring in the New Year with some new mosaic home decorating trends! In the spirit of change, I hosted last week a reunion with design expert colleagues and artist friends. It was an easy, yet creative way to kick-start a discussion about the hottest color, décor and design trends for this year!
Today’s article is based on hundreds of conversations with interior designers and experts, and an accurate trend forecast from several primary and secondary interior design sources, including Philippe Starck, Marcel Wanders, and Jeffrey Beers!
As the curtain call for 2016 draws near, this article reflects on the year’s most fascinating and creative mosaic artist.The title ‘Most Popular Mosaicist of the year’ is provided to the artist with the highest number of votes.
Here, we will revisit my previous article that has garnered your votes for the most popular mosaicist of the year.
Before shutting out the lights and locking up for New Year’s Eve, we ran the numbers of your votes on the blog, Instagram, and Facebook to ascertain the artist you, our beloved readers, liked most! And the results shouldn’t be too surprising.
More than halfway through 2016 means one thing: It’s already time to honor the best mosaic artist of the year! Mosaic art is constantly evolving, so it’s no surprise that 2016 brought us some of the most inventive mosaics we’ve ever seen. Partially assorted, creatively designed, thoughtfully gimmicked and sometimes even cluttered with impulsive mediums, these mosaics soon emerged as a highly developed art form. As predicted in 2015, the mosaic art community has entirely shifted to fully embracing and practically requiring a heightened level of fresh and modern! Consequently, it’s been harder than ever to hit the top of the charts
5 mosaicists stand out this year as they strike that elusive sweet spot where their aesthetics are committed to innovative mosaic artworks! Now we need your help choosing the best of the bunch.
Take a look to see if your favorite mosaicist made the list of the 5 most popular mosaicists in 2016, and vote for your favorite in the comment box!
2017 The year of Mosaic Art!
Contemporary Mosaic Art is just a couple of years away from being a century old and yet is still changing and evolving as much as any millennial!
No longer do we hear the outcry that mosaic art is a dying art form. The revival of the medium is quite proficient than ever and is being created with principle and as a form of expression. Going back 4,000 years or more, mosaic art was the art that complemented the architecture and was considered to be an impressive skill. Nowadays, you see mosaic murals and artworks everywhere, ornamenting streets or decorating homes and monuments. They became more accessible to every interior designer regardless of technical ability or budget.
As mosaic art continues to be one of the most permanent art forms of the ancient world, so I once again asked some of the most creative mosaicists of our age to get their predictions on what we might expect for the coming year! In their opinions, this coming year promises an unfolding turmoil in Mosaic Art to turn our daily life into a three-dimensional canvas of all colors and square shapes.