28 Dec 2016

2017’s Colors That Determine Your Personality

With 2016 almost over, it is time to look forward to what color trends the future will bring. Therefore 2017 will deliver a combination of colors and hues that you will use to decorate your living space. So instead of relying on simple shades, the coming year will be based

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02 Dec 2016

Mosaic Art: During The Romanesque Period

Ever since Charlemagne had succeeded to a firm scope in strengthening his empire, he selected Aix-la-Chapelle as a place of residence and called around him artists of all kinds both from the former Western and from the Eastern Roman empires. The artists were engaged in decorating and adorning his fortresses, and it was here that a new style, the Romanesque style, based upon classic architecture, and very strongly influenced by Byzantine mosaic art, which stood then at its utmost splendor!

I recently came back from Italy with a bag of inspiration and splendor in my eyes. Some of which include the antique Romanesque architecture, the Roman triumphal columns, as well as the breathtaking interiors of cathedrals and basilicas. Therefore I thought of today’s article as a brief yet precise pedagogy of the Romanesque Period, catching a glimpse of some of the most interesting mosaics of that time.

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16 Nov 2016

Mosaic Art: Choosing The Right Pattern for Your Space

Something almost all interior designers will tell you is that rules are meant to be broken, as your home décor has to reflect your living style and your personality than any conventional trend.

However, when it comes to picking a mosaic artwork for your home you, the only thing you can possibly be limited by is your own creative spices. This art form comes in just about every color or style you may imagine. You can find an unlimited amount of mosaic designs created with a wide variety of mediums and methods. Following are some mosaic ideas to help you convert your living space and best reveal your style and person!

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15 Nov 2016

Natural Elements: Warm Up Your Space This Winter

Without a clear plan in mind, warming up your own apartment could be a demoralizing task. You have a lot of factors to consider and a lot of questions to ask.

Read on and find out how you can take into consideration the ambiance, your comfort, and overall warmth of the space so you can create a cozier environment without even turning up the heat or starting a fire in the fireplace!

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31 Aug 2016

Archaeological Museum of Patras: Mosaic Art Muse

When most sightseers think of exploring Greece, Athens and Santorini are the first sites that come to mind. While both are equally sublime, I think a journey through the art and history of Patras is far better.

Due to its distant location, the museum of Patras is not as popular with travelers and art historians as other museums in Athens. I recently road-tripped around the northern Peloponnese, to explore one of the regional capital of Western Greece: Patras. This beautiful city is full of archaeological sites and huge Roman Theaters and not to forget the lust and wonder of the Roman Mosaics in its Museum. Breathtaking to walk around at your own tempo, you’ll be stopping around each mosaic mural for one incredible human fascination to make history come alive again.

Today’s article is a short brief stop at the breathtaking Archaeological Museum Of Patras, maintaining a sense of curiosity and empathy, so you’d still want to go and explore it yourself!

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12 Aug 2016

Dial-Up the Dazzle: Mosaic Wall Art

As I already clarified in a previous article, mosaic wall has evolved into a sophisticated, yet affordable home interior art form. This art form marks an adventurous new direction in today’s homes. Now, is the right time to forget everything you thought you knew about mosaic art. The stalwartly minimalist, antique, and pricey home ornament has a completely new course. In a recent collaboration with mosaic artists, architects and artisans, the art form has released a new vision, to transform this antique, traditional mosaic art of Byzantine and Roman eras into a contemporary, yet fashionable ornament. Taking a nod from the latest decorative avant-garde aesthetic, mosaic art is plastering everything from walls and ceilings, to floors, landscapes and home accessories.

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