Mosaic-muse
04 Jan 2016

5 UNIQUE MOSAIC DESIGNS EXHIBITED IN 2015

Below is a collection of the 5 most unique artworks in the mosaic world exhibited in 2015. A brief look at some of the most exclusive pieces follows, filled with passionate artists, who were willing to offer us a glimmer into their cosmos of infinite creativeness.

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Starry-Night-Mosaic
30 Dec 2015

MOSAIC WALL ART: NEW YEAR COLOR PALETTE

This season’s color palette is reverence to intense hues, transcending all regional and ornamental standards. Intense shades give way to enthusiasm, cheerfulness and zeal, where serene permanence also prevails in 2016’s palette.

Want to get started on your 2016 home design inspiration?

Curious about the latest trends of colors, aren’t you ?

Wondering which colors will dominate decor in the coming year?

In this article I’ll help you discover the latest trends of colors and color combos, and how to make your year sparkle, with concentrated yet unruffled hues! You will also have a seasonal color forecast to paint your season in throughout the year, reflecting a landscape of hope in the months to come!

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Frida-Kahlo-Mosaic
21 Dec 2015

5 Methods of Transforming Images to Mosaic Patterns

Today I’m not going to show you how to make a stone art mosaic with step-by-step instructions. A simple search can do this for you. In this article I intend to illustrate a swift summary on free tools to help you transform your images and patterns, into mosaic designs and patterns. At the end of the day, most mosaic designers are self-taught, and technology today is helping us take more control over our own culture. Ever since I noticed the load of information about mosaic art, I thought of comparing it to the worldwide mosaic community. Although I couldn’t find plenty and I actually knew that our community is very small, but I noticed a passionate extroversion, and fervor to spread the knowledge and love of mosaic around the globe!

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Christmas-Color-Palette
14 Dec 2015

Mosaic Wall Art: Christmas Color Palette

This season’s color palette is an homage to the hues of Holidays, an inspiration from the bright poinsettia, sifting the last rays of the year!

Inspired to add a festive holiday cheer to your home, aren’t you?

Curious about the latest trends of colors? In this article I’ll help you discover this season’s Christmas-inspired hues, and how to make your season sparkle! You will also discover how these colors will invite a warm scenery to your snowy environment!

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mosaic-artportrait
02 Dec 2015

Mirror Mirror: 10 Most Attractive Portrait Expressions

Mirror Mirror: 10 Most Attractive Portrait Expressions From Vedova’s La Treccia Bionda to Sharps’s multicoloured Lady with scarf, blessed Lady with the blue veil and Myers’s fading thoughts … here are the mosaic portrait expressions you’ll never forget! • La Treccia Bionda La Treccia Bionda ( Blonde Braid ) is one

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Pietra Dura Mosaic Mural
10 Jul 2015

A closer look at some of Pietra dura’s most iconic designs

Pietra Dura is a mosaic art practice that developed by Ancient Romans, Opus Sec-tile technique. The Pietra Dura technique became popular amongst mosaic designers, since it flourished in Florence in the late 16th and 17th centuries. The technique involved a style of vastly illusionistic illustrations, using cut-to-shape colorful tiles of hard stone. The term Pietra Dura signifies the vital hardness and resilience of the material used for this work. The most common stones used in Pietra Dura Mosaics are the stones with high mohs scale of mineral hardness.
Quartz, chalcedony, agate, jasper, granite, porphyry, and petrified woods are frequently used in Pietra Dura mosaics. These stones vary and endow with an almost boundless range of colors.

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