20 Mar 2015
Many cultures celebrate spring festivals and fiestas around the March equinox, and the Spring Solstice. This time was known as a period of rebirth in the Northern Hemisphere which made it the right time to celebrate after the cold and windy days. Spring and outdoor gatherings are back, with the tasty smells of barbecue for veg-lovers and meat eaters. A thirst for cold juices and beer, Yes, spring is the time to skip crowded subways and traffic jams to walk or bike instead. A garden is a wonderful friend, so why not go out there breathe, meditate and relax? It’s where you can witness the colorful pansies and spring flowering bulb while enjoying the humming of birds. It’s time to endow yourself with serene green shades, with frogs and snails hidden in the grass. To make your experience more exciting and because we now spend less time in our gardens than ever before, Mozaico thought of some tips to beautify your gardens with creative and smart ideas to flatter yourself, to go out and breathe!
17 Mar 2015
Creativity, contemporary trends and innovation enable people to be more daring with their home decoration in general, and their bathroom décor specifically. This century witnessed many audacious designs from designers touching the unlimited shores of imagination. In this article you’re going to notice the contrast between glass mosaic tiles and
13 Mar 2015
Since prehistoric times, sculptures were an experimental art for humans to express beauty and interact with nature and religion. The ancient cultures of Egypt and Mesopotamia made great sculptural artworks. Their sculptures are monolithic with a great ritual significance and are beyond visual contemplation. For Native Americans however, their artworks were a way of gratitude to nature creating a superb and complicated technique with a unique style. Whereas for the Asian culture, sculptures are a developed art commemorating Gods and Goddesses. Today, the art of sculpturing is a lot more voluminous and enormously imaginative manifesting shocking series of phenomenon. A shift in creativity is made by sculptors, ceramists and mosaic artists to transform the traditional art of sculpting and mosaic tiling into a marvelous castle in the sky. They created noteworthy sculptures complemented with mosaic tiles and stones. Looking at their sculptures, Mozaico couldn’t miss the opportunity of sharing the wave of creativity and modernity. Here’s our list of the 5 Most Impressive Mosaic Sculptures.
11 Mar 2015
It was during the Roman Empire that mosaic art reached its supreme glory. Figures of the Roman Empire had installed mosaics on the floors of their palaces and villas. Mosaic art is considered to be an ancient art with several techniques of craft, Roman techniques being the oldest of its kind. The Roman technique consists of using tiles hand-cut with a hammer and a nail, and crafting the mosaic directly into the floor. Ancient mosaics typically portray famous figures and traditional geometric patterns. Some of the mosaic artworks were destroyed through wars, while others were discovered time after time during excavations all over the world. Here is a list of the roman mosaic discoveries that were made through time and space. These monuments are now considered to be cultural heritage sites.
05 Mar 2015
Improving your home decor will enlighten your mood. Did you know that you can use old plates, empty frames, vintage mirrors, empty bird cages, hats, old chains and many other spontaneous items to ornament your walls? A wall is a lot more than a structure that defines the area to provide shelter or security. It’s a space of your own life, able to react and interact with your feelings. Check out this incredible list of 10 ways to decorate your walls, from a basic accent wall paint to a creative crazy decorative item. Enjoy the tips and tricks listed!
27 Feb 2015
Throughout history vaulted ceilings were used to ornament cathedrals and basilicas and make a space look larger than it is. In architecture, the main function of vaults was to give resistance to walls and ceilings. There’s a wide variety of vaults such as the Barrel Vault, Groin Vault, Rib Vault and Fan vault. This variety took ceilings to another dimension and more than art covering four walls with a roof. Therefore, Mozaico thought of taking you on a journey of renowned to less known monuments , spreading through three continents and two thousand years of history. We start with the contemporary art of magical stained glass ceilings made by Daniel Buren to conclude with the fairy land of India, the Taj Mahal.