31 Aug 2021

Remembering Chuck Close as a Mosaic Artist

The highly influential American artist Chuck Close passed away earlier this month at the age of 81. His decades-long career showed longevity, even as his physical infirmities affected his style. Large-scale photorealistic works put him on the art world map. Later in life, his portraits using mosaic-style grids brightened subway
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20 Aug 2021

How To Transform any Space With Scenic Mosaics

This week, we’re here to tell you about the easiest way to visit the world’s scenic spots! Even better – you can stay home, enjoy the best views, and invite your friends and family to visit with you. Mosaic wall art is perfect for adding a scenic landscape to any
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13 Aug 2021

15 Mosaic Tile Art Ideas to Inspire Your Design Dreams

Sometimes, the best ideas for decorating a space are the easiest. Mosaic tile, a popular decorative art for thousands of years, is wildly versatile, requires little maintenance, and provides dazzling effects on practically any surface. Call it design paralysis after a year cooped up inside, but there’s a common feeling
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06 Aug 2021

The History of Household Mosaic Tile

Did you know that mosaic tile’s popularity has links to both Victorians and — indoor plumbing? Stay with us as we share a little of the interesting history behind our favorite subject! The United States experienced robust population growth in the late 1800s, and with it, a need for better
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30 Jul 2021

Commemorative Mosaics

Commemorating the loss of a loved one is a highly personal task. Bringing together the special memories, strong feelings, and many nuances of their effect on the world is like assembling a mosaic. We’ve talked about the connection between mosaic art and literature in the past – our blog on
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26 Jul 2021

Mid Century Mosaic Design Icons the Ackermans

Mid-Century Modern design (commonly known as “MCM” among fans) is more popular than ever. It’s not just nostalgia that’s spurred the enthusiasm of designers and homeowners. The clean lines, cool pops of color, and stylish use of shapes seem just as fresh in the 21st century. Jerome and Evelyn Ackerman
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