26 Mar 2019

Pompeii and Herculaneum: A Glorious Past is Preserved on the Bay of Naples

Both Pompeii and Herculaneum, its neighbor in western Italy, were thriving in 79 AD. With their location on the Bay of Naples, their affluent residents, and their thriving economies, they were showplaces for displays of wealth among the newly rich merchant classes – as well as the nobility who vacationed
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20 Mar 2019

The Versace Mansion – Design Inspiration and Mosaic Showcase

It might be the exposure from American Crime Story, but the legendary Versace Mansion in Miami, Florida is one of the most visited tourist destinations in South Beach. Or, it could simply be that the legendary style of Gianni Versace is still a forceful draw for anyone who loves the
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26 Feb 2019

Stunning Ways to Use Mosaic Art as Wall Decor

Mankind has been compelled to decorate the walls of their homes since the beginning. The  most ancient examples have meanings that are lost in time: animal figures, geometric shapes, scenes of activities. We can view through the lens of our current world, and have not a clue about what their
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07 Feb 2019

Early Islamic Art

Islamic art, with all of its richness, precise geometry of line, and saturated colors, is united in its origins, but diverse in its applications. Both the time range and geography for its expression is vast, but there are threads that tie together the types of its visual arts. What is
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