17 Aug 2018

Santa Maria in Trastevere – Rome, Italy

The Santa Maria in Trastevere is a basilica in Rome, Italy originally commissioned by Pope Callistus I during the third century. Its name translates to “Our Lady in Trastevere” in English and is said to be the first church dedicated to Mary, the mother of Jesus. As stated in its
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26 Jul 2018

Art Deco Designs Perfect for Your Home Mosaic

One of the first global design movements, Art Deco appeared with the expansion of modern technologies and mechanization in the early 20th century. Celebrating novel aesthetic, futuristic ideas and mechanized world, it reached a peak in the 1920s, only to decline in the 1930s along with the Great American Depression.
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19 Jul 2018

4 Big Mosaic Ideas For A Hedonistic Bathroom

It’s been a long time since the bathroom became a lot more than a mere washroom. One of the key spaces in a modern home, the room in which we take care of our hygiene surpassed its practical nature by diving into the upper levels of aesthetics and even hedonism.
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28 Jun 2018

Magnificent Art Nouveau Mosaics as an Inspiration

The turn of the 20th century brought a number of new ideas and movements in the arts, some conceptual, some aesthetic. A group of European artists gathered around the idea that the traditional hierarchy of arts was obsolete and that craft and applied arts deserved more attention devised a new
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30 May 2018

A closer look at mosaic materials

Creating mosaics involves many alternate techniques. Equally important to the method, what also impresses on the final outcome, is the choice of ingredients that feed into the artwork as a whole. As there is no one standard for this aspect of the process, the list of materials to choose from
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16 May 2018

Over the top: Ideas for installing mosaic tile borders

A beautiful portrait or picture belongs within a frame. Similarly, the varying elements on a wall can appear more beautiful and attractive when neatly enclosed within a mosaic tile border. A charming mosaic tile border does its part to bring out the essence of the different elements on your walls,
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