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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18 Apr 2018

A brief history of Ancient Greek mosaics

The history of mosaics is elaborate and winding, extending over a vast passage of time and geography. From the advent of the art form, to what we know now as mosaic design, Ancient Greek mosaics are as important today as they were thousands of years ago. Greek Mosaics, which can
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13 Apr 2018

Thinking colors for your mosaic designs

The human brain is a complex mystery, privy to a vast myriad of feelings and emotions. And in a transformative world, the human eye – quick shifting and wondrous – is wide open to absorbing more than 10 million variations of color. When scrutinizing any art form, whether award-winning masterpiece,
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06 Apr 2018

Grace your space with a flowing mosaic

A mosaic is an eye-ctching piece of deco, this goes without say. Brightening up your space with a sprawling mural will do its part to bring on a rush of positive energy. But a mosaic can be manipulated to serve more purpose, beyond just being an idyllic piece of art
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