04 Aug 2017
Rome “The eternal city” is very well known for its sprawling lights and lively streets, on-going festivals and late ending nights. It holds some of the greatest masterpieces of the world such as the Colosseum, the Vatican Museums, and many others. This city is also considered to have the world’s largest collection of Roman mosaics. Since it’s also home to hundreds of museums covering archeology and mosaic art! In Today’s article, I’ll take another trip to Italy, but this time to explore one of the world’s most Iconic art museum “The Vatican” with over two thousand years of works to admire, priceless artifacts, historic pieces of art, sculptures and of course mosaics.
28 Jul 2017
Without a clear plan in mind, decorating your own home office could be a daunting task. You have a lot of factors to consider and a lot of questions to ask. What will be the main theme of the room? How can I strike the balance between form and function?
21 Jul 2017
Too often in home décor, we see mosaic art treated as an addition. It’s what gets dealt with last, long after the final coat of paint has dried on the walls and all of the furniture has been artfully arranged. Nonetheless, mosaic art is an art form that combines many aspects, and the most important one is the fact that when chosen thoughtfully, the right mosaic can provide for the entire room. First showing up in the 4th century and showing no signs of slowing down in popularity today, the art form has several art collectors and aficionados, including myself! Let’s take a look at some gorgeous rooms rockin’ this traditional art form, shall we?
13 Jul 2017
Park Guell: Step inside the futuristic vision of Gaudí is actually the second article I dedicate to the city of daydreams, Barcelona! This city embraced art and architecture like no other, and this fact is revealed in its remarkable Catalan architecture and many stupendous modernist landmarks designed by Antoni Gaudí. Park Guell is one of the most surreal landscapes ever build on the planet, the futuristic experiment of the architect Antonio Gaudí and his wealthy patron the Count Eusebi Guell, after whom the park was named. Though never fully completed, it still remains one of Gaudí’s most vibrant and humorous projects and has been attracting, tourists, art lovers, and dreamers to a visually striking, and technologically complex future of Barcelona. Enough said. This article will embark on a heartfelt journey to rediscover the futuristic and dynamic vision of the fantasy concept of the Park!
07 Jul 2017
Cover Photo: Courtesy of Olga Goulandris Pulling from a year’s worth of contemporary art discovery, insight from some of the world’s most influential curators and collectors, and early statistics on previous and upcoming mosaic art exhibitions, I’ve skimmed some of the most interesting mosaics to bring you 10 contemporary mosaicists
28 Jun 2017
Ciao folks! It’s been a while but I just wanted to let you all know that I’m finally back from Italy, and I will get back to posting regularly this week! Journey to the heart of Sentosa Island is actually the first article I dedicate to the Island of Death from Behind! This Island embraced magical butterfly parks, wax museums, and spectacular mosaics, and this fact is revealed in the world renowned Universal Studios and Madame Tussauds chain of attractions, as well as a Marine Life Park, which consists of a water park and an aquarium. Certainly, a visit to Sentosa will remain incomplete without a step foot inside The Merlion Walk, which is one of the most famous mosaic landmarks in Singapore. Just like Park Güell and Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens, The Merlion Walk is also believed to be one of the world’s most beautiful sites for contemporary mosaic art, colorful tiles, and recycled ceramics! Enough said. Let’s take a loop through this forgotten Singapore island and contemplate its mosaic marvels…