30 Aug 2018

Living in a Mosaic – California Venice Mosaic Tile House

In 1994, Venice, California was a different place than it is today. It had a bohemian vibe and it wasn’t necessarily considered upscale, but a place where artists, artisans and all kinds of creatives found their home. Much later, when the tech companies started popping up the city, the population
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22 Aug 2018

Queen Califia’s Magical Circle Garden-A Mosaic Extravaganza

Not many outdoor monuments are dedicated to both the imagination and the art of mosaic such as the spectacular Queen Califia’s Magical Circle in Escondido. The last major public work of the famous French-American artist Niki de Saint Phalle, this outdoor installation is the only American sculpture garden and a
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15 Aug 2018

Painting in Stone – Beautiful Examples of Opus Sectile

The art of mosaic is usually understood as the art of small cubes – tesserae, arranged in a particular way. However, mosaic is a much broader term, a method that encompasses several techniques, all of them ancient and specific. One of the mosaic techniques that give the most intriguing results
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02 Aug 2018

10 Appetizing Mosaics For Your Dining Room

Throughout history, dining rooms played a central role in a home, designed to display personal and official affinities of the homeowner. When we look at historical dining halls, we find a diversity that is hard to classify – from religious insignia to minute details pertaining to the members of the
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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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