Modern art
28 Nov 2016

Mosaics: A Brief Walk Through Time

It is no secret that mosaics, since ancient times, had been used for a wide set of purposes. For instance, during the Stone Age, they were assembled in a way to send a message or relay a certain direction. However, as centuries passed by, mosaics started to be used for
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Sweden handmade mosaics
25 Nov 2016

Sweden’s Forgotten Treasure

The walls are covered with over 18 million pieces of mosaics which are composed of either glass or gold and which were assembled by the artist Einar Forseth. That’s why you have an interior that gleams with an amber like color.  A Byzantine style of mosaics is used to portray
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08 Feb 2016

Important reasons to use Mosaic Tile in your Home Decor

Do you need a change to your home decor? Would you like your interior design to be authentically embellished with modern highlights? Decorating with mosaic tiles have always been in fashion and its popularity shows no signs of waning through time. They can be incorporated in contemporary and classier interior designs alike. When it comes to the final plan concerning our personal space’s interior design, things can get a little confusing – leading us to indecisiveness and frustration (and we definitely don’t want you to be mad!). The key to a successful interior design doesn’t always aim to enhance the stylistic status of your home decor, but ultimately to augment your home value.
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05 Feb 2016

16th Avenue: Where Mosaic Magic Kissed San Francisco!

San Francisco city is one of the most liberal and artistic cities of the United States. Visiting this lively cultural center of Northern California, you find yourself wandering amongst eclectic Victorian architecture and landmarks like the infamous Golden Gate Bridge & Alamo Square. This city is literally a mosaic, comprised of colourful yet different neighbourhoods, mimicking little tiles on an artisan’s mosaic canvas – each exhibiting its own intricate artistic detail. The “16th Avenue Tiled Steps” project is surely one of the most beautiful art gems of San Francisco city that has been manufactured by the hands of local art enthusiasts, volunteers and of course, by the two ambitious artists: Aileen Barr and Colette Crutcher. Combining their artistic envision and skills with the passion of the community, mosaic staircase project was initiated in January 2003 and was successfully completed a year later in August of 2004.
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01 Feb 2016

The Shāh Chérāgh: The Holy Mosaic

The history of mosaic art in Iran can be traced back all the way to the country’s prehistoric roots. Mosaic art held a special place in the heart of Iranian culture, more so than other forms of decorative art, such as carvings and brickwork. More specifically, the application of mosaic tiles constituted the dominant form of architectural decoration; hence the expertise that tile-makers attained with the passage of time resulted in intricate mosaic designs, respectable crafting skills and the optimization of the meticulous manufacturing process.
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29 Jan 2016

SAIMIR STRATI- MR. WORLD GUINNESS RECORDS

This article will be dedicated to the one of a kind artist, Saimir Strati, who has created some of the most impressive mosaic masterpieces in history. Using the most unexpected materials to create art, Strati doesn’t stop amazing the world of art with his unique artistic inventions. Saimir is an Albanian contemporary artist who has been associated with one of the most well-known artists in the mosaic art world.
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