(3 min read) Summertime is a worldwide favorite time to grab hold of travel opportunities and set sail to see a range of cultural treats, from fine cuisine, rolling landscapes, to the colorful bounty of the arts. Mosaic art offers a unique insight into deeply laced cultural styles around the
(4 min read) When we talk about Vincent van Gogh, the iconic 20th Century painter, we often fail to recognize the pivotal contributions made by his opulent and generously textured visuals. Contemporary art has been radically morphed by an artist that is often reduced to a “tortured soul”. Although he only
(4 min read) When someone says “beautiful”, most of us think of entirely different things. Some of us think of Leonard Afremov paintings, some think of Rachel McAdams and others of their garden in May. That goes to show that beauty is the matter of individual observation and perception. There
(4 min read) One of the inexhaustible modern sources of questionable knowledge, the Wikipedia, says: “A mosaic is a piece of art made from assembling of small pieces of colored glass, stone or other materials.”. For once, Wikipedia is right, especially about the “other materials” bit. Most of us witnessed art
(3 min read) It is impossible to be in Barcelona and not notice Antoni Gaudí’s incredible mosaic artworks. Every mosaic design lover owes a lot to this early 20th century modernism architect who brought freshness, originality and genius to the world of art and architecture. Gaudí decorated his city, Barcelona, using
(4 min read) If you’re an art lover, We know how challenging it is to pick a perfect next travel destination. Well, challenge accepted! We handpicked a few marvelous mosaic artworks in different parts of the world which you should definitely include in your must-see bucket list. Spain’s Barcelona:
(1 min read) It’s that time of the year when everyone is getting creative and coming up with ideas to surprise the trick and treaters. With Halloween just around the corner, here at Mosaics Lab, we want to give you a couple of ideas that would take your imagination to
(2 min read) Remember the beauty of Venice and Florence? Now, imagine something that lies right in between them. Yes, you are right! We’re talking about Ravenna – the magnificent city in Italy, that is also known as the City of Mosaics. Apart from being the burial place of Danthe
(2 min read) Valentine’s Day is around the corner and love is in the air. Sure, anyone can say it with roses and a pre-written card, but instead we thought we’d kick off the season of love with a few quotes and mosaics for you and your special someone to
(2 min read) With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we wanted to share a few seasonal ideas inspired by our mosaics. GREETING TRAY (Mosaic Artwork was provided by Mosaics Lab)Greet your guests with a personalized message. Apply chalkboard paint to the inside of an old tray or on top of
(2 min read) Adding a new art piece is a wonderful way to bring life and color to your space and BFCM (Black Friday / Cyber Monday) is a good time to snatch up a deal but there are a few things you should consider before the big day rolls
(1 min read) TIGER, TIGER ON THE WALL (Mosaic Art was provided by Mosaics Lab) Frank always felt uncomfortable sitting under that thing. It was as if the mosaic tiger was constantly breathing down his neck. The worst was when his wife talked to it like it was a live cat.
(1 min read) THE OLD WOMAN (Mosaic Artwork was provided by Mosaics Lab) Sam was usually too busy to help others but that morning he decided he could spare a couple of minutes to help an old woman cross the street. Maybe there was something about her frail appearance that reminded
(1 min read) So, we have another story for you. Read on at your own risk… OLD ACQUAINTANCES (Mosaic Design was provided by Mosaics Lab)“Hello, Jason.” Even before I turned I knew he had found me again. I looked at my reflection in the window, only it wasn’t my reflection anymore.
(1 min read) Our tales continue. So turn off the lights and read on if you dare… THE JOB (Mosaic Artwork was provided by Mosaics Lab)He sat in a corner of the club’s smoking room, a glass of Chateau Lafite in one hand and a Cuban cigar in the other.
(1 min read) Today we decided to take a break from our regular blogs to bring you some spooky fun. So turn off the lights and read on if you dare… THE SKELETON IN THE CLOSET (Mosaic Design was provided by Mosaics Lab)Many kids believe there’s a monster in their