Mesmerizing Asian Mosaic Designs That Will Wow You
(4 min read) Mosaic art brings together the old and the new. It’s a tradition that dates millennia, but you’ll find plenty of contemporary examples. And although mosaics are rooted in Western art, you can seek design inspiration from Chinese and Japanese art. The result is an original artwork that bridges East and West. To showcase the versatility of mosaics, here are some Asian-influenced motifs that will wow you.
Fit for an emperor
Chinese ceramics—particularly from the Ming and Qing dynasties—are sought after by museums and antique collectors. With their bright sheen, cobalt-tinged designs, and uncanny craftsmanship, it’s not hard to see why. This mosaic tile masterpiece featuring an image of a majestic ceramic vessel could be yours.
Mosaic with a view
Traditional Chinese and Japanese landscape paintings are vastly different from their Western counterparts. Rather than concentrate on a focal point or on the horizon, your eyes wander across the work. The elements, such as the trees, cliffs, and clouds, all seem to float in the misty air. “Dual View” lends a new perspective to our notions of painting.
Down to a fine art
One of Japan’s most acclaimed art forms is the woodblock print or ukiyo-e. The Land of the Rising Sun may be famous for manga and anime, but centuries ago, ukiyo-e flourished. When the artworks began to be exported to the West, artists such as Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Edgar Degas were captivated. If you’re looking for an art medium that will last generations, consider mosaic tiles featuring a Japanese woodblock design.
Frozen in time
“Frozen Waterfall” is as timeless as it is beautiful. This rendering of a landscape has an enigmatic charm to it. At the top half is a majestic waterfall dropping from a cliff. Its torrential flow is momentarily captured in mosaic tiles. The water crashes down below, forming a thick mist amidst the rocks and trees. What follows is calm and serenity. The muted palette also adds to the mosaic’s pensive atmosphere.
Where East meets West
“The Bridge,” a mosaic design framed by cherry blossoms in bloom and highlighting a garden bridge, is like something out of a photograph. The image is a case study in contrast. The fleeting and falling cherry blossoms juxtapose against the permanence of the bridge. The colors of both subjects—a soft pink and a bold red—are very much different. This mosaic artwork is soothing as well as intriguing to look at.
The Great Wall of China is a marvel of human engineering. Although parts of it have crumbled or fallen into disrepair, you can trek restored portions of the Great Wall. We’ve explored a section that’s only 30 minutes away from the capital, Beijing. But don’t be fooled by the sprawling pavement. It’s a steep climb, even on seemingly flat parts. This mosaic art of the Great Wall of China will surely amaze your guests and bring back travel memories.
Some beautiful examples of mosaics, it’s lovely to see how they look from different parts of the world x
I love traditional Chinese ink art. It always looks spectacular and adds a lot to the whole vision of the place. It’s incredibly stylish and very exotic. Making it in form of the mosaic makes it even more quirky which I 100% love
Oh these are absolutely stunning. I love the Oriental influences behind each of these pieces. I’d love to find something representing Korea. Thank you for sharing!
I love all of these pieces. They’re gorgeous.
The scenes look very familiar. I like that design of a dancing shape of green and yellow, looks like a cliff or something on a frame. It is so quiet and peaceful.
Those are all wonderful selection of artworks and definitely got my eye and attention to the “The Bridge” and “Dual View” mosaics artwork..
These are lovely, and take me back to when I was younger as my grandparents had some jars with an asian theme
Wow those feathers look so beautiful! All of these works of arts are really mesmerizing!
The Asian designs are really good. Be is Japanese or Chinese they have authenticity in them.
I love all of those mosaics, especially the Japanese landscape and the bridge with Sakura trees.
Asian cultures really know how to do mosaics well and give a really different spin on things. The one of the Great Wall of China is stunning!
These are so pretty. I love Asian and Oriental style art works, the mosaic just adds that extra element to it.
WOW! These are such amazing mosaics! I have never seen anything like them! So much detail!
i wonder how many hours of work go into art like this – it’s amazing
All of these are unique. I enjoyed seeing them here.
These are beautiful piece’s and I love your take on each one.
You’re right about this title, these mosaic designs are mesmerising! It’s given me some great design inspiration.
The Chinese ceramic designs captured my attention. It looks real. And there is something historical about the design. It’s so Chinese-y.
I am loving the feather mosaic. I would love that in my house, And the Great Wall of China looks amazing
What beautiful mosaic artwork! I have always loved mosaic art and these are just stunning!
Wow! These are really beautiful. So far, my favorite is the one for Frozen in Time. It’s mesmerizing and such a timeless masterpiece.
Wow, these are beautiful! I really love the cherry blossoms ones because I just love traditional Japanese art styles with sakura.
All of it is so beautiful masterpiece. I wish I have one at home 🙂
Each mosaic piece is so beautiful and deserves the display at the appropriate place. Would like one of them in my backyard.
Wow these are so beautiful! I love the feather one so much!
I love all of these scenes. Wish I could have a beautiful piece in my home.
Wow, Japanese and Chinese arts are so beautiful.
Some stunning pieces here! Some remind me of traditional Chinese artwork painting but they look even better in mosaics art, especially the Great Wall of China
The mosaic pieces are so nice looking, I want to see all of them in real life. Thanks for sharing these beautiful pieces!
Mosaic with a view is my favorite in the post. Frankly, I’d go with any of these options. Gorgeous!
They are all spectacular. The Great Chinese Wall is depicted so well. What a lot of talent!
All those mosaic artworks are beautiful. Japanese and Chinese artworks are truly awesome.
Wow! I absolutely love that Great Wall mosaic!
These are absolutely beautiful. Something I’d definitely have as a centre piece in our living room on the wall. So pretty
There are some lovely pieces here, I do love mosaics as they bring so much more than just a picture
All of these art work are incredible to look at but the Mosaic art work is my favorite!
These traditional designs are so beautiful. I love any Japanese work, I have the Japanese wave print on my wall at home.
I love how familiar all of those designs to me are. They’re all breathtaking.
I love the Chinese ceramic, looks so beautiful.
These are so stunning. Such talented artists. I would love some mosaic artwork in my home.
There are some interesting and different designs. I love the range with these mosaics.
How incredible, I absoutely adore them all! They are all just so beautiful. Mosaics are gorgeous!