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Mosaic art becomes a space odyssey in its own right

(4 min read) I was browsing through world-news yesterday and I ran into this amazing article about the Hubble Legacy Field Mosaic. Although the title is pretty self-explanatory, let me enlighten you nevertheless. The Hubble Telescope Mosaic is assembled of about 7,500 images of the universe “far, far away” (wassup Star Wars fans), which makes it the biggest and most extensive historical encyclopedia of galaxies ever created. This epic mosaic combines observations collected from whopping sixteen years of Hubble Space Telescope deep field surveys, covering over 13.3 billion years of history of our own beloved universe. Now let me say it one more time in case you missed it – IT IS A MOSAIC. Mmm-hm. It made me instantly and overwhelmingly proud to be a part of this terrific community that celebrates the beauty and all-inclusive nature of mosaic art.

Hubble Legacy Field Mosaic
Part of the amazing Hubble Legacy Field Mosaic (Source Syfy Wire)

On the same note, the word “mosaic” seems to be incorporated into all pores of both society and business. From Mosaic Frozen Food company to awesome and trendy DC’s Mosaic District, our favorite art-form seems to be everywhere and anywhere. That got me thinking, can it really be everywhere? At least one mosaic in every room, how awesome would that be?! So, let’s tackle that idea, as we celebrate the fact that mosaic art managed to grasp a piece of the universe. (Insert victory dance gif here).

Vibrant Public Stairs Mosaic | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Vibrant Mosaic Artwork on Public Stairs

Needless to say, a mosaic can indeed be featured in any room in your home. You can decorate your furniture with it, your wall, bathroom furnishings, floors, etc. However, whenever I think of a mosaic in the living room, I simply imagine it on the wall. A huge mosaic on the living room wall just speaks “classy” to me. Whether you decide to go with an artsy one that will show something abstract and meaningful, or for a monochrome one that will simply cover the whole wall, you can’t go wrong with mosaic designs.

Living Room Mosaic | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Shiny Living Room Mosaic (Source Imperial Tile and Stone)
Neutral Tile Mosaic | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Neutral Tile Mosaic on the Living Room Wall (Source Dehtile)

As for the kitchen, the obvious choice is always an effective backsplash. Aside from being gorgeous, kitchen backsplashes are also the most practical thing you can add to your kitchen. They are easy to clean, and they don’t require any special care from your part. When it comes to designs, you can choose virtually whatever you like. Whether you choose a design that will create contrast or the one that will fit in with the rest of your kitchen, you can’t go wrong with a kitchen backsplash.

Kitchen Mosaic Backsplash | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Dark Blue Mosaic Kitchen Backsplash (Source Decoist)
Colorful Kitchen Mosaic Backsplash | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Colorful Mosaic Kitchen Backsplash (Source Decoist)

When it comes to the bathroom, nothing speaks “I’m THAT elegant” quite like a wall decorated with mosaic tiles. Just one mosaic wall would do to your bathroom what Kandinsky’s “Composition V” does to Ronald Lauder’s Neue Galerie. Some folks opt for simple mosaic patterns featuring shiny borders and chic stuff like that. I, myself am quite sarcastic, but few things make me so bubbly like a huge flowery mosaic on a bathroom wall.

Bathroom Mosaic Backsplash | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Gorgeous Bathroom Mosaic (Source Daniel Thiebaut)

A bedroom is where the magic happens if you’re lucky. If not, you might wanna consider doing a mosaic on one of the walls, some say it will do wonders for your sex life. It doesn’t even have to be the whole wall. You can opt for a flashy mosaic canvas or a pop-art mosaic dresser. If, however, you do decide to go for a whole wall, I strongly advise discreet and neutral colors and patterns, otherwise, it might look tacky.

Bedroom Mosaic Design | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Teak Tiles Bedroom Mosaic (Source Houzz)
Bed Mosaic Headboard | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Beautiful Mosaic Headboard

Last, but not least, you have probably noticed I haven’t mentioned floor mosaics, and that is simply because I feel that they mostly belong in a hallway. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve seen mosaics on floors of a variety of living rooms and bedrooms, not to mention bathrooms. However, I personally always felt that the hallway is that one place where floor mosaic can shine and contribute the most. Once you have a wholesome mosaic artwork on your hallway floor, you don’t need any kind of wall decoration to make a proper first impression on your visitors.

Mosaic Floor Inlay | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Hand-crafted Mosaic Inlay
Mosaic Medallion Inlay | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Handmade Medallion Mosaic Inlay
Floor Mosaic | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Gorgeous Mosaic Floor
Bathroom Mosaic Inlay | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Elegant Mosaic Carpet Inlay

Now that we’ve wrapped that up some of you may say. “But what about my nursery, or my children’s bedroom, or my play-room?” You know what? Go for it! Mosaics belong everywhere and they can depict anything, whether it’s a Disney princess or thousands of galaxies

Statement Wall Mosaic | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Flowery Wall Mosaic by Sicis
Bathroom Mosaic Backsplash | Mosaics Lab | Tile Mosaic Artwork, Mosaic Patterns, Handmade Mosaic Art
Bathroom Mosaic Backsplash by Mosaics Lab

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M. Belosh

M. Belosh

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81 Comments

  1. Miri
    May 8, 2019 at 10:24 am — Reply

    I have always loved mosaics. Like you said, they can work in any room and you have endless possibilities in terms of what you can create. I grew up making mosaic art with my aunt, and it’s something I would love to try again.

    • May 9, 2019 at 10:01 am — Reply

      Oh that is so cool! Please try again, this wonderful art is so fulfilling, meditative and crazy creative.

  2. Tanytyagi
    May 8, 2019 at 10:32 am — Reply

    Good piece of information. Would like to know more.

  3. Joseph Abimbola
    May 8, 2019 at 11:03 am — Reply

    Wow, these are creative artworks and design that makes a house feel like home, thanks for sharing.

  4. Stacie
    May 8, 2019 at 12:53 pm — Reply

    This is amazing artwork! I’ve always been so fascinated by mosaic art. It’s amazing to watch such small pieces become larger images.

    • May 9, 2019 at 10:00 am — Reply

      Yeah that exact same thing got me into loving this wonderful art even more.

  5. Amber Myers
    May 8, 2019 at 1:34 pm — Reply

    So gorgeous. I just love all these colors. I’ve always been a fan of mosaic art. I’d love it on my floor.

  6. Krista
    May 8, 2019 at 1:43 pm — Reply

    Oh my gosh that amazing staircase art! I can’t even imagine how long that took to install! It’s absolutely stunning!

  7. Cristina Petrini
    May 8, 2019 at 1:55 pm — Reply

    Mosaics have always attracted my attention and the wonder of my eyes with small bricks that became art!

  8. Maria
    May 8, 2019 at 2:03 pm — Reply

    I love this so much. The backsplashes are so pretty but I especially love the steps.

  9. Laura G
    May 8, 2019 at 3:59 pm — Reply

    I’m always so impressed with mosaic!! And those public stairs are mind-blowing!!

  10. Fiona Cambouropoulos
    May 8, 2019 at 6:21 pm — Reply

    Goodness those stairs with the vibrant mermaid lady look amazing. What a great public space.

  11. Kim Seghers
    May 8, 2019 at 7:16 pm — Reply

    All of the mosaic art is beautiful I have always been fascinated by mosaics. I love the mosaic tiled stairs it was so pretty. My parents bought a home with mosaic tiled front porch steps.

    • May 9, 2019 at 9:59 am — Reply

      oh that is so cool! Do you know how old are the mosaics?

  12. Sam
    May 9, 2019 at 12:22 am — Reply

    So many beautiful mosaics you’ve showcased. The Hubble Legacy mosaic is so cool! I really liked the mosaic in the bathroom. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a mosaic on a bed frame before. It’s so pretty!

    • May 9, 2019 at 9:58 am — Reply

      Yeah it is pretty unusual to have it on a bed frame but very cute.

  13. Bindu
    May 9, 2019 at 2:51 am — Reply

    Takes mosaic art to the next level. Absolutely mesmerizing

  14. Alvern
    May 9, 2019 at 7:14 am — Reply

    I think mosaic art is very interesting and if I had to choose I would probably have it in the hallway at the entrance to a house as well as on the ceiling in a chillout room.

  15. kumamonjeng
    May 9, 2019 at 8:54 am — Reply

    Mosaic arts is really beautiful and I didn’t know it helps to boost up the whole look of the home of the living room or dining area. I love it. Recently I went to Portugal and saw their blue and white tiles, called azulejos, very beautiful too.

    • May 9, 2019 at 9:57 am — Reply

      I was in Lisbon a few months ago, the Azulejos are gorgeous! You also gotta visit Barcelona, Gaudi’s mosaic work is out of this world.

  16. DeeDee
    May 9, 2019 at 9:11 am — Reply

    These mosaics are beautiful! I am amazed at the endless possibilities of what can be created with mosaics.

  17. Noureen
    May 9, 2019 at 9:31 am — Reply

    That’s good piece of information regarding mosaics especially I love the art work it can easily elevate the look of any room.

  18. Kalyan Panja
    May 9, 2019 at 10:19 am — Reply

    For those looking to use mosaics in their homes will surely love these fabulous tips to make your home an unique one.

  19. Yeah Lifestyle
    May 9, 2019 at 10:20 am — Reply

    I do love mosaic art, I find it so beautiful. I’d definitely get some mosaic art in my house if I was ever to move house.

  20. Krysten Quiles
    May 9, 2019 at 10:25 am — Reply

    STUNNING. WHat beautiful pieces. I especially like the one on the steps, but they’re all absolutely wonderful!

  21. Corinne
    May 9, 2019 at 10:25 am — Reply

    I feel like mosaics are like an impressionist painting. Loads of little colored dots which put together create a gorgeous piece of art!

    • May 9, 2019 at 1:05 pm — Reply

      I never thought about it but you’re right, it does feel this way.

  22. Anagha
    May 9, 2019 at 10:58 am — Reply

    The are on stairs is unique one. Never saw one before. I like the dolphin bathroom. It’s amazing.

  23. Sigrid
    May 9, 2019 at 11:47 am — Reply

    These are all mosaic? so nice. I didn’t know you can make so many artworks on different surfaces using mosaic.

    • May 9, 2019 at 1:03 pm — Reply

      Yes! That is exactly why I find it so fascinating.

  24. Gabriel
    May 9, 2019 at 12:18 pm — Reply

    Really useful information on mosaic art, didn’t know there were so many kinds. I will keep my eye out more to notice mosaic art.

  25. Nyxie
    May 9, 2019 at 12:28 pm — Reply

    Such a beautiful post! I love mosaics and find them so appealing to look at! The floor in my WC is mosaic, totally regret not getting it in my personal bathroom!

    • May 9, 2019 at 1:03 pm — Reply

      Oh really! That is awesome. Does your WC mosaic floor have any pattern or design?

  26. Jenny MacKenzie
    May 9, 2019 at 12:48 pm — Reply

    These mosaic pieces are stunning. I didn’t know they could be this beautiful! Thank you for the beautiful write up!

    • May 9, 2019 at 1:02 pm — Reply

      Thanks a lot Jenny, really appreciate your feedback.

  27. Hollie
    May 9, 2019 at 1:24 pm — Reply

    Wow that staircase art is absolutely stunning. All of these are so beautiful and elevate the entire area.

  28. Rachel
    May 9, 2019 at 1:53 pm — Reply

    all just so beautiful! Love mosaic art and giving it ago too!

  29. Tara Pittman
    May 9, 2019 at 2:06 pm — Reply

    So many cool rooms. I really love those stairs, way cool looking.

  30. Alyssa Dawson
    May 9, 2019 at 2:35 pm — Reply

    These are some of my favorite things to look through when I’m searching home decor… it’s completely stunning and I am a sucker for it!

  31. Ashli Ferguson
    May 9, 2019 at 4:41 pm — Reply

    WOW!!! I love the mosaic’s on the stairs. If I had a house with stairs I would want it on them because that looks really really cool.

  32. Bree
    May 9, 2019 at 6:20 pm — Reply

    Those stairs are phenomenal! I would love to see those in real life!! SO BEAUTIFUL!

  33. Patricia
    May 9, 2019 at 7:19 pm — Reply

    I’m a huge fan of this art! It is so versatile that it fits various styles n still look cool!

  34. Alexandra Cook
    May 9, 2019 at 10:07 pm — Reply

    I would love to fill my house with mosaics. They are so breathtaking.

  35. Vanessa Delia
    May 9, 2019 at 10:29 pm — Reply

    Some of these mosaics are stunning! I wish they were more common where I live.

  36. Tiffany
    May 9, 2019 at 10:29 pm — Reply

    These people are so creative. The stair mosaic is so cool!

  37. Lyosha
    May 9, 2019 at 11:07 pm — Reply

    How beautiful is that! I loved the cosmos theme, that looks incredible! wow!

  38. maria
    May 9, 2019 at 11:19 pm — Reply

    mosaic art is so fascinating and its amazing! All the pieces look nice I especially like the blue dolphin. Moasic artist are so talented and they know how to bring art to life!

  39. Jeannette
    May 10, 2019 at 12:25 am — Reply

    Dark Blue Mosaic Kitchen Backsplash (Source Decoist) and the Bathroom Mosaic Backsplash by Mosaics Lab are my favorite mosaics!!!! I love the way the mosaic is the point of attraction in the room but compliments everything else.

  40. Crafty Alane
    May 10, 2019 at 2:16 am — Reply

    I love mosaic art, from the DIY projects to the detailed professional art created. Your photo offer great types of art the details is so unique.

  41. Khushboo Motihar
    May 10, 2019 at 6:53 am — Reply

    I love mosaics. One can use discarded tile pieces to create something beautiful. I particularly love the dolphin mosaic you have posted.

  42. Amy
    May 10, 2019 at 8:40 am — Reply

    Those were stunning. I love how creative people nowadays in making this amazing artwork.

  43. Czjai Reyes-Ocampo
    May 10, 2019 at 8:43 am — Reply

    The dolphin and the flowery wall look stunning! Mosaic art is very fascinating. 🙂

  44. Jasmine M
    May 10, 2019 at 10:52 am — Reply

    I absolutely love Mosaic art. It definitely captivates your attention and makes you focus on the design. I would love to have some Mosaic art in my own home for sure!

  45. Kara
    May 10, 2019 at 12:04 pm — Reply

    Such beautiful images, I would love something like this in my house

  46. Brittany Vantrease
    May 10, 2019 at 12:24 pm — Reply

    I’m really impressed with all the mosaic artwork in this blog post. It was all very beautiful and eye catching. I thought the bed post was very unique and loved it.

  47. Catherine Pappas
    May 10, 2019 at 12:39 pm — Reply

    Absolutely beautiful artwork. Loved this post.

  48. aisasami
    May 10, 2019 at 1:04 pm — Reply

    Mosiac art is so beautiful. I love the piece with the girl on the stairs, so beautiful!

  49. Sue-Tanya Mchorgh
    May 10, 2019 at 4:40 pm — Reply

    Whoa look at these pieces! They are so beautiful. I think the one with the girl on the stairs is my favourite. It so gorgeous. I can’t imagine what it looks like in person.

  50. David Elliott
    May 10, 2019 at 5:57 pm — Reply

    I love mosaic art. It truly is so beautiful in such a unique way. I really love the one on the steps. Just so beautiful and such a unique look.

  51. Lydia Smith
    May 10, 2019 at 6:41 pm — Reply

    Wow this looks so beautiful and very creative. Amazing artwork…

  52. Cindy Ingalls
    May 10, 2019 at 8:31 pm — Reply

    Mosiac art is one of those art forms that has always been something to appreciate and admire. It’s amazing how many different looks you can create.

  53. Dikeesha
    May 10, 2019 at 9:40 pm — Reply

    I a fan of mosaic! I think I would thoroughly enjoy the Hubble Legacy Mosaic Field. These home ideas are beautiful!

  54. Pati Robins
    May 11, 2019 at 6:03 am — Reply

    those stairs as well as last bathroom tiles are a true work of art in my books

  55. twinspirationalparties
    May 11, 2019 at 6:27 am — Reply

    Great pics.. I had always love mosaic arts since I was a kid. I love the mosaic stairs and the floor. It all looks great..!

  56. Jackline A
    May 11, 2019 at 7:16 am — Reply

    These mosaics are beautiful! I love all of them especially the first one. All these artists are so talented.

  57. Owen G.
    May 11, 2019 at 10:41 am — Reply

    Mosaic art is so lovely, I used to see artworks in small forms before and now it’s on stairs. It really does look great.

  58. adi
    May 11, 2019 at 11:11 am — Reply

    Love the mosaic roundup and its really interesting to know that the Hubble Telescope Mosaic is assembled of about 7,500 images of the universe .

  59. CANDACE
    May 11, 2019 at 11:33 pm — Reply

    Mosaics are definitely a piece of art! I have always loved them. I really want to incorporate that kind of art in my new home. I like the backsplash of that kitchen. Beautiful!

    Candace Hampton

  60. Elaine
    May 11, 2019 at 11:55 pm — Reply

    I like floor mosaics in hallways the best too. They just help bring the space together beautifully!

  61. Razena
    May 12, 2019 at 12:29 am — Reply

    You have curated a beautiful collection of mosaic art for the home. We only had it on our shower floor but these are amazing. My favorites are the gorgeous floor inlays.

  62. Jasmine Hewitt
    May 12, 2019 at 11:05 am — Reply

    i’d love to put some mosaic in my bathroom just as an art piece! it’s kinda drab in there and needs color

  63. Danielle
    May 12, 2019 at 11:57 am — Reply

    I cannot get over how amazing these mosaics are! So stunning!

  64. Danielle
    May 12, 2019 at 2:57 pm — Reply

    All of these look so beautiful! The colors and the vibrancy really stand out in these settings.

  65. Monique Elise
    May 12, 2019 at 11:02 pm — Reply

    This is so cool! My boyfriend is a painter and we often find ourselves at the museums. I’ve always been drawn to mosaics, they’re so interesting to look at.

  66. Swathi
    May 12, 2019 at 11:42 pm — Reply

    All are beautiful, I am not fan of Mosaic art back splashes, But I love rest of them.

  67. Sundeep
    May 13, 2019 at 3:18 am — Reply

    This is amazing art work. I am in love with this artwork. The blue mosaic art work in kitchen looks incredibly great.

  68. Gervin Khan
    May 13, 2019 at 9:40 am — Reply

    These kind of design looks really awesome and mesmerizing.
    Mosaic art when incorporate to architecture is a masterpiece
    and perfectly match to each other. Loved It.

  69. Djebe
    May 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm — Reply

    I love how the work pops and In a home i know its standout

  70. Eloise
    May 13, 2019 at 2:48 pm — Reply

    mosaic art can sure be beautiful and add a lovely aspect to any space… I would love a pretty mosaic piece for a backsplash in my kitchen and bath!
    Love the stairs ; )

  71. Bella and Dawn
    May 14, 2019 at 4:47 am — Reply

    Those are some beautiful examples for mosaics! We like the bathroom ones but would love to install a floor one outside in our courtyard!

  72. Nancy
    May 18, 2019 at 1:09 pm — Reply

    Umm, these are amazing art made with mosaic tiles. Makes me want to make something my house. I don’t think I am that talented though. I’d have to hire!

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