(6 min read) Every March 8, on International Women’s Day, the world celebrates the many achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for establishing gender equality. Mosaics Lab joins the global community as it comes together to celebrate women’s achievements, especially in the visual arts. This
(4 min read) With 19 museums, galleries, and research facilities attracting 22 million people a year, the Smithsonian Institution is among the most-visited attractions in the United States. Travelers from around the world particularly head to Washington D.C.’s National Mall to see the famed Smithsonian castle and neighboring museums. While
(4 min read) It’s been 44 years since February was officially declared as Black History Month in the United States. Black people from all walks of life have helped shape communities across the country for more than four centuries. Black History Month is very much about honoring the valuable contributions
(3 min read) Artists from all spheres were always inspired by a variety of different things, beings, and aspects of life. Since the early age of humanity, aside from war and their deities, the ancient creatives most often depicted animals on their cave walls. Animals were prey, food source, playmates,
(4 min read) 2020 has been a long and challenging year. As lockdowns begin to ease and more businesses reopen, everyone is optimistic that these trying times will soon come to an end. So, it comes as no surprise that this cheery, positive outlook is captured in Pantone’s home and
(3 min read) Ahhh it’s that time of the year! That special time when all of the homes are vibrantly decorated to remind of the delights of Christmas when all the shop windows are decorated with huge red and green decorated “best Christmas sale” signs. We here at Mosaics lab
(4 min read) As you already know, we often use this awesome blog to chit-chat about the glorious ways of mosaic art and we’ve done so covering a variety of artwork styles and topics. One thing we haven’t covered, the art of mosaic portraits. Yes, I say “the art of”
(3 min read) Here at Mosaics Lab, we want you to express yourself in the most ‘you’ way possible! That’s why we offer a variety of affordable and versatile customizations for our existing mosaics, and even the option to have your favorite photos or paintings recreated in stone for the perfect
(4 min read) The autumn season usually marks the ending of any type of redecorations and home interior reconstructions among other things, with one small but meaningful exception — fireplace. The autumn season is actually the best season for treating your good ole fireplace with a fabulous facelift (I say this in
(4 min read) So, as you already know, your girl is a huge advocate of that good ole notion that you can find art in virtually anything. mosaic art is no exception. Mosaic can depict anything and it can be made of anything and that is the beauty of it.
All children are potential mosaic artists and that is amazing (4 min read) September is the baby safety month and on the surface of things, it might seem that we as mosaic artists and interior designers don’t have much to do with it…I am here to argue that we certainly do.
(5 min read) If you browse through the internet searching for the explanation and insight into how human-animal bond actually came to life, you won’t find much. Most often you will run into some sturdy definition, such as: “The human-animal bond is a mutually beneficial and dynamic relationship” yadda yadda yadda.
Celebrating International Women’s Month – Artemisia Gentileschi, The Unsung Heroine of the Art World
(4 min read) Throughout history, the art world has been dominated by the names of incredible creators but scarcely does a woman’s name glisten on the list of the greats. Women have faced judgment and disapproval for pursuing the arts, which throughout the ages was widely considered a man’s task. Whether
(4 min read) Whether the idea of Valentine’s Day fills you with warm and fuzzy feelings or downright annoys you, it’s always the right time to admire some on-topic mosaic art; if you read this far, you know why you’re here ;). The loved-up celebration originates from ancient Roman times when Emperor
(3 min read) First off, we’re gonna mention some fun facts about mirrors. So, we all know that you can travel through time with mirrors, right? Uh, huh. You put two mirrors in a vacuum, placing them a couple of micrometers apart, which creates the Casimir effect. Long story short, you
(4 min read) When you think about it, the definition of a trend is sort of abstract, because how can you really define something that is constantly changing and evolving? I guess that really is the definition. Trend is something that is hip and popular at a certain point in time.