(3 min read) If you have mosaic art in your home, you are part of a tradition that dates back thousands of years and is found across the globe. Whether your mosaic piece is a kitchen backsplash, decorative mural, or bathroom design, you’ll want to clean it regularly to maintain its
(4 min read) I was recently browsing the web for some fresh ideas and I ran into one of the most infuriating questions I’ve read since the last time Kathy Griffin decided to voice her opinion. So, the question was (*insert dramatic pause*): “Is mosaic art still popular?” O. M.
(3 min read) Mosaic art is different from painted art in so many ways, but the effect of both can be quite similar at times. On that note, mosaic wall art is usually created in a rectangular shape which is visually quite similar to rectangular paintings on canvas. Keeping in
(3 min read) Mosaics are a centuries-old art form, but their popularity hasn’t waned with time. They can be found all over the world, from villas and museums to sidewalks and public spaces. Mosaic artwork is everywhere. But have you ever wondered how giant is the world’s largest mosaic? What’s
(4 min read) There’s an ongoing silent debate in the upper echelon of the art world about whether The Frame should be recognized as an art form of its own. Famous early modernist painter John Marin was known for always looking for a “Blessed Equilibrium” between paintings and their frames.
(4 min read) We’ve talked about the intricate beauty and durability of mosaic artwork many times. It is clear why mosaic art tends to be a bit pricey and why it is worth it, but what about mosaic tiles? That turned out to be one of the most searched questions
(4 min read) Mosaic floor inlay is, as you may have already guessed, any type of mosaic art that gets embedded into a solid background. It requires the same set of skills (Liam Neeson set of skills) as with regular mosaic artwork, the only difference is installation. Mosaic inlay is
(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
(4 min read) I think it’s due time we chat about this subject, as the pandemic is seemingly coming to its painful end. However, the world is being very careful (as it should be) and the changes the pandemic made in all of our lives are here to stay, at
(4 min read) Ahhh, the spring is here and most of us are already having “su-su-su-summer time, summertime” crisis. Whether you’ve gained some cozy cushions during hibernation and your treadmill is losing a battle with dust, or your DMs are packed with unopened messages from friends and you are just
(4 min read) This is an age-old question and quite frankly, for me personally, a mind-boggling one. I’m, okay with some artworks and with some other ones — I’m just not. Does that make me a hypocrite? Probably, but at least I’m owning it. As an avid reader, I never read Lovecraft
(4 min read) Art has always been at the forefront of the social and political situation of every country, and mosaic art is not an exception. Just like every other widely admired art form, mosaic art was often used as means of propaganda and advertising. However, unlike with many other
(4 min read) Depending on where you’re at in the world, city streets can either be historically significant or modern… Or that’s what one would think. However, most streets, especially in Europe, are an eclectic mix of both with various forms of historical and pop-culture landmarks here and there. Just
(4 min read) Landscape or scenery mosaics are all the rage these days. In 2020 mosaic art was all about that greenery, from lime to deep Brunswick green, mosaic artworks seemed to be bursting with nature and life. In 2021 those jungle shrubs and Kapok trees, as well as lilies
(4 min read) Boho was inspired and unknowingly created by people who choose to lead unconventional and carefree lives. Bohemian interior design means your home is full of culture, life, and interesting and unusual items on display. Needless to say, this makes Boho style one of the easiest to incorporate
(4 min read) We all know that traditionally mosaic art is made of small squarish pieces of stone or glass, otherwise known as tesserae. However, times have changed and so have the ways of mosaic making. Today you can make a gorgeous mosaic artwork out of virtually anything, from candy