(4 min read) I was skimming through some art-related articles recently and I ran into the relatively stale news about the famous Van Gogh Museum offering a somewhat odd package of nine Van Gogh’s greatest works called the Relievo Collection. Collectors and institutions who would like to have nine of
(5 min read) Mosaic art is an image or design constructed from small colored pieces of glass, stone, or other materials on a bed of cement, plaster, or adhesive. Mosaic designs can be made with pretty much anything, including old, recycled, or found materials such as beads, buttons, and mirrors.
(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) American artist Jeff Koons once said, “Art has this ability to allow you to connect back through history in the same way that biology does. I’m always looking for source material.” This is especially true for mosaics, a creative tradition that dates back millennia. For us to
(3 min read) You guys, our very own miraculous Mosaics Lab has won the renowned “Best of Houzz” award for the splendid Customer Service. Considering the fact that Houzz is the leading platform for home and renovation design in general, we are so freaking proud that we can brag about
(4 min read) Ah the spirit of Christmas! Can you feel it? The smell of eggnogs and gingerbreads, the warmth of the wool socks with reindeers on them, the joy of the family getting together to celebrate the most important moment in Christian history. Or are you the Scrooge of
(3 min read) As an avid reader, as well as a music and movie buff, I pride myself on my fabulous collection of a variety of famous and not so famous quotes. From the well-known Eastwood’s quiet and ominous “Go ahead, make my day”, to less-known Day-Lewis’ annoyed “I drink
(4 min read) Over the last two decades, the push for us to be more environmentally conscious has started to grow rapidly and with a good reason. We have put our beloved planet to the test and it is no longer what it once was. The weather is constantly going
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.
(4 min read) Those of you who follow this blog are well aware of the fact that I LOVE reading spooky stuff. So it won’t come as a surprise that I am currently reading the blood-chilling Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant. The book talks a lot about mermaids and
(4 min read) So, I had this big idea about this article. It sounded kinda like this: I’m gonna do a ton of research, I’m gonna come at you with dates, topics, color schemes, proofs and receipts, and I will argue my point until I make it unbreakable. But then I
(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.
(4 min read) Every line of work has its often-used phrases and cliches, spoken so many times that they’ve lost their true value or any meaning whatsoever. If you’re into interior design in any way you will often hear words “timeless style” thrown around like Joe Biden throws Obama’s name — senselessly, but
(3 min read) If you want to reduce waste, get creative, and make staying home a lot more fun, try your hand at these gorgeous DIY mosaic hacks. Your living space has never looked that good! Hand Made Door Number Mosaic Want to add a sprinkle of magic to your front
(4 min read) Mosaic art is alive and kicking; with many artists around the globe practice the ancient tradition and style, many of these infuse the classic art-form with a surge of contemporary twists — color, abstraction and even typography are no strangers to these mosaicists fingertips! Nicholas Misani Born into a family
(2 min read) January is a time for New Year’s resolutions, letting go of toxic vibes and reinventing ourselves; from regular trips to the gym to calling our loved ones more, January was made for betterment. Why not better your home too by adding some sparkling new mosaic artwork into your