(5 min read) 2020 is about to hit the road and the world couldn’t be happier about it. It was one tumultuous rollercoaster ride of a year, to put it mildly. And when I say tumultuous ride, I mean we were freaking out, kicking and screaming for dear life, and
(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
(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”
(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
(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
(5 min read) One of the few things that almost every human has in common is the united need as a species to dispose of our waste or to eliminate any sign of our poo and pee. That’s how bathrooms came to be. Another thing is, bathrooms are one of the
(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
(4 min read) In our article from last week, we briefly touched on swimming pool mosaic art and why it remains popular — throughout the centuries. Yup, you read that correctly — centuries. The first mosaic was found in a Mesopotamian temple dating back to the 3rd millennium BC. The fact that this piece of
(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.
(3 min read) Mosaics are a beautiful and unique way to elevate a living space and kitchens are often one of the best places for some artistically tiled titillations. Mosaics are the perfect home accents and come in a huge range of forms. They are a gorgeous way to infuse some
(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
(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
(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