(3 min read) So we’ve officially made a considerable step into a new decade, and what a first step it was… I suppose we were too quick to think that we will leave all of the difficult things behind, so some other things had to happen to remind us how
(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) 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) 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.
(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
(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
(4 min read) Children are born artists; with an eye for color, self-expression and no reservations in putting paint to paper, they inspire us daily to listen to our own inner child and spark our creativity. Child-centered artwork can be so beneficial in stimulating a child’s imagination, creativity, and wellbeing. Filling
(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