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Category Archives: Mosaics

Murals: Mosaic tiles


A mural is simple any piece of large scale artwork applied directly to a wall or ceiling. The architectural qualities of the given space are incorporated into its design, and it can be applied as paint, mosaic tiles, plastering, or other mediums.

Murals have existed as long as man could draw, and cave paintings from the Stone Age are our earliest examples of mural work dating from at least 30,000BC. It is believed that murals are the oldest human art form, and there is evidence of these dating from prehistory the world over. They were carved, scratched, etched, and painted. Continue reading…


Mosaic: Where it all Began…


When you opt to install a marble mosaic kitchen backsplash or a bathroom mosaic backsplash, you probably don’t give much thought to the fact that you are following in decor footsteps that were put down millennia ago. Terracotta cones were pushed into a background to create a textured pattern.

What is a mosaic? Mosaic is the art form whereby images or patterns are created by assembling small fragments of glass, ceramic, or stone. Continue reading…

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