The Mosaic Tile House

Diary of a Tile Addict

We’ve explored the wonderfully vibrant streets of Fusterlandia , Isaiah Zagar’s visionary Magic Gardens of South Philadelphia, and, of course, Barcelona’s famous Park Güell, but still the Tile Addict doesn’t tire from spaces decked out in the most fantastical of mosaics.

Week of January 25th, 2020 — Mosaic Tile Designs

Architectural Ceramics

We thought this was the perfect occasion to share one of our favorite tile uses, the tile mosaic. Mosaics For All. Mosaic Tile Designs That’ll Thrill You to Bits , Houzz. Mosaic Tile Magic. The Magic of Mosaic Tiles , Mansion Global. Mosaics of Culture.

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Qwerty Mosaics

Diary of a Tile Addict

Mosaics have been branching out of their ceramic hold for a while, but now there’s a whole new branch to explore. There seems to be no better name for it than the Qwerty Mosaics which were brought to Tile Addict’s attention by none other than mosaic master Gary Drostle. Multiple artists have taken advantage of the raft of used and trashed keyboards and up-cycled the key caps into masterful mosaics and portraits.

Designing with Ceramic Wood

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic is very much a part of this practice. At recent decor and ceramic trade fairs it has been evident that ceramic wood is still a major line for manufacturers, who are also developing new shapes that offer additional creative potential. Why is Ceramic Wood a Great Idea?

Italian Ceramic Tile and Mosaics. Part One: Mosaics

Tile+Mosaic

Italy is a treasure rove of mosaics. Each era brought something special to mosaics and each era brought that special quality to a world larger that the Italian peninsula and the islands of Sicily and Sardinia. ROMAN EMPIRE Medusa Because mosaics are created from enduring materials like stone, ceramic and glass they are in some ways windows to ancient times. The Romans viewed the primary use of mosaics as floor decoration.

Exploring the Typology of Ceramic Tile

Tile of Spain USA

While ceramic tiles are available in an abundance of sizes, shapes, formats and colors, did you know there are also different classifications of ceramic pieces? From thick stoneware to delicate mosaics, there are different types of tile. Mosaic Tile.

Maastricht Mosaic

Diary of a Tile Addict

In 2017, working alongside ceramic designer Sándor Sinko, the inhabitants of central Maastricht embarked on a truly local project to cover the grey environment around Radium with colourful mosaics. Participants were able create their own small piece of work to be incorporated into the permanent flowing mosaic artwork providing a colourful new skin for the project’s outdoor terrace. Kunst Front mosaics. Kunst Front mosaics. Completed mosaic.

Maastricht Mosaic

Diary of a Tile Addict

In 2017, working alongside ceramic designer Sándor Sinko, the inhabitants of central Maastricht embarked on a truly local project to cover the grey environment around Radium with colourful mosaics. Participants were able create their own small piece of work to be incorporated into the permanent flowing mosaic artwork providing a colourful new skin for the project’s outdoor terrace. Kunst Front mosaics. Kunst Front mosaics. Completed mosaic.

Switching Gears: AC’s Mosaic Tile Collection

Architectural Ceramics

Let’s take a look at one of Architectural Ceramic’s own in-stock products: Gears. We hope this industrial-looking water-jet mosaic gets you thinking of installing it in your own home. AC’s Gears Collection , offered as a marble or porcelain water-jet mosaic, has several features that will turn your tile project into a unique one: interlocking 12×12 sheet. ” — Betty Sullivan, Architectural Ceramic’s CEO. Summer is nearly over.

Interesting Ideas For Mosaic Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Mosaic tiles have been used for thousands of years to create works of art and decoration by people all over the world. Available in glass, stone, ceramic and even metal, mosaic tiles also come in a variety of colours and designs suitable for so many surfaces. Ways To Use Mosaic Tiles. Adding mosaics to the riser of each step gives a subtle but glamorous look to any staircase. If you have a level-access shower or wetroom, use mosaics on the shower area floor.

Exotic Mosaic Collection

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

A new collection of mosaics has debuted in our showrooms. The Exotic Collection from Alpha are a series of 1″ x 1″ staggered and stacked mosaic tiles that combine glossy, matte and iridescent glass tiles with stone, resin and glazed ceramic blends. These mosaics would be beautiful for accents and feature areas such as backsplashes, decorative inserts in bathroom and shower walls or even for fireplaces. tile ceramic glass mosaic stone

The Magnificent Mosaics of Khirbat Al-Mafjar

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During the first half of the eighth century CE, near the ancient city of Jericho, in what is now called the Palestinian Territories near Israel, magnificent mosaic floors were created for the audience hall and the baths (hammam) of a palace, now known as "Hisham's Palace." A total of 30 mosaic designs cover a space of about 30 meters square. These mosaic floors are unique in design and color, showing influences from Roman, Byzantine and Persian civilizations.

Metal Mosaics

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone

Check out these cool new metal mosaics from Olympia Tile. They consist of a thin layer of stainless steel over a ceramic base. tile metal mosaic olympia Silver & Copper colors in various styles, in Brushed and Mirror finishes. They are suitable for interior wall applications and may be used in showers, but not swimming pools. Share it now!

Confounding Ceramic Clothing

Diary of a Tile Addict

But this is not your average mosaic work. Market , which began in 2017 is an full-scale market stall with produce crafted entirely from ceramic tiles, cement, mirror and natural stone. The display features bright mosaic fruit, including bananas, watermelons, pomegranates and papayas, as well as vegetables and a whole raft of charcuterie. These are ceramic tiles as you’ve never seen them before, and they are truly excellent.

Ceram-mixed

Making Tile Modern

We recently launched our first ceramic tile collection and we’ve been so thrilled that the majority of our customers have choose to create blends! Our 2×8 ceramic subway tiles are sold by the square foot and our customers can purchase as many square feet as they’d like. We have seven colors in-stock and any talented tile installer can turn those individual colors into a completely custom ceramic tile blend. We love a tile blend.

Switching Gears: AC’s Mosaic Tile Collection

Architectural Ceramics

Let’s take a look at one of Architectural Ceramic’s own in-stock products: Gears. We hope this industrial-looking water-jet mosaic gets you thinking of installing it in your own home. AC’s Gears Collection , offered as a marble or porcelain water-jet mosaic, has several features that will turn your tile project into a unique one: interlocking 12×12 sheet. ” — Betty Sullivan, Architectural Ceramic’s CEO. Summer is nearly over.

Mosaics: The Beginning of Architectural Ceramics, Part Three.

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July Featured Tiles: Arabia and Victorian Mosaics

The London Tile Co.

The 500x200mm ceramic wall tiles are available in four shades; White, Grey, Sand & Taupe. Victorian Mosaics. There’s a reason Victorian-inspired mosaic tiles never go out of style; the classic checkerboard design somehow manages to suit every type of property and style of decor. Each sheet of mosaic squares measures 285x285mm, with each square approximately 45x45mm.

Surge: AC’s Glass-Inspired Ceramic

Architectural Ceramics

Check out Architectural Ceramic’s Surge Collection, featuring a large-format ceramic tile, that mimics illuminated glass and includes bold electric colors too. AC’s Surge Collection, a large-format ceramic tile made to look like back-lit glass, has several features that make it a bright idea: 8″x24″ field tile. a glazed ceramic, glossy finish. With the look of back-lit glass, this large-format ceramic tile has us doing a double take.

The Ceramic Sculpture of Paris - Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic

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Six street artists producing ceramic graffiti

Diary of a Tile Addict

Ceramic graffiti is a wonderful thing and we love covering it here at Diary of a Tile Addict. To help remedy this we have compiled a list to share the fantastic work of those spreading the magic of ceramics.

Designing with Spanish Tile: 5 Keys to Adding Ceramic Motifs to THe Home

Tile of Spain USA

Ceramic walls and floors have the ability to define the personality of each room in the home. In addition to its unquestionable aesthetic value, ceramic tiles off innumerable benefits such as its resistance, stability, ease of cleaning and safety compared to other materials.

Restoring the Mosaic Entrance Columns at Fairmount Temple

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The Restored Mosaic Covered Columns at Fairmount Temple in Beachwood Ohio For nearly sixty years the congregation of Fairmount Temple synagogue of Beachwood Ohio has worshipped in one of the area's most beautiful religious buildings and sanctuaries. All who enter the building pass between two large mosaic covered columns. There is no record of the workshop that turned Mr. Rattner's designs into mosaics. The Restores Mosaics Ready for the Jewish High Holidays.

CIR Celebrates Ceramics

Diary of a Tile Addict

The new Materia Prima collection from Gruppo Romani brand CIR Manifatture Ceramiche strips ceramic back to its basic form and reimagines it for a contemporary audience.

Glass Mosaic Tile Design You Can Create Online

Making Tile Modern

Mix your own colors of our Brio glass mosaic tiles, then order a sample. Custom Brio glass mosaic tile blend. Customize your kitchen tile, shower tile or pool tile using our Modwalls tile blender. Once you’ve chosen your blend we’ll make it for you in about 1 week. We work with non profit Hope Services and their developmentally disabled clients to produce your blends locally. “Live Your Colors” with Modwalls tile!

Modern Mosaics

Conestoga Tile Blog

Mosaic is defined as a picture or pattern produced by arranging together small colored pieces of hard material, such as stone, tile, or glass. The durability of tile can be seen through the sheer number of surviving mosaic art even through 2300 years! . Mosaic patterns are a beautiful way to add visual interest in the kitchen or bathroom either on the floor or the wall. Take, for example, this Florim USA Iced Rocks mosaic pattern.

Geometrical Ceramic Tiles Offer Everlasting Design

Tile Talk

Our new Geometrical Glazed Ceramic tile collection was used to create this appealing kitchen backsplash. Our Geometrical line of ceramic tile mixes classic hand-painted glaze techniques with modern, geometric patterns to achieve an absolutely stunning look. The Geometrical Ceramic Tile collection features hand-glazed, modern patterns. Suitable for indoor or outdoor use, these high-fired ceramic tiles are suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Fragments Mosaic - Fall.

Rainbow Babies and Childrens Hospital Horticultural Therapy Suite Glass Tile Mosaic "The Four Seasons of Healing"

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Some time back, Debbie and I had worked on a ceramic tile mural at her daughter's elementary school. She invited me to create a glass tile mosaic for the new Horticultural Therapy Suite at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, part of University Hospital of Cleveland. The project, including the mosaic, was generously funded by a national association of credit unions. Titled "The Four Seasons of Healing" the mosaic represents the life cycle of all living things.

Mosaics: The Beginning of Architectural Ceramics, Part One.

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The Spirit Of Gaudi Lives On - Architectural Ceramics: Tile+Mosaic

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Glass Mosaic Tile Blends You Design Online

Making Tile Modern

Brio custom glass mosaic tile blend. briotile #glasstile #mosaic #moderhome #moderntile #pooltile #kitchentile #backsplash #bathroomtile #bluetile #colortile #livewithcolor #buytileonline #createyourowntileblend #modwallstileblender. 4 variations on a theme.

Custom Glass Mosaics for the Win!

Architectural Ceramics

New Ravenna knocked it out of the park when they partnered with Architectural Ceramic’s designer, Yuvinka Deugarte, to design this glass mosaic. . Basketball player Ty”Reke Havoc” Evans inspired the mosaic and we’re absolutely in love! January 2016 – Rockville, MD – There’s nothing we love more than fun and exciting custom designs!

Gaudi in New York: A Broken Tile Mosaic Masterpiece in Riverside Park

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Hi all, New York City abounds with mosaics of all kinds if you know where to look. Wrapping around the big grey sandstone Greek temple looking mausoleum is a extensive broken tile mosaic bench. The mosaic benches were created by Chilean artist Pedro Silva, other artists and community volunteers between 1972 and 1974. George George Woideck is a ceramic artist specializing in tile and mosaic. Antoni Gaudi Broken Tile Mosaics George Woideck

Summer Crop of Mosaic Pendants

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Summer Crop of Mosaic Pendants by Margaret Almon. Glass, ceramic, dichroic, mirror, gold smalti, 1 inch square, ©2015. Wordless Wednesday mosaic pendantsGet your pendant here.

Porcelain Mosaic Tile Inspired by the Motion of Water

Rubble Tile

Amano Mosaics at Rubble Tile Inspired by the motion of water, Amano is characterized by an innovative, finely textured relief surface. Jasba’s serene stoneware mosaic line is delicately transparent, with muted colors and smooth contrasts. The post Porcelain Mosaic Tile Inspired by the Motion of Water appeared first on Rubble Tile : Minneapolis Tile Shop and Showroom.

Amish Quilt Pattern Ceramic Tile Fireplace Surround

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One Tradition Meets Another Detail of Amish "Wedding Ring" Quilt Pattern in Tile I''ve been amazed for years in the never ending design possibilities in tile and mosaic. This post features ceramic tile for a fireplace surround created by me using the pattern found in an Amish quilt. George Woideck is a ceramic artist specializing in tile and mosaic. View his work in tile, mosaic and ceramic sculpture at artisanarchitecturalceramics.com.

Glass Mosaic Tile Design You Can Create Online

Making Tile Modern

Custom Brio glass mosaic tile blend. briotile #glassmosaics #tile #createyourtile #design #backsplash #bathroomtile #pooltile #floortile #walltile #colortile #buytileonline #livewithcolor.

The Tiles of Ottoman Turkey and the Mosaics of Byzantium, Part Two.

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Mosaic Pendant Basking in Orange

Margaret Almon Mosaics

Glass, ceramic, gold smalti, 1 inch square. Orange Tuesdays mosaic pendant Orange Pendant by Margaret Almon. Shop Orange.

A New Canvas for Artwork … Spanish Tile Mosaics

Tile of Spain USA

If a picture is worth a thousand words … then Tile of Spain manufacturer La Platera can speak volumes using Spanish ceramic tile mosaics. The company’s innovative PIXTILE, is a new concept that allows for limitless creativity and the technological ability to customize mosaics with any image, design or artwork. Below are a few of the current offerings found in the company’s catalog, including this mosaic featuring movie screen legend Audrey Hepburn.

Avente Tile Talk: Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry

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Portuguese Ceramic Tile Artistry. Panel of Portuguese ceramic tiles by Jorge Colaço (1922), representing Henry the Navigator at the Sagres Promonory. According to the curators of the Palácio Nacional de Sintra (National Palace of Sintra) in Portugal, the use of azulejos (a form of Portuguese or Spanish painted, tin-glazed, ceramic tile) in decoration is unique when compared with other countries by the way it adapts to architecture on a monumental scale. ceramic tile.

Avente Tile Talk: Mosaic Floors of Fishborne Roman Palace

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Mosaic Floors of Fishborne Roman Palace. Perhaps the most enduring feature of Roman villas is the mosaic tile work. Photography by Joanne Bradley The first century mosaics at Fishborne Roman Palace demonstrate the varied skills of the artisans and enduring beauty of tile. The earliest Fishborne mosaics reflect the esthetic of the time and are fashioned in geometric patterns of black and white. ceramic tile. Margaret Almon Mosaics. Tuesday, July 16, 2013.

Avente Tile Talk: The Bellagio Resort: A Mosaic Tile Showcase

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The Bellagio Resort: A Mosaic Tile Showcase. As beautiful and stately as the individual glass blossoms are, one’s eyes are then diverted to the intricate mosaic and stone tile work on the floors, walls, staircases and even ceilings – all thanks to the talented artisans of Italian mosaic manufacturer – Sicis. Elegant mosaics and marble tiles adorn the reception area of the Bellagios lobby. Mosaic floral bouquet in the conservatory. ceramic tile.