A mosaic is a piece of art made up of small pieces of ceramic, stone and/or glass. There are many uses for mosaics as it can be used in decorative art or as an addition to any room in your home. Mosaics have been around since ancient Greece and Rome, and were called “Tesserae” which were made up of glass of different colors and pieces of stone. Mosaics are used as art all over the world including mosaics made of stones, ivory, and seashells similar to those found in Mesopotamian temples. If you want to make your home more original and beautiful then installing Ceramic Mosaic Art is the best technique to use for indoor and outdoor purposes. With that thought in mind, we have put together a list of 6 different uses for mosaics as part of decorating your home other than in a pool.
The kitchen is the most important part of every home and it is often referred to as “the heart of the home”. To have a truly beautiful home, then the home must have a beautiful kitchen. What better way to enhance the beauty of your kitchen than to add mosaic art.
Every kitchen has a backsplash, an area where you can install Ceramic Mosaic Art. Ceramic mosaics are easy to clean, just like the tile surrounding the mosaic. Kitchen walls and counter tops are also surfaces which can be decorated with Ceramic Mosaic Art.
The bathroom is just as important as any other room in your home and deserves the same attention. Everyone wishes to make their bathroom beautiful, attractive and clean. Mosaics are not only used in the bathroom around the walls and floor, but around the mirror hanging over the basin. There are hundreds of different designs to choose from, one or more we are sure will appeal to your taste and style, the possibilities are endless.
Walls and Flooring
When you think about indoor decorating, every empty wall becomes your pallet. A mosaic can be installed on any wall in your home. Shape the personality and atmosphere of any room by creating a unique design of ceramic art. The use of different shades of color or gradients can add to the personality or atmosphere created in that particular room. Proper installation of any mosaic in any room can brighten up the room and give a unique appeal that adds to the atmosphere and personality of that particular room.
Mosaics can be used in flooring such as in a foyer or the entrance to your home. These can handle heavy traffic and the elements if placed outside. A unique design or arrangement of colors and gradients can add a different dimension to the impression of your home.
You can refurbish your furniture with mosaics by adding them to the centerpiece of an old coffee table or dining room table. You can put these tiles together in a specific pattern that enhances the atmosphere and personality of the room. Furniture with unique mosaic designs or patterns can change the mood of any guest the moment they see them.
If you want to make any outdoor space more beautiful and attractive then using mosaics is best for decorating any outdoor space. There are different patterns used for this purpose by combining different designs to make for a very comfortable and appealing look. You can make any outdoor space follow a theme that suits your needs or personality such as a beach or tropical forest theme.
If you have planters placed around your patio area, then you can make the planters more beautiful by adding mosaic designs that adds texture and dimension to your patio by bringing out the vibrant colors or features of your outdoors space. You can make different designs that will be eye-catching such as Hibiscus or Geckos mosaics.
Why Mosaics Work Well
Mosaics are used in the above listed applications to be eye-catching and draw attention to these areas and highlight any key feature. Mosaics are used in a variety of different ways and can add dynamic dimensions to any room or outdoor space. These are the top reasons why mosaics work well.
Versatility: Mosaics are versatile as they can be used indoors or outdoors. The wide verity of mosaic designs available gives you an almost unlimited opportunity to create the look and feel for which you are looking. For example, if you are looking for something unique, then we will be more than happy to create a ceramic mosaic from your design. The use of mosaics is a great way to provide outstanding beauty and dramatic flair
Durability: Our ceramic mosaics are made from frost proof ceramic or frost proof porcelain. In both cases, the top surface of each piece has a high fired glass glaze which gives a high sheen and allows the color to last for the life of your application. The material from which the mosaics are made will withstand the harsh environment of a swimming pool or the cold of winter if installed properly.
Maintenance: Our ceramic mosaics are relatively easy to clean and maintain. For applications outside of the pool, all you need to do is use a non-abrasive cleaner and wipe down the mosaic with a clean cloth. Depending on the application, you may need to clean the grout line as with any tile, wall or floor.