Contemporary mosaics: mosaic innovators.

Mosaic innovators Part III of a three-part post on contemporary mosaics. Part I Highlighted the particular properties of mosaic by demonstrating what mosaics are not. Part II Examined how contemporary ceramics have broken down the barriers between art and craft and how the material used is less important than the …

Mosaics for special occasions

A special occasion is approaching… There’s a special occasion coming up, so what do you do? Buy your dearest friend a set of cut glass goblets to celebrate his wedding? Wrap up a bottle of perfume to give to your mother on her 70th birthday? Select a stuffed toy when …

Inside mosaic studios

Until a few days ago I was a mosaic maker with a dark secret. My mosaic workspace was a horrendous mess: tesserae jumbled together in yoghurt pots, bags of marble rods dumped on the floor, books shoved unceremoniously onto shelves, sketches tucked into nooks never to be seen again, and …