Isaiah Zagar

Philadelphia’s Philanthropist

Isaiah Zagar’s magnum opus is his vast and visionary mosaic environment, The Magic Gardens of South Philadelphia. Here Zagar covered the interior and exterior walls, ceilings, and floors of nearly half a block with mosaic to create what is, in effect, an overwhelming and inspiring 40 year personal diary. Continue reading Philadelphia’s Philanthropist

Tile Fire's mural adorns the new Lidl supermarket in Halstead, Essex

Lidl Lights Up Tile Fire

The Lidl supermarket chain has commissioned Liverpool’s Tile Fire to manufacture and install two bespoke tile murals depicting the towns history at their new store in Halstead, Essex. The murals were produced from photographs dating back to the early 1900s; one depicting the town centre and the other Halstead’s former train station. Continue reading Lidl Lights Up Tile Fire

Figurative Fusion

Jan O’Highway’s mosaic work is remarkable in its ability to combine exuberant colours, mixed materials and complex designs within a single work without sacrificing harmony. The result is engaging, immediate and exhilarating, but reveals hidden depths that can only be achieved by an artist with complete command of the medium. Continue reading Figurative Fusion

Augmented Actuality

Augmented Surface, designed by Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, consists of six metre high mirror panels, obliquely lit from below. This theatre-style installation showcases Marazzi porcelain tiles, delivering a breathtaking double-vision. Continue reading Augmented Actuality

Santos Mendez's Myaamia mural at TD Bank, Little Havana, Florida

Magical Myaamia

Based upon Myaamia, an original painting by Santos Mendez named after a Native American Algonquian language spoken by the Seminole Indians, the mosaic mural at TD Bank, Florida, reflects harmony and friendship among all living creatures. Continue reading Magical Myaamia