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Posts tagged as 'mosaic'

Tue 8.9.

Mosaic: small tiles go large

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.09.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

A mosaic made from white glass and Carrara marble covers the surfaces surrounding the entrances and windows of the Lakewood Garden Mausoleum by HGA; photo:Paul Crosby

A mosaic made from white glass and Carrara marble covers the surfaces surrounding the entrances and windows of the Lakewood Garden Mausoleum by HGA; photo:Paul Crosby

Around for thousands of years, mosaic ceramic tiles are experiencing an architectural renaissance internationally thanks to a rethinking of their functional and aesthetic potential. (by Alyn Griffiths)

 

read this article in full on Architonic

Thu 13.2.

Designer Weaves by Mosaico+ (IT)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 13.02.2014 - Tagged as: , ,

for Mosaico+

Crono design by Giugiaro Design for Mosaico+

In a series of new designs by Carlo dal Bianco and Giugiaro Design, tessera become a point in a fabric patiently woven by skilled hands, “an imaginary thread that draws, unites and leads into decoration’s enchanted maze” says Mosaico+.

 

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Bisazza Headquarters by Studio Carlo Dal Bianco; photo by ©Bisazza Archive / Alberto Ferrero

The Vicenza-based practice of architect and designer Carlo Dal Bianco has realised the lavish renovation of the Bisazza Headquarters located in the north-eastern Italian city of Alte near Vicenza. The entire project took nearly a decade to complete and the new mosaic-cladded premises draw inspiration from a spectrum of disciplines and historical movements including the architecture of Ancient Egypt, art by the Ukiyo-e master Hokusai or Neo-Classical works of Karl Friedrich Schinkel. (more…)