BLACK GOLD – Mystery Petroleum Mosaic- UPDATE

UPDATE: Mural goes on the BLOCK….BLACK GOLD: Thar’s Oil in Them Thar Walls. Vintage mosaic mural discovered, but who dunnit? New article by Lillian Sizemore for Mosaic Art Now.

TILE on my MIND

A round up of UNIQUE CERAMIC TILE spotted over the past several months. Mostly London, one from Paris, enjoy!

Stereogranimator – a vintage modern perspective

Vintage Views: Making vintage imagery accessible and fun, the Gittery GIFs from the New York Public Library

Treasure Hunt: Vintage Mosaics

Sometimes a girl just needs to clear her head  — and nothing refreshes like a good BROWSE around a vintage store… When in San Francisco’s Mission District, be sure to check out the new 17,000 square foot space called STUFF. Thanks to free parking, I took my sweet time and strolled through two floors of jam-packed … Continue reading

Mid-Century Mosaics of Pablo Picasso

Another intriguing mosaic mystery: Pablo Picasso, the Cote d’Azur in the 1950s, an enchanting young lover, and the case of the missing mosaics.

Mosaic Mad Men

Mosaic was all the rage in the mid-fifties. Editorial artist Karl Hubenthal illustrated the covers for Just One More using mosaics as reference!

Vintage Teen Mosaicists

wholesome fun  Sunset Magazine, circa 1968 Vinyl Linoleum was a popular mosaic medium in the 1960’s.  1960’s DIY Project  Who remembers Hi-Fi’s? Kinda like Wi-Fi but different.  HiFi stands for High Fidelity, as in Sound vibrating from vinyl records played with a needle…  Here’s a tricked-out cabinet for the  young Mosaicist.  Note Roman Theme,  a … Continue reading