Bisazza Crystal Collection

Adorn your walls in Swarovski with patterns spanning from sea horses to robots

Established a half-century ago in Northern Italy’s Alte Vicenza region, Bisazza is one of the world’s most innovative producers of glass mosaics both in terms of technical solutions and style. Their recently launched The Crystal Collection blurs the line between classic design and contemporary decoration, integrating Swarovski crystals within their beautifully-crafted tiles. The Crystal Collection includes six patterns—Skulls & Crowns, Robots & Hearts, Corals & …

Brad Teasdale Mosaics

Brooklyn-based artist, Brad Teasdale, blends contemporary concrete and glass design with classical mosaic craftsmanship. Teasdale's aesthetic stems from a juxtaposition of the materials themselves. He combines glass, concrete, wood, and steel to articulate natural contrasts of "light and dark," "grit and beauty" and "permanence and change." His latest project, "Leela" (which means "god's play in Sanskrit), is a custom installation. To create it, Teasdale combined …

Squares, Checks and Grids

"Squares, Checks and Grids," the newest title in the Communicating with Pattern series from Rotovision, is an homage to the most linear of shapes. Serving as a sourcebook for designers, the book features 850 inspirational images of squares, checks and grids in a variety of contexts. Dozens of examples of houndstooth, tartans, argyles, ginghams and western plaids explore checks in the context of textiles. Drawing …