Below is a close up of the design for a mosaic bathroom floor I installed recently. The design objective was to create elements of moving water and specifically the colors South Africa’ s sea water on the Cape coastline.
This is a close up of the mosaic glass tiles I am currently working with. All the colors have been specifically chosen to match an existing 80 year old floor mosaic that I am renovating. The existing older glass tiles of the floor are all hand cut squares and none are the same color or […]
I discovered this amazing mosaic flower detail on Instagram. It is made by Sicis: The Mosaic Factory, based in Italy. This specific mosaic is made from lovely glass tiles and is going on a wall. The colour ranges available in glass tiles make designs for walls & floors endless. The details on these flowers are […]
I spotted another lovely entrance way on one of our family meanderings this past Sunday. Doorways and entrance ways do say a lot about their inhabitants and perhaps their habits. This doorway was naturally slightly overgrown, not too manicured or trimmed. Which is the way I like them, personally. Mother nature, allowed to be herself…
I discovered this amazing log coffee table on Instagram. I love the color and effect created by the raw wood. The wooden pieces stack closely together for a nice mosaic like effect…basically, I want one! Instagram image credit: @mark_tuckey
I am busy preparing the ceramic tiles for the background of a Sauna mosaic commission. The mosaic will consist of a large Lotus flower in crystal glass with the ceramic tiles forming the background. This mosaic will be installed on a 5 square meter wall and cement bench inside a large residential sauna in Constantia, Cape Town. […]
Ruark du Toit Mosaic Art is a small company that does the design & installation of residential & commercial mosaic work. Our client is busy rebuilding her home in Cape Town, South Africa and commissioned Ruark du Toit Mosaic Art to design a mosaic floor, according to her specifications with an abstract marine theme. They specialize in mosaicing […]
The installation of my latest architectural bathroom floor commission is in progress and going very well. My client is a diver and has a love and in depth knowledge of the sea. She requested that the mosaic be like “walking on sea water”. I received some really lovely photos of sea water that she had taken […]