Mosaik sehen und gestalten: Geschichte - Materialien - Projekte


Mosaic already flourished in antiquity and to this day it continues to inspire new circles. This book opens your eyes to old and new forms of mosaic and, with precise instructions, imparts the knowledge you need to design classic and modern mosaics yourself. It introduces the various techniques of laying mosaics, and the range of projects presented ranges from simple applications on everyday objects to more sophisticated tabletops or lamps to the design of a shower, a floor or a large wall mosaic. The many step-by-step illustrations make it possible to follow the work processes exactly. Descriptions of traditional professional techniques, a chapter on the history of mosaics, Roman floor mosaics and the Byzantine style, the industrialization of mosaic art and the reorientation of mosaic in the present - these and other topics are presented in detail and supplemented by images of mosaic artworks created by contemporary mosaic designers were realized. Seeing and Designing Mosaics is an introductory book for those who are new to mosaics and a workbook for those who want to do their own design, as well as providing further information and inspiration for those already familiar with the art of mosaics.

  • Isbn 978-3-258-05864-1
  • Ean 9783258058641
  • Author Monika Leithner
  • Editor Haupt Verlag
  • Language de_CH