Mirror mosaic is becoming one of the most popular types of decor in a modern interior. This mosaic combines perfectly with ceramic tiles or glass. Mosaic transforms interior, smooths its roughness and emphasizes values, providing the interior with a unique style. Mirror mosaic is up to date both for the classical style and for the latest modern trends in design.
Since the 13th century when the glass was covered with thin layer of tin for the first time, people got the ability to create reflective surfaces. It is hard to imagine our lives without mirrors: they help to tidy hair and improve interior, visually expand the space, add light. Mirrors make any space more majestic and ceremonial.
Why not use so familiar plate-glass mirrors, you may ask. Unfortunately, a large mirror is suitable not for all interior solutions. For example, it is hard to imagine using mirrors on a curved wall. Sometimes a large mirror in space may be superfluous, redundant. And then mirror mosaic comes to the aid. While maintaining all of the ornamental virtues of the reflecting surface, it avoids problems with plate glass mirrors.
Mirror mosaic in most cases consists of individual items of different form, attached to the polymer grid. Mosaic can be easily used on surfaces of any size in the absence of visible joints. It can be cleaned with minimal efforts, does not lose the luster and does not fade.
It’s easy to decorate any uneven or rounded fragments using mirror mosaic. Even the most complex architectural planes can be decorated with this material.
The inner surface of the false fireplace niche can be decorated by mirror mosaic. This will provide an opportunity to enhance the warm glow of candles. Mosaic refracts the light and fire creates even more magical atmosphere.
Mirror decor of a ceiling is a bold solution: use it to increase visually the room height. The mirrored ceiling will send active shade and glare onto the walls. Therefore it’s important not to overload the decor of remaining surfaces.
An interesting decorative technique can be reached if not the whole square is covered but only some parts, for example, the anchorage zone of chandeliers, like classical rosace. You can also create a ceiling tile edging along the perimeter. This is a rather spectacular design which is suitable for admirers of classics. Besides elegant appearance, this solution allows to reflect natural light from the windows and fill all the room with this light as much as possible.
The most often mirror mosaic adorns toilets and bathrooms. Mirror mosaic is as waterproof, as mosaic varieties of stone and glass. Thanks to this material, you can make visually more spacious and luxurious even for the smallest showers.
Finishing of baths screen is an interesting technique for small bathrooms. Special effect can be achieved by using a glossy tile of the same form on the walls.
Another special zone with high exploitation demands is working area of the kitchen. Mirror tiles could be well combined with chrome, which is often present in household appliances and faucets. Moreover, thanks to the mirrored surface of the skirting each household item will look quite natural.
It is important to note that the mirror mosaics will be a good decision if you want to unite an open kitchen with a living room or dining area. It will provide the entire space with more refined and complete view.
Panels do not necessarily contain only mirror surface. Mirror mosaic can be part of a panel with ceramics, glass, metal.
Even if you can’t find suitable or special pictures in a particular mosaic collection or they are very expensive, mosaic panels can be easily ordered. Experts will make for you any pixel image with even mosaic without reflections as a background and mirrored chips as a picture.
Even small inserted vertical mirror lines add tangible dynamics to the entire space due to the reflective effects.