Mosaic art is one of the best decorating elements you can add to your home. Not only does it add value, it can work anywhere – indoors or outdoors. Each piece of mosaic tile art we make is tough, waterproof, and can work on nearly any type of surface. Take your floors, for example!
Actually, this time of year gets many people thinking about how delightful tile floors are underfoot. They’re cool, they’re comfortable, they’re easy to care for, and they’re great for anyone who enjoys an active lifestyle or who isn’t crazy about vacuuming rugs. On the other hand – rugs provide a lot of visual impact, and are so important to pulling a room together.
Just as in the photo above, the right rug can be the centerpiece of a room. Only – wait! The carpet you’re admiring is a mosaic rug! Talk about a game changer! These floor coverings never fade, last forever, always look amazing, and allow you to put away the vacuum. Let’s explore how marble mosaic rugs can transform your home and living space, and look at the types that are available.
If you’re worried that selecting a mosaic rugs tile pattern means it must be a more traditional style, you’ll enjoy the look of one of our figural styles. These are particularly popular for pool areas and any room where you’d like to have a bit of fun with a theme.
In this bathroom, the mosaic rug sets the look for the whole space. Although the intense colors would be overpowering on the walls, they look incredible on the floor. The depiction of a swirl of sea turtles and fish swimming under turquoise waters simply glows in marble mosaic art. The homeowners were able to keep the walls, floors, and fixtures in natural tones, and matched the other accessories to the rug.
Another zesty choice for a narrow space is this Saule rug. It can be sized to many lengths and provides a bold, but neutral focal point.
The King of Beasts is a perfect theme for this overlook. While an ordinary rug would soon fade and require constant maintenance in this high-traffic area, mosaic tile does not.
This classic rug style is perfect for any room, but works especially well in rooms that need a strong center. As a mosaic design, your bordered rug won’t interfere with furniture placement, while the reflective quality of the tiles will always lend a bit of light to the space. Above, the mosaic design leads your eye towards the window and its dramatic view, while pulling out the complementary colors of well-chosen furnishings.
Here’s a closer look at the design.
Not all bordered rugs are packed with intricate designs. This handsome version keeps the color and pattern on the outside, while leaving the interior rectangle as one color. It’s ideal for a space where you plan to place a table that might otherwise block a central design.
This marble mosaic design has a crisp color set that would look wonderful in a garden room, breakfast nook, or outside terrace. The dark border sets up a strong delineation between it and any surrounding tile. At the same time, the looping floral pattern used keeps it feeling airy and adds a sense of movement.
Carpet runners can be a mixed blessing in your home. On the one hand, they provide a wonderful touch in long hallways, adding a welcome note of pattern and color. On the other hand, they can easily bunch up, shift, and even be a trip hazard. However, adding a mosaic tile rug runner in a hallway eliminates these problems. It’s difficult to believe that the one pictured above is actually made of polished stone mosaic tiles, isn’t it?
We have so many different designs in our catalog, that you can easily find the right look for your personal home style. This Greek influenced Amoretti style will keep you visitors enchanted as they walk along and enjoy the details of gods, birds, and other motifs.
The open design and light background of the Ethnica mosaic pattern combine to show off the individual marble tiles used in the design.
Floral designs are classic, and perhaps more diverse than you think. They’re not always symmetrical and formal, and there’s a type that will work in virtually any setting. Above, the floral pattern with a center medallion anchors the luxuriously appointed bathroom. It warms up the coolness of the white marble, brings in the pattern of the wallpaper, and coordinates with the paint trim. Best of all, it captures the natural elements just outside the large window.
This mosaic rug design artfully uses the tiles themselves to give the impression of a tufted carpet. For anyone afraid of adding floral elements to their space, this is a fantastic choice.
Here’s a fresh take on florals that will liven up any room. The bold color contrasts in this particular rug are cheerful and have a tropical flair. Perfect for patios or sunrooms, this mosaic design is guaranteed to brighten up any day.
For an upgrade to your entryway that will last forever – and also make a lasting impression on your guests – install a mosaic doormat. This is a great way to utilize our custom design service, where we can create one with your monogram, coat of arms, or personal message.
Here’s a design that fits perfectly against a doorway, and also stays non-slip in wet weather. The design works well with all sorts of architectural styles.
Or, for a bit of tongue-in-cheek humor, check out our marble flip-flops rug! Made of marble, it can be customized in your choice of colors.
Although it’s truly a neutral type of motif to work with, geometric mosaic patterns are especially effective in bathrooms and smaller spaces. The shapes keep the eye moving, and make the area seem less cramped.
When a woven seagrass rug just won’t work in a bathroom or poolhouse, a mosaic rug can offer the same look with none of the maintenance involved with damp environments.
Notice how your eye follows the pattern of this rondure mosaic design. The rich brown marbles used in the tile pieces add depth to the art, making it particularly effective in an entry foyer or other enclosed area.
Indoor-Outdoor rugs have met their match. The charming folk design you see above is another one of our mosaic art designs! We have a large selection of folk-inspired mosaic patterns that can bring the same rustic, vibrant elements to any interior space. No worrying about moths, sweeping, or rug backing!
This stunner will work in any interior design scheme that’s looking for a bold geometric anchor – or a bit of bohemian charm. All the details are there: even the tassels!
This mosaic rug is packed with Southwest influences and primary colors. It will look stunning with adobe, terra cotta, and bright sunshine.
Our stylish Two Turtles design will be at home at an entryway, in front of a fireplace, or even as a mosaic bathmat in your bathroom.
Often, the construction of a home demands that a round rug be used, such as the entryway above. Of course, the rug you see here is another one of ours. It centers the intersecting elements of the staircase, arched doorways, and curved walls, while providing a perfectly tailored platform for the table.
For a similar look, our Vivica design showcases an ornate botanical design in gray and white with blue accents on a tan backdrop. Each medallion is handset with marble and stone tesserae.
For a big impact, the Cadence design is rich and complex, with botanical elements and intricately inlaid tesserae in earth tones. Like all our pieces, we can custom make it to your custom dimensions.
Did any of our mosaic rug designs surprise you? What would be your first choice to replace a rug in your home? Please look around in our huge online catalog for ideas to use in any room – all using mosaic art that will never fade, lose value, or wear down from foot traffic. We guarantee you’ll find something inspiring!