Mosaics offer a medium to experiment with a wide variety of materials and to create imaginative color schemes. The authors, Kaffe Fassett and Candace Bahouth, are accomplished designers known especially for dramatic color combinations, and for their first collaboratioin they have chosen the rich subject of mosaics -- presenting a collection of creative projects for interiors and exteriors. This book offers plenty of inspiration for those already interested in this increasingly popular craft, as well as solid information for the beginner. The mosaic projects in this book can bring life to your home and garden. You'll find both simple and ambitious ideas here, and the many contemporary materials used here include broken crockery, tiles and mirrors, shells, pebbles, beads, gold-leafed and covered glass, unglazed ceramic and objets trouv's. You'll get full design guidelines for each project, and a special chapter that gives directions for making the mosaics and working with the various types of material that appear in the designs. You get all the information you need to transform your interiors and exteriors with these colorful, irresistible mosaics.