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It's All in the Details - Mosaic Art

When it comes to the art of handcrafted mosaics,  the intricacy or work and level of details is first noticeable feature. The amount of man-hours and craftsmanship that goes into each handmade mosaic masterpiece is simply unmatchable. The mosaicists expertly cut (if needed) and place each tiny tile piece, called…

Saraya Aqaba

On the gulf of the Red Sea stands the beautiful historical City of Aqaba. Other than being one of the major cities of Jordan it enjoys the status of a popular tourist attraction. A world-class residential and recreational project by the name of Saraya Aqaba is underway here. The project…

INDEX Exhibition Dubai 2016

Hello Mosaic Enthusiasts! Just wanted to let you all know that we are headed to Dubai (UAE) soon to participate in the highly anticipated interior design and architecture event of the year, INDEX Dubai. Dozens of exhibitors from around the globe will be there showcasing thousands of products. MEC is…

Moroccan Mystique Mural

From tilework to décor & accessories (such as cushions, ottomans and lantern style lights) Moroccan style is all about the fascinating geometric patterns, dynamic rich contrasts and intricate details. The distinctive Mediterranean-slash-North African design genre features bold colors and elements that give a feeling of warm luxury, which makes is…

IAPEX 2016 - Lahore

We have been exhibiting our spectacular product range around Pakistan. MEC recently participated in IAPEX Lahore earlier this month and the feedback from the visitors (including Architects, Designers, Students and Home Owners) has been truly overwhelming and we are sincerely grateful! The newly launched range of waterjet cut glass mosaic…

White & Gold Damask Central Fireplace

'White Glass & Gold Damask' - What's better than curling up next to a fireplace with a book and a hot beverage in chilly weather. Why, having a central fireplace with a breathtaking glass mosaic decoration of course! You don't have to compromise on the style of your interior if…

One Piece at a Time: Mural Masterpieces

Our species has always been fascinated with inscription and decoration on walls. Since the earliest known humans that lived in caves and scribbled on the rock walls the observations and details related to their daily routines to the modern day child that has just discovered what a marvelous tool a…

Mosaic Niches: The Wall Gems

Walls are an important part of the overall interior design so when you decorate a room you have to give a good amount of consideration and time while deciding what you want them to reflect. Making the perfect choice can go a long way in defining the ambiance of the…

Pebble Mosaics

An Art from the Ancient Ages Ever been to a beach and found yourself immersed in the enchanting beauty of those round little pebbles on the shore? You might’ve even pocketed some to bring back home for as natural souvenirs. There’s something quite extraordinary about pebbles, isn’t there? That smooth…

Design with Mosaics

Mosaic is THE trendy ‘must-have’ of 2015. Introducing a custom mosaic in your interior design is a brilliant way to display your personal style. The various techniques and materials used to create mosaics have greatly evolved over time. They are especially useful in wet areas, high-traffic floors or when making…

Alluring Mosaic Rugs

Mosaic works great as a stylish flooring alternative, especially, on high-traffic areas and places that are subjected to frequent moisture. Marble mosaic works best as flooring material that needs to be functional as well as decorative. When it comes to design, the possibilities with mosaic are virtually endless, a good…

Why use mosaic tiles in the bathroom?

Decorating your bathroom with mosaic tiles, whether that means opting for a detailed bathroom mosaic or simply using them like traditional alternatives, is one way to make yours stand out from the crowd. Bathroom mosaic tiling isn’t as common as other options, which is an advantage in and of itself,…

How to colour your custom mosaics to produce a specific look

Here at MEC, we provide both design professionals and homeowners with custom mosaics that are hand-made to their exact specifications. We’ve learnt how to use each element of the design process to evoke a certain feeling, and the choice of colour is one of the most important considerations. Here, we…

Premium Quality Spanish Tiles

Having been in the realm of interior design for decades we here at MEC recognize the significance of a good quality tile for your home. Recognizing that we have talked with some of the best ceramic and porcelain tile producers in Europe to let us buy and further distribute their…

How the right bathroom mosaic tiles can make all the difference

Bathrooms are the kind of places where we all want to be - somewhere that is welcoming and where one's worries in life can be soothed away, even if only temporarily. They are far from the merely functional spaces for bathing that they might have once been for many homeowners,…

Cast iron lamp post lanterns are dazzling additions to the urban landscape

It's incredible to think that traditional lamp post lanterns weren't always as decorative as the ones that we tend to see on urban streets these days. Indeed, in the early days, there was nothing decorative about the lanterns that dotted our cities - they were strictly utilitarian, their very square…

Grace your home with the finest mosaic floor patterns

When the time comes to renovate your home, what type of flooring is likely to work best? There's certainly a long checklist that any given flooring will need to fulfil. It needs to be durable enough to withstand the regular foot traffic of your family and the weight placed upon…

IAPEX KARACHI 2015

Karachi - Karachi Expo Centre - 3-5 April- The Karachi Chapter of Institute of Architects Pakistan (IAP) organized and recently executed its 11th international exhibition of building materials & products, IAPEX 2015 in Karachi, Pakistan from the 3rd to 5th of April at the Karachi Expo Centre. German Counsel General,…

The wonderful impact of the right swimming pool mosaic pattern

Almost since we human beings have been creating spaces to hold bodies of water, we have been decorating those spaces in ways that justly glorify the life-giving force in which so many of us enjoy swimming. Visit almost any old or new swimming pool, whether in someone's home or as…

Index Dubai 2015

Dubai, UAE - Dubai World Trade Centre - 18-21 May.  Our next stop is INDEX DUBAI, which is happening from 18th to 21st May at Dubai World Trade Centre (Halls 1-8). At this international design exhibition hundreds of brands from more than 50 countries will be showing thousands of products…

Project Qatar 2015

Doha - Qatar National Convention Centre -  4-7 May In the heart of a peaceful little Arabian peninsula called Qatar, is the country's capital 'Doha' located on coast of Persian Gulf. MEC participated in the 12th International Construction Technology and Building Materials Exhibition there, Project Qatar 2015, from May 4th-7th.…

IAPEX Lahore 2015

Lahore - Faletti’s – 4-6 March IAP Lahore Chapter successfully organized and held IAPEX 2015 at Faletti’s Hotel, Lahore from 4th to 6th of the ongoing month. The theme for this year’s IAPEX was “archiTECHture – Technology in Architecture”. What did we just hear; an exhibition about building materials? Of…

EXPO Pakistan 2015

Lahore – Expo Center – 26th February – 1st March A four-day trade exhibition, Expo Pakistan 2015, was just concluded at the start of the current month at Karachi Expo Center, Pakistan. With 600 exhibitors and more than 750 international importers and buyers participating this year alone, Expo Pakistan is…

Exhibiting Around the World

MEC’s management has devised a new strategy for the company which basically involves broadening our business horizons globally. The plan currently includes focusing on the Middle East, North America and a few regions in the Asian Market. Initial phases of implementing this fresh blueprint comprises of taking part and exhibiting…

Interested in ordering our handmade mosaics? Here's the process

If there's anything that we believe in even more strongly than handmade mosaics here at MEC, Mediterranean Eternal Culture of the Arts, it is a truly custom design process. Yes, our mosaic tiles may be very beautiful, encompassing such in-demand options for both domestic and commercial backdrops as marble and…

MEC - we're about so much more than custom mosaics!

Here at MEC - Mediterranean Eternal Culture of Arts - we believe that tiles, and especially mosaic tiles, can be truly beautiful. That was, and remains the view of our CEO and current company owner Zaidi, who began the company in 1979 after being inspired by the mosaics that he…

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