OK, probably not, but it sure looks cool so today I am making an exception!
Witness: the Corning Museum of Glass‘s studio building. I thought this was an awesome leaf-backed glass tile until I got up close. Mixing two sizes of block/tile created a most pleasing geometric pattern; try this one on your backsplash.
Also: Corning has amazing educational and public outreach programs, including: mosaic-making workshops! Click here for info on all their fall workshops…want to move up there and take them all.
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This isn’t really tile either! The end of the building is a gorgeous glazed brick that got all glinty in the late-afternoon sun: