Mercury Mosaics is a handmade custom tile factory that works directly with residential and commercial customers to bring their dream tile projects to life.
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Mercury Mosaics is a handmade custom tile factory that works directly with residential and commercial customers to bring their dream tile projects to life.
Pewter Green cabinetry in this kitchen remodel perfectly complements the handmade square tiles from Mercury Mosaics.
An updated application of floor-to-wall craftsman tiles in satin black makes for a stunning makeover of this original cabin bathroom tile.
With your kitchen tile backsplash, go for something edgy like these different colored tiles in an ombre mosaic pattern, like this kitchen backsplash by Mercury Mosaics.
Mercedes Austin, founder of the hand-made ceramic tile company Mercury Mosaics, explains that by working on building strong foundations with her teams, they’ve been able to scale safely, intentionally, and collaboratively.
Houston White's Get Down Coffee Co. in Minneapolis features a custom ceramic tile mural in honor White's late wife, created by Mercury Mosaics.
The intimate space of The Get Down Coffee Co. in Minneapolis was designed by LSE Architects and features a custom, hand-made tile wall from Mercury Mosaics.
Rather than use tile flooring, try adding a pop of color in an otherwise simple kitchen with a vibrant backsplash. Mercury Mosaic's diamond shape tile creates a pattern without being overly dramatic.
Mercedes Austin, CEO of Mercury Mosaics, a Minneapolis-based manufacturer of handmade ceramic tiles, said she has taken steps such as involving more workers in strategic planning due to seismic shifts in the labor market.
Many local artists and clients contributed to the Studio Grey office design including Mercury Mosaics, who provided three different feature areas of handmade ceramic tile work for the office space.
“I think there’s been a really big difference that people really see that they can be involved in building something, and they’re not just strollers on a bike,” said Mercedes Austin, CEO of Mercury Mosaics, a Minneapolis-based manufacturer of handmade ceramic tiles.
The labor unrest is making employers more creative in their efforts to retain workers. Mercedes Austin, CEO of Mercury Mosaics, a Minneapolis-based manufacturer of handmade ceramic tiles, said, “I really got advice from my team about our manufacturing crew.”
“I really got advice from my team about our manufacturing crew — we used to have a lot of different types of common people coming into our space, whether it was in a showroom or to the classroom, and we basically set them up in a manufacturing bubble,” said Mercedes Austin, CEO of Mercury Mosaics, a Minneapolis-based manufacturer of handmade ceramic tiles.
Seismic change in the labor market changes the relationship between employer and employee. Mercedes Austin, CEO of Mercury Mosaics, a Minneapolis-based manufacturer of handmade ceramic tiles, said they have discontinued its in-person showroom, moving its displays of products fully to a digital show.
This home remodel features hand made tiles from Mercury Mosaics. The kitchen backsplash and basement shower tiles are a fish scale tile design while the fireplace tile is done in a diamond tile design.
This ensuite bathroom renovation features custom ceramic floor tile designed in collaboration with Mercury Mosaics.
Buttered Tin opens its new Northeast Minneapolis location featuring some of what they love about Northeast, including a mosaic tile wall created by Mercury Mosaics and local menu items.
White subway tile is a classic backsplash idea but Mercury Mosaics knows how to put a twist on basic white backsplash ideas with white fish scale tiles.
This Berkeley home has stained glass, awnings made from airplane wings, and a fish scale tile backsplash from Mercury Mosaics in bold blues and greens in the bathroom.
Buttered Tin's Minneapolis location opens with a window-lined space looking out toward the Mississippi River and a mosaic wall created by northeast Minneapolis business, Mercury Mosaics.
The community connection to the new M Physicians clinic is evident with locally commissioned artwork and a custom tile mosaic mural from neighborhood tile artisans Mercury Mosaics.
To translate your decor style into tile, “you should always start with the general feel/style you’d like (the fun part) but ground it with specific goals,” says Mercedes Austin, tile designer and CEO of Mercury Mosaics.
The endless amount of tile shapes and colors available can be overwhelming. If you're looking for tile inspiration, check out these turquoise fish scale tiles from Mercury Mosaics.
In 2019, M Physicians expanded one of its clinics to include a café-style space with a mosaic tile installation by Christopher Harrison, with custom tiles by Mercury Mosaics.
Subway tiles on the wall coupled with denim hexagonal floor tiles create a breezy and trendy bathroom.
The Minne Stuga partnered with local company, Mercury Mosaics, to create handmade craftsman tiles for the entryway of the lakefront property.
This kitchen remodel from Jamie & Morgan of Constuction2Style features a handmade tile backsplash design from Mercury Mosaics.
Subway tiles on the bathroom wall coupled with hexagonal floor tiles create a breezy modern bathroom that becomes an instant focal point.
Owner Mercedes Austin thanked taxpayers and the leader of the Small Business Administration Monday for helping the handmade tile business get through the pandemic.
This farmhouse has been in the Katrina Divine family for three generations. The necessary renovation features a kitchen overlooking the land with a deep green tile backsplash handmade by Mercury Mosaics.
The handmade green tile backsplash in this renovated farm house kitchen makes a big statement and is reflected in different shades of green throughout the house.
Mercury Mosaics is heading for record revenue and employment this year, Austin told SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman as she toured the business while employees continued to hand-paint decorative tiles and move them into a kiln.
Mercedes Austin, owner of Mercury Mosaics, gave a tour to Small Business Administration chief Isabella Casillas Guzman who helped more than 125,000 Minnesota businesses get through the downturn caused by the coronavirus.
Mercedes Austin, who has owned Mercury Mosaics for 19 years, thanked taxpayers and the leader of the Small Business Administration Monday for helping the business get through the pandemic.
Mercury Mosaics opens a handmade ceramic tile production facility in Wadena to manage the growing demand of their most popular tile shapes and colors.
Mercedes Austin, CEO of Mercury Mosaics, revealed some of her favorite trendy and timeless small bathroom ideas. She recommends stepping out of your comfort zone with a bold tile option to create a statement bathroom.
Looking for lighting and tile inspiration? This flush mount hangs lower than most and meshes beautifully with a bold Mercury Mosaics triangle backsplash.
Join us for lunch in the stunning Holden Room event space - a showcase of Mercury Mosaics' work - to learn from the experiences of these women who call Minnesota home.
To learn the best ideas for transforming a small bathroom into a spa-like space Mercedes Austin reveals some of her favorite trendy and timeless small bathroom ideas.
This kitchen by Mercedes Austin features a deeper shade of green for an edgy twist. We love how it offsets the sky blue base cabinets.
The bold shape and sleek lines of the large triangle tiles in custom colors by Mercury Mosaics showcase the brand’s artistry.
Check out this bold, one-of-a-kind custom backsplash design made of geometric triangle tile. This hand-made kitchen tile was inspired by nature and brings in the outdoors with a statement backsplash.
These geometric ceramic flower pattern tiles can be arranged in an assortment of ways to create a unique retro or Victorian look. Check out this blue bathroom idea using handmade hexagon tiles.
The green bathroom backsplash featuring shell-shaped, dark green bathroom tile from Mercury Mosaics has us dreaming of a vacation by the sea.
This mermaid tile installation in ocean hues captures the essence of coastal magic.
This cabin shower is clad in Satin Black large craftsman tile handmade by Mercury Mosaics. This bold move is stunning in person and gives a modern update to the original bathroom.
The founder of Mercury Mosaics explains how to expand the leadership scope of a growing enterprise with effective accountability to ensure the team is leading with purpose.
6 ways to develop leadership that create self-motivated workers from Mercedes Austin, founder of Mercury Mosaics.
Ashley from The Gold Hive shares her favorite online tile shops including custom handmade mosaic tiles from Mercury Mosaics.
Mercury Mosaic's tile mural is making a big impact in Flagstone Foods' new HQ creating a unique tile feature for the space.
This café features a mural by North Minneapolis Artist Christopher Harrison that was brought to life in a custom mosaic tile installation by Mercury Mosaics, a local custom tile fabricator.
In this mid-century modern kitchen, the geometric tiles from Mercury Mosaics suggest three dimensions with the way the diamonds form cubes, and the smattering of colored tiles reinforces the effect.
For an amazing backsplash, the fish scale tile in neutral grey is a fun curvy alternative to subway tile and will still stand the test of time.
This cabin remodel looks sharp while nodding to the original design with craftsman-style tile in matte black from Mercury Mosaics.
Mercury Mosaics designed a one-of-a-kind custom tile backsplash for a flip house, the Black Lake Place, for our friends at Construction2Style.
The perfect outdoor kitchen tile from Mercury Mosaics helps marry one of the most used functions with a piece of an oasis.
How to create the ideal farmhouse kitchen with character and classic handmade tile from Mercury Mosaics.
We have partnered with the Construction2Style crew to create the new Mercury Mosaics Design Studio, an extension of our NE Minneapolis Production Studio.
Edina empty nesters transform their '50s home for today's casual living with a vivid tile backsplash by local artisan tile company Mercury Mosaics.
Mercedes Austin, founder of Mercury Mosaics, curates personally crafted decorative handmade ceramic tiles made with vibrant colors and standout textures for her clients.
Mercury Mosaics makes Martha Stewart's list of American-made companies to support now and always with their hand-made ceramic tiles in 48 lead-free shades, ranging from deep blue to sunny yellow.
Last spring, Mercedes' Minnesota based tile company reorganized and re-engineered everything so she could avoid laying off any employees. Now, she's back to tell us how it's working out almost a year later.
Sixty percent of Mercury Mosaics staff works on-site; the other 40% are remote. Its founder says 2020 forced her to ask, “How do I keep people feeling connected, empowered, and ensure access to our good vibes?”
Mercedes Austin, founder and owner of handmade tile company Mercury Mosaics, answers what life was like going from making mosaic pieces in her studio apartment to founding her own business.
Mercury Mosaics' Diamonds and Subway tile make up a custom-designed fireplace surround while their Moroccan Fish Scales combine with metallics in a statement-making home.
Working with a handmade tile company makes it possible to match any desired color, like the shades of green and black accent tiles that make up this custom victorian mosaic quilt pattern.
A blue opal tile backsplash in 3"x3" squares from Mercury Mosaics perfectly complements pewter green cabinets and quartz countertops in this Duck Lake home.
Mercury Mosaic’s handmade subway tile meets square tile and herringbone tile patterns with a laundry room installation in Everglades.
Bathroom tile trends you can expect to see in 2021 include mixed finishes, small-format tiles, square subway tiles, and tile as art creating a visual anchor for your shower niche.
Our mover and shaker, Mercedes Austin, went live on Minnesota Monthly's Instagram with Aesthetic Editor, Jerrod Scott, to talk about makers-makin'-it, art-business and so much more.
Mercury Mosaics, known for chic colors and fish-scale tiles, launches a triangle line that’s fit for a kitchen, bathroom, or retail space.
Shelter TV asks Mercedes Austin, founder of Mercury Mosaics, 5 Questions about design and tile.
Mercury Mosaic's tiny custom planters add a touch of texture and uniqueness to make this project truly one of a kind.
Mercury Mosaics donned The Coven with an “office tattoo” with their mantra, “do the most good” over the coffee bar where members are also greeted by a hand-laid floor mosaic of The Coven logo.
“Tile is a product that can convey expression because our process is guided first and foremost by design and the craftsman touch,” says Mercedes Austin.
The Coven’s colorful coworking space caters to an inclusive community with custom handmade tile.
Blue Opal Diamonds from Mercury Mosaics appear cool and coastal in rich tonal variations.
To add to the art deco/old Hollywood vibe of our powder room, we went with a scallop or mermaid tile, with the rounded part facing up to give it that fan affect.
In the new co-working space for The Coven, a custom wall tile application in the coffee bar was created with their mantra, “do the most good.”
How to Add Character to Your New-Build Home: In the kitchen, shaker-style cabinets are accompanied by a one-of-a-kind backsplash created by Mercury Mosaics.
Inc. 5000 2020: Mercury Mosaics makes the list of the 5,000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America.
Saturated colors, geometric patterns and custom layouts are what Mercury Mosaics has become known for — functional works of art.
A spot on the Inc. 500 list, especially more than once, opens a lot of doors. Earning a spot for the second year in a row amongst many other great companies is a beacon and symbol of stability.
The addition of Mercury Mosaics' handcrafted tile within the Chief Architect Platform bring design-dreams to life.
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“I found career opportunities that aligned with my gut,” says Mercedes Austin — founder and CEO of the tile company Mercury Mosaics.
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Summer Kitchen Inspiration: Moroccan Fish Scales come to life in shades of blue
Tile manufacturer Mercury Mosaics was able to keep employees on payroll and restart production in under two weeks. Here's how.
Green mermaid tile throws the focus on a clawfoot tub
Shape, texture and rich, earthy colors expand the options in how one can bring Mediterranean chic into the home.
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The color teal is currently trending — here's how to get the look at home.
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A vibrant kitchen remodel meets the needs of a growing young family in style.
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How one local business is doing good and what are you doing with your extra time at home.
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South Minneapolis restaurant, Heather's, features an a eight-seat bar wall of gleaming hand made green ceramic tiles.
Instagram-worthy kitchen makeover with a wall of distinctive geometric patterned tile.
Full Reveal of our Modern U-Shaped Kitchen Remodel with a Custom Backsplash Focal Point
Snooping Around in Designer Bari J. Ackerman's Home: Backsplash tile by Mercury Mosaics Makes the Kitchen Pop
Modern White Kitchen Ideas: Details and Sourcing of Our Renovation
Mercedes Austin - Mercury Mosaics Founder and CEO
Overcoming addiction, Mercury Mosaics founder turned ceramic tile hobby into big business in Minneapolis
18 years of building Mercury Mosaics into a national ceramic tile brand.
Jason DeRusha’s Home Full Of Local Art & Custom Handmade Ceramic Tile from Mercury Mosaics
Thorp Building: Once Home to Top secret World War II Project Now Houses Handmade Ceramic Tile Studio
Hear the story of a Minnesota native that has had an almost twenty year run with her business, Mercury Mosaics.
The Look of Envy: Mercury Mosaics Top Tile Designs
A Touch of Greenery: Custom Tile Wall with Handbuilt Ceramic Planter Shelves
12 Rooms That Share What Colors Go With Green: Hunter Green Subway Tiles & Robin's Egg Blue Cabinetry
Nordic design is all about function, simplicity, and beauty.
FIVE HOME DESIGN TRENDS TO FOLLOW IN 2020
Mercury Mosaics: One Woman’s Handmade Ceramic Tile-Paved Path Towards Success
The owner of Mercury Mosaics in Minneapolis, MN, discusses with Contemporary Stone & Tile Design how she got into the mosaic tile art business and what inspires her designs.
Oh, How Far We’ve Come: Hand Made Ceramic Tile for a Master Bathroom Renovation
Beginner Mosaic Class: Designs and Assemble a Custom Mosaic
Reporter's year in review: 2019 was a year of growth with more to come in 2020
10 Eye-Catching Bathroom Accent Walls
Finding financing: Know where to look when banks aren’t an option
6 IDEAS ON HOW TO INCORPORATE PLANTS INTO YOUR KITCHEN
Your Texas sunroom could save energy without sacrificing style.
A Brief History of the Art Deco Design Movement
25+ COSMICALLY FUN FINDS TO CELEBRATE THE LUNAR NEW YEAR
I turned away a quarter of my annual revenue, and I’ve never felt freer.
17 Award-Winning Remodels & Handcrafted Ceramic Tile
Mercury Mosaics’ second annual holiday market features live music and 40-plus vendors
More Holiday Markets: Mercury Mosaics Makers Market
Root Insurance Commercial Tile Wall Design & Install
Grab a friend and create a mosaic trivet, mirror or wall panel with handmade ceramic tile at Mercury Mosaics
Handmade Ceramic Tile Vase from Mercedes Austin of Mercury Mosaics
Mercury Mosaics Makers Market in Minneapolis
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Our Lower Level Reveal: A True One of a Kind Custom Tile Backsplash
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No, My husband Does Not Run The Finances And Yes, I Own This Place!
"No, my husband does not run the finances and yes I own this place!" - Mercedes Austin
18 Glorious Green Kitchen Ideas. Enliven Your Kitchen With Green Accents.
How to Host a Friendsgiving featuring Planter Pots made of Ceramic Handmade Tile from Mercury Mosaics
Styling and entertaining tips for a festive and Pinterest-worthy gathering featuring planter pots made of ceramic handmade tile.
How to Style Suspended Shelving with Custom Tile from Mercury Mosaics
Lower Level, Custom Suspended Shelving with a Custom Backsplash from Mercury Mosaics
Mercury Mosaics is a handcrafted tile shop that started with one woman’s dream of creating beautiful handmade tile mosaics in her art studio.
Broadmoore Kitchen Remodel | Before & After with Custom Tile from Mercury Mosaics
Planter pots made of ceramic handmade tile for you to use for your own Friendsgiving or Thanksgiving this year.
Handcrafted Fishscale Tiles in Caribbean blue, coastal breeze, and grapefruit
Our Lower Level, Custom Tile Design
Mercedes Austin of Mercury Mosaics Recieves the 2019 Social Entrepreneur Award
Our Lower Level Construction Progress: A One of a Kind Custom Herringbone Tile Layout in Ombre
WomenVenture honors tile maker, child-care provider, art therapist
Finished Laundry Room with 2"x6" Herringbone Tile in 28 Everglades
Mercury Mosaics, an award-winning tile manufacturing company, has set its sights on a warehouse to expand production of handmade tile.
BizCom 2019 Recap: 130 attendees gather together in the beautiful Mercury Mosaics space
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Unassuming bus hides more than you think: A spectacular handmade kitchen is just the beginning.
How To Bring The Outdoors Into Your Home.
15 Modern White Kitchens with Blue and Green Moroccan Fish Scale Tiles
Mercury Mosaics produces tiles by hand from cut to glaze and incorporates best practices in workflow design and lean inventory management.
Mercury Mosaics produces ceramic tile for both commercial and residential clients.
Mercury Mosaics made the Inc. 5000 list of The Most Successful Companies in America!
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Local Artisans Featured in New HGTV Series “Stay or Sell”
The amount of expression, passion, and skill that I felt and witnessed that day as I passed so many dope creatives was emotional.
Handcrafted tile shop Mercury Mosaics anchors bustling former factory in Northeast.
An Interior Designer’s Ambitious DIY Remodel Filled With Vintage Finds
All the Minnesota Businesses on the 2019 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies
Before and After: construction2style’s Showstopping Kitchen Remodel with Custom Handmade Tile Backsplash
Edina couple's new HGTV series will show off Minnesota Nice all season long
Viewers will enjoy spotting local landmarks such as Mercury Mosaics in this eight-part series
Broadmoore Kitchen Design: Mercury Mosaics Custom Tile Backsplash
Kitchen: Mid-Century meets Traditional "Farmhouse"
Mercedes is a breath of fresh air with a witty, smart, quirky personality that shows through in her company’s brand.
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This Arizona Home Is Filled With Utterly Fantastic Hand-Painted Florals
Room & Board's Doro End Table Made with Handcrafted Tiles by Mercury Mosaics
Modern custom home design with an amazing diamond-shaped handmade tile backsplash
Mayne Marketing partners with Mercury Mosaics to remodel a kitchen space to use for blogger shoots and lifestyle content creation projects.
Mercedes Austin started her ceramic tile mosaics business with money she made selling her jazz CD collection. Now, her success is an inspiration to other artists.
Tile Installation Tips
These 12W Blue Bell Subway Tiles were custom made and add the perfect pop of color to create a happy, laid-back feel!
Green Mermaid Tile and a New Layout Boost a Dated Pink Bathroom
Mercury Mosaics Designs and Creates a Custom Mosaic Sign for Tanzania
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Ceramic tile mosaic artist and entrepreneur Mercedes Austin.
60 Stylish Hexagon Tiles Ideas For Bathrooms
Modern and Colorful Kitchen Backsplashes
WCCO-TV's Jason DeRusha shares his Minnesota-crafted kitchen makeover.
Stop by Mercury Mosaics Vintage Market
Enjoy an afternoon of art, music, food and more at Mercury Mosaics Vintage Market.
The North goes West for Modernism Week
15 DIY Kitchen Backsplashes to Set Your Kitchen Apart
10 Kitchens That Made Backsplash Cool Again
Anatomy Of A 106 Year Old Remodel with a Matte Finish Ceramic Hexagon Tile in ‘Mid-Century Spanish Moss’
Trend Predictions: Striking Tile Feature Walls
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Shop Girls guest, Mercedes Austin founder of Mercury Mosaics joins in studio!
Mercedes Austin founder of Mercury Mosaics joins Shop Girls in studio
Raising The Bar: New York City's Sleekest New Speakeasy with Black Tiled Walls and Flooring
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Christmas decorations pop on gray countertops and a black Mercury Mosaics tile backsplash
Create a Unique Keepsake with Mercury Mosaics Beginner Class
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Mercury Mosaics offers beginner mosaics classes where you can create a trivet, mirror or wall panel.
Our gorgeous handmade tile right on the front cover of this amazing magazine!
Mercury Mosaics helps design and manufacture the handmade tile used in this gorgeous shower!
Mercury Mosaics Hosts Construction2Style During BizCom Summit
Mercury Mosaics Sponsors Construction2Style Marketing Conference
Basement Bathroom Redesign with a Mix of Subway Tiles and a Herringbone Tile Pattern
Moodboard Series: High-Contrast Backsplash Design
Fun Moroccan Fish Scale Tile Backsplash
National Kitchen & Bath Association Design Awards
Lakehouse Master Suite Reveal with Handcut and Handpainted Tile from Mercury Mosaics
We chat with Mercedes Austin about creating gorgeous handmade tiles for the home.
Sneak peek photo of our tile that is now part of the custom mosaic in the entrance to the new Southeast Asian restaurant, Lat14.
Before & After: A Bold Kitchen to Match an Artist’s Blooming Home
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Mercury Mosaics Sponsors BizCom Summit 2018
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