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The Whitney museum commissioned Dyani White Hawk to create a wall of colorful ceramic tiles for its cafe space. She collaborated with Mercury Mosaics, a Minneapolis ceramics specialist.
The artisan tile company Mercury Mosaics has launched a new product that turns tile waste into do-it-yourself mosaic art kits.
Minneapolis-based tile company Mercury Mosaics launches a new midcentury-modern tile design.
Natural wood shelving paired with a ceramic tile backsplash is making a big comeback. Notice how a classic black and white backsplash pairs almost as seamlessly as a moody blue tile.
Put a new twist on basic white backsplash tile ideas with these concave white tiles. Reminiscent of fish scales, these tiles are neutral enough to go with any décor, just like white subway tile.
Our unique tile blend, Rise, was incorporated within the shower surround and the entire wall behind the vanity. We hope that these bathroom tile photos inspire you when you start your next design or bathroom remodel.
Nothing adds soul and vintage warmth to a home like something made by the human hand. In this case, artisan tile, from Mercury Mosaics, can be executed in a wide array of vintage tile styles.
This playful Palm Springs house with handmade small batch tiles in every bathroom and the kitchen is your sign to start decorating with loads of color.
This Minneapolis bungalow's eye-catching kitchen features a custom-made backsplash with blue and orange tiles above the stove.
The home office isn’t a traditional space you’d expect to find handmade tile, which is exactly why a trio of rule-breakers sought to add this perfect blend of classic square tiles to the space.
Looking to elevate your galley kitchen? Open shelving can showcase eye-catching dishware and décor, while expanses of a wall can highlight a dazzling subway tile backsplash.
This Palm Springs home naturally lent itself to favorite finds from Minnesota, including a Mercury Mosaics handmade tile backsplash and a fully tiled shower.
Looking for bathroom tile inspiration? Try mixing subway tile with different-shaped tile like this mosaic of Moroccan fish scales that add wavy charm in this bathroom.
Looking for that perfect tile for your next project? Mercury Mosaics in Minneapolis, Minnesota is eager to redefine your expectations of handmade ceramic tile and how it transforms a space.
Mercury Mosaics has grown to support handmade tile production, with all tiles created by its artisan team being hand-brushed and using nontoxic clay and lead-free glazes.
Looking for mid century modern bathroom tile inspo? Check out this calming emerald green fish scale tile paired with white subway tile in this decadent shower.
Mercury Mosaics the Tile Bakery: Mercedes Austin takes us through the Artistry of how handcrafted tile comes to life.
Mercedes Austin, founder of Mercury Mosaics, shares her experience working with brand partners to bring her design studio to life.
An entrepreneurial spirit, passion for innovation and dedication to craft are what power this company’s pursuit of enhancing the world—one handmade tile at a time.
Green acts like a neutral, which means many materials and hues can readily pair with it depending on the shade of green, making it the perfect choice for a kitchen backsplash.
With a nod to this home’s midcentury modern architecture, the homeowners made a bold choice for the kitchen: bright green geometric backsplash tile by local company Mercury Mosaics.
Looking for backsplash ideas in 2023? Subway tile is having a resurgence! Try mixing satin and matte finishes to add dimension and depth to your kitchen.
Throughout the spacious new kitchen, a custom mosaic tile backsplash meant to be an abstract representation of a wave complements the casual architecture of the house.
This midcentury modern kitchen built for baking features two unique kitchen backsplash designs from Mercury Mosaics.
Every Mercury Mosaics tile is hand-cut, hand-glazed, and fired to a beautiful sheen. Each piece is touched by at least nine pairs of human hands before we ship it to your door, locally and worldwide.
Mercedes Austin, founder of our midwest-made handmade ceramic tile design & manufacturing studio, is one of the latest Shelfology Ambassadors of Awesome in 2023.
One of the kitchen backsplash ideas we’re completely obsessed with is this handmade Moroccan fish scale tiles that offers a layered look to a white kitchen backsplash.
There are many ways to layout subway tile. Try tilting the classic herringbone pattern 90 degrees for a pattern that works well for a taller space, like a shower, to draw the eye up.
Handmade ceramic tile meets reclaimed timber in this collab. The open shelving backsplash in the new Mercury Mosaics showroom is a true "Manomin Moment".
Mercedes Austin speaks to how her handmade tile business has transformed into Mercury Mosaics — a designer and manufacturer of ceramic tile based northeast Minneapolis.
The vertically stacked subway tile in this kitchen with open shelving gives the illusion of endless space.
White subway tile is a classic backsplash tile idea, but you can put a new twist on a white backsplash with these white fishscale tiles that are neutral enough to go with any décor.
Bluestone Lane’s second Texas café features signature seafoam blue tile from Mercury Mosaics. This restaurant accent wall tile is handmade in the USA.
This vintage-inspired tile from Mercury Mosaics is sure to add warmth to your home. Try hexagon flower tile in blue and white for a new take on this vintage classic.
In the primary bath of Jeffrey Seller’s showstopping Manhattan town house, glazed tiles from Mercury Mosaics extend floor to ceiling.
Abstract painter and collage artist Ashtyn Sibinski spends her days making tile dreams come true for clients at Mercury Mosaics, where she leads a team of design consultants.
The craftsman square tiles in this cozy cedar-clad cabin add detail and texture to an already visually stunning space.
This gray kitchen backsplash from Mercury Mosaics uses different shades of gray tile to add visual interest to this modern kitchen design.
Lena Dunham tours her forever home featuring our stacked backsplash tiles in 1017E Sea Mist throughout the kitchen.
A new kitchen backsplash is a great way to bring in a bit of character to the kitchen. This vibrant diamond tile choice from Mercury Mosaics creates a unique pattern without being overly dramatic.
Go Solo talks with Mercedes Austin, Founder of Women-owned business, Mercury Mosaics, about building a business around beautifully crafted statement tiles.
Tile design trends will continue to elevate tile from simply a building material to a statement maker. Look out for these tile trends in 2023.
The team at Construction2Style are taking on a renovation and design-build for Mercury Mosaics, a handmade tile company based out of Minneapolis.
Kitchen trends in 2023 are sure to bring more colorful backsplashes. This emerald green tile from Mercury Mosaics is a fabulous pop of color in an otherwise simple kitchen.
You wont want to miss this gorgeous 1905 home remodel with handmade fireplace tiles from Mercury Mosaics.
One of the most stunning features in the new Ole Avenue residence hall is a multistory mosaic tile wall in the main lounge, handmade by Mercury Mosaics.
Mercedes Austin, Founder and CEO of Mercury Mosaics, discusses what’s to come after a redesign of their local headquarters and a launch into Revival Tile, a mission that honors the art of sustainable ceramic tile.
Designed with locally produced products like handmade ceramic tile from Mercury Mosaics, Beehive Strategic Communication's new office prioritizes technology, flexibility, and culture.
Mercedes Austin, founder of Mercury Mosaics, got to chat with Twin Cities Live about our handmade sustainable tile and our new framed Wall Art collection.
Lena Dunham tours her forever home in New England featuring our handmade ceramic stacked subway tile in 1017E Sea Mist.
A Minnetonka home gets a major kitchen upgrade with two distinct custom backsplashes handmade by Mercury Mosaics, inspired by mid-century modern tile patterns.
You won't want to miss the kitchen backsplash tile Inside Lena Dunham’s colorful Connecticut home. Our handmade ceramic square backsplash tiles pair perfectly with the bright blue custom cabinetry.
One of our favorite kitchen trends of 2023 includes making a statement with bold patterns. Try using bold tile shapes or colors to make your backsplash a focal point.
Planning a kitchen backsplash? Avoid making the mistakes everyone makes when putting in a kitchen backsplash and learn how to measure tile for your space with these tile installation tips from Mercury Mosaics.
Looking to add a pop of color and texture to an empty wall? Try Construction2Style's approach of using framed ceramic tile wall art from Mercury Mosaics for the very best in unique, handmade home decor.
Striped tiles can add a bold and visually interesting feature to any room, including the kitchen, bathroom, and mudroom, especially when using ceramic tile, one of the most durable tile materials.
Mercedes Austin, founder and CEO of Mercury Mosaics, has, in many ways, skyrocketed with a new design studio plus manufacturing facilities in both Minneapolis and Wadena — encompassing 38,000 sqft of handmade, hand-glazed tile crafted by 40 employees.
Geometric tile patterns for a backsplash can give the kitchen an elegant look. A variety of geometric patterns are available but we love these triangle tiles available in a variety of colors to match kitchen cabinets.
Looking to create a special entryway to welcome clients? Try a tile entry rug made up of artisan tiles from Mercury Mosaics. Here, large triangles in a unique glaze blend make a big impact in this entry.
In this kitchen remodel, the client opted for subway tile from Mercury Mosaics. Hand cut and handmade tile for the backsplash makes the perfect statement.
Ensuite bath tile selections can be daunting. No matter what, Mercury Mosaics is here to help and we always recommend ordering tile samples so you can live with the handmade tile for a while.
There are lots of unexpected places around your home where tile can be used creatively to add an extra layer of sophistication to your home.
A timeless style, Subway tile is one of the most popular backsplash options for kitchens. To create more visual interest, try mixing tile shapes and creating an organic edge for your subway tile backsplash with bubble-shaped tile.
Today Kelli Hanson takes KTSP to Minneapolis-based tile and mosaic company, Mercury Mosaics, specializing in creating handmade custom and contemporary designs to suit your eye.
This ocean-inspired tile from Mercury Mosaics is the perfect shower wall tile for a tasteful beach house bathroom.
Mercedes Austin, founder of the handmade tile company Mercury Mosaics, had clear ideas for her office and studio spaces. With Room & Board’s partnership, bringing the spaces to life was nothing short of a dream.
Kelli, from Twin Cities Live, takes us to a Minneapolis based tile and mosaic company. Mercury Mosaics specializes in creating handmade custom tile designs to suit any style.
Looking for kitchen backsplash ideas? Put a twist on white backsplash tile ideas with these concave tiles, reminiscent of fish scales.
White subway tile is one of the best kitchen backsplash ideas with white cabinets. But, you can put a new twist on white with these fish scale tiles that can go with any décor and are unusual enough to not appear cliché.
Backsplash tiles in bar designs are heavily influenced by Mid-Century Modern architecture. This can be seen in the use of bold colors and geometric shapes like this green home bar backsplash design by Mercury Mosaics.
This homeownercreated an accent wall covered in turquoise fish scale tile in her newly remodeled bath. But not just any turquoise fish-scale tile, handmade ceramic tile by Mercury Mosaics.
Entryway tile and fireplace surround tile are great areas to install decorative tiles and step out of the ordinary. Or, if you have a kitchen island, add tile underneath the countertop to add a unique tile design to a blank area.
Bari J. Ackerman gives us a tour of her Scottsdale, Arizona Home. In the kitchen, the emerald green backsplash tile by Mercury Mosaics is an unexpected choice that really makes the kitchen pop.
Local Designer Patti Wagner and host of Rentfluencer, an online exclusive show on HGTV, walks us through her incredible bathroom remodel with handmade ceramic tile from Mercury Mosaics.
Diamond tiles are a unique tile shape for those who love the effect of geometric tiles. You can customize these unique tiles by incorporating by combining different tile shapes like honeycomb or hexagonal tiles to create a unique kitchen wall backsplash.
If you're looking to replace your bathroom floors, don't forget about hexagonal floor tiles. In this bathroom tile project, the navy hexagon tiles contrast with a light color grout, creating a space you’re unlikely to get bored of.
Fish scale tile, a recent best-selling tile shape, can make the perfect bathroom focal point if installed on one wall. Cover a shower wall with these mermaid-like tiles to attract attention and create a statement.
One of our favorite kitchen backsplash trends of 2022 incorporates handmade geometric tiles. These chic hexagonal tiles bring visual contrast to the kitchen and are a preferred way to add something different to the modern kitchen backsplash.
Subway tile is one of the most popular backsplash options for kitchens. They can be personalized in a variety of designs like these bubble-shaped tiles from Mercury Mosaics used to create an organic edge for this handmade ceramic subway tile backsplash.
This designer kitchen features a deep emerald-green backsplash in a herringbone pattern made from handmade tile from Mercury Mosaics in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
In 2022, Mercedes Austin of Mercury Mosaics says to expect to see more warm tiles used in homes as well as more geometric tile designs. These patterns offer a twist on classic tile shapes such as triangles, hexagons, diamonds, squares, and bricks.
Minneapolis-based Mercury Mosaics, with its inventive cookie-cutter shapes such as diamonds and Moroccan fish scales, made exceptional by combining lush, rich colors.
Craft a fireplace that will become a centerpiece of your space with a tile surround. Our handmade tiles are perfect for a fireplace hearth and give your fireplace tile a personality that feels perfectly you.
Handmade ceramic tiles are on the rise, adding soul and vintage charm to any place. Hexagon floral tiles, Craftsman squares, and Moroccan fish scales offer.
The tiny home bathroom was turned into the most beautiful part of the renovation with handmade green floor-to-ceiling tiles from Mercury Mosaics, a Minnesota tile company.
Wondering how to revamp a kitchen? Try creating a ‘wow’ factor with a strong backsplash like these green diamond tiles from Mercury Mosaics.
Mercury Mosaics, a handmade ceramic tile manufacturer, is one of 100 employers bringing on 950 Step Up interns this summer. The job-training program has created 30,000 internships targeted largely at diverse, working class Minneapolis high school students.
Mercedes Austin, CEO of the handmade ceramic tile company Mercury Mosaics, keeps these four simple principles at the forefront to build a company that people want to be a part of.
This kitchen remodel features not just a backsplash, but a piece of art as the focul point. The handmade, custom tile layout makes the kitchen backsplash come to life.
Mercury Mosaics put a new twist on the classic white subway tile backsplash with this white fish scale tiled kitchen
To get ideas for small bathrooms, Insider chatted with a few experts including Mercedes Austin, CEO of Mercury Mosaics, who revealed some of her favorite trendy and timeless small bathroom tile ideas.
Mercedes Austin, owner and founder of Mercury Mosaics, a handmade tile shop, discusses how she supports collaboration between teams as a model to promote working together in harmony.
Handmade artisan tile can be used in a wide array of vintage tile styles. With hexagon floral tile patterns, craftsman squares, or Moroccan fish scales, you can take color risks and pair up styles for a new take on vintage shapes.
The Mercury Mosaics tile design space will embrace the future of flexible working. It will support collaboration between teams and allow for loud noises from tile manufacturing, regardless of conference calls.
Jen Gumbel speaks on the handmade tile production business Mercury Mosaics and business insights from owner Mercedes Austin.
Attorney and educator, Jen Gumbel, speaks on the incredible handmade tile projects from Mercury Mosaics.
Winning 2nd & 3rd place for best use of interior tile, Mercury Mosaics handmade tile can be seen in a color blend fishscale bathroom as well as a custom kitchen backsplash with geometric tile.
This classic and eclectic farmhouse remodel features a warm handmade hexagon tile from Mercury Mosaics in the primary bathroom suite.
An ensuite bathroom remodel using vintage-inspired green tile, handmade by Mercury Mosaics.
In this kitchen remodel, the geometric stove splash tile used in the inset above the range features white hexagonal tiles that coordinate with the pendant shades over the island.
These eye-catching kitchen backsplash ideas from Mercury Mosaics showcase the full range of handmade ceramic tile.
Pewter Green cabinetry in this kitchen remodel perfectly complements the handmade square tiles from Mercury Mosaics.
“[Glenn Ford's] class changed my future,” says Mercedes Austin, founder of Mercury Mosaics. “He taught me that I didn’t need to limit what I could do based on what I already knew how to do—I could think bigger.”
Looking for kitchen tile trends to embrace in 2022? Don't miss the innovative and captivating geometric green triangle tiles used in this green kitchen backsplash by Mercury Mosaics.
Geometric patterns can give a kitchen backsplash a totally new look. You can choose from a variety of geometric tile patterns available from Mercury Mosaics.
Mercury Mosaics is a handmade custom tile factory that works directly with residential and commercial customers to bring their dream tile projects to life.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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17 Award-Winning Remodels & Handcrafted Ceramic Tile
Mercury Mosaics’ second annual holiday market features live music and 40-plus vendors
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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
10 Badass Tile Shapes You Didn’t Know Existed
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.