From Jelly Bean Portraits to Intricate 3D Floor Mosaics

 - Jul 22, 2009   Updated: Apr 19 2011
These creative mosaic ideas come to us from artists around the world. Using everything from jelly beans to pieces of recycled junk mail, these innovations unveil the limitless creative potential of using something old to create something new. Check out some of the most unique and creative mosaic ideas featured on Trend Hunter.

Implications - The mosaic is an age-old form of art that is most associated with ancient Rome or Greece. This classic aesthetic has been adapted for the modern day, resulting in mosaic pieces that use inventive materials, create more avant-garde designs and are ultimately much more funky than their formalists. Regardless, this look still evokes a sense of elegance that consumers can appreciate.