Currently working at All Saints Church, Calverton installing new tiling using limecrete screed and lime-based mortars. In-situ repairs, thorough sympathetic clean and hope to complete finishing treatment by mid November.
Blues Kitchen Manchester installed, looks fantastic. New venue due to open in the New Year with amazing interior detailing similar to other Blues Kitchen (Columbo Group ) venues in London.
Halloughton Church, Nottinghamshire. The reconstruction and installation of detached and missing decorative panels either side of Altar. Some of the tesserae smalledmthan matchsticks, each hand cut and gilded.
Symington Building, Market Harborough.
Vulnerable and badly damaged original Minton tessellated mosaic conserved and recreated. Two months work, now restored to its former glory.
We finished yesterday, the exposing, consolidating and cleaning of a stunning marble mosaic at the entrance of the Coliseum (ENO), London.
The mosaic design is beautiful, fantastic proportions with fine cut-work. We can learn a lot from the Victorians and Edwardians.
Mosaic design services in-house, the interpretation of an original lost mosaic in Inverness. After numerous sketches and full sized cartoon, the mosaic slowly started to be constructed.
Looking back on the 25 years of conserving and restoring original minton mosaic floors. Some before and after images to illustrate the process and challenges involved.
Minton mosaic floors, new commissions, interesting setting out.
The beauty of an aged Minton mosaic, over 140 years old, the worn tiles deliberately left to retain the original character.
After two weeks at The Coliseum (ENO) London, we have completed the careful exposing, conservation and cleaning of a fine original marble / terrazzo mosaic in the main entrance previously covered by carpet. All being well, we hope next year to have the opportunity to restore this beautiful floor to its former glory.
How it looked when we started.
How it looks now.