South Australian Artist, Deanna Kernick started up
her business Mosaics by Design in May 2001 after finding that her passion for mosaic art was
becoming more in demand. Since then she has
been kept busy by countless commissions.
Spending one month in Italy in 2006 where she attended the Ravenna School of Mosaic proved to be inspirational and the works or Art she produces are proof of how much she has grown as an Artist.
Adelaide’s Mediterranean climate lends itself to courtyard gardens and rendered walls which are a wonderful backdrop for a mosaic design.
Her unique style and her eye for detail have made her mosaics widely sought after in
South Australian Gardens. Her clients also include people from Perth, Darwin,
Sydney, Queensland and Bali.
To date her commercial clients have been councils, hospitals and restaurants.
Her extensive residential portfolio includes floors, water features, swimming pools, murals, splash backs, bathroom murals, bars and tables.
Her commissions are created with great thought to the surroundings and to each clients
individual taste and colour scheme.
She is able to add spectacular focal points to garden designs which add light, colour and
movement through the use of textured glass and mirror. Her method of hand shaping every
individual piece has proved popular, although she enjoys mosaicing in the traditional method
of cutting small square tesserae, as used in the ancient mosaics.
Often she blends the two styles together.
Mosaics can be fitted to rendered foam, rendered blue board and brick walls.
They can also vary in size and shape depending on the clients requirements.
Installation is provided on all jobs if required and the turn around time for a 2 meter square
mosaic is usually 8 to 12 weeks.