Piece by Piece Artwork Goes Swimmingly into New Apartment Complex in Long Beach

Close up of mural at the spa and pool area of 200 Ocean Apartments

Piece by Piece had the good fortune recently to work with architect Hai Lin to create a unique piece of artwork for the spa and pool area of 200 Ocean Apartments in Long Beach. Mr. Lin wanted to add some color to the space, which is primarily neutral tones.

Mr. Lin visiting our studio work session to put on a few mosaic pieces himself. In center photo, he confers with lead instructor Luz Mack.

Mr. Lin visiting our studio work session to put on a few mosaic pieces himself. In center photo, he confers with lead instructor Luz Mack.

Mr. Lin found Piece by Piece by searching for mosaic artwork online. He was impressed with the scale and quality of work our artists create. In fact, he joined our artists for a work session in the studio to participate.

Left, artwork in studio. Right, Piece by Piece artist Angelica and assistant instructor Jose work on one section of artwork.

During the design process, we worked closely with Mr. Lin to make his vision of a colorful and vibrant artwork a reality. Using a variety of brightly-colored repurposed ceramic and glass, our team created a series of organic shapes based on his concept.

Installation day with Luz Mack, lead instructor on left, installer Juan Varela in center, and assistant instructor Jose on right.

Installation day with Luz Mack, lead instructor on left, installer Juan Varela in center, and assistant instructor Jose on right.

Our team worked with installer Juan Varela to install the mosaic as well as tile the entire back wall, which is behind the jacuzzi. We are grateful to work with Mr. Lin  and bring art to this lovely open space.

Lead instructor Luz Mack puts finishing touches on installed artwork.

Lead instructor Luz Mack puts finishing touches on installed artwork.

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