David James of Olicana Mosaics West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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David designs and makes artworks and features for interior and exterior spaces.

David creates commissions for gardens, interiors and commercial projects; creating bespoke features, luxury retail entrances, surface detailing and mosaic restoration.

Although mosaics of various kinds are often the start point, his practice has developed to take in other aspects of decoration and detailing.

All commissions are designed and created with attention to detail, quality materials and a considered approach, he works with designers, architects, developers and head gardeners of private estates and individuals to produce bespoke artworks and features.

David regular runs his popular pebble workshops and talks from his Ilkley studio attracting people from across the country. Clients include the RHS, Sir Roy Strong, Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate and he frequently exhibits at Chelsea Flower Show and is featured in the Interiors Index.

His work is featured in leading interior, design and lifestyle publications including The English Garden, The World of Interiors, Dezeen and Country Life.


Mosaics at Park Hill Flats, Sheffield, mosaic, 2020


Peacock feature in natural materials, lapis lazuli, jade and semi precious minerals, natural materials and hydrocut slate, 2019


Sir Roy Strong - The Laskett Mosaics, 2018


Bettys and Taylors Group - Commissions for both Ilkley and York to celebrate the 100 year centenary, 2019


Islamic water feature, 2019


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