Category: Industry News

Dwell on Design 2017

Stop in to our Booth @ Dwell on Design this June 23rd through 25th We are in booth 2419 Link to One Day Free Pass    LINK     Read More

Twitter Lists Exposed

One of my favorite parts of social media is social learning. There is a treasure trove of information at your fingertips if you look, listen and absorb from the social community. I was on a couple chats with people who expressed that they don’t follow more than X amount of people with the implication that Read More

UL-Certified EPD for North American-Made Ceramic Tile Paves the Way for Points, Credits, and Compliance in Green Construction

UL-Certified EPD for North American-Made Ceramic Tile Paves the Way for Points, Credits, and Compliance in Green Construction FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2014   The Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for ceramic tile made in North America, certified by sustainability leader UL Environment, is now available for use by architects and specifiers seeking to satisfy Read More

ARTO/MAPEI Design Professional Appreciation Day

Thursday, April 10; 11:00 AM-3:00 PM 15209 S. Broadway St, Gardena, CA 90248 Learn how ARTO handcrafts unique concrete and clay products. Enjoy handcrafted Italian food from the Eatalian Cafe. Earn AIA/IDCEC continuing education credits from ARTO & MAPEI ALL FOR NO CHARGE! ARTO & MAPEI would like to invite you to a special event Read More

St. Patrick’s Day 2014

St. Patrick’s Day #48. Why ? Arto Alajian started ARTO Brick in 1966, 48 years ago. Arto Alajian was born on March 17th more than 48 years ago. Other reasons to celebrate: ARTO Brick was incorporated on March 17th. Beginning of the Tile Season, although this year it has started earlier. You have more time Read More

ARTO Utility Products

ARTO Solar Ballast Blocks are available in a wide range of standard sizes and weights for residential and commercial applications. Solar panels in zero-penetration, flat-roof applications require ballast weight to secure the panel to the roof.  These systems are easy to install while minimizing the potential for water intrusion. ARTO Solar Ballast Blocks are made Read More

ARTO Impressions 2D Decos

3D looking tiles. Read More

ARTO Factory Tour/Course/Lunch with 2 AIA LU – Friday, June 28, 2013

Architects, design professionals and ALL are invited to tour the ARTO factory complex in Gardena, CA and attend our AIA course: “The Beautiful Face of Concrete: Using Precast Tile, Pavers, and Wall Veneer for Historic Restoration and Renovation” on Friday, June 28. There is no charge for the tour or the course and it is Read More

What to Expect When Choosing ARTO Tile

Armen talks about what to expect, packaging and sealing. He also throws in some personal insight. It ARTO right for you?   [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8orFepiBE3A’] Read More

ARTO AIA CEU and Factory Tour, February 22, 2013

Highlights form the factory tour and AIA CEU.  Please contact William Love about scheduling/sponsoring an event or times and dates of already scheduled events. William Love AIA CES Provider/Project Specifications/ LEED Assistance For Architects/Landscape Architects/Interior Designers Phone: (310) 308-4222 Send email [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eG2bie0d6yk’] Read More

ARTO AIA CEU Sponsored by Ceramic Tile Design – San Rafael

If you are in the Bay Area or plan to visit around March 20, 2013 sign up to take an ARTO AIA CEU course sponsored by Ceramic Tile Design San Rafael. What will the course be about? The Beautiful World of Concrete : Understanding precast and specifying for your project Where will it be? Ceramic Read More

Highlights from ARTO AIA CEU Course at the Factory

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ARTO Factory Tour/Course/Lunch with 2 AIA LU – Friday, January 25

Architects and design professionals are invited to tour the ARTO factory complex in Gardena, CA and attend our AIA course: “The Beautiful Face of Concrete: Using Precast Tile, Pavers, and Wall Veneer for Historic Restoration and Renovation” on Friday, January 25. There is no charge for the tour or the course and it is a great Read More

ARTO Tile Studio Launch

ARTO is proud to introduce his own line of Clay Deco Tiles and Clay Field tiles form the ARTO Tile Studio. The ARTO Tile Studio, in essence, is a Design Studio first and a factory second.  We are designers at heart and enjoy making custom pieces for you.  We have an extensive catalog of  traditional Read More

AIA CES Course Luncheon, September 19

AIA CES Course Luncheon Hosted by ARTO and Green Goods Green Goods 111 South Street San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 Wednesday, September 19, 2012: 12:00 PM RSVP to wlove@artobrick.com Guest Speaker , William Love, ARTO “The Beautiful Face of Concrete: Using Precast Tile, Pavers, and Wall Veneer for Historic Restoration and Renovation”   (AIA 1.0 LU/HSW/SD Read More

Sustainability Committee / Precast.org

Armen Alajian also recently attended Committee Week for the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA)   The NPCA represents manufacturers of diverse precast products ranging from septic tanks and utility boxes to decorative wall panels and architectural details. Armen is an active member of the Sustainability Committee which is responsible for developing standards to minimize the Read More

PRECAST.ORG Update June 2012

ARTO Technical Director William Love recently attended Committee Week for the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) The NPCA represents manufacturers of diverse precast products ranging from septic tanks and utility boxes to decorative wall panels and architectural details. William serves as Chairman of both the Building Product Committee and the Architectural Subcommittee in order to Read More