Category: Community

Arto Brick Launches David Shipley Collection in Collaboration with Renowned Los Angeles Artist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Arto Brick Launches David Shipley Collection in Collaboration with Renowned Los Angeles Artist     Los Angeles, CA, January 30, 2015 — Arto Brick, Southern California-based creators of hand-crafted tiles, brick veneer and pavers for residential, commercial and public applications, announces a unique collaboration with acclaimed local visual artist David Shipley. Since 1966, Arto Read More

Surf & Sun #1

Found this picture on my friends Social Media Stream not his picture but had to share it. repost from Instagram ( Photo Credit )  Taken in Early January of 2016 in Southern California. Send me your pictures info@artobrick.com . 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

Engagement in Vegas: #KBIS2015

  Engagement in Vegas: #KBIS2015 by Lori @TranslationLady The week started off with coffee and a short flight to Vegas for Armen Alajian, of ARTO Brick. A convergence of designers, manufacturers, architects, bloggers and Do-It-Yourselfers (DIYs) bombarded the desert city with energy and passion for their work. Manning social back at headquarters in Southern California, I Read More

April Fools 2014

If I were a bathroom tile salesman, my pitch would be, “think of how great this will look in the background of your social networking pics.” Ha.  Wish I would have though of that one myself but need to give credit where credit is due.  Oh and by the way The joke is on us, 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

Art under Glass

*** update found the link to the Exhibit. http://www.henriquefaria.com/exhibition?id=73 I have been sitting on these pics for a couple of weeks. Vic took the call and made it happen for the customer. It is an art exhibit at Looks good ! What do you think? There are more pics here https://www.facebook.com/ARTOBRICK What do you think?     Read More

Custom Clay Curved Grooved Stairtread

Making a custom clay curved stairtread. 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 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

Overruns to Restore (Habitat Los Angeles)

Howdy All, We just sent a few truck loads of overruns to Habitat Greater Los Angeles (Located in Gardena http://habitatla.org/restore/location-and-hours/) We hope to bring back the old Boneyard Program we had while we were located in West Los Angeles but till then pick them up over the REstore Read More