New AIA CES/IDCEC Course: “Concrete Possibilities: Designing with Encaustic and Concrete Tiles”On October 31, 2017 by ARTO
ARTO is proud to offer our new line of Indochine cement encaustic tiles, individually handcrafted in Vietnam. Some might wonder if concrete includes cement then how does a concrete tile differ from a cement tile? Toward that end our newest AIA/IDCEC continuing education course has just been approved for architects and interior designers. A full
The Story of the Vanana and the Importance of Full Size SamplesOn October 31, 2017 by ARTO
Many years ago my dad and I had a brown VW camper van. After some major body work my dad decided (unbeknownst to me) to paint it as well. I returned home from school and found a bright canary yellow van in the driveway, visible from miles around. It soon became known as the Vanana.
ARTO Cladding – FacadesOn October 31, 2017 by Reza Tabarrok
In Architecture, the facade of a building is often the most important aspect from a design standpoint, as it sets the tone for the rest of the building. From the engineering perspective of a building, the facade is also of great importance due to its impact on energy efficiency. ARTO team attended the Facades Los
Ever wondered how your tile was made? Join us on an ARTO factory tour.On October 27, 2017 by ARTO
Although ARTO is unique for a number of reasons, maybe the number one reason is that we have been making handcrafted products in Southern California for over 50 years now. Arto (our founder) started in Culver City back in 1966 and moved to Gardena in 1999 when we outgrew our space. Since then our factory