Cal Mare Restaurant – One of the Hottest Restaurants in LA (Eater LA & Hollywood Reporter Agree)

ARTO is proud to have provided concrete tile, brick veneer, and custom hand painted murals for Cal Mare restaurant in the (under renovation) Beverly Center.  Eater LA listed Cal Mare as one of the 15 Hottest Restaurants in LA Right Now plus it was featured in The Hollywood Reporter: Where Hollywood Eats: L.A.’s 20 Hottest Restaurants Read More

Exploding Tiles in Singapore Highlight Importance of Grout & Movement Joints

We have written before about the need to always include grout and movement joints when installing tiles.  These stories from Singapore highlight what can go wrong if you don’t. Singapore: Residents terror-stricken after floor tiles ‘explode’ at HDB flats Reports of tiles popping and cracking in flats across Singapore Weather may be one of several factors behind ‘popping’ Read More

15 Quality Tile Installation Resolutions from the CTEF

A very useful list of 15 tile installation resolutions from the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF). It is great summary of many of the points we emphasize in our installation guidelines and on our blog. If I could add a 16th it would be to “only install ARTO tiles.” (In a perfect world, of course). Read More

Learning with ARTO – Pepperdine, USC, Scripps College

ARTO tiles can be found in hotels, estates, restaurants, retail stores, and even in prestigious universities.  The educational projects detailed below include a renovated library, a brand new academic building, and a restoration of historic residence halls. The common thread that binds these diverse projects is they are distinguished thanks to our vast selection of Read More