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’
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).
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
Architectural Digest just released a list of The Most Romantic Restaurants in the World. We were pleased to see that Cecconi’s South Beach was recognized as it features ARTO 12×12 Oleson tiles in Walnut Spice and Copper high fired glazes The Oleson tiles are individually handcrafted yet they are freeze thaw resistant and meet the most
One of the fun things about ARTO tiles is that same tile can look wholly different in another color or texture. The two kitchens below both use blends of 8″ Artillo Hexagons but with much different results. Normandy Cream, as shown in the Bastide de Bonheur Residence, features a blend four ARTO colors (Artillo Cafe,