Corduroy Tile ( for my fire place )

I have been blessed to get to use my own tile before the age 75 in my own home. Often I see makers be the last to use the fruits of their own labor. Below are process shots of Corduroy Going up on my fireplace. The tile would no be suitable for floors based on Read More

Cersaie Italy 2014

Mr Cabinet Care a fellow traveller on Twitter  posted this short note on my travels of my first time to Italy.   INTERNATIONAL EXHIBIT OF CERAMIC TILE & BATH, ITALY 2014 November 24, 2014 Many of our clients who upgrade their kitchen with beautiful cabinet refacing, often ask us about the latest tile trends and backsplash designs. After Read More

tenacious ( the Armenian people )

An Ancient People A Tenacious People April 24th marks the beginning of one of those times that tested their tenacity. ( read more here ) It is the day the Ottomans began pogroms against the Armenian Citizens of the Ottoman Empire. Arto’s father was made an orphan & became a refugee  during this time. Sincere Peace Read More

#photo #challenge #2014

Enter ARTO Brick Instagram/Twitter Photo Challenge in honor of Coverings 2014 in Las Vegas, NV April 29 – May 2, 2014 using hashtag: #artobrick plus the hashtag for the “Theme of the day” to win ARTO tile coasters     We enjoy the conversation and thought this challenge  would help us reach out to our 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

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