Stone Porcelain

Rustic & Elegant Stone Porcelain

Howdy Tribe Arto, (if you are new welcome) The first thing to get out of the way. The written word is like magic for me, sometimes it works and sometimes it does not. I have been toying with building a curated line of products for over a decade. I thought about building a brand called Read More

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Coachella 2016

Updated 10-17-16 The Coachella Collection has been available going on two years but never in the Price Book. The Coachella Collection in the new price book  staring on Page 11 . Below are some of the Concept Boards We came up with . Do you have suggestions?  Which ones do you have a project for or Read More


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New Conche Studio Ceramic Board

A new Hand Board in the Works We wanted to pour gas on the fire of the popularity of our Conche Shape ( Fan Tile , Conche Tile, Fish Scale Tile) Get on the list. via email or here. Read More

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

Coachella Tile Collection ( update )

The Coachella Collection Has Been Out for a Couple Months Now but this new display board that our Greg had us build is just incredible . Coachella in Arabesque Pattern 12 This pattern & color-way has the ROMANTIC name of  “C” What would you call it? Read More

Roman Concrete Wood Cladding & Tile

available now Roman Concrete Wood Cladding looks and feels like Board Formed Concrete. available now! 1 inch Thickness Sizes; 3 1/2 x 24 , 6 x 24, 8 x 24, 3 1/2 x 36, 8 x 36 Popular Colors; Smoke , Sidewalk, Natural Gray, Antik Gray, Charcoal Gray, Early Gray   Read More

Hexagon & Diamond Swinging in a Tree

If you read through this site you know that I( armen ) love the Hexagon. Below is from Our Monrovia Series Monrovia is High Fire Terra Cotta which means it can go almost & is frost resistant. These color are done via the monocottura method. Read More

UL-Certified EPD for North American-Made Ceramic Tile Paves the Way for Points, Credits, and Compliance in Green Construction

UL-Certified EPD for North American-Made Ceramic Tile Paves the Way for Points, Credits, and Compliance in Green Construction FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 10, 2014   The Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for ceramic tile made in North America, certified by sustainability leader UL Environment, is now available for use by architects and specifiers seeking to satisfy Read More

Hexagon Tile not with a Geometric Pattern ( finally )

Saturday February 7th 2015 David Shipley  Hexagons ! I was excited to see him Paint ( with ceramic glaze ) on a Hexagon Tile (I love the Hexagon) .I was even happier when I saw that it was not another geometric pattern . Request a quote [email protected] or 310-768-8500 (David welcomes commissions ) Tiles can be used on Read More

Moroccan Tile Made In Los Angeles

These pics just came in from a customer’s home in La Quinta California. I will be adding descriptions asap Read More

Transitional / between here & there

These are made the same way as our California Revival Collection via the dry line method which means still hand made. All these patterns come with paint sheets so you can create your own color way. More info here . Read More

3D / Dimensional Tile in Concrete or Ceramic

Have you see me? Stop by  factory showroom to to touch & feel me. Or Request a Sample More Info Here      Read More

arto custom studio

When I am asked how much of our work is custom I say  ” imagine us a bakery about 80% of the time we produce Glazed Donuts & 20 % of the time we make wedding cakes “. 20% is a lot but it can be more and with the NEW ECONOMY we think it Read More

Custom Clay Curved Grooved Stairtread

Making a custom clay curved stairtread. Read More

ARTO Impressions 2D Decos

3D looking tiles. 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=’’] Read More

Highlights from ARTO AIA CEU Course at the Factory

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ARTO Tile Studio Launch

ARTO is proud to introduce his own line of Clay Deco Tiles and Clay Field tiles form the ARTO Tile Studio. The ARTO Tile Studio, in essence, is a Design Studio first and a factory second.  We are designers at heart and enjoy making custom pieces for you.  We have an extensive catalog of  traditional Read More

Low Relief Tile / R&D

Howdy Guys Beto from the Western Quarry factory is working on a project. He produced these wonderful Low Relief Handmade Glazed Tiles. I  am not sure what period they are from or what the romantic name is for them but they are good looking. The ones shown are glazed  & fired with the Western Quarry Read More

St. Patrick’s Day 2012

Happy St Patrick’s Day 2012.  What is so important about this day? It is Arto Alajian’s 83rd Birthday. It is the day we incorporated the company. And it is the unofficial start of Spring and the building season. Lastly, we not only are very appreciative of all our clients and distributors, we are very appreciative Read More

Timeless Artistic Tiles

Traditional Arabesque shapes in any color imaginable. Read More

“Friday Night” and Arabesque, Tiles for Walls and Floors

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