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

Brasília not Rio II

It seems that my eyes have found more color in Brasília. Yes it is a Handsome Gray Concrete on the outside but look at the Color on the inside ( scroll down ) Before I began my internet travels of the Brazilian Capital my minds eye saw it as the Capital of Brutalism as well, gray. Read More

Richmond San Rafeal Bridge @ Sunset

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Sweet Home Alabama

Howdy ! ( scroll down for pictures and the video if you are impatient ) This post comes to you a little late. I was in Alabama this past May. I usually like to post sooner than this so nothing escapes me. As it is now my mind is a Steel Sieve .  Luckily I like Read More

Newport Beach May 2016

Since I believe 2006 our family has been traveling up to 1 hour ( inside joke – a travel time of 1 hour to escape. escape is where you make it ) from our home to visit this escape from reality called Newport Beach.  My favorite is to walk to Crystal Cove State Park on the Read More

A Classic Ranch Style Home ( Thin Brick / Exterior Cladding )

Antik Brick simple, rustic & elegant. Antik Brick adds value & charm to your project . Shown here in Color Used Red. Antik Brick is available in many colors which have been inspired by the indigenous bricks colors seen around the world. Antik Brick is 1/2″ thick ( known as brick veneer, brick tile or thin brick ) Read More

Compton working it in Salt Lake ( a 3d Tile Story )( Dimensional Tile)

I had heard rumors about this project then the team @ European Marble & Granite sent me the link to it. Below are a few pictures I grabbed from the site highlighting our Compton Tile. Material: Concrete , Series: Impression, Item:Compton, Color: Sidewalk HT ( thank you to ) : City Home Collective        Read More

Pismo Beach Quick Trip ( #artoroadtrip )

After a Wedding Saturday In Bakersfield California we took the Long Way home through Pismo Beach. Almost jumped in ! Read More

Cable Car Ride

I just came back ( April 24 2016 ) from a 3600 mile trip to the Northwest United States ( Oregon , Washington & a little bit of Idaho ). Wow a secret part of the world. The clips below are of my ride on the famous cable car in San Francisco. I had a Read More

Sunset Seen From Downtown Portland Oregon

Portland Oregon Is Special. This Sunset Crowns our Visit Last Week.         Read More

Road Trip ( Lost in Sacramento )

On a road the next two weeks. While in Sacramento I missed a South or North when I entered information into the GPS. I am glad. I stumbled across this bridge ( FREEPORT BRIDGE )  by doing so.  ( LOCATION / GOOGLE MAPS )        Read More

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan, Italy

Typical Tourist Picture of The Galleria. I took this picture and I would do it again. It is a wow when you look up. Wikipedia Google Picture Search  Map    Read More

Somewhere Over the Rockies

When I captured this one I almost dropped the phone from Excitement. The scene was stunning.   Read More

Artazzo Discontinued

For now!It pains me, but we must for now. Read More

The Run Down for August 1st

Time is valuable. I hope this is short and sweet enough to save you time. Tile & Brick Lead times, this document was internal now we are sharing it, published on Wednesdays LINK.  New Sample Policy LINK Supply Chain issues Finally caught up to us, cutting a couple of glazes and closing out a curated collection LINK. Do you have the New Price Read More

Notice of Product Discontinuation 2022-08-01

2022-08-01ARTO friends and family!We would like to inform you that we are discontinuing the products below to make room for even better! The main reasons for discontinuation are the shortage of some minerals in the supply chain and the uncertainty about the future supply.Effective immediately, the following products will no longer be available. · Specialty Read More

Arto Joins National Tile Contractors Association

2022-02-01 A Spontaneous Relationship. Over the years I have neglected an important stakeholder in the selection and installation process, The Tile Contractor. I believe the biggest roadblock was not knowing where to start. My goal for 2022 was to “know” the Tile Contractor. We started to advertise in the Tile Letter which is a monologue Read More

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