Piracema White Slab Shower: Planning/ Timelines Part 2 of 3

Continued from Part 1 of 3: April 3rd, 2010 Click for Part 1 of 3. After we had an understanding of Valerie’s project, we planned out the material acquisition and installation schedule.  In an ideal scenario, all material will have been purchased and warehoused at our San Leandro facility prior to project start. This will Read more »

Whimsical Bathroom

Here is a bathroom tiled in Grazia’s New Classic line from Italy in the 5″x10″ pieces. The tile line has also quarter rounds, crown pieces and decorative pieces.  New Classic tile design is versatile to be used in contemporary and classic designs. The New Classic line comes in seven 5×10 colors. You can expect subtle Read more »

Granite Counter and Tile Installation in Foul Weather May Cause Delays

“Rain Rain Go Away. Come Back When It Is Not My Install Day.”   The weather such as heavy rain combined with wind can delay or prolong a tile, granite, or quartz installation. Our installers face two issues, the material getting wet and the San Francisco Bay Area traffic. I will only discuss with you the former since Read more »

Artistic Stone adds Jeffery Court Tiles to its Collection

Jeffery Court: Made in Norco, California Since 1991, Jeffrey Court has been crafting incomparable handmade tiles that reflect our passion for craftsman quality and inspired design. Known for our distinctive styling and wide assortment of decorative tile, stone, glass and metal covering materials, we provide elegant products that make any installation extraordinary – all at Read more »

Piracema White Slab Shower: Project Overview Part 1 of 3

Overview: Valerie came to Artistic Stone knowing she wanted to update her three bathrooms in her Castro Valley canyon home.  She came into our San Leandro Showroom with drawings and worked with Helen to get a budget and the overall project time line. In one of her master bathroom, she had a large jacuzzi tub Read more »