Vice President of Sales


Ryan Rymer-Steele

Architectural Tile & Stone is pleased to announce the addition of Ryan Rymer-Steele, IIDA, RID, LEED AP® ID+C, as Vice President of Sales.

After graduating from Texas State with an Interior Design degree in 2005, Ryan moved to Houston to join WHR Architects as a healthcare designer. In 2007 she joined Gensler-Houston and soon completed her requirements to be a Registered Interior Designer. She was promoted to Associate and earned her LEED AP ID+C specialty accreditation. She practiced Interior Design for corporate headquarters of oil and energy companies, specifically including a 32-level downtown renovation of the El Paso Corporation with primary responsibility for design, coordination and execution. The Tower received LEED Commercial Interiors certification and a Marble Institute Pinnacle award winner by the stone installer for the application of 130,000 square feet of Calacatta Gold marble flooring and monumental grand staircase on the ground floors.  The project and team was also awarded an IIDA-Texas Oklahoma Chapter Design Excellence Award in the Corporate Category for 2012, and an AIA-Houston award  in the Sustainable Category, and was the recipient of many other awards.

Ryan served as the Gensler-Houston Workplace Leader and was active in all opportunities offered by the firm. She also served on the IIDA Houston City Center Council for 3 years and is now the Chair of the Texas State Interior Design Advisory Board.

The Rymer family has had a storied history in the stone and tile business in Texas since the mid 1960’s. Ryan opens the next chapter as 3rd generation in the industry. She will bring her experience, drive and optimistic approach to Architectural Tile & Stone to ensure the continuation of our innovative product offering and exceptional service.


One Tile at a Time

Architectural Tile & Stone is pleased to announce a new line in the showroom – Portland, Oregon-based handcrafted artisanal ceramic tile manufacturers Pratt & Larson Ceramics. Creativity and fine craftsmanship are hallmarks of this made-in-America business, with a husband-and-wife artistic team of Reta Larson and Michael Pratt. Begun in 1982, the business presently employs over 80 workers and continues to release new product lines to dazzle.

A luxurious Pratt & Larson-appointed bathroom

A luxurious Pratt & Larson-appointed bathroom

Decorative relief designs are available in either single glaze color, or in a process known as polychrome, with individual hand-painted detail. Styles can be ordered in different colors or glaze lines for a truly personalized approach. AT&S is excited about our partnership with this unique product line.

Pratt-Larson product line display

Pratt-Larson product line display

In honor of their 30th anniversary as a local business, the Oregonian published a feature about the history of Pratt & Larson. Click here to read the article.

Circuit of the Americas Racetrack

Recently, Architectural Tile & Stone was invited to tour the new Circuit of the Americas racetrack that is being finished up for the first Formula One racing to take place in the United States.

Juan Miro and Miguel Rivera of Miro Rivera Architects (who were responsible for much of the design) showed around us the unbelievable facility, and we watched racecar legend Mario Andretti try out the super-fast track. The flag will drop for the track’s opening race, the US Grand Prix, on November 18.

Architectural Tile & Stone have been very fortunate to have had a long standing relationship with this incredibly talented firm!

Stunning New Stone!

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New to the showroom floor: a gorgeous new bundle of luxurious Calacatta Gold from our suppliers in Carrara, Italy. This stone is white with bold grey veining that includes dramatic gold accent, making it suitable for both warm and cool color hues.

Another Italian stone we are enjoying is the Palissandro marble… simply magnifico!

Come see us soon and let our experienced design staff show you how we can bring the drama and color of Italy home to you.

AT&S Stone in Modern Luxury Interiors – Texas

The home is a remarkable compilation of His & Hers… from his desire for minimalism and pure functionality to her love of neoclassical design and fashion… it is a significant architectural feat, and is featured in Modern Luxury Interiors – Texas edition magazine for Spring of 2012.

Designed by Paul Lamb Architects and built by Don Crowell Builders with Clayton Morgan as Interior Designer, the home also features two noteworthy bathrooms: powerful black marble in his and stunning white in hers. Architectural Tile & Stone was pleased to be part of this dramatic assemblage.

New Lines Added

Architectural Tile & Stone has added more top tile lines to our ever-growing array of available tiles and stones this year.


Pratt & Larson


Architectural Tile & Stone has grown to be Austin’s premier tile distributor and dealer with partnerships with outstanding producers coupled with our inside line of marble limestone imports. 

Just recently we have received from Italy Smoke limestone (in tile and slab), Basaltina from North of Rome, and Taj Mahal quartzite (a beautiful champagne color). Visit our storefront and let our experienced designers help you create something magnificent!

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Serpentine Curves in Natural Quartzite


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A proud group of fabricators showing off their latest masterpiece, a serpentine shaped island out of beautiful, natural quartzite stone. To create the masterwork, we first digitized the 3 individual shapes that make up the island. We then photographed the slabs and merged the shapes or templates where they would look best on the stone.

This is a special Park Industries system called the Pathfinder, which gives us the capability to digitally lay out your project before the stone is cut. This system is especially useful with multiple seams when the length requires several slabs.

Imagine graceful curves of solid stone slabs in your own home or business application!