Heriberto “Beto” Esquivel opened Concrete Concepts and Desing (CCD) in 2004 to help with fabrication for the Buddy Rhodes Studio(BRS). He was the master craftsmen and shop foreman for BRS’ pre-cast business for over 10 years. CCD continues the Buddy Rhodes tradition of offering the best customer service in the industry along with premium quality custom pre-cast concrete countertops, sinks, fireplace surrounds, planters, tiles and pavers.
Former BRS employees are involved in all phases of operations from management and design development to manufacturing, installation, and maintenance. CCD has a portfolio that includes commissions from architects and designers for residential and commercial projects around the world. Our product is entirely handmade and has the look and feel of natural stone. The shrinking, uneven curing, cracking, color consistency and sealing, were among the issues that were resolved early in the products development.
Currently, Beto is also the lead instructor for the Buddy Rhodes Concrete Products Training Program He conducts training with Buddy in the San Francisco shop. Every two-day Training is comprehensive and informative about each phase of concrete fabrication, with individual attention and opportunity for hands-on learning about concrete countertops and other decorative concrete projects. Students gain Knowledge of materials, forming, mixing and placing the concrete mix, finishing techniques, colors, sealing, maintenance and business tips.