Herringbone got its start when the Romans used crushed stone in that pattern to create stronger roads. This wood-look ceramic tile in a herringbone pattern makes a strong statement, in sublime fashion. Ceramic tile also has a rich heritage, and has been used in art and architecture throughout history. One of the many benefits of tile is the number of design options that span from ancient stone-look to modern metallic tiles. With long-lasting style for everyone, tile carries on into the 21st century and beyond.