There was a great development of manufactured cement products in the second half of the 19th century. Thus, the cement tile arose in France and it spread, particularly in the Mediterranean, with its technical and aesthetic characteristics. In the sixties, the cement tile got competition from ceramic tiles. Through the simple and inexpensive production, they marginalized the cement tile, whose beauty was to be admired only in older homes. In the early nineties, the cement tiles reappeared and there were more and more lovers of this kind of flooring design. In recent years, the cement tiles are experiencing a widespread renaissance