Mural-Tile Design


Untitled by Chermayeff- artwork on the side of the Main Library
Tile is a manufactured piece of hard-wearing material such as ceramic, stone, metal, or even glass. Tiles are generally used for covering roofs, floors, and walls, showers, or other objects such as tabletops. Alternatively, tile can sometimes refer to similar units made from lightweight materials such as perlite, wood, and mineral wool, typically used for wall and ceiling applications. Less precisely, the modern term can refer to any sort of construction tile or similar object, such as rectangular counters used in playing games (see tile-based game). The word is derived from the French word tuile, which is, in turn, from the Latin word tegula, meaning a roof tile composed of baked clay.  (reference:


Public Art & Design For This Medium


Title Artist
Mecca Charles Humes
Untitled (Chermayeff) Ivan Chermayeff
​Centro de Formação ​Sarah Morris