Modern Moroccan-inspired décor
If you want to keep Moroccan accessories to a minimum, a hanging lantern can add a bit of warmth and global flair to any room.
Available in a variety of styles from gleaming brass to brilliant stained glass, pierced-tin versions illuminate dazzling light.
The once-popular footstools are popular again, this time working as a versatile piece of furniture.
Bing: Moroccan poufs
Poufs bring a punch of color and whimsy to any room and can be moved around with ease.
A Moroccan color palette is all about rich hues inspired by nature. “The North African country borders an ocean, but is also a desert oasis, resulting in a warm and cool color palette,” says Holly Becker of HGTV.com.
“Earth tones combined with various shades of blue and pink are common.”
To create a Moroccan-themed tablescape, start with a colorful palette of pretty jewel tones accented with metallics.
Use lightweight and brightly colored fabrics such as chiffon or silk to create a festive runner for your table. Line the table with lanterns, shiny gold stones, colored glass tea light holders and vases of bright orange and fuchsia flowers.
Moroccan rugs are known for their flat weave and abstract motifs.
Rich in design, color palettes range from famously vibrant palettes to minimalist black and white designs. They’re often displayed on a wall or thrown over a banister, much like a quilt.
Motifs and patterns
Intricate patterns are inspired by opulent Moroccan palaces and windows of Arab bathhouses. The perfect combination of geometry and gentle curves, these distinctive patterns can embellish everything from pillows and mirrors to table lamps.
Richly colored fabrics of various textures can create a relaxed retreat. Often, these flowing fabrics are draped across furniture pieces, used to separate an area of a room or as an attractive table runner.
Moroccan tiles are traditionally crafted by artisans with local materials. Suitable for a bathroom or kitchen backsplash, these pigmented piece add a bit of warm, style and simplicity to your home.
Originally Moroccan glasses were used strictly for tea, but now these pretty, often Berber silver accented glasses multitask as votive candle holders and more.
Rock the Kasbah with a chaise made in the old Moorish tradition. Generally, these exotic pieces are characterized by geometric shapes accompanied by handmade lattice work.