Bring Exotic Moroccan Interior Design into Your Room
Moroccan interior design come from Morocco, northern Africa. This exotic interior style is influenced by Arabian, Spanish and Roman culture. You could find amazing combination of dazzling colors, rich ornamental fabrics and natural inspired pattern in this unique decoration. Moroccan interior style also reflect warm climate, because this country is bordered by Mediterranean sea and Atlantic ocean. Now this style become popular at western countries. Don’t miss it to adopt this beautiful decoration.
Moroccan interior design is rich colors decoration. To represent warm climate, they use warm colors ( red, orange, yellow ) combined with silver, turquoise, gold and cobalt blue to to attract attention. Besides reflecting warm climate region, these colors are also inspired from local food like nutmeg and cinnamon.
Various texture and pattern
Moroccan interior design mix rich texture and pattern from Eastern and European style. They don’t restrict into one certain theme, but they blend the best aspects from two cultures to create vibrant and exotic interior atmosphere. You will find these cultures influence in coarse plaster wall, luxurious rug hung on ceiling, colorful fabrics, dazzling colors pillows, glowing jewel stones and wooden plank flooring.
Moroccan furniture style
Moroccan furniture is simple, contrast with complicate pattern of existing decoration. Traditional table and chairs are set low, close to floor. It’s built from wrought iron and wood. This way create welcoming impression for guests to come in. One of unique element from Moroccan furniture is existing of camel bone combined with exotic plants like banana tree inside room to keep their room felt close to natural living.
Luxurious Moroccan and Persian rugs are a must in Morrocan interior design. These are not ordinary rugs. Most of them are handmade production with very beautiful ornament and intricate pattern. Using rugs to decorate room is old tradition in Morroccan interior. They believe this tradition is started since coming of Cyrus the Great, famous conqueror from Persian Kingdom.
Not only rugs produced by handmade, Moroccan lantern is also made in the same way. They never use modern lighting to brighten their room. This lantern is called henna, made using goat skin, ornamented with henna pattern, covered with glass lantern then tighten into iron frame. Usually this lantern is hung on the wall.
Moroccan sofas are designed in long and rectangle shape, made from wood and metal. Above this sofa is put pillows with vibrant colors cover. As additionally chairs, they add carved wood benches, complete with ottoman to enhance comfort when seating in this bench.
List of Moroccan accessories you could add: colorful tea mugs, wall decoration using colorful pattern tile, silver teapots, glass coaster, coffee table from metal and carved wooden box, Moroccan scarves, leather bag and wicker basket.
Last, complete your Moroccan interior design with exotic Moroccan fragrance. This is fast element to bring Moroccan atmosphere into your room. This fragrance is made from combination several local elements like cinnamon, spice, incense and saffron.