Moroccan decor is an essential part of fitting into the exoctic, elegant, and luxurious Moroccan interior design style. All the accents and accessories you include add into that vibe by incorporating ornate details, colors, and flow.
How Can I Make My Home Look More Moroccan?
The Details: Moroccan style and Moroccan home decor are all about the details. Tiles and patterns are one way to bring in detail, but you can also incorporate ornate detailing in the finishes of your furniture, the patterns on the walls, your lighting fixtures, or any other elements you include in the room. Everything should be its own statement piece as if it is the star of the room.
Tilework/Tiles Patterns: Depending on the room you’re decorating, you can either use tiles that feature bold geometric patterns or you can incorporate tile-like patterns elsewhere in the room. Kitchens and bathrooms can obviously feature more tile, but in a living room or bedroom, you can also incorporate it around your fireplace. If that’s not an option, incorporate these bold patterns as other decor around the room.
Wall Art and Accessories - Wall art tends to continue the use of bold colors and patterns, and they can even imitate tile if you don’t have another way to use it in the room. Aside from that, artwork may incorporate photographs or paintings of Moroccan buildings, arches, and desert scenes.
Natural Elements: To truly up your Moroccan home decor, add in natural elements like pottery, plants, and rattan. The plans you use can be neutral wheat tones, or you can use large, sweeping palm leaves to add in that drama and vibrance Moroccan style is famous for. Plus, the natural elements you include can be a bridge towards blending styles, such as creating a Moroccan farmhouse style or Moroccan boho.
Rugs- Moroccan rugs continue the theme of using bold colors and patterns. Pure Moroccan style tends to use red and blue as base colors in a room, but if you’re looking to blend Moroccan style with other, more neutral color palettes, you can always choose a rug that either has a more simple pattern or more basic color scheme.
What Colors Work With Moroccan Decor?
Unlike many other popular interior design styles, Moroccan decor is all about finding ways to include bright, jaw-dropping colors. You can work in a room with a neutral backdrop, or you can go bold with the wall colors as well. Blues and greens are popular choices to call back to surrounding oceans, and earth tones like terracotta reds, oranges, and yellow from the sun are other popular colors. In terms of metal, gold and silver are included along with other jeweled colors.
Is Moroccan Decor Going Out Of Style?
In a world where neutral colors are often the basis of interior design schemes, Moroccan dares to be different by incorporating bold colors and busy patterns. It’s truly a unique style that expresses so much history and class that it’s going to stay in style as a beautifully sophisticated style.
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