Located in the north-western part of Africa, Morocco has subtropical climate. And as a demand of this climate, Moroccan houses demand an interior that has cozy and inviting look. Rugs, pillows, cushions, tiles, dishes, pottery of exotic plants, textiles, lanterns, metal works and fabrics with rich colors are key elements of Moroccan interior design.
The mirrors are framed with wood or metal. Kitchen utensils are made from ceramic material. The bright colored pottery can be used as lamps or serving vessels.
Ideas for Designing
The colors to be chosen should reflect the natural surroundings of this country. The green and blue shades of the sea, and yellow/golden color of the desert can be used for decoration.
- Textured walls and terracotta flooring are the important features of this style. One can also incorporate exotic plants in the house interiors; it can impart a tropical look to your home.
- Canopies are also an important feature of this style, and they can be used over dining and seating areas. The canopies have a desert 'bazaar' tent kind of appearance.
The distinguishing feature of Moroccan furniture is that its framework/design is very simple. However, the artwork/design patterns carved on them are intricate and beautiful in appearance. Thus, without altering the settings, one can give a unique look to the furniture.