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Steal This Look: Accents from Morocco

Steal This Look: Accents from Morocco

For these spaces, the owners and designers looked far east to add a Moroccan vibe. We admire the touches of exotic flair that bring an unexpected sense of worldliness to the home.

Above:  Moroccan glazed clay tiles, called Zellige, add vibrant, glossy color to this kitchen (seen on The Kitchen Designer).

Above: Folding towels never looked so chic: a stylish laundry room featuring graphic floor tile from Morocco-based Popham Designs. The tiles are made by hand in Marrakech by local artisans.

Above: Another vibrant Moroccan look using tiles from the Popham Designs Paccha line.

Above: This dining room, seen on Kikette Interiors, gets a dose of North African flair from a Moroccan embroidered straw rug.

Above: An exotic, do-it-yourself headboard that uses a vintage Moroccan wedding blanket (also called a Handira).

For more inspiration on Moroccan details, check out Remodelista’s posts Tabletop: Handblown Moroccan Tea Glasses, Design Sleuth: Glazed Hand-Cut Moroccan Tiles and Storage: Moroccan Baskets from Medina.

 

 

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Remodelista is a one-stop sourcebook for the considered home, guiding readers through the design and renovation process. Founded by four friends with a shared design DNA and appreciation for intelligent design, Remodelista counts architects, design professionals, and style-conscious consumers among its daily audience. The Remodelista aesthetic favors classic and livable over trendy and transient, well-edited interiors over cluttered environments, and thoughtfully designed products over mass-market, disposable goods.

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3:37AM PDT on Mar 29, 2013

Love the kitchen look, but agree with Terry that 'steal' is a poor choice of words.

3:02PM PST on Jan 1, 2013

"Steal" is a very poor choice to use as a title

11:22AM PST on Feb 20, 2012

Thank you! I love the headboard and the kitchen - although the kitchen deserves a house that matches its decor.


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12:59PM PDT on Oct 14, 2011

That's really cool - thanks!

4:23AM PDT on Oct 13, 2011

Looks cool and nice

1:55PM PDT on Oct 9, 2011

thanks.

7:38AM PDT on Oct 9, 2011

Nice ideas. thanks for sharing.

12:08PM PDT on Oct 8, 2011

Interesting looks!

9:19AM PDT on Oct 8, 2011

Nice looks, thanks!~

6:32AM PDT on Oct 8, 2011

interesting....thanks for sharing

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