Few interior design styles are as immediately recognizable—and as crush-worthy—as Moroccan design. An eclectic style that represents a mash-up of diverse cultural traditions in North Africa, Moroccan design is inherently dramatic and bold, thanks to its layering of rich colors and pattern, and its reliance on well-defined and often contrasting shapes. From its Moorish arches to its ornately carved woods, chandeliers, and lanterns, plus its painted tiles and ceramics, Moroccan decorating style is usually packed with intricate details and a noteworthy mix of materials and textiles.
Today we’re sharing six of our favorite Moroccan and Moroccan-inspired designs from around the blogosphere. So wrap yourself in your favorite cashmere shawl or knit throw, put on a pot of mint tea, and join us in the serious business of design ogling.