How To Use Moroccan-Inspired Design Elements In Your Home

If you can't get to Morocco in person, bring some of the region’s magic into your home with these Moroccan interior design tips. With just a few easy changes, you'll be able to transform your living space into an oasis of North African style. So get your Pinterest boards ready, and let's get started!

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What is Moroccan Inspired Interior Design?

Moroccan interior design is all about creating an exotic and luxurious escape right in your own home. This style is inspired by the rich colors and patterns of Morocco, as well as the country's iconic architecture. Moroccan furnishings often feature intricate carvings, filigree work, and beautiful tile mosaics. Lanterns, poufs, and patterned rugs are also common in this style, which can be used to create a warm and inviting space. While it may take some time to perfect the Moroccan look, the results are definitely worth it. With a little effort, you can transform your home into an oasis of luxury and relaxation.

Here are some of the key elements of the style includes:

- Rich, deep colors that set a calming, mysterious mood

- Intricate patterns with exotic touches

- Luxurious fabrics and materials

- Plush rugs and carpets that are lush and natural

- Bold accessories that pop

- Fresh plants and flowers

If you're looking to create a Moroccan inspired space in your home, start by incorporating some of these key elements. Then, add your own personal touch to make the space truly your own. Read on and learn just how to do that today!

The colors to choose: Bolder the better

Gem tones create an elegant atmosphere that’s Moroccan approved. Aim for jewel tone blues, ruby reds, or ripened dark oranges to make a full impact and appeal. This beautiful kitchen above uses our Moroccan Green and Blue Arabesque Vinyl Peel and Stick Tile here to create a space that is mesmerizing.

One of the most important aspects of Moroccan inspired interior design is the use of bold, rich colors. These colors are often seen in traditional Mediterranean textiles and patterns. When choosing tiles, paint colors or fabrics for your space, look for deep jewel tones like ruby red, sapphire blue, and emerald green.  They add a depth and dimension to a space that is seductive and beautiful.

The Patterns To Consider: Intricate & Exotic

Another way to add a touch of Morocco to your home? Consult patterns, and more patterns. One key element of Moroccan-inspired design is the use of intricate and exotic patterns. 

Mediterranean bathroom decor with glass tile wall

Our Sea Glass Cloud Platinum White Mosaic Tile is the perfect embodiment of Mediterranean design in this gorgeous bathroom.

These patterns can be found on everything from traditional Moroccan rugs to traditional ceramic tiles and furniture fabric. Look for patterns that are both outrageously eye-catching and detailed, such as those with geometric shapes or floral designs. 

This bathroom gives a Mediterranean spin on an interior design classic with its bold black and white tile floors. Using our Black and White Star and Cross marble floor tiles, the space is spacious and stunning. It supports how patterns play such a key role in defining your space.

You can also find luck with patterns on Moroccan-inspired tiles, which make a great addition to any home’s bathroom, living room, or kitchen as an accent wall or statement floor design. For a truly unique look, try using Turkish-inspired wall tiles - they'll add a touch of luxury and style to any room in your home.

Mircro Mosaic with floral patterned tile for a gray and white decorative kitchen island

The Floral Dream Bianco Carrara and Thassos Tile is a classic work of art that perfectly embodies the avant-garde spirit of Moroccan inspired kitchens with its filigree pattern. It’s full of character, and has bold colors that are sure to inject life into any kitchen décor. 

The Materials and Fabrics to eye: Luxurious, and Lush

When it comes to Mediterranean-inspired interior design, the materials and fabrics you use are just as important as the colors and patterns. Look for luxurious fabrics like silk or velvet, and rich materials like handmade ceramics, wood look tiles, and metals. These elements will help to create a space that feels both opulent and comfortable. The key is to mix and match different elements to create a look that is uniquely your own. 

Cream tile fireplace surround moroccan interior design

There's nothing like coming home to a cozy, inviting living room. And what could be more welcoming than a luxurious blue velvet chair and a chic fireplace tile? We love how our Moroccan Star and Cross Crema Etched Marble Tile creates a statement attraction that pops. The rich, deep blue hue is perfect for lounging and relaxing, adding a touch of global flair. Whether you're curled up with a good book or entertaining guests, this living room is sure to make you feel right at home.

And of course, don't forget about the cushions for your living area! This interior style should create a space of awe, intrigue, and relaxation, so be sure to choose fabrics that reflect this sensibility. With a little effort, you can create a Moroccan oasis in your own home.

For The Walls: Tiles to use

Bathroom with double brass shower and cream wall tile

When seeking a toned-down take on Turkish interiors, know that it is possible! For example, this gorgeous shower design uses our Moroccan Star and Cross Antique Etched Marble Tile to create a captivating oasis. While more subtle, it's certainly showcasing how to do wall tiles right in a space. Instead of going overboard with patterns and colors, this design keeps things simple and elegant. We love how the tile creates a focal point while still allowing the rest of the room to shine. Talk about making a statement without saying a word!

To get a taste of Morocco into your home, tiles are always the way to go.  After all, they are one of the oldest materials! 

They can be used on both the floors and the walls, and come in a wide range of colors, patterns, and materials. When choosing tiles for your space, look for those that are colorful and elegantly designed. You can also use more muted colors like blush pink or golden yellow. Just make sure to stay away from anything too bright or neon.

Spanish kitchen decor with colorful tile mosaic backsplash

When it comes to Mediterranean interior design, there is one element that always stands out: bold patterned mosaic ceramic tiles. These vibrant and eye-catching tiles are often used to create stunning backsplashes, floors, and walls. And while they may seem like a bit of a challenge to work with, they can actually be quite versatile. With its bold patterns and bright colors, this kitchen is proof that mosaic tiles are the perfect way to add a touch of Moroccan flair to your home.

And don't forget about backsplash tiles and kitchen tiles - these are perfect for adding a little exotic flair to your space. So go ahead and get creative with your tile choices - with so many options available, the possibilities are endless!

For The Furniture

When it comes to Moroccan inspired interior design, the furniture you use is just as important as the other elements at play. Look for pieces that are both comfortable and stylish. Choose furniture that is made from rich, luxurious materials like wood and metal. And add plush rugs and cushions to create a space that is truly inviting (more about this below!). It’s okay to mix-and-match also! The beauty of these homes are their perfectly imperfect styles. 

For The Floor: Rugs and Carpets and Tiles

Pink Ceramic Tile Shower

Blush pink is a perfect way to add a touch of romance to your space. This beautiful bathroom uses our La Riviera Rose Rose Pink Ceramic tile as a shower accent wall. The result is a truly beautiful story arch for a Middle Eastern design. The perfect finishing touches for this space are a handmade tribal rug and velvet sitting stool. These pieces add just the right amount of whimsy and elegance, making this bathroom an oasis of relaxation.

Rugs and carpets are another important element of Moroccan inspired interior design. They can help to create a feeling of luxury and comfort in your space.  

moroccan marble tile

As you step into this stunning entryway, you can't help but be transported to another world. The bold Moroccan Star and Cross Blue Etched Marble Tile immediately catches your eye, and the complementary decor accents add just the right amount of exotic appeal. We love how the natural wooden console table creates a sense of balance, making this space both inviting and intriguing. Whether you're looking for a way to spice up your home's decor or simply seeking a bit of escape from the everyday, this is the perfect spot to start!

For The Design Details: Lanterns, Vases, and Accessories

Moroccan bathroom decor with black and white patterned tile flooring

Bathrooms are often seen as being functional spaces rather than places to be stylish, but there's no reason why your bathroom can't be both practical and stylish. One way to add style to your bathroom is to install patterned floor tiles like our Moroccan Star and Cross Black Tiles. Patterned tiles can help to create a visually stunning space, and they can also be used to complement other design elements in the room. These tiles are perfect for creating a Bohemian-inspired bathroom design!

Looking to add a touch of Morocco to your home décor? Bold accessories are key! Look for lanterns, vases, and other pieces that make a statement (like statement floor tiles). 

Choose items that are both colorful and well-designed with a bit of eclectic flair. And don't be afraid to mix and match different colors and patterns to create a truly unique space. 

From vibrant reds to rich blues, Eastern design is all about bold, beautiful colors, as we’re sure you caught on to by now. Make sure to have fun with it! And when in doubt, add more lanterns. You can never have too many lanterns.

For The Finishing Touches: Plants and Flowers

Blue and white is always a classic color combination, but it can sometimes feel a little bland. However, when used in a Bohemian-inspired setting, the two colors come alive. The blue adds a touch of exoticism, while the white keeps things feeling chic and subtle. We love the way that our Blue and White Star and Cross tile looks as a backsplash in this outdoor kitchen. The tile's design perfectly complements the plants and other elements in the space. Plus, the tile's blue color helps to bring out the bohemian flair of the setting.

Plants and flowers are the perfect finishing touches for a Mediterranean inspired space. They can help to add a touch of color and life to your room. Choose plants that are bold and vibrant, and arrange them in beautiful vases or baskets. Fresh flowers are also a great way to add a touch of luxury to your space.

With these tips, you can easily bring the exotic beauty of Morocco into your home through interior design. Just remember to have fun with it and add your own personal touch to make the space truly your own. Bohemian-inspired interior design is all about bold colors, patterns, and materials.

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