There is a reason why Moroccan rugs are an all important must-have for interior designers. Not only are they known as the 'idiot-proof' style to add charm to any room, but they are unique, statement-making pieces that simply give a special feel unmatched by any other. Usually consisting of beautiful intricate patterns that symbolise fertility, survival, and the natural world, these handcrafted works of art are much more complex than your everyday rug.
Despite the above, a beautiful Moroccan rug can be daunting when it comes to styling. Thankfully, we, at Woven, have you covered with our expert advice to inspire your interior whims and relinquish any doubts you have about styling your Moroccan rug.
Strategise with neutrals
If you are lacking in confidence or distinctive Moroccan Rugs to invest in, then the Think Rugs Morocco 2491 may be for you. Influenced by the Moroccan Beni Ourain style which originates from the Atlas Mountains. Discrete in its pattern and with an understated elegance this rug designs has a wide range of variety. This rug could work just as well with contemporary cluttered interiors as well as a relaxed, eclectic settings. Therefore, we recommend using this rug as a complimentary piece to finish off a room.
Take inspiration from the Moroccan Beni Ourain style with this beautiful design from the Boho collection. Beni Ourain is a group of tribes from the Middle Atlas known for their traditional Moroccan neutral rugs. Keep the rest of your interior modern and minimal so that your discrete rug has space to excel.
Go Boho Chic
If the former pattern isn't quite speaking to you then we recommend looking at this alternate Moroccan rug from the Boho collection inspired by the Beni Ourain tribes. A beautiful design that works as a piece of art decorating your floor, this rug's discrete pattern means that it will achieve easy success with any interior. We think it would look especially enticing in an all neutral setting examplified in the image above.
Designed by Romo through an exclusive collaboration with renowned rug manufacturer Louis de Poortere, this Moroccan inspired design 2014 rug is a work of art just waiting for you to claim it in your interior space. Due to its quirky pattern toned down with a monochromatic palette, this design could work as equally wonderful in a whimsical modern setting as it would in a vintage space. Bring out the shapes from the rug and mirror it with your furniture or make the product your interior's centre piece and colour co-ordinate your room with black and white furniture.
Make a statement
If you adore bold colours and desire statement pieces to take your interior to the next level, Asiatic's Fresco rugs is your champion. Styled with traditional Moroccan motifs that have been dip-dyed, this rugs is an individual piece of floor art that will undoubtedly be the topic of conversation to any whom walks into the room. Tone down this rug with white furniture and tribal decor to compliment your centre piece. Contrariwise, upscale the bold rug with loud, unique pieces that channel playful vibes. If neither of the above is tickling your fancy, choose rich colours such as mahogany wooden floorboards and neutral decor for a sophisticated interior that will allow your rug to do what it does best and shine!
Considering a Moroccan rug? Things to keep in mind:
- Tribal Moroccan rugs differ from urban Rabat carpets, which derive from Arab rug-making traditions.
- Check our blog to gain style inspiration so you can get the best out of your rug.
- Investing in a Moroccan rug will bring centuries of tribal history into your home.
- Don't be afraid to experiment with your decor. Use your rug as the building block for the rest of your interior and style everything else to your Woven purchase. When in doubt Colour Co-ordinate!