Moroccan Style: East meets West

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The oriental architecture is, in general, based on three pillars: (i) harmony, (ii) geometrical order and (iii) ornamentation. The arabic architecture is closed connected with the development of Islam. Various calligraphic and geometrical elements refer to Ala. The grand shapes, high ceilings and interior patios intend to transmit energy. The harmony of lines is easily blended with contemporary design and looks fabulous! Here is the selection I made for you! Hope you like it!

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A arquitetura oriental em geral baseia-se em três pilares: (i) harmonia, (ii) ordem geométrica e (iii) ornamentação. A arquitetura árabe, presente no Marrocos, está intimamente ligada ao desenvolvimento do islã. Diversos elementos caligráficos e geométricos remetem Alá. As formas grandiosas, tetos elevados e pátios interiores abertos pretendem transmitir energia. A harmonia de formas faz com que os elementos consigam facilmente se misturar com o design contemporâneo e ficar maravilhoso! Vejam a seleção de fotos que escolhi pra vocês! Espero que gostem!

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Lovely tiles. Project by Austin Patterson Disston Architects.

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Unknown designer. Photographed by Gregory Davies.

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Moroccan Lounge project by Lucy Interior Design. Photographed by Jeff Johnson.

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Mediterranean Hall project by Gordon Stein Design.

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From the book Marrakesh by Design written by Maryam Montague.

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Mediterranean Bedroom project by Gordon Stein Design.

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Southampton Moroccan project by Laura U, Inc. Photographed by Julie Soefer.

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Moroccan-inspired Condo project by Rebecca Mitchell Interiors and Boutique.

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Arabic elements in the rug, coffee table and wall. Earthycolors. Beautiful design. Moroccan Bohemiam Modern project by Calgary and Natalie Fuglestveit Interior Design. Photographed by Lindsay Nichols Photography.

Cover photo: Residence in Key West, FL. Design by Todd Black. Photographed by Ken Hayden

From the catwalk to your home: Missoni inspired

There is a big trend taking over on the last few years: zig zag print. Of course Missoni played a big part on that, together with ethnic coming back. Our home is intimately correlated with the fashion world and, the zig zag now lays on our sofas. I love it! And you?


Uma grande tendência está tomando conta nos últimos anos: a estampa zig zag. A marca italiana Missoni teve um papel importante nesse  movimento, junto é claro, da volta dos looks étnicos. A moda na nossa casa está intimamente ligada com o que vestimos e agora o zig zag está nos nossos sofás e tapetes. Eu adoro! E vocês?

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Vanice project by Torquoise LA Interior Design / Vanessa de Vargas. Photographed by Jeri Koegel.

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Rosedale Renovation project by MHouse Inc / Shirley Meisels. I LOVE her projects.

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Meat Packing Duplex by Axis Mundi. Photographed by Mikiko Kikuyama.

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Dreamweave Master Bedroom project by Coffinier Ku Design. Photographed by Rikki Snyder.

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W Residence Living Room project by Urbanspace Interiors.

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Boiler Residence project. Photo from Houzz. Unknown designer.

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Lovely tiles. Marin Family Home project by Jute Interior Design.

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Uptown Pied-a-terre project by Laura U, Inc.