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Moroccan Decorations

moroccan decorations

  • (decorate) deck: be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"

  • Ornamentation

  • A thing that serves as an ornament

  • (decorate) award a mark of honor, such as a medal, to; "He was decorated for his services in the military"

  • The process or art of decorating or adorning something

  • (decorate) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"

  • a native or inhabitant of Morocco

  • of or relating to or characteristic of Morocco or its people; "Moroccan mosques cannot be entered by infidels"

  • (morocco) a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956

moroccan decorations - New Moroccan

New Moroccan Style: The Art of Sensual Living

New Moroccan Style: The Art of Sensual Living

Perched atop the African continent where East meets West, Morocco has been a destination for Europeans and Americans since before the turn of the last century. With its intoxicating mix of Berber, Arab, Spanish, and French Art Deco styles influencing and informing both homes and hotels, this country may be the birthplace of fusion. And as new waves of travelers succumb to Morocco’s charms and make it their home, they have added their own styles to the mix, respecting the roots of Moroccan design, yet altering it in subtle ways.

In New Moroccan Style, author Susan Sully reveals four emerging trends in this world of design: Delirium, Fusion, Minimalism, and Repose. Each represents a different aesthetic—whether it be the clean, elegant lines of Minimalism or the mingling, sinuous Asian and Islamic notes in Fusion—yet all are distinctly Moroccan. In chapters replete with gorgeous photographs by Jean Cazals, Sully takes readers on an unprecedented tour through private homes, stylish resorts, and intimate guest houses—many never before published.

We visit Dar Tamsna, outside Marrakech, the epitome of Moroccan fusion, and a riad, or courtyard dwelling, that is a meditation in gray and white. Orientalism reigns in a villa in a date palm grove and an old stone house outside of Essaouira has been transformed into a sensually rustic retreat. Sully catalogs both traditional crafts and contemporary arts to show readers how to introduce the beauty and spirit of Morocco into their home decor—as Gogo Ferguson has in her Martha’s Vineyard house.

Entertainment is as much a part of the Moroccan experience as the glorious rugs and intricate furnishings. Complementing the various houses are twenty-five recipes and tips for entertaining Moroccan-style, as well as a comprehensive source guide for travelers and shoppers.

A treasure trove of ideas and images, New Moroccan Style is a treat for the eyes, palate, and imagination, brought to light by a fresh new voice in design.

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Moroccan nan type of snack dessert thing. We asked the name, but have long since forgotten :( However we can assure you that it was good, particularly with a drizzle of honey on top.

Patisserie la Brioche D'Or, 24-39 Steinway Street, Astoria, NY 11103.

Stylish Moroccan decoration pillows embroidered. © By el Ramla Hamra

Stylish Moroccan decoration pillows embroidered. © By el Ramla Hamra

Beautifully embroidered Moroccan decorative pillows in different colours.

moroccan decorations

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