Moroccan tile has long been used to create an exotic feeling in home decor. But exotic tiles don’t work well in all homes, which is why it can be a good idea to look at a lot of inspiration pictures, before you decide to open your wallet!
With that in mind, here are some inspiration images of Moroccan and Marrakaech tiles. Let yourself be inspired!
This sort of floor works very well in a hallway or bedroom.
Moroccan tile in the bathroom
Tile can be used on the floor, walls, or even in the handbasin for a luxurious feeling in the bathroom.
Marrakech tile in the kitchen
A stylish alternative to the ‘white and fresh’ look that we see in so many Swedish homes.
Moroccan photo wallpaper
A cheaper and easier alternative to real Moroccan tiles is photo wallpaper. The two images below show how you can get an exotic effect on the walls without mounting a single tile. Good idea, isn’t it?
Marrakech tile: Luxury home decor
If you have a larger and more luxurious home, Marrakech tile can be an attractive decor solution for certain luxury rooms such as indoor swimming pools or giant jacuzzis.
Facts about om Moroccan tiles: Zellige
Zellige is one of the most important properties of Moroccan architecture. It consists of geometric patterns in ceramic, and is used primarily to decorate walls, ceilings, fountains, floors, tables etc.
The creation of Zellige is seen as an artform in itself, and is generally passed on in families between maâlems (master) and apprentice. An apprentice begins their long education in their early childhood.
Attention to detail is extremely important in the creation of Zellige patterns. Small piece of tile are arranged in a geometric structure like a kigsaw puzzle to create a finished mosaic. The processen has not changed in hundreds of years.
Examples of different Zellige tile patterns.
I hope you are inspired by all of the colourful patterns of Moroccan tile in this post!
What do you think of these exotic designs?