Gorgeous Berber Design Beige Modern Moroccan Style Afghan Rug, Country of Origin: Afghanistan, Circa Date: Modern – This gorgeous Moroccan Berber style design rug has a bold, graphic quality that is perfect for modern interiors. The design is based on the vintage rug designs of the Beni Ourain tribes that lived in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco, creating beautiful rugs based on designs steeped in centuries-old traditions. These iconic Moroccan rugs became popular in the mid-20th century when they were used to add a primitive, tribal feel to streamlined, modern decors styles.
Now, artists use these masterpieces as inspiration for creating rugs that are contemporary and perfectly suited to modern interiors. The artist of this modern Moroccan design rug used thick, bold lines to it a dramatic character that is perfect for styles, such as ultramodern and industrial. The gentle beige background has a natural feel that is reminiscent of shifting sands. It is almost as if the abstract design of the rug was scribed into sandstone by primitive hands.
This beautiful modern rug blends perfectly into a room that reflects the natural world that features stone, wood, and plenty of plant material throughout the space. This is a versatile and unique piece because it could complement seemingly opposing interior decor styles. Depending on how you choose to accessorize it, this rug could be either minimalist and modern, or it could give the room a more tribal feel, too.
The rug is often the first piece chosen by the designer and used to set the tone of the room. This one gives you almost unlimited design possibilities because of its versatility. The original Moroccan Berber rugs that inspired this piece were often no more than 8 feet wide. This one is scaled in a way that allows it to work beautifully with modern architecture design proportions. The scale of the design allows it to fit into a larger room with bold architectural features. It draws on the traditional designs of the Berber tribes but transforms them in a way that makes them perfect for modern interiors. This piece allows you to create a space that is inspired by the past but also updated and trendy.