Gorgeous Blue Berber Design Modern Moroccan Style Rug, Country of Origin: Afghanistan, Circa Date: Modern The playful, primitive design of this modern Moroccan inspired rug has a unique character and also reflects popular trends in the modern art world. One of the more recent modern art trends is creating pieces that mimic ancient drawings in a way that connects us to our common ancestral past. These pieces serve to unite humanity and connect as too our common roots.
In the world of interior design, there is also a trend to include elements of the natural world into the design, once again reaching for that unique connection that binds all of us together. This gorgeous modern area rug is a reflection of both of these artistic trends. Blue is the new neutral and is finding its way into a wide range up color palettes. Blue always has a way to evoke an immediate sense of calm and serenity within the space.
The artist of this Moroccan Beni Ourain design rug combined artistic elements from the primitive world and the natural world to create a piece that is contemporary, but that could also easily be featured in a modern art gallery. It is a gorgeous room size rug with a unique design that reflects humanity’s ancient roots and connects them to the present.
Rugs are the centerpiece of the room and this one could easily take center stage in front of a sofa, or simply as a piece of artwork in the center of the floor. It is a unique piece that is imaginative and will be a conversation starter in any space.
Originally, the vintage Moroccan area rugs created by the Berber tribes of the Atlas Mountains were used by mid-century modern interior designers to take advantage of the new interior design real estate that was a result of furniture sure that featured minimalist legs and had open space underneath. These delightful, primitive rugs were happy to fill that space within the room and take center stage.
One could easily use this blue Berber design area rug in a similar fashion, as retro-style furniture is another trend that continues to grow and find new life in interior design styles such as Scandinavian modern, Nordic, and minimalist spaces. This blue area rug is perfect for creating a space that has a contemporary and modern feel, and one that brings in elements from the natural world to create a feeling of balance within the room.