Gorgeous Brown and Beige Modern Moroccan Style Rug, Country of Origin: Afghanistan, Circa Date: Modern – This gorgeous modern area rug uses earthy colors that bring a feeling of warmth enter entity into the space. The design was inspired by the Moroccan rugs that were created by the Berber rug weavers of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. Originally, the vintage area rugs were designed to protect the people from the elements in a harsh environment. These days, we enjoy the beautiful Moroccan Beni Ourain rugs as they bring the same element of comfort and a connection to the natural world into our modern spaces.
The artist of this inspired modern Moroccan rug used a pile technique that is similar to that which was used in the original Berber tribe weavings. One of the elements that designers of the mid-20th century loved about these captivating Moroccan Shag rugs was their long pile and the texture that it created within the space. Now, today’s modern designs are all about mixing different textures and styles within the room. The artist embraced the long pile and natural feel on the original Moroccan Berber rugs, only instead of using one or two rows of flatweave kilim between the pile rows, the artist separated the row so that the long pile was more distinct and created deeper texture in the rock.
The Modern Moroccan design rug has a design that is spontaneous and evolves organically as you move up the rug. This makes it perfect for a nature-inspired Boho chic space, Eco-style room, for to create the perfect wabi-sabi interior design. The long pile and soft texture of this rug makes you want to curl up with a pile of pillows and your favorite book for a weekend of relaxation. This would also be a perfect piece for a layered rug look or for any mixed-texture design.