Amazing Geometric Beige Modern Moroccan Style Afghan Runner Rug, Country of Origin: Afghanistan, Circa Date: Modern – During the middle part of the 20th century, designers fell in love with Moroccan rugs. They loved them for their primitive designs, geometric shapes, and the ability to soften harsh lines in the room. Today, we still love them for many of the same reasons. Only now, we have even more reasons to consider them a staple of contemporary design.
This modern Moroccan inspired area rug was inspired by the vintage rugs found prevalently in mid-century modern design. Only, the artist gave it an update by using a palette that is more in line with contemporary tastes, and by creating bold lines that give it a graphic quality. The beige background of this modern area rug makes it perfect for a neutral room where the pattern will add interest and a focal point to the design.
This is a runner rug that would be perfect for a long hallway or along a wall. The diamond shapes along the center of the rug draw attention to the length, which will make the space appear more expansive. However, the artist also drew attention to the horizontal, which helps to balance out the appearance of length. Using vintage Moroccan Berber rugs as an inspiration, this artist managed to create a piece that honors the past but that brings it to us in a way that reflects modern style trends.
This modern Moroccan rug is made from natural wool and has a soft feel underfoot, just like the vintage rugs that inspired it. Adding natural and ethnic elements to the room are expected to be important style trends for the upcoming year. Room palettes that feature white, light ashy grays, and soft beige dominate modern interior design blogs and magazines. This gorgeous piece is perfect for bringing these elements into your personal interior design.
This modern runner rug would be perfect for an open-plan space where you want to connect two areas of highlight the best architectural features of the home. This piece reflects classic designs of the past, but it does so in a way that is fresh and inspiring.