Moroccan style was inspired by the colorful landscapes of North Africa. This style started gaining popularity in 2007 and still remains as one of the most sought after interior design style for modern homes.
Traditional Moroccan designs originally consisted of well-detailed patterns but the modern versions are now making use of large scale patterns with simple designs. Moroccan style interiors typically consists of bold, exotic colors such as blue, orange, yellow, green, red, and even silver or gold.
Small tiles with mosaic designs are commonly installed in homes with Moroccan theme. These intricately designed tiles are used to cover the surfaces of walls, floors, countertops and backsplashes. Contrasting tile colors are often chosen for Moroccan themed interiors because of its striking yet effortlessly chic pattern.
One of the most popular celebrity bathrooms is Yves Saint Laurent’s master bathroom. Yves Saint Laurent chose to settle in Marrakesh with his longtime partner, Pierre Berge to get away from the spotlight. Yves and Pierre loved Islamic art and architectural masterpieces, which they have on display in their Moroccan homes. To transform his Marrakesh home into a Moroccan getaway, Mr. Saint Laurent handpicked all the materials and designed the interiors himself.
The master bathroom in Yves Saint Laurent’s Marrakesh home stayed true to the classic Moroccan designs with smooth, ceramic tiles in shades of blue and floral patterns. The otherwise bright tiles were balanced out by wooden furniture and accent furnishings. The combination of all these stylish elements lends quiet elegance and timeless style, which is in line with all Yves Saint Laurent designs.
While Mr. Saint Laurent’s Marrakeshi getaway is a tad too expensive for most, you can replicate the same look without spending more. Choose from GlassTileStore.com’s extensive selection of premium quality tiles and achieve an authentic Moroccan styled bathroom right in your home. For turquoise tiling, choose the Lake Blue Glass mosaic tiles. The Lake Blue Glass mosaic tiles are available in varying shades of blue and come in a stained finish.
Add accents to the border of the bath tub by using the Whimsical Cobalt Lagoon glass tiles. Finally, to complete your very own Moroccan-inspired bathroom, backsplash the area behind the bath tub with Blue Macauba Stone mosaic tiles.
Whether you’re recreating your favorite celebrity’s home designs or key parts of your home requires renovations, GlassTileStore.com delivers quality tiles that suit a wide range of tastes and styles, all at very affordable prices.
Roberta Madison is the marketing manager at GlassTileStore.com. Follow Roberta Madison on G+.