How to Decorate with Blue Rugs and Moroccan Tile Patterns

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Rug designers draw inspiration from countries and cultures around the world. One favorite locale is Morocco. This wondrous North African country has inspired painters, architects, musicians, interior designers and fashion designers for hundreds of years. Moroccan mosaic tiles, also referred to as Fez, Moorish or zillij tiles are gorgeous handmade tiles that have been crafted using ancient hand-cutting techniques. The colors are bold and intense, arranged in stunningly intricate geometric patterns that feature elements like stars, chevrons and hexagons. The resulting tiles are used in a multitude of applications ranging from backsplashes to furniture to flooring. Read More