Arabic interior design style is very versatile and multifaceted. Occasionally, it is difficult to clearly define whether interior is meeting or not the whole concept of Arabic style. But one distinctive element we can unmistakably refer to Eastern stylistics. This is Moroccan tile. And this element has grown so deep into interiors all over the world that many cultures have accepted the tiles as their own. We can say that it represents the style like no other item and gained bigger popularity than the style itself. Among Americans and British people Moroccan tile is also known as patchwork tile due to its colorful fancy patterns. So, this article will be devoted to review some popular options of how to use patchwork (Moroccan) tiles for adding extra warmness to interior. We will see which part of the house or apartment is most relevant for finishing with this tile.
Kitchen with Moroccan tiles
If you decided or just thinking of possible decorating your kitchen with patchwork tiles, we can say this is good choice. This tile can revive and warm up any kitchen interior regardless of style. It will add color and thus promote the appetite. Also, it will play on contrast with other kitchen parts. This is especially true to make for backsplash. This middle element will perfectly divide the kitchen into two logic parts.
If your kitchen has enough space, you can tile the floor with patchwork tiles. However, you should not only have space for such tile, but also choose the right color and pattern for successful experiment. Otherwise it may look inappropriate.
Regarding the dining room, the recommendations are same. You can add some accent to the walls, making one of them hallmark of the room. In combination with other items like cushions or bright plates, cutlery, decorative elements you can achieve the amplifying effect.
Living room and hall
It would seem where can we find the possibility to place tiles in the living room? This is the place for warm hospitable atmosphere. However, in big livings of the private house it is possible to emphasize one of the functional zones with patchwork tile. It may be even the accent wall above the fireplace. Or use it in the center of the room where your furniture is located, in order to highlight the chatting zone.
Entrance and hallway, corridor
Hallway, corridors and entrance are exposed to the high passage load and contamination. So, it is not only aesthetical, but also very practical decision to revive the interior with patchwork tile. It can also come in combination with stained-glass window of the entrance door or decorative elements.
Patchwork tile in bathroom
The most comfortable place for tile is of course bathroom. Its humidity, steam, exposure to water prompts to use tile here by itself. Moroccan tiles are also very organic in this room and we can admit the growing popularity of this tile sort lately.
You can use the tile all over the bathroom depending on the design plan you have. With that, there is now necessary recommendation on how and where you should lay the tile. It can be just part of the wall, whole wall or wall and floor entirely. But in the latter option you’ll need to dilute the monotony of the situation with some decorations or appliances.
Colorful Moroccan mosaic would add a real Eastern charm both to Classic or Modern set bathroom. It has its own romanticism beyond time and fashion. And if you want to compliment it with related elements, it can be mirror in carved frame, domed windows or other painted elements.