Moroccan-Inspired Bathrooms

09 Dec Design Trend: Moroccan-Inspired Bathrooms

Colorful tiles and fabrics, arched doorways, intricate carvings — these are all hallmark traits of Moroccan architecture and design. Characterized by its history and diversity, Morocco is a place where cultures fuse to create beautiful interiors and exteriors. It’s no wonder that we are seeing Moroccan-inspired bathrooms pop up all over the place.

Moroccan-Inspired Bathrooms

Moroccan bathrooms typically invoke a feeling of luxury, relaxation, and often make you think of a spa. This blog post is going to break down the key features to achieving a Moroccan Inspired Bathroom so that you can turn you or your clients bathroom into a Moroccan Oasis.

Moroccan-Inspired Bathrooms

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Colorful Tiles

Colorful tiles are probably the most common Moroccan design trend that we see. Although typically seen on the walls or as a backsplash, colorful, unique tiles can also be seen on the floor, on the counters, or in unconventional places such as sink basins.

Moroccan-Inspired Bathrooms

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Mosaic tiles add extra Moroccan flare, along with full-sized tiles with different patterns. Choose bright colors such as blues, reds, greens, and oranges to really invoke a Moroccan feel.

Moroccan-Inspired Bathrooms

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Colorful Fabrics

An easy way to add Moroccan flair to any bathroom is by updating the linens. Use colorful Moroccan-inspired fabrics for your shower curtain, bath mats, towels, and throw rugs.

Moroccan-Inspired Bathrooms

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Look for Moroccan-inspired or authentic fabrics online or at a thrift store.  Oranges, blues, reds and greens are all popular choices for Moroccan-inspired rooms, along with intricate and symmetrical patterns.

Moroccan-Inspired Bathrooms

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Arched Doorways

Arched doorways a sure sign of Moroccan-inspired design. Although these aren’t as easy to add to your current bathroom as the colorful tiles or patterns, doing so will give your bathroom a luxurious Moroccan feel.

Moroccan-Inspired Bathrooms

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Arched doorways can be seen entering the bathroom or separating the bathtub and shower from the rest of the space. You can create faux arched doorways by adding wood accents or curtains in the corners to portray an arched look.

Moroccan-Inspired Bathrooms

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