Friday, September 11, 2015

The Colors of Morocco and Mexico

From InsideChic:
In Morocco, the rugs are created from cactus fibers and they feel like silk. I use them sometimes as upholstery or hang them on a wall. The antique rugs have the most beautiful worn red that feels like an aged leather book. The tiles in Morocco, especially in Fez, are unmistakably beautiful. They are called “azulejo.” The word means tile in Spanish and and the root actually means blue, which is the color of the tile. The craft of tile making traveled from Morocco to Spain, and then from Spain to Mexico. The blue works so well and looks good with everything. People respond well to blue – it’s the color of the ocean and the sky and people are drawn to it. You can have blue in every room. Blue is a neutral to me. (Read more.)

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