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Marrakesh by Design

Decorating With All the Colors, Patterns, and Magic of Morocco
Montague, Maryam (Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Moroccan design, from the tiled floors to the colored walls, sculpted ceilings, embroidered fabrics, Berber tents, fountains, gardens, and more In a world filled with beige interiors, Morocco is the perfect antidote: a refuge for addicts of saturated color, a haven for devotees of intricate pattern, a destination for admirers of striking architecture. For anyone who wants to add Morocco's spicy design mix into their own home, Maryam Montague, the personality behind the award-winning blog My Marrakesh , explains how to do so with the building blocks of Moroccan design--from the colors, patterns, and textiles to the archways, fountains, gardens, and so much more. With illustrative text and gorgeous photographs, Maryam shows how Moroccan design comes to life in real villas and riads and in her own magnificent home and guesthouse. Eager DIYers will love the ideas presented in sidebars and in how-to projects that can be applied to homes anywhere. Filled with all the richness of Morocco, Marrakesh by Design will transport readers straight to the souks and salons of this exotic city while showing them the multitude of ways to live with the enticing elements of Moroccan design.
Authors: Montague, Maryam
Title: Marrakesh by design
decorating with all the colors, patterns, and magic of Morocco
Publisher: New York : Artisan, c2012.
Characteristics: 250 p. :,col. ill. ;,25 cm.
Notes: "Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son, Limited."
Includes index.
Contents: Introduction : Morocco and Moroccan style
pt 1. Discovering Moroccan style. Exploring architecture ; Understanding features and finishes ; Charting color ; Uncovering pattern
pt. 2. Living Moroccan style. Living and dining areas ; Bedrooms ; Kitchens, baths, and transitional spaces ; Outdoor living spaces and gardens
pt. 3. Sourcing Moroccan style. Shopping for chic ; Finding decor and expertise.
Local Note: 53 69 118
ISBN: 9781579654016
1579654010
Statement of Responsibility: Maryam Montague
Subject Headings: Architecture, Domestic Morocco. Interior decoration Morocco. House furnishings Morocco.
Topical Term: Architecture, Domestic
Interior decoration
House furnishings
LCCN: 2011035591
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May 02, 2013
  • plumeriagardenia rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

There are better pics on the Internet than in this book for beautiful Moroccan furnishings and decor, e.g. the fancy hotels of Marrakesh.

Jan 03, 2013
  • rituka rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Not what I expected. There wasn't a lot on how to incorporate moroccan design elements into your home, it's more like how to create a full moroccan home. But still an interesting book.

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