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08/08/2020

Interior Inspiration: How to Style a Moroccan Rug

Whilst some seem to be naturally gifted at styling their homes and envisioning certain pieces of furniture, wall hangings or rugs in spaces, others can need that extra bit of help from inspirational home décor pictures and websites to fully appreciate an item’s potential. Moroccan rugs may be one of those things. You may have spent hours trawling the internet to find that perfect rug but you’re struggling to imagine it in your home.  How can a classic neutral Beni Ourain rug work in a colourful city flat? Or what... Read More

african woven baskets 10/06/2020

Our Guide: Basket Weaving in Ghana

Basket weaving in areas of Africa has long been a source of much needed income for families and communities. The Upper East Region of Ghana in West Africa, suffers from two extreme tropical seasons; exceptionally hot and dry from mid-October to March and rainy during the months of April to October. Most of the communities in this primarily rural area live in great poverty and rely on subsistence agriculture for survival.  With farming only happening during the rainy season, families have to look for other sources of income at other... Read More

Moroccan Rugs UK 25/05/2020

Our Guide: Styles of Moroccan Berber Rugs

Handmade Moroccan rugs and in particular the highly popularised Beni Ourain style, have seen a steady growth in popularity in homes in the West in recent years.  Twentieth-Century vintage Moroccan rugs and newer contemporary styles adorn many household floors whilst some rugs are hung as wall pieces so that their artistic attributes can be admired. Their geometric, abstract or tribal designs can provide a captivating centre piece for any room. Interior designers have been pairing these rugs with modern interiors to demonstrate how styling vintage with new as well as traditional with contemporary... Read More