Boston Globe: Visions of Morocco, By Marni Elyse Katz

Visions of Morocco By Marni Elyse Katz GLOBE STAFF OCTOBER 30, 2015 JUST AS Frank Lloyd Wright outfitted the interiors of his architectural masterpieces with Persian carpets, today’s designers favor Moroccan rugs, be it a Beni Ourain in a contemporary living room or a Bourcherouite rug in a Scandinavian-style flat. A gorgeous array of Moroccan carpets […]

Back to the Souk: Beni Ourain {New Introductions}

The old Berber women who weave our Beni Ourain carpets have tattoos on their faces, henna on their fingertips, and they learned how to warp a loom from their great grandmothers. They have spend their entire lives in a remote village in the Middle Atlas Mountains sipping mint tea and spinning wool. Each weaver signs […]

BENI OURAIN CARPET SALE – NEW COLLECTION 20% OFF

Now is the time to get that authentic Beni Ourain carpet you’ve always wanted for your   home or office….we are having a Special Sale on our Beni Ourain Carpets. All of the Beni Ourain Carpets posted on our new online SHOP are 20% off the listed price.  We are celebrating our new collection of contemporary Beni Ourain rugs […]

SPRING SALE! Moroccan Wedding Blankets 20% up to 30% off

Dreaming of a Bohemian bedroom? Add a sparkling Moroccan wedding blanket + a  set of indigo blue pillows for an easy exotic transformation. Now our exclusive online collection of exceptional vintage Moroccan wedding blankets are on sale for the month of April, 2015. Save 20% up to 30% off  @ our new online SHOP + […]

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER: ‘THE ART OF THE DEAL’ {2011}

We’ve come to Marrakech, the swirling heart of Morocco at the base of the Atlas Mountains, at the urging of Sam’s friend Mohamed. The two met when Sam became entranced with a lamp that hung in the window of Mohamed’s New York shop, which sells all things Moroccan. Sam went in for a closer look. […]

Majorelle Blue Paint {a Marrakesh design secret}

Recently we received an e-mail from a client in London requesting authentic Majorelle Blue paint for his garden walls, the very same dazzling and exotic ultramarine blue that adorns the walls of Yves Saint Laurent’s Jardin Majorelle in Marrakesh. Our client had searched everywhere without success for this unique and unusual blue, and no wonder. […]

BRIDES MAGAZINE: How to throw a modern Moroccan-inspired wedding {August 2014}

Marrakech, Morocco (one of our favorite surprisingly romantic cities), is home to famed markets, intoxicating spices, and boldly colorful tapestries. For the offbeat, bohemian bride, this exciting locale offers tons of unexpected inspiration for a gorgeous and exotic wedding day. Even if you’re not planning to travel for your nuptials, you can capture the flavor […]

AZILAL RUGS ~ AN INTERESTING ALTERNATIVE TO A BENI OURAIN CARPET

Not until the1990′s, did the wider world learn of Azilal rugs, textiles woven by Imazighen women of the Azilal province in the Moroccan region of Tadla-Azilal in the Atlas Mountains. These artistic abstract rugs were created for personal domestic use and not for sale in the local Berber rug markets. This avant-garde style of weaving […]