Marrakech Design notes: Moroccan carpets come in unconventional sizes, usually no wider than 6 1/2 feet. Interior designer Barrie Benson solves this problem by layering a long rectangular Beni Ourain carpet on top of a sisal rug to expand the floor covering area. The cream tones and texture of the undyed wool blend beautifully with the fibers of the sisal plant.
Moroccans —wonderful beige, black and white geometrics that can bring together a roomful of oddments (you can often turn up a beauty even today). ” – Billy Baldwin Decorates by Billy BaldwinImages: 1. interior design by Barrie Benson discovered via, Mario Testino’s photos of his LA Haceienda,
from Vogue, March 2012 p. 521