Posts Tagged ‘Moroccan design’

Dar Si Said Museum, Marrakech

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Dar Si Said was originally a mansion built by Sidi Said, royal Visir and half-brother of Ba Ahmed Ben Moussa (the former slave who built the nearby Bahia Palace), in the nineteenth century. Today, the interconnecting courtyards and beautiful wooden ceilings house the Museum of Moroccan Arts and Crafts: a collection of carpets, jewellery, weaponry, […]

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The Moroccan Leather Poof

Monday, November 24th, 2014

In Marrakech you will see a lot of objects that hold a certain special place in Marrakechi‚Äôs hearts: there is the motorbike, the favourite tool for many locals to get around the city; the tagine pot, the implement responsible for making the country‚Äôs traditional, staple dish and the poof. The poof is a Moroccan leather […]

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Flowers of Marrakech: city of colours

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

Though the ancient city of Marrakech has gained its nickname as the ‘red city’ because of the intense shade of red that is used to colour many of the residences here, don’t think that the city can be easily defined by this one colour.

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Lamp boutique’s in Jemaa al-Fnaa

Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Lamp’s have¬†been a hugely important aspect of Moroccan architecture and design¬†for centuries and are used in all four corners of Morocco to decorate shops, restaurants and houses. Hand-crafted Moroccan lamps come in all shapes and sizes and often take a painstakingly long time to complete. This lamp boutique in the centre of the of Marrakech […]

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