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Areca Palms rug.

Urbanest’s drapery pullbacks.

Urbanest’s drapery pullbacks.

Urbanest’s drapery pullbacks.

Urbanest’s drapery pullbacks.

Arteriors’ Osgood Pendant.

Century's Ballerina Ottoman.

Jewel-glass mosaic designed for New Ravenna.

Morocco Hexagonal Side Table from World's Away.

Martyn Lawrence Bullard's wall coverings.

Casbah Cool

Moroccan-style motifs bring home the bazaar

Casbah Cool British-born designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard goes global in his latest wall-covering collection for Cole & Son. Among its eclectic offerings, two sumptuous designs evoke the intricate fretwork and ornamental motifs found in the exotic bazaars and byways of Marrakech. Bahia, meaning “brilliance,” frames a palatial door; surrounding it, the complementary Jali Trellis was inspired by patterned temple stonework. Available at Kravet in DC; to the trade only. cole-and-son.com; kravet.com

The geometric landscape of Marrakech inspired the Areca Palms rug from Eskayel. The bamboo silk-and-wool flat-weave comes in two colorways; Chlorosis pictured. Priced at $56 per square foot. eskayel.com

Urbanest’s Moroccan-inspired medallion drapery pullbacks come in four finishes and are inlaid with mosaic glass or pearl. $16.99 each. urbanestliving.com

Arteriors’ Osgood Pendant is handcrafted in elaborate style out of rustic, gold-finished leaves that are diamond-shaped and pieced together to form a dome. $900. arteriorshome.com

With its ornate curves, the Ballerina Ottoman imparts a touch of Eastern flair. Available locally through Century Furniture in fabric or leather with nail-head trim. $1,950 with fabric as shown. centuryfurniture.com

Islamic geometric art inspired Medina, a jewel-glass mosaic designed for New Ravenna. Part of Paul Schatz’s Miraflores collection, it is shown here in aquamarine, shell , and agate. $128 per square foot. newravenna.com

The Morocco Hexagonal Side Table by Worlds Away pairs an antiqued-mirror top with a metal base finished in Gold Leaf, in a stylized leaf pattern that conjures a pared-down Eastern vibe. $460. worlds-away.com.

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