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Marrakesh by Design Morrocan Homes Maryam Montague

Excerpted from Marrakesh by Design by Maryam Montague (Artisan Books). Copyright 2012.

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July 21, 2012
Nilong Vyas wrote:
What is this floor made from? Where can I get it?
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added by Royal Design Studio Stencils to Modello® Vinyl Stencils Projects (7 weeks ago)
We create this custom design of a typography Modello® vinyl stencil for the floor of this office at Peacock Pavilions in Marrakech. Maryam wrote the "fairy tale" story of how her husband created this beautiful place for her-and now the floor tells the tale!
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May 13, 2012
Jeanne Noel-Welch wrote:
Where can I get these decorative cinder blocks
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No answer? I would really like to know too.
    Bookmark   December 6, 2012 at 12:18PM
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I also would like to know where to get the cinder blocks. If anyone knows please post a comment.

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May 9, 2012
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It's a George Mulhauser Sultana chair made by Plycraft.
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June 27, 2013
sjpnnk wrote:
Where could i get this shelving unit? Thanks so much!
August 22, 2012
rebelliousraven wrote:
Hi where did the chair come from? thanks

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Wendy Shott added this to Book to Know: 'Marrakesh by Design'
Add subtle Moroccan touches. A little Moroccan flair may be all you need to revitalize a room. In Montague's Peacock Pavilions office, she constructed unique shelves out of decorative cinder blocks and wood planks. She stenciled her plain file folders and boxes with geometric designs. And extending the black and white color scheme, she decorated the floor with calligraphy.Related: 5 Smashing Black and White Rooms
2. Board and cinder block shelving. Before the dawn of Ikea, this bare-bones approach to storage was almost de rigeur for dorm life. But that's no reason to settle for raw 2-by-4s and crumbling concrete. In this chic yet cheeky space, cinder blocks with an appealing grid pattern are topped with boards painted white, a thoroughly inviting twist on the old favorite.

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