Moroccan Inspired Mosaic Tile Eclectic Interior Decor

4 Ways to Get the Mosaic Look without Installing Tiles

We’ve spotted an emerging trend—mosaic-inspired fabrics & wallpapers! Check out these artistic prints that will give you the architectural look of a mosaic without having to install tile!

Moroccan Influence

Both the interiors and exteriors of Moroccan architecture often contain zellige, which are geometric mosaics made of ceramic tile work. It’s most commonly seen on the walls, ceilings, fountains, floors, pools and tables in Morocco. Get this look with a wallpaper that simulates the look of tile in octagonal and star shapes.

Moroccan Inspired Mosaic Tile Eclectic Interior Decor

Get a Similar Look:

Schumacher Wallpaper Nasrid Palace Mosaic Agegean  5005960Schumacher Wallpaper Schumacher Wallpaper Taj Trellis Jaipur Blue 5006620Schumacher Wallpaper highland Court Fabric Blue Green Mosaic Print 800289H-72Highland Court Fabric Schumacher Wallpaper Serallo Mosaic Aegean 5005970Schumacher Fabric

Detailed Floors

The floors of historical buildings often have intricate mosaic tile designs that are the focal point of the space. Get the same look without tearing up your floors by using a mosaic-inspired rug.

Mosaic Flooring Interior Decor Get a Similar Look:

Surya Mosaic Ethnic Rug Yellow Blue Green kal8002-58Surya Rug Mosaic Ethnic Safavieh Rug HK726ASafavieh Rug Mosaic Ethnic Surya Rug som7724-576Surya Rug Surya Mosaic Ethnic rug som7741-576Surya Rug

 

Patchwork-Inspired

Some mosaics have a patchwork look to them, resembling a quilt made up of random pieces of fabric. We like the idea of doing an accent wall or piece of furniture in this look. Opt for a blue or black & white print—this way it will stand out, but won’t be too loud.

Mosaic Tile Interior Decor Bathroom PatchworkGet a Similar Look:

Schumacher Wallpaper Martyn Lawrence Bullard Renzo Carrara 5006630Schumacher Wallpaper Scalamandre Fabric Mosaic Neutral K65103-002Scalamandre Fabric Christopher Farr Fabric Mosaic - GreenChristopher Farr Fabric Stroheim Dana Gibson Fabric Patchwork Parish Patch 4702003Stroheim Fabric

Straight & Narrow

If you’re tentative about taking on the mosaic trend, keep it simple with a structured tile look. Thanks to modern technology trompe l’oeil wallpapers, like those below, flawlessly mimic the look of tile. Try it on a back splash (go for vinyl if in the kitchen), the hearth of a non-functioning fireplace or as framed wall panels.

gold mosaic tile fireplace modern black white living room interior decor Get a Similar Look:

Schumacher Wallpaper Piertro Mosaic Gold 528132Schumacher Wallpaper York Wallpaper Mini Tile Dado PT1879York Wallpaper Schumacher Wallpaper Mosaic effect Ara Bronze 5003413Schumacher Wallpaper York Wallpaper Beads and Squares PT9802York Wallpaper

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