Add a Moroccan note to an outdoor space with layered vintage kilims or tribal rugs; here are five examples of groovy plein air lounging spaces.
Above: Photograph by Matthew Williams for Gardenista. On the deck of a platform tent in Napa are vintage Turkish rugs in a mix of patterns and colors, from Summer House in Mill Valley, California.
Above: The platform tent, used as guest quarters by homeowners Jennifer Moses and Ron Beller, takes a page from luxury safaris. For more of this project, see our new book, Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces. Photograph by Matthew Williams.
Above: To complement an Asian-style house in LA, carpets in a courtyard create a welcoming outdoor living room. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Gardenista.
Above: The carpets are arranged like stepping stones. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Gardenista.
Above: Designed by LA’s Commune Design, the Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs features bohemian chic patios outfitted with kilims and midcentury outdoor furniture. For more, see Steal This Look: Ace Hotel Outdoor Lounge.
N.B.: This is an update of a post published June 14, 2012.