Interior Design in Morocco

Study Design in Morocco

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When you study design in Morocco, you make connections with the local vendors and you help support their businesses by forming partnerships. These partnerships will help grow the artisan’s business providing them a decent wage and encouraging economic growth, all while contributing to your unique design style.

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Sojourn – Gain a better understanding of the community you’re visiting. Learn about different religions or spiritual practices. How do these impact the communities? How does religion or spirituality influence local traditions?

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Savor – Will you choose sweet or savory? Take the time to visit local markets and discover unique local ingredients. Learn how to prepare traditional meals & local favorites.

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Tip of the Tongue – Each morning, take the time to learn a few basic greetings and phrases in the local language. Learn how to write greetings & your name in the local script.

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A Wrinkle in Time – History influences our present. Discover the history of the country you visit. Hear the stories of your guides & their family history. Where do they come from?

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Journal Journeys – Take some time to reflect on the day’s events and document your journey. Spend a moment journaling about the day had & day ahead. These are memories for a lifetime!

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Culture – From local dances, festivals, or simple gestures to communicate – all of these make up a country’s culture. Learn and practice cultural norms & how to show respect in the culture you visit.

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Itinerary

After checking in to your hotel, meet your guide for dinner, who is an experienced interior designer known for a sophisticated Moroccan style. He or she will travel the country with you, highlighting traditional and modern Moroccan design.

After breakfast, enjoy the countryside as your guide drives you to Fez where you will begin your Moroccan interior design tour with the local artisans. The beautifully handcrafted Berber carpets and Moroccan crafts will spice up your interior design ideas.

The antique shops filled with silver pieces will captivate your imagination as you plan items for your design portfolio. 

The metal shops, where you can purchase lamps and lanterns will set the stage for a Moroccan-inspired design.

The weaving shops, filled to the brim with tribal and traditional Berber carpets will take your breath away and leave you dizzy trying to decide on the right choice to anchor a room’s design.

Dine at a traditional Moroccan riad, a building with an interior courtyard, for an authentic local dinner.

Day two of Fez shopping will start at the Chouara Tannery. Here you can see the process of dying and tanning the leather. Leather is a traditional accent in Morrocan design and this tour will send your design ideas spinning. 

Next stop is the pottery and ceramic factories. They produce imaginative ceramic tiles in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes. The connection with these factories will give you access to exquisite Moroccan goods to inspire your design choices.

Relax in a private train car on your overnight journey to Marrakech.

With your guide by your side, experiencing Marrakesh and working with the local artists will be a breeze. In Marrakesh, you will find antique furniture, traditional clothing, jewelry, carpets and more. Your guide knows all the best places to shop and is an expert at negotiating prices.

Join a local chef for a tour of the souq, or market, where you will choose ingredients for a cooking class and dinner. Learn to make traditional Moroccan dishes like couscous and tagine. Enjoy a relaxing dinner with your fellow culinary students.

Early this morning, your tour will be on an ATV through a palm grove in the desert. Spend the morning 4-wheeling around this fascinating landscape. Your ATV guide will lead you through the desert palm groves, where you can enjoy a unique desert experience.

As your interior designer guide drives you back to Casablanca, enjoy the easy conversation with your mentor and fellow shopper. Discuss design plans, purchases, and negotiating shipping items. 

Tonight you dine like a local! Your Moroccan culinary guide will take you to wonderful local Moroccan establishments. Explore the Moroccan food culture as an insider through the neighborhood of Habous. Taste marvelous olives, bread, and local specialties.

Casablanca is yours to explore for the day! Shop for those items you were waiting to purchase, enjoy the amazing food culture, and wander the streets soaking up the Moroccan style.

Before you even leave, you will be longing to return. 

Make sure to get in one last trip to the souq before you go!

On this trip to study design in Morocco, you’ll get to take in this beautiful coastal country and magical desert landscape. Explore the unique design style of Moroccan craftspeople with a local interior designer who specializes in Moroccan design, but you’ll also get to visit Casablanca, Fez, and Marrakech to shop with the local artisans. After this trip, Moroccan style will be in your veins forever!

Value

3-6 Day
Group Trips

Classic

7-12 Day
Group Trips

Epic

7-14 Day
Group Trips

Interested in adding or modifying activities? No problem! All Worldwide Navigator itineraries can be customized to your liking!

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