Ethnic Decorations: 5 Exotic Styles for Home Living

Some say that ethnic decorations can be defined as when you apply the long-standing and time-honored traditional and culture art accents and flairs to your home living. They can be derived from various world’s cultural heritage of crafts and artefacts in their different and unique styles. 

You may apply these ethnic-based styles for interior designs as well as other decor accessories and embellishments in their very own details. The following are some ethnic decor styles.

1. Moroccan Style

Inspired by the Moorish decor of the East, Moroccan style is highly well-known for its vibrant colors, textures, and fluid line, as well as extremely intricate patterns. It can be found in enchanting colorful textiles, rugs, pillows, blankets, craved metal lanterns, the very popular ottomans, as well as its famous tiles, other interior design inspirations.

Carpets with very intricate patterns to decorate your living room will give a touch of Moroccan style so that it looks more attractive.

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Decorating a bedroom with a patterned blanket will provide warmth in your bedroom. Add ottoman rugs to give a touch of Moroccan style in your bedroom.

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Using bright colors for Moroccan style decoration is the right choice. Ottoman rugs will provide natural warmth in your living room.
Choosing pillows, blankets and mattresses with very intricate patterns is the right idea for Moroccan-style decoration. You can add ottoman rugs in your living room so they look perfect.
Installing a bench with a very intricate pattern in your bedroom looks attractive to your Moroccan style. Ottoman carpets will never fail to enhance your decor so it looks beautiful.

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Metal lanterns are the right choice for lighting ideas in your Moroccan style living room. Add pillows and patterned rugs to enhance your decor so it looks more amazing.

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2. Asian Style

Claimed as exotic ethnic decorations, Asian style offers mostly the well-known Oriental look of Chinese and Japanese, the historical Indian flairs, and the increasingly growing Indonesian as well as other Southeast Asian natural-cultural accents.

As to interior decors, they come in calligraphy, chinoiserie, porcelain, paper-based room partition (Shoji screens), paper lanterns, Zen-style, carvings, statues, beautiful exotic crafts made of wood, bamboo, rattan, and other natural plant-based materials, and many more.

Using porcelains tables will give beauty in the living room with Asian style. Adding carvings to your wall decorations will enhance your living room so it looks more amazing.

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Rattan chairs will give a touch of Asian style in your bedroom so it looks simple and attractive.

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Adding a room divider with carved wooden boards will enhance the decoration of your living room so it looks luxurious in an Asian style.
Chinoiserie with a frame is the right idea to decorate your room to look more beautiful and attractive in Asian style.
Carved wooden table is the right choice for living room decor with Asian style. Add natural plants to enhance your decor so that it looks fresher.

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3. Southwestern Style

This style has its origin from the Native American tribes such as the Navajo and Hopi or the legacy of native Arizona, Mexico, and Spain. This accent is characterized by its warm to vivid colors, aesthetic, primitive, and rustic features. You can add their geometric fabrics, rugs or authentic pottery arts, wall decorations, and more.

Decorating the bedroom with warm colors and rustic features will give a southwestern touch to your decor so it looks warmer.
Adding patterned rugs will give warmth to your living room with Southwestern style.
To decorate your living room in a southwestern style, adding carpets and rustic features is the right idea so it feels warmer.

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Wall decorations will enhance decor in a Southwestern style. Add rug to provide warmth in your room so it feels more comfortable.

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Using warm colors to decorate your living room looks perfect in a southwestern style. Add wall hangings and rugs so that it will look more perfect.
You can add wall decorations to give the southwestern style in your living room. Just add a rug to enhance your decor so it looks more attractive.

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4. African Style

Heavily inspired by nature and wild animals, African ethnic decorations can be found in many eclectic colors and textures of textiles (the most famous is its animal print patterns), wood carvings, masks, statuettes, and many other artworks. 

To give an African style in your living room adding wall decoration is a simple idea. A wooden mask hanging on the wall of your living room will look perfect.
Hanging a wooden mask on the wall is one of the representatives of the African style so it looks attractive and perfect.
Decorate your bathroom in an African style that looks different than others. Hanging a wooden mask on your bathroom wall is one of the amazing works of art.
Using a carved wooden table and adding animal statues in the living room, will enhance your decor so it looks perfect in an African style.

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5. Nordic & Boho Styles

There are more recent interior decor styles gaining their increasing popularity, such as the Scandinavian (Nordic) and Bohemian (Boho) accents. They are sometimes interchanged or mixed with the existing ethnic decorations, especially with more modern or contemporary interior decor ideas.

Combining nordic and boho styles for decorate your living room looks more modern and attractive.

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Adding a patterned carpet in the scandinavian living room will give a boho touch that is simple but looks amazing.
Mixing Nordic and boho styles to decorate your living room is an interesting idea. Patterned carpets will give a simple boho touch in your Scandinavian living room.

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Using patterned rugs and hanging lamps to decorate your Nordic bedroom is one of the representatives of the perfect boho style.

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To get a living room design that looks modern combining nordic and boho styles is the perfect idea. Use wood furniture and patterned carpet so it looks more attractive.

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Of the above ethnic decorations, which one do you think can go hand in hand with your living space?

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