Circle Style:: A circle floor rug mirrors the shape of the table and creates a unified look in the nook separate from the rest of the kitchen. Using a shape motif is an easy way to add savvy style. Decorative plates continue the pattern above the doorway. Bright colors make this area a perfect space to start the day.
The hare is a common motif used in the art of many cultures. It was also a very common motif in Islamic art. This arabesque motif originates from a lustreware bowl made in the Fatimid era in Egypt in the 11th century. Fatimid artist commonly used the hare motif in art. The original bowl is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City - http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/451769?rpp=30&pg=1&ft=fatimid&pos=5. It has been burned on a wooden plate.