Born and raised in Marrakech, Rachid Ouassil was never far from beauty or community. Today, both play an integral role in his business and personal life. As the owner of Sheherazade Home and Sheherazade Rental & Event Design, Ouassil travels the world seeking one-of-a-kind furnishings, textiles, lighting, decorative objects and antiques. You’ll often find him back in Morocco or in India working alongside artisans to bring classic and unique designs to life. His personal passions for cooking and floral design lend themselves well to his events business, where he helps clients bring their vision of a perfect wedding, party or other celebration to life.
Meet Sheherazade Home
After opening on NYC’s Lower East Side in 2000, Sheherazade Home quickly became a destination for architects, interior designers, stylists, set designers and event planners. Since moving online in , the home décor boutique continues to offer a carefully curated selection of Moroccan and Indian furniture, rugs, lighting, decorative home goods and antiques. Each piece is hand-selected by owner Rachid Ouassil, who travels to Morocco, India and Turkey meeting with artisans to collaborate and create his own designs. The boutique has graced the pages of ELLE Décor, The New York Times, Architectural Digest and Vogue thanks to Ouassil’s