Luckily, Pots, Planters & More did most of the heavy lifting. The retailer analyzed recent Google search trends in each state to compare them to “national search volume averages.”
What design styles are in — and out?
The most popular design style this year is bohemian chic. Eclectic, exotic and vibrant describe it perfectly — and 14 states are smitten. Scandinavian design (11 states) and farmhouse style (10 states) follow in popularity.
Eclectic elements and plenty of plants mix to create a bohemian look. Image: Front + Main
Victorian design is out, falling completely off the map, and Kansas is the only state keeping minimalism alive. It looks like Americans want a casual design style with a maxi vibe, reinforcing boho chic’s popularity.
Surprisingly, while mid-century modern is popular, it doesn’t top any state’s most-searched list; most states opt for Scandinavian or modern instead.
Here’s a closer look at your state’s most popular design style
Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Pennsylvania
Most popular design style: Art Deco
Alaska, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wyoming
Most popular design style: bohemian chic
The most popular style, bohemian, features a mix and match of color, texture and exotic references. Image: Elle Decor Spain
Florida, New Jersey, Virginia
Most popular design style: coastal
Blues and whites rule in coastal design. Patterns make use of whimsical references to the ocean, like starfish and seashells. Image: Coastal Living
Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississipi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee
Most popular design style: farmhouse
Farmhouse design is alive and well, thanks to the popularity of Chip and Joanna Gaines‘ show, “Fixer Upper.” Image: Home Depot
Most popular design style: minimalist
Minimalist design focuses on a monochromatic color theme and large open spaces featuring only the most necessary furnishings. Image: Italian Bark
Ohio, Oregon, Utah, Vermont
Most popular design style: modern
Modern design is an updated version of mid-century modern, with clean lines, timeless neutral colors and lots of wood detail. Image: Markel Design Group
California, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin
Most popular design style: Scandinavian
Scandinavian design is popular because of its crisp white spaces and organic-feeling wood elements. It’s a favorite design style for growing families. Image: My Scandinavian Home
Arizona, New Mexico
Most popular design style: Southwest
Southwest style has an earthy feel incorporating American-Indian artifacts and textiles. Image: Lynda Louden Interiors
Most design-oriented states
Many of the most design-focused states are in the northern part of the country. Image: Pots, Planters & More
Pots, Planters & More took the most popular design style info to the next level. It analyzed the search volume by state to determine who spends the most time searching for design info. According to that resesarch, here are the most design-curious states:
- North Dakota
What do you think of this data? Do you identify with your state’s design style?
Material provided by the site: freshome.com