Here’s The Most Popular Decor Style In Your State


Does your state influence your style? Over the years, we’ve seen regional design trends spread across the country, and now they’re accelerated by social media platforms like Instagram and Pinterest (and yes, design sites like this one play a part, too). While the internet makes us all global citizens, are there regional tastes that prevail?

Online furniture brand Joybird recently did some research into what decor styles people search for the most. The company used Google Trends data to break down the information to the state level, where they found the top searched style out of fourteen differing decor trends, from Victorian to Shabby Chic to Contemporary, and the results are somewhat surprising.

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Mid-century modern, the style that’s seen quite the enduring resurgence in this millennium, is top for only two of fifty states (Washington and Minnesota). California, notably the birthplace of the modern bohemian trend—and quite the bastion of mid-century design as well—ranks neither as the top style; instead, it’s transitional. California, keeping us on our toes.

There does appear to be some regional agreement, though. The Northern Midwest prefers industrial decor, while the South enjoys a mix of Shabby Chic and Bohemian styles. The Northeast has the highest concentration of Victorian searches (the oldest part of the country likes old things).

Interestingly, Victorian was also the top trend across the country, with ten states searching for it the most, and Bohemian came in second with nine states ranking it as top. When you check out the second and third most searched styles, those two continue to lead, with mid-century coming up a little more often.

You can check out more information about Joybird’s research over on their blog, or find your own decor style personality with our quiz.

Does your style match with your state’s? Tell us in the comments…

h/t Architectural Digest

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