Discover Which Design Trends Are Searched For Most
Editors, tastemakers and influencers predict trends, but which ones actually catch on? Based on digital marketing agency Digital Third Coast‘s recent design trends research, which looked at Google search data from 2004 to 2017, the below home decor items are seeing a rise in popularity. Click through to discover 10 design trends making a comeback — some of them may surprise you!
Come spring and summer, it seems wicker furniture is in high demand. A wicker chair, rattan blinds and rustic wooden desk mingle in this relaxed Palm Springs, California, home.
In this tropical-inspired dining area, a Malawi wicker chair pairs perfectly with a hutch done in millennial pink and iconic Martinique palm wallpaper.
Futons were the number one most searched home decor item on Google, which could be connected to the increasing popularity of small space living and the need for items that do double duty. Here, a daybed piled with pillows is the perfect spot for an afternoon nap or a quiet place to read.
Homeowner Frank Muytjens loved the military influence behind the daybed-turned-sofa in his living room: “It’s covered in vintage tents; that’s what attracted me to it. It had a life; it tells a story.”
A blackboard wall in the bedroom lets designer Ines Mazzotta’s 9-year-old son, Jake, pay tribute to his favorite bands and superheroes.
A macramé wall hanging made of wool yarn and feathers brings a whimsical touch to a vibrant red front door.
A blush pink throw pillow offers a hit of soft texture in this airy Montreal loft. A luxe velvet sofa upholstered in a cobalt blue heightens the living room’s old Hollywood glamor vibe.
Open shelving in the kitchen has never been more popular. In this quaint bistro kitchen, floating walnut shelves and a woven basket provide space for display and storage. Potted flowers on the table add a pop of color.
Inky backsplash tiles allow white dishes to pop in this streamlined kitchen by designer Meredyth Hilton. A glossy finish adds subtle shine.
A single floating shelf allows room for creative display in this industrial-cool kitchen. A dramatic black vent hood visually grounds the space.
Succulents and terrariums were the second and third most searched home decor items on Google, respectively. Small enough to be displayed on a side table or windowsill, they’re the perfect accent piece for bringing a bit of the outdoors in.
A stone wall and a shaggy rug (plus furry bernedoodle, Luna) introduce hits of texture amid the smooth, polished surfaces in this Whistler, British Columbia, entryway.
To give this dining room the relaxed style homeowner Alison Gordon craved, designer Shirley Meisels opted for ombré wallpaper, vintage chairs and an airy pendant.
H&H‘s Morgan Michener and designer Joel Bray layered this snug bedroom in varying tones of cream, ivory and bright white. A barely-there peg rail strung with globe lights adds a touch of whimsy.
Homeowner and designer Jennifer Scott hung string lights between the floating shelves in her living room to boost visual interest on a plain white wall.