In search of simpler times with our living spaces and home design
With much more time spent within our homes this past year, DIY projects, home improvements, remodels, and living space updates are priorities for many as they seek to refresh their homes and boost their moods.
Online furniture retailer, Joybird, wanted to uncover which interior design styles have been the most popular around the U.S. over the past year, and using data from Google Trends, they looked at the search volume for over 20 of the biggest design styles in each state. Here’s what they found:
Top 5 most searched design styles across the nation
- Modern Farmhouse
- French Country
- Mid-Century Modern
Oregon, overall, was found to be a fan of the Bohemian design style with the most Google searches for Boho inspo.
What is Bohemian style?
Bohemian or Boho style is a rule-breaking, personal, and exotic style of decorating a living space. Boho is inspired by people who choose to lead an unconventional life such as constant travelers, actors, and writers. The Bohemian style mirrors that life by combining objects, colors, and patterns from many areas of the world. If you are looking for a style that you can truly make your own, Boho might be for you. (Source: The Spruce)
Design trends in Bend, Oregon
Based on the search data, it’s clear that Bend, Oregon’s got on-trend style! With top searches in Bend ranking the incredibly trendy Cottagecore and classic Mid-Century Modern design styles as area favorites.
What is Cottagecore?
Cottagecore is a style that celebrates returning to simpler times and is a direct response to be the opposite of hustle culture. Cottagecore celebrates nature and the purity of the outdoors. It includes an emphasis on escapism from the modern world, which became especially relevant during quarantine and the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Rocket Homes)
What is Mid-Century Modern?
Bauhaus architects and designers who migrated to America as a result of economic changes in Germany after the second World War started the design movement known as Mid-Century Modern. It’s characterized by simplicity and functionality. (Source: The Spruce)
Find your style
No matter what your personal style is, change can be good! We’re using our living spaces in new ways, and a fresh makeover could be just what you and your home need right now. So, go ahead; switch up your living spaces, add some color, or learn a new DIY skill.
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