With all of us spending a lot more time at home, focus has inevitably turned to creating the stylish haven we’ve always dreamed. And now, a Google trends data study has revealed the most popular interior design trends we’ve been lusting after during lockdown.
The research carried out by Hotel Follower has analysed the most Googled interior trends from 20 March through to June, as well as those trends which have shown the largest increase in search popularity during lockdown compared to earlier this year.
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The interior trend with the highest search volume is line art – it’s not surprising that people have been looking to jazz up their walls while being at home for longer periods of time and this cool trend is seen on in the homes of many an interiors influencer.
Meanwhile, the trend which has shown the greatest increase in search volume during lockdown is rattan furniture, with searches increasing a whopping 809% during lockdown compared to the start of March. This is likely a combination of people who are looking to enjoy their gardens during lockdown alongside those investing in the trend of rattan furniture indoors.
Other popular interior design trends include bringing the outdoors in with living walls and houseplants; taking inspiration from around the world with kitchen design ideas, snuggling up in cosy love seats, and adding interest to walls with minimal line art.
Discover the 10 most popular lockdown interior design trends below:
This minimalist trend has been spotted across the homes of hundreds of bloggers and influencers and works really well with neutral tones and clean-lined retro furniture.
2. LIVING WALLS
You don’t have to cover an entire space to create a living wall; you can buy frames to help you along the way and use hanging plants to make your own version.
3. GRANITE COUNTERTOPS
Gone are the days of those brown-speckled granite work tops, and in their place? Modern, light hues and even marble and stone-effect options.
4. INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
Industrial design decor is an enduring trend that you can embrace on different levels depending on taste. You don’t have to live in an East London loft to work the look; give a nod to the aesthetic with black metal dining table frames, metal kitchen pendants, matte black taps, exposed brick feature walls or Crittall-style shower screens.
The benefits of houseplants in the home are abundant, from air-purifying health benefits and biophilic calming properties to simple aesthetic pleasure.
For wonder walls, look to the 70s and embrace a bohemian-style wall hangings like tapestries and macrame.
7. MOSAIC TILES
Mosaic tiles are an well-loved trend, from hallway floors to kitchen splashbacks and bathroom features. The hexagon tile is currently having a design moment.
8. KITCHEN DESIGN IDEAS
What better place to search for kitchen design ideas than online? Head to Pinterest and Instagram to get up-to-date looks, like Scandi wooden kitchen cupboards and marble tops.
9. LOVE SEAT
It’s no surprise that love seats are in the top 10 most popular interior design trends during lockdown; they’re the ultimate stylish snuggle-up spot for snoozing, reading or enjoying a Netflix bingeathon.
10. DRIED FLOWERS
The trend for dried pampas grass has exploded over the last couple of years, but mimosa and Billy balls (craspedia) are also great options.