What Are the Top Interior Design Styles in Every State in 2019?


Forget Chip and Joanna Gaines‘ beloved farmhouse style, whether it’s rustic or modern. And minimalism is so out—unless you’re Kayne West and Kim Kardashian West. And let’s try to erase word art forever from our memories. This year, it’s all about the industrial look.

The industrial aesthetic, known for its exposed brick and unfinished floors and cabinetry, is the most popular interior design style in the nation, according to a recent report from furniture company Joybird. The factory-chic style was tops in 12 states from across the country.

The report looked at the most-searched-for interior design trends in each state. The findings were based on Google Trends data from June 2018 through May 2019.

“Industrial style is very clean, very masculine, and very minimal,” says Devon Cameron, who worked on the report for Joybird. “The industrial style tends to be a little more underdone, a lot more raw. … It’s very unfinished-looking.”

The growing popularity of the trend could be a bit of a backlash against Victorian, which was the most-searched-for style the last time Joybird did the report in 2017, as well as minimalism. Victorian is loud and colorful, while minimalism is clean and modern.

But tastes definitely varied across the country. In the South, shabby chic, modern farmhouse, and rustic style reigned supreme. Vintage, which incorporates older pieces with more modern ones, was big in the Northeast. Meanwhile, industrial was the most-searched-for style in the Midwest, and it tied with modernism in the West.

Fort Collins, CO–based interior designer Heather Schreiner hasn’t done an entire home in the industrial style. But more of her clients are asking to incorporate the look in their decor.

“We see a lot of industrial touches when it comes to lighting fixtures, furniture accent pieces, railing on stairs,” says Schreiner, of Associates in Building & Design. That could be chairs or tables with black matte or bronze legs or bases and metal light fixtures with Edison bulbs.

“It’s going a lot more mainstream,” she adds. “Sometimes I’m surprised when certain people go that direction.”

But industrial may not be as widespread as the report makes it appear.

“I’m not seeing that [style] in the market right now,” says Jenni Lantz, the manager of DesignLens, a design resource for developers, builders, architects, and interior designers. “Perhaps industrial is an up-and-coming style, but we don’t see that it is here yet.”

The most popular interior design styles in the nation


So what is your state’s favorite style?

Alabama: Shabby chic Alaska: Industrial Arizona: Industrial Arkansas: French country California: Hollywood regency Colorado: Asian Zen Connecticut: Vintage Delaware: Bohemian Florida: Coastal Georgia: Rustic Hawaii: Minimalist Idaho: Modern country Illinois: Industrial Indiana: Rustic Iowa: Rustic Kansas: Vintage Kentucky: Rustic Louisiana: Industrial Maine: Victorian Maryland: Shabby chic Massachusetts: Shabby chic Michigan: Industrial Minnesota: Midcentury modern Mississippi: Shabby chic Missouri: Midcentury modern Montana: Industrial Nebraska: Art Deco Nevada: Art Deco New Hampshire: Industrial New Jersey: Midcentury modern New Mexico: Minimalist New York: Urban modern North Carolina: Industrial North Dakota: Industrial Ohio: Industrial Oklahoma: Vintage Oregon: Minimalist Pennsylvania: Vintage Rhode Island: Minimalist South Carolina: Coastal South Dakota: Traditional Tennessee: Urban modern Texas: Vintage Utah: Industrial Vermont: Vintage Virginia: Midcentury modern Washington: Eclectic West Virginia: Shabby chic Wisconsin: Urban modern Wyoming: Industrial

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Source: Housing Trends Feed