We are almost in the first half of the year 2020, and in spite of everything that has happened, the world must continue on. And some refreshing changes are coming.
The same way ten years ago Scandinavian and Mid Century Modern consolidated nationwide in the preferences of most of the American public, according to a research reported by Apartment Therapy, there is definitely a new boy in the town of Decor Styles in 2020: Coastal Living.
Coastal Living expanded nationwide a couple of years ago; and its related to the elements of the coast and sea way of life: Blue colors, white sand, sailor and fishing decore, and with emphasis on natural materials.
Nevertheless, one of the main trends that drive the market of Interior Design is still alive and in very good health. Mid Century Modern still stands for the favor of the majority of American states. In fact, there is a curious association between enthusiasts of Coastal Living and Mid Century Modern. In this association, when many people intended to label its favorite Style, they often named it “Mid Century Modern”, when they really referred to “Coastal Living”.
Another interesting result of the study is the preferences by state. Coastal Living is considered right now as the most popular Decor Style. In all logic, the surge of Coastal Living is stronger in all the west coast: FL, AL, GA, NC, SC, NJ, and so on, for a total of 18 states. Coastal is followed closely by Mid Century Modern, with 16 states. Other preferences are: Modern, Rustic Decore (Equivalent to the Scandinavian), Boho and Cottage.
Very interesting is to acknowledge that Modern, in somehow related with MCM, is the preferred choice in 2 states, so, when you combine it in one label, MCM-Modernism gets even with Coastal Living. Scandinavian, another major force, gets back sharply, just like Rustic Style.
So, along with its new partner, Mid Century Modern keeps the pace as the major trend in Interior Design. Definitely, a movement that is here to stay. The Barcelona Collection is going to be here for a long time, for the joy of many Design enthusiasts, in America and all over the world.