Remember when your search for interior design inspiration included stacks of dog-eared magazines? This chaotic, crowded world has been changed by the internet’s mood board. PinterestThis has created a whole new way of finding and organizing design inspiration. With so many designers and such a range of styles to choose from, it seems impossible to pick a favorite, however Budget direct home insurance has tried. The company recently put the numbers together to find out the most popular interior design styles on Pinterest, as well as the best interior designers. Did your favorites make the cut?
The most tackled interior design style
Budget Direct used Interiordecor.com to make a comprehensive list of interior design styles, then tapped its own data scientist to find out how many times each style was pinned on Pinterest. They found that vintage is the most popular among the top 10 design styles on Pinterest with 2,665,779 pins. Given the style’s long history and the many images available on the internet, it’s no surprise that vintage comes out on top.
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Other popular styles
Budget Direct found Indian-style interiors to be the second most popular due to their ornate wood furniture and rich colors and patterns. Arts & Crafts, Modern and English complete the top 5.
The most influential “pinterior designer” in the world
After Budget Direct compiled a list of the most influential interior designers in the world, it calculated the number of times each was pinned on Pinterest. Joanna Gaines, known as the “better half” of the duo in the popular reality TV series “Fixer Upper”, took first place with 238,163 pins. The interior designer at Pinterest is also famous for her penchant for farmhouse chic.
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American designers dominate the top 10
In the list of the 10 most influential interior designers in the world, American designers grabbed all but one point. Thomas O’Brien falls behind Joanna Gaines with 168,999 pins. Nate Berkus, Michael Taylor and Tony Duquette round out the top 5. The most pinned interior designer outside of America is Belgian Axel Vervoordt with 69,416 pins. Greg Natale is the most pinned designer in Australia with 11,985 Pins, and the most pinned designer in the UK is Zaha Hadid with 57,168 Pins.