Google Search Says These Are the Most Popular Paint Colors to Use in Every Room in Your House
Whether you're getting the nursery ready to bring your little one home or finally getting around to giving your kitchen a much-needed makeover, choosing what color to paint your home is a big decision. If you've been searching for inspiration from recent trends, look no further than Living Cozy's recently published list of the paint colors that are projected to dominate homes throughout 2022. To compile their roundup of this year's paint trends, researchers analyzed 12 months of Google search history and broke down the most popular color in each room of the house.
They found that the kitchen is the most redecorated area in the house with a total of 6.6 million worldwide Google searches for kitchen interior colors. Overall, green has been one of the trendiest colors this year, ranking in the top three color choices for every room included in the study. The most desired shades include sage, olive, and emerald. Additionally, the research also revealed white, blue, and black as popular choices all around. When it came to the kitchen though, classic white is still the most popular color with 889,500 annual Google searches, which was followed by green with 728,500 searches, and blue with 715, 200 searches.
In the bedroom, black dominated with 396,000 annual Google searches. The study authors believe it's a popular choice because it can help facilitate a good night's sleep. Coming in as the second most desired color in the bedroom was white with 274,800 annual searches and green with 259,800 searches. In the nursery, green came in at the top spot with 71,600 searches. According to the study, the soothing color is believed to promote concentration and reading abilities. After green, people are most interested in painting their nursery white (36,200 searches) and brown (31,900).
Black was the most popular paint color for the bathroom, with 362,600 annual Google searches. The study notes that the trend, which garnered over 2.2 million worldwide Google searches in 2021, is stylish, modern, and chic. Maybe less surprising, white was the second most desired color for bathrooms according to Google, with 252,400 annual searches, followed by green with 204,800 searches. In the dining room, green was the most popular shade with 38,700 annual Google searches. Next was blue (36,700 annual searches) and white (23,400 annual searches).
Of course, perhaps one of the largest painting projects is the living room where people are most interested in painting their walls green (188,100 annual Google searches). According to the study, the color symbolizes renewal and growth and can be the perfect way to bring the essence of nature indoors without loading your space with plants. After green, people are interested in painting their living room white, which came in at 150,100 annual Google searches. The color is timeless and can fit a variety of design aesthetics, from farmhouse to minimalist. Finally, blue was the third most popular paint color for living rooms, coming in at 122,700 annual Google searches.