Being a national online home furnishings e-commerce website that works with local retailers to bring you affordable furniture with excellent customer service, we get a lot of insights into furniture trends from across the country. This series will give you the 411 on hot styles, looks and pieces by state. Here, we take a look at furniture trends in our most popular Northeastern states by sales.
New York Furniture Trends
In 2012, we’ve seen a return to the traditional in furniture tastes for New York. Think dark, sumptuous woods and ornately carved details. Our most popular sellers there have been stately dining room sets and overstuffed living room furniture – all classic and very masculine.
Pennsylvania Furniture Trends
Leather living room furnishings are very popular in Pennsylvania, especially in traditional designs and dark brown or black. Formal-looking sofas inspired by the Victorian time period but updated for today’s use are also sought after.
Massachusetts Furniture Trends
Massachusetts’s furniture trends tend to run a little eclectic, with a preference tending toward more colors, especially for living rooms. Here, furniture aficionados chose to brighten their living rooms up with white leather and upholstery in shades of plum and rust. Additionally, padded leather headboards are also hot, whether set in a more traditional or very modern looking bed.
New Jersey Furniture Trends
In New Jersey, furniture shoppers put a premium on comfort! Recliners and sectionals are very popular, and the style leans toward casual contemporary, sometimes with a touch of modern. Think ample seating and deep, soft cushions.
Connecticut Furniture Trends
The counter height dining room furniture trend is going strong in Connecticut, where we see furniture shoppers both buy complete dinette sets or create their own. And styles run the gamut from Shaker-inspired cherry wood finishes to Italianate high-gloss blacks.