98% of People Can't Identify These Interior Design Styles. Can You?

By: Kennita Leon
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About This Quiz

When it comes down to design, it's all about your personal style and how you choose to decorate your home. Not everyone will like the same things, and that's fine. How boring would the world be if we only had one choice, or if we liked the same things? Luckily, we have options. And that is abundantly clear when it comes to interior design styles. 

There are designs known for their 'clean' looks, like modern, minimalist and contemporary. There are designs that have quite a bit of character, like rustic and shabby chic. There are those that look ridiculously expensive, like Regency and French country. And there are those that only a few dare to attempt to emulate, like bohemian, Moroccan, Scandinavian and Gothic. 

This quiz isn't about what you like. It's about all the interior design styles that exist and whether or not you can tell us what they are. So, we want you to test your design knowledge and tell us which style is which, based on what you see in the picture. Do you think you can do it? Or do you need to watch some more HGTV and the DIY Network? Let's find out!

Not to be confused with contemporary, this design style employs a sleek appearance with simple furniture and minimal accessories.

A pale color palette such as cream, white and pastels, infused with weathered-looking furnishings is the antique look for this design.

This gloomy style features high windows and ceilings, regal fireplaces, heavy furniture and dreary shades of black, ruby, purple, forest green, gold and ochre.

This design style incorporates vintage light fixtures and furniture with Aztec-inspired rugs, textiles and collections, in order to reflect a carefree lifestyle.

Much like Bohemian, this style integrates a variety of light and airy hues, such as white and blue, and other island-inspired accessories, such as flowers and plants.

As the name implies, vintage combines the aesthetic of distressed furniture with dark, hardwood floorings and artistic, but dated accessories.

Contemporary, which is frequently confused with modern, differs in that it allows for more flexibility and the inclusion of other styles.

Mid-century modern, which was introduced sometime in the mid-1900s, is characterized by clean and curved lines, minimal ornamentation and organic and geometric forms.

This style utilizes bright colors, striking geometric patterns and a variety of materials, such as chrome, plastic, stainless steel and glass, in order to make a bold statement.

American colonial, which was popularized during the 20th century, infuses the simplicity of traditional European designs with the rustic look of American decor.

Traditional design style, which is rooted in European origins, is known for its classic details, luxurious furnishings with dark, finished wood and velvet or silk fabrics.

This design integrates an abundance of natural elements, such as wood and stone, in order to emulate the outdoors, by which it was inspired.

The minimalist concept is defined by simplicity and functionality, which is expressed through the use of neutral color palettes and uncluttered accessories.

Eclectic décor combines the accessories, colors, and aesthetics of a variety of design styles in order to create a cohesive and sometimes not-so-cohesive look.

This style incorporates clean lines, neutral colors and natural elements to create an elegant, functional and simple design.

Moroccan decor is the fusion of vibrant colors, intricate patterns and details that reflect the country's rich culture and tradition.

The Mediterranean concept, of which there are three main types (Spanish, Greek, and Italian), is a nature-inspired design style that utilizes wood, fresh colors, and organic fabrics.

Similar to rustic and farmhouse, country style makes use of worn down furniture, muted colors and accessories, such as baskets and pottery and floral, striped, and checked patterns.

This design, which draws inspiration from an urban loft or warehouse, primarily uses exposed brick, distressed furniture, and metal light fixtures to create a sense of unfinished rawness.

Regency style is an early 18th-century interior design that reflects the Greek and Roman influence in the form of high ceilings and detailed marble walls.

Also referred to as Oriental design, this style uses bold colors, ornate furniture and accessories in order to showcase the cultures of Japan, China, Taiwan and other Asian societies.

Coastal, also called the Hamptons style, is known for its beach and ocean-inspired look, which is demonstrated through the use of light and airy colors, such as white and blue.

The aesthetics of French designs combine the old with the new: vintage furniture and accessories with modern fixtures.

Like the name suggests, transitional design blends traditional elements and modern materials, such as glass and steel.

This vintage-inspired style uses a neutral color scheme and ornate wall decorations to create a softer, (and sometimes) feminine look.

This design style will vary depending on the geographical location but typically encompasses muted colors, handmade items, distressed furniture, and plaid fabrics.

Originating in the 1920s, this style is characterized by vivid colors and patterns, as well as the incorporation of geometric shapes that result in a unique and elegant space.

Mid-century modern places emphasis on simplicity and functionality, which could be seen in the use of organically shaped furnishings and other materials, such as molded plastic and aluminum.

A modern space is created through the use of crisp, clean lines, a simple color scheme, along with glass, steel and metal materials.

This design is achieved by blending the aesthetics of different styles through the use of color, pattern, texture, and accessorizing.

Regency is an elegant and luxurious design style which was produced by drawing inspiration from the designs of various countries, such as France, Greece, Persia and Rome.

Scandinavian design employs a clean, versatile look through the use of natural lighting, minimal accessories, and an all-white color palette.

Contemporary is described as a fluid design style which is ever-changing, and thus, is less restricted to just one kind of design.

A carefree and free-spirited nature is reflected in this home design through the use of floor pillows and all-natural furnishings.

This style brings nature indoors by using warm tones, such as beige for the walls and furniture, and vivid colors,such as blue, yellow and green on the fabrics and accents.

Coastal, also referred to as nautical or cottage décor, is a tranquil, natural design style that uses a white or sand-colored foundation and unfinished wood for tables and chairs.

Industrial décor is considered a clean style because it makes use of lots of stainless steel and smooth, straight lines.

Minimalism is defined by the use of ultra-clean lines, neutral and simplistic color schemes, and you guessed it, minimal accessories.

The Asian-influenced interior design is frequently incorporated into homes and other buildings through the use of decorative screens, woven mats and paper lamp shades.

This exotic, vibrant and relaxed design is achieved by utilizing bold, geometric patterns and vivid accent colors.

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