Elle Decor's Most Popular Images of 2018

The colors, trends, and rooms that defined the year.

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It's probably no surprise that our Instagram followers love good design, but over the course of 2018 they showed us exactly what excites them the most: Bright colors are a perennial favorite. An inviting bed is never a bad idea. A good entryway is double-tap bait. Wallpaper is always exciting. A statement staircase make them weak at the knees. And our followers are inspired to travel—or at least to dream of wandering. Welcome to our most popular images of the past 12 months.

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Kathryn Ireland's Santa Monica bungalow, by ELLE DÉCOR editor in chief Whitney Robinson.

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A springy entryway by Hancock Design.

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Pink, blue, and white tablescape by Giselle Bassi.

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A shot from the balcony of Hôtel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, South of France, where ELLE DÉCOR editor in chief Whitney visited in May.

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The blue and red master bedroom in a New York City apartment by Nathan Turner.

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A dark floral powder room, part of a recent remodel by Sara Ruffin Costello.

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An all marble bathroom design by MADDUX Creative

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An entryway of flowers in Notting Hill, London.

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Dark green spiraling stairs at The Hoxton Botique Hotel in Paris.

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A nature-inspired salon is just one room in designer Johanna Ortiz's Cartagena vacation home.

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A mix of styles in the guest room of Sara Ruffin Costello's recent New Orleans remodel.

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The blue salon inside the Villa Oasis of Yves Saint Laurent.

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Bright reds and blues on the outdoor terrace of the Villa Oasis of Yves Saint Laurent.

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A London entryway draped in pink and violet flowers.

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The cliffside village of Positano, Italy.

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The open and airy sitting room in Maria Hibri's Beirut home.

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A bright blend of glam and farmhouse in Irene Neuwirth's LA home.

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The entryway of Colombian fashion designer Johanna Ortiz's Cartagena vacation home.

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The vibrant living space of designer Alyse Rodriguez.

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One of many stunning cakes from visionary baker Alana Jones-Mann.

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A birds-eye view of the incredible staircase from Steven Harris Architects.

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A staircase making a statement, from Steven Harris Architects.

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An unbeatable mountain valley view by Aimee Hernandez.

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A simply serene snowscape by Mikko Lagerstedt.

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