Hellenistic revival

Colorful collage of Greek-themed items. Pink Michelangelo’s bust of David at center with sunglasses and earring. Curved couch with gray and white pillows at left, rounded bushes underneath. Large column in back. Stone building and white fabric at right.

Greece is the word

Nostalgia will go back to its roots in 2022. This year, people will take inspiration from Ancient Greece and invest in everything from Corinthian home decor to Aphrodite-inspired wallpaper. One of the youngest generations—Gen Z—is embracing this ancient trend more than anybody.

Woman in a white camisole top with black dots holds her hand above her head. White marble bust in front with pink flower growing out of its head. Pink vase on back, standing marble slab in back.





Woman in clear white raincoat throws her head and hands back. Small pink TV on a pink pedestal at left, white marble bust in the screen. Doorway arch in background.

Creator spotlight

Design die-hards: pay attention to Mat Sanders. This celebrity home designer is the go-to creator for vibrant, sophisticated interiors. Follow Mat and see how you can style a place that feels timeless, not tacky.

“I see major Greece vibes happening in my home this year. I already have my eye on a Roman-inspired statue for my entryway. And I found a blue and white accent wallpaper that reminds me of summer in Santorini.”

Bring this trend to life

If you’re a home brand...

Show people how to infuse ancient aesthetics into their home, from an Aphrodite-themed bathroom to blue, gold and white color palettes.

If you’re a fashion brand...

Break out the Greek chic. Highlight your antiquity-inspired rings, necklaces, earrings and other ancient-inspired accessories.

If you’re a special events brand...

Destination wedding in Greece, anyone? Or for people who can’t make it there IRL, help them recreate the Mediterranean in their own backyard. Togas or bust.

Pinterest search term for Greece vacation. View of a cathedral's dome with a cross on top over clear blue skies. Top view of a dish with a whole cooked fish topped with feta cheese and herbs. Top half of a statue with wings. Pin showcasing a panoramic view of Santorini, Greece. With the blue domed rooftops overlooking the sea. Text reads it’s (more than) all Greek to me. Description reads book your island-hopping adventure.

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Pinterest, search data, global, analysis period Oct 2019-Sep 2021