Top 10 Most Popular Carpet Colours of 2021

The most sought-after carpet colour by customers in 2021 was grey, according to research by

The London-based home repair service analyzed global Google search volumes, with the colour receiving 88,620 monthly searches.

“Whilst past years have seen more colourful and patterned carpets become more popular, we’re not surprised to see our research has uncovered that a more neutral colour like grey is the most favoured,” says Chris Burls, co-founder of

Moving away from the simplicity of grey was blue, which was second on the list with an average of 17,400 monthly searches. The most popular blue search terms included midnight, duck egg, royal and teal. In terms of blue patterns, herringbone was amongst the most searched.

Third was black, which reflects darker paint trends of the past few years. The brooding colour had 15,460 average monthly searches, and was followed by white (12,680) and green (11,780).

“For most homes and commercial spaces, the durability and neutrality of greys, blacks and blues always works with a modern (interior) to bring a warm cohesiveness to most areas,” says interior designer Rita Chulani. “In 2021, there has been a slight turn to warm beiges with a hint of grey to a colour that we have coined as greige.”

Rounding out the top 10 was brown (10,190), beige (7,690), patterned (5,870), pink (5,350) and silver (4,240).

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