As technology progresses, we see the invention of many things that can assist us with epic home design. Namely, a bunch of great interior design apps for your smartphone, device or computer so you can incorporate hot décor trends on the go and keep much needed information in the one place.
These interior design apps are a must have for any home décor enthusiast— whether you’re a professional or hobbyist or just doing up one room for the fun of it.
1. RoomScan Pro
How many hours have you spent searching for the original floor plan of your house? You’re sure you put it somewhere safe… never to be found again. This super simple app scans your room to provide you with the dimensions and a 3D model so you can effortlessly envisage new decor and furnishings to your heart’s content.
It offers augmented reality scanning or the ability to touch your phone against the walls to measure. It’s not only great for individual room planning, it also helps with exteriors and gardens.
Everyone’s favourite interior design site, Houzz, also has a superbly handy app. It’s your ‘one stop shop’ for design inspiration and tips, a directory of many professionals to help you get the job done and an online store of every kind of home decor product you can imagine.
Havenly pegs itself as an interior design app for ‘real people’. As well as a range of personally curated products and photo technology, it also has the added bonus of offering live chats with professional interior designers. This app is great if you get stuck on something or need on-demand help and answers.
4. Photo Measures
A superb app that allows you to collate and save a variety of measurements on your phone. Store the dimensions and measurements for cabinetry, wall size, floor area and so much more. This is particularly useful when you are trying to decide what size artwork you can fit in your home and whether you should go large with a statement piece.
5. Planner 5D
Use Planner 5D online tool to create detailed home plans and modern interior design like a pro, without any professional skills.
Easily visualise how you want your room or home to look with this handy tool. Create your dream home with fabulous interior design with their mammoth ideas library. It offers varying difficulty levels and you can even publish your dream project to social media platforms, so your friends and family can join in the fun.
6. Live Home 3D
Anyone can be a home designer with the Live Home 3D app. It offers detailed floorplans and 3D renderings so you don’t have to overwork your imagine and can see exactly what the finished result will look like.
This interior design app purports that you can ‘…walk through the interior, apply materials, arrange furniture and share the work among your devices.’ Plus, it has panorama image and viewing options, so regardless of the size or shape of your room you can still make it look spectacular. You can also use the app across your phone, tablet and computer.
SmartDraw is a multipurposed software for a range of applications that is designed for professional use. As part of their software, they offer a planning and drawing tool that is used exclusively for interior design.
With hundreds of templates available, SmartDraw is a step up from most interior design apps and is aimed at the more professional or experienced home décor designer. You can even try it for free.
8. Vogue Living
One of the most infamous home décor glossy magazines in the world is now available via app! So you can have sensational inspiration at your fingertips wherever you go.
Promising a myriad of influences that inspire us, along with cultural styles and trends, you can now get the magazine look in your own home or workplace. Furthermore, they also offer a thirty day free trial.
Are you in love with any interior design apps? If so, let us know below. Now that you’ve planned your space, don’t forget the finishing touch with a beautiful art print to pull your design together.