Best Apps for Interior Designers
When it comes to selecting the right colors, furniture, or even picture hanging, the technology at our finger tips can be a fantastic resource. We love their ability to enhance our skill sets and how user friendly they can be.
Homestyler Interior Design
Snap a picture of a room to create your own 3D home design playground
• Place high-quality 3D models of real furniture products in your rooms
• Clear out existing items to try out new ideas
• Hang light fixtures from your ceiling
• Visualize different product combinations
• See how realistic models of actual branded rugs, paintings, mirrors and more look in your space
Get inspired, get advice, get feedback
• Browse the Design Stream for pics, articles, how-to’s and more
• Share your designs with friends and family through Facebook and email.
• Comment on and “Heart” designs within the Design Gallery
Capture colors anywhere with Benjamin Moore Color Capture®. Snap a picture of any color inspiration that catches your eye and instantly get its match from Benjamin Moore’s more than 3,300 paint colors.
Color Capture® Features
•Save your pictures with their Benjamin Moore coordinating colors.
•Create custom color combinations and tag them to your inspiration.
•Share your colors on facebook®, twitter® and e-mail.
•Save colors to your Favorites and add notes.
•Explore color combinations
•Access our color collections to find you favorite Benjamin Moore Color
•Locate your nearest Benjamin Moore® retailer
•Explore Benjamin Moore’s product catalog to find the right paint for your project
•Built in QR code reader
From the team behind Evernote, Penultimate is a simple handwriting app for your IPad. Use with a stylus to replicate the experience of writing on paper. Make sketches on floor plans and design notes on images which can easily be shared and archived.
Mark on Call
With this easy-to-use app now optimized for the iPad, designing and space planning your rooms is like having a personal product showroom with an on-call interior designer right at your fingertips.
Created by interior designer Mark Lewison, Mark On Call, lets the interior design professional, their clients—and do-it-yourselfers alike—plan, preview and carry out their design visions while staying organized and within budget.
Based on Mark’s home decorating book, “What Would You Do With This Room?” This is a serious tool for the professional and serious fun for anyone that loves to build and design models or play dollhouse.
Through experimentation, you can solve design problems within your existing space…or simply create your fantasy dream plans.
Artfully Walls Try on Wall
The Artfully Walls Try on Wall app is a quick and fun way to see how art you are considering buying from the site will look on your wall and in your own space, using augmented reality technology.
This super useful app brings five essential decorating tools to the palm of your hand — like that bubble level bar you can never find. It is perfect for smaller projects, like hanging a new picture frame.
You can use iHandy Level for:
– Home decoration
– Picture Alignment
– Angle measurement
– Measure angles of slope, escalator
– Measure the verticality of a wall, or furniture
– Measure the inclination of an aircraft, ship, car or mountain
– Roof pitch calculation
Features more than 50 downloadable color themes. Each theme has 42 different colors; every theme includes colors that work together for whatever your color needs are. Whether you use designer color themes, create your own color on the color wheel, select colors from an Internet or web photo or choose colors from a snapshot or from a photo in your photo library. Edit your colors on your palettes to adjust hue, saturation or brightness. You can reorder your color selection, change color themes, lock in a color, duplicate a palette, with name modification and select colors from a photo. Share your colors instantly with family and friends, your designer or your clients! Send your colors via email or share them on Twitter or Facebook.