Just because you decided to redecorate your home without resorting to the services of a professional decorator, that doesn’t mean you don’t need help. It’s not always easy to choose the right color to paint the bedroom wall or decide on the ideal position for the furniture in the living room … In fact, help can be just a click away.
So, before or after doing a personal credit simulation, we suggest that you also try some of the many decorating apps and simulators that can avoid disappointment and discussions regarding the optimal choice.
Home 3D Design
Home Design 3D is a reference app in interior design, to decorate, design or create the home of your dreams. It is a very complete professional application, which allows you to design houses from scratch (in 2D and 3D), import floor plans, change the height and thickness of walls, include doors and windows with fully scalable joinery pieces.
Choose from a thousand pieces of furniture and accessories, and personalize all the decoration, with the advantage that you can see other projects already done as to look for inspiration. There is a free app version with less functionality and a version for gardens and other outdoor spaces. Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone and iPad.
The Swedish decorating giant has an app, IKEA Place, which allows customers to see exactly how more than 2,000 furniture and decorative items would look in their homes, thanks to augmented reality technology (Apple’s ARkit). It is so interactive you will feel like you are actually doing something else, like betting on sports online in BetAmerica.com, instead of browsing through home décor stuff.
The applicatim/on is easy to use, placing photorealistic furniture in the frame by touching the screen. The furniture is correctly sized to the millimeter and you can get around it and observe the fabrics and colors up close. Of the 2,200 items that can be tried on, most are large items for the living room, such as sofas or coffee and dining tables.
Homestyler Interior Design
This app was developed to allow the user to visualize interior design ideas, simulating how furniture and decoration products would look in a certain environment, so that you can decide whether to buy them or not according to the in-app result.
To do so, just take a picture of the space you want to transform. In a kind of virtual fitting room, it will be possible to test the colors of walls, decoration items and furniture from real brands (so that the user can actually buy the tested products, if desired). All this with high quality 3D models.
The app also offers interior design projects such as inspirations, decoration tips and trends. The design collection features photos, articles and “How To”. Homestyler Interior Design is available for iOS and Android.
This application allows you to create building plans in a few minutes from photography. With this, it will be possible to generate complete work estimates, visualize the space in 3D and plan projects.
The created plans can be edited by the user, who can add objects, notes, product price lists, tasks and other costs.
The app is ideal for real estate agents, artisans, firefighters, architects, home inspectors, interior designers, small businesses and even do-it-yourselfers. Magicplan is available for iOS and Android.
Design a Room
Design a Room is a very exciting software for those who want to start visualizing your house as a designer. It allows you to select a room in the house, choose the style you prefer and change the colors and textures of the furniture you like best. The app comes from a company that specializes in decoration, which can physically accomplish what you designed with the app.
A great app for those who end up having questions while decorating their home. The interesting aspect is that the app still shows warnings about combinations that do not go well together, especially for certain rooms.