Need help designing that new addition to your home or your remodel? Believe it or not, there’s an app for that! Yes, it’s true. Take a look at these apps that you can download onto your smartphone or tablet in order to help you complete the design of your home while you’re on the go.
Benjamin Moore Color Capture
Have you ever wanted to know the specific name of a color you see while out and about because you want to use it in the design of your home? Well, this cool app is making it easier than ever before to determine the names of certain paint colors! Simply snap a photo of the color and let the app find the shade of paint that best matches. You can also explore color combinations and create your own groups of favorites for future reference. The Benjamin Moore Color Capture app is free to download and to use.
Homestyler Interior Design
This neat app lets you virtually redecorate any room in the home. All you have to do is take a picture of the room, upload it and then drag and drop items as desired to adjust the design. You can paint the walls, add in furniture pieces and experiment with different finishes. The app is free of charge and also provides style ideas and information about current home design trends.
Want to track the progress of your design project? If so, you should download RoomReveal! This innovative application allows you to track the progress of your project not only for yourself but for others. Once the images are uploaded, other home improvement DIY-ers are encouraged to offer their own words of advice or comments. The app is free of charge and currently only available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
Home Design 3D
This app gives you the opportunity to design your own building from scratch. You start by selecting a floor plan, drawing the rooms and adjusting the thickness of the walls. Then, you can begin dragging and dropping all kinds of furnishings, windows, flooring types, wallpapers and paint colors in order to create the design you have envisioned. The app is free for iPad, iPhone, iPod and Android users, but you can upgrade your membership if you want access to more advanced design options.
DesignMine is kind of like Pinterest, but it only provides home design inspiration. The design boards are categorized based on the style and the room, which lets you find exactly what you are looking for without having to spend all day filtering hundreds and hundreds of photos. You can also create your own boards and save your own “pins” to help with the design process. The app is free for all iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch users.
Designing your home or getting around to that remodel will be a breeze with the help of these 5 mobile applications! Download these free home design apps on your phone or tablet before you begin your project so you can make a plan and then execute it in the most efficient way possible.