Mobile technology has taken the world by storm over the past few decades and it only continues to grow. We have grown accustom to our mobile handsets on a daily basis and quite frankly, some people can’t imagine what it would be like to live without the convenience, or how they did live without it prior. Nonetheless, today we have everything we need at our fingertips. When it comes to home design, this is another accessible industry from our mobile phone device. So you are looking at designing your home, or doing some home renovations? Here are 5 ‘must have’ mobile apps that will help.
Home Design 3D
The name of this app says it all. This is a great app for designing you home and featured rooms with simplicity. Creating both indoor and outdoor plans, furnish them and share your design ideas with friends and family. You can also access the Home Design 3D community to share, gain advice and explore new and potential ideas from other inspiring designs. This is a relatively easy app to navigate and is free as a trial version.
Houzz Interior Design Ideas
If you enjoy looking at countless pictures of exquisite interiors and appealing rooms, this may be the app for you. You will have the opportunity to explore a diverse range of images from a photo bank of over 150,00 accessible photos of kitchens, bedrooms, porches, pools and patios. There are many suggestions and comments available to read on each image. You would surely be able to gain some inspiration on design ideas from this handy app. The awesome news is it’s also free.
Home Spacing Planning Design Tool – Mark on Call HD
This friendly app was created by an interior designer, Mark Lewison, as an addition to his handbook. It allows you to envision your featured room by mapping everything out on the small mobile screen beforehand. This is a handy app because you have the flexibility to access dimensions, lay flooring, explore paint and fabric colours and add furniture to the dimensional floor plan. With a little work, you’ll be able to see your favourite design prior to starting the real thing.
This app is all about photos. You can take photos of rooms in your own home and access the online web-browser library to import for others to view. You can also compile images from other people that have uploaded theirs, to source some inspiration. You will be granted access to create your own moodboard with different colours and effects, then explore the options to consider for your own home design.
Home Interiors Ideas HD
Here you have the opportunity to select from the 6 major categories more suited to you. Covering the bulk of the home, the app provides a selection of hundreds of interior design ideas that may be suited to you individual tastes. You can access these through a slideshow and zoom in for further details. Bookmark and share your favourite design ideas to show your friends and family.
There are countless available apps out there relevant to home design that would suit your needs, this is just the beginning. To gain some inspiration from real and respected home designs, click here for a range of possibilities.
Written by Keith Hensley
Keith runs a reputable home building business in Australia. He is passionate about new green building technologies and ways to reduce footprint in the building industry.
Posted by Keren Fathi-Poor at 13 February, 2013