Anyone who’s tasked with designing an interior knows it’s no easy feat. There’s a seemingly endless stream of hues, styles, and scales to consider; trends to adopt or refuse. And aesthetic leanings and unique style sensibilities to pay homage to. And most of the time. When you’re stuck with using only your imagination to picture how it’ll look in the end. And you just have to hope that it comes together with the way you envisioned.
Well, the good news is, technology has made the task of designing your home a whole lot easier. These days, there are a number of great apps that are designed to help make your vision a reality by taking a ton of the guesswork out of it. From showing you what a piece of furniture look like in your home to helping you capture any color on the go. Hence, the following home design apps will leave you with a beautifully designed home in no time at all.
There might be no bigger interior design challenge. Then finding the right scale for your furniture and decor. If a piece of furniture is too large, your space will look cramped and crowded; if it’s too small, it’ll appear sterile and hollow.
Measured takes the guesswork out of the scale problem by transforming your phone’s camera into a measuring device using augmented reality. With it, you can measure anything, anywhere, and you’ll always have those measurements at the ready when you need ‘em.
Gallery walls Designer
Gallery walls are the perfect way to add personality and intrigue to a blank wall, but it can be tough to picture what the perfect arrangement will look like. That is, until now.
The Gallery Wall Designer within the Art.com app allows you to take a photo of your wall and input images and photos that you can then mix and match by size, shape, and style until you arrive at the perfect gallery wall arrangement for your space.
Even with all of the aforementioned help, sometimes you want a professional’s advice. Well, with the Havenly app you can get just that straight from the comfort of your couch. If you’re facing a design dilemma, all you need to do is snap a photo of your space and upload it to the app.
From there, Havenly will match you with a professional interior designer who aligns with your aesthetic and you can ask them anything you need to get your design squared away. And if you want to take this hands-on help to the next level, you can hire the designer to.
Ever been out and about and stumbled upon an interior color you love but can’t figure out what it’s called or where it’s from? Then you need Color Capture in your life.
Developed by paint company Benjamin Moore, this handy app lets you take a photo of the color in question and returns paint hue options that match it. Plus, you’ll get additional color suggestions designed to complement your new favorite hue.