7 Interior Design Apps to Download Now

When it comes to interior inspiration, technology can have a real influence. From Pinterest and Instagram to interior focused blogs, today we are able to access a wealth of resources to help us fine tune our ideas and create our ideal home design.

In addition to social media sites, online and offline publications, apps can also help you discover ideas, build plans and create mood boards. Here are seven interior design apps to download, to help you create your perfect home…

1. Houzz

Well-known interior inspiration site Houzz have recently added a helpful new feature to their app. With the Houzz app you can discover and share design ideas, find professionals, get advice and shop interior products.

One of the latest features to be added allows you to view your room in 3D, to try out products and design ideas in your home before you commit to making permanent changes or buying expensive statement pieces.

2. Colour Capture

This app helps you draw inspiration from your everyday life. If you spot a colour you love that you feel would work well in your home, simply take a photo of the object or landscape, upload to the app and discover paint options that match.

3. Photo Measures

This app is handy when you are shopping for furniture. Take a photo of your room before you go, and add all of the measurements of the room to the image, to help you visualise where you will place furniture and how it will fit.

4. IHandy Carpenter

This app is super helpful for when you’re in the middle of a restoration project and need various tools to achieve a professional finish. The app features various digital tools, such as a spirit level – handy for when you are hanging pictures or putting up shelves.

5. Color911

Created by colour consultant, Amy Wax, Color911 features hundreds of colour palettes to help you choose a colour scheme that works perfectly. Browse pre made colour palettes, or create your own. You can even upload photos of things that you already have in your room, such as soft furnishings or furniture, and the app will respond by identifying complimentary colours.

6. Curate

Artwork in interiors can really make or break a room. With Curate you can try pieces out in your room before you take the plunge and buy and hang, to make sure you are happy that the piece works with your scheme and space. Simply upload a photo of any blank wall in your home and try out different pieces in the space from your favourite artists and print brands.

7. LikeThat Decor and Furniture

Source pieces of furniture and homeware that you love by uploading a photo of a piece you have spotted – Like That Decor and Furniture can ‘read’ an image and cross-check its features, searching through its own digital inventory of more than 25 million products. Now you can feel inspired by furniture you see when out and about, from cafes, shops and restaurants, to museums and others’ homes.

Great design should be accessible to all. Make creating a beautiful home easy by trying these seven apps today.