The Top 5 Interior Design Apps
Whether you’re just looking for a mini makeover or to completely refurbish your home, there are now a wide range of interior design apps available to give you a helping hand and provide you with inspiration and ideas on how to achieve the dream home you’ve always wanted. At Sash Windows London we take a look at the top 5.
Pinterest is an excellent app to use for both budding and professional interior designers who are looking for a little inspiration. This social networking site is designed to allow users to discover and visually share new ideas with one another – it also allows you to create virtual boards so you can keep track of your ideas whilst you turn your envision into a reality. Pinterest is simple to use and best of all it’s free.
Labelled by CNN once as the ‘Wikipedia of interior and exterior design’, Houzz is arguably one of the biggest and most extensive design apps out there. It has a database of over 9 million high-res photos which you can browse by category – plenty of ideas to get you started! Launched by Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen in 2009 following their own remodeling project, the co-founders describe how they found it difficult to put their visions into effect and struggled to find the right professionals to help with their project. Houzz not only provides inspiration but also allows you to browse for professionals and shop for design-related products. Houzz is free to download on Android and iOS.
ColorSnap is the perfect app for individuals who are after a specific colour and can convert colours from your everyday life to paint-colour watches. This clever app, created by Sherwin Williams, is designed to analyse the colours of any photo on your computer or mobile device to help you find out the exact shade you’re after – perfect for decorative paint projects. ColorSnap is free on Android and iOS.
One Kings Lane is a must-visit if you’re looking to beautify your home, this fantastic app offers a wide-range of high quality yet inexpensive household products. There are new sales on every day – from vintage to designer items, offering you exceptional value for money. Not only is One Kings Lane good for shopping but also great for inspiration, enticing you to try new styles you would’ve never thought of before. There are a wide variety of items available on One Kings Lane including: furniture, lighting, bedding and much more!
Another great app to help you determine the exact shade of a particular colour is myPANTONE, if you’re struggling to determine whether a shade is considered teal or turquoise, this is the app for you. myPANTONE will allow you to find the precise colour you’re looking for and accurately communicate your colour choices from your phone to your surroundings. myPANTONE is available on Android and IOS for approximately £6.99.