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One of the best things about tech is communicating ideas or making visions come to life with little time and resources. With a good app in your hand can you rearrange the room while sitting on your couch, see with augmented reality exactly how new furniture will look in the living room, or find the perfect color for the office. Here are 6 apps that deliver apartment therapy.
Left: uDecore – Right: Home Design Interior Space Planning Tool
Home Design Interior Space Planning Tool
Creating a floor plan for your space and adjusting furniture placement has never been easier than with the Home Design Interior Space Planning Tool. Created by interior designer Mark Lewison, this app lets you input your home floor plan and furniture to rearrange it with professional help. There’s a lot to offer, with professional tips such as the ‘Ten Commandments of Interior Design’ checklist to make the most of your home. With precise measurements, you can avoid the door hitting furniture and make a clear path from room to room. $2
Left: My Measures and Dimensions – Right: 3D Interior Room Design
3D Interior Room Design
Apps that add a third dimension to your floor plans usually become convoluted and muddled by awkward touchscreen controls. 3D Interior Room Design is not one of those apps, making it as easy as inputting your floor plans into a grid and watching it come to life. There is a great deal of customization to add to your designs, such as wall colors, baseboard moldings, doors, windows, changing the walls to brick, wallpaper, pictures, wall panels, fireplaces, rugs and curtains. The visuals are well made, and furniture placements are promised in a future update. $5
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iOS – $5
Left: Augmented Colors – Right: Feng Shui Kua Finder
Feng Shui Kua Finder
Feng Shui is the popular spiritual art of home decor, which promotes the creed that a good home layout brings peace, health and prosperity in your everyday life. In finding the Earth’s polarity and energy flow, you will be able to find the optimal placement of furniture. The Feng Shui Kua Finder app makes it easier for beginners to jump in by inputting the data surrounding their living space and in return receiving data back that’s easy to digest. Free