This e-commerce app let’s you shop with your phone’s camera! When you see a piece of amazing furniture, you simply snap a picture and LikeThat finds similar pieces from thousands of popular stores. Their tagline? “Snap It, Explore It, Find It”. Pretty much sums up this cool app!
We absolutely love this app by Benjamin Moore. Color Capture lets you capture colors from anything or anywhere. You simply snap a picture of any color inspiration that catches your eye and instantly find a color match from Benjamin Moore’s collection of over 3,300 paint colors. This is the app for all design lovers!
This iPad app allows you to brows hundreds of images from Elle Decor’s archives, organized by room and style. Users can easily save and share favorite images with friends, clients, etc. This is a great tool to organize your inspirations and share with your interior designer, architect, or clients.
This app was created by AutoDesk, the same company who created AutoCad, a computer program used widely by professional architects and designers. This app takes out the guesswork for those of us that need help visualizing pieces in our homes. Homestyler lets you see how furniture and decor products will look inside your home before you buy them! Simply upload a photo of the room in question, and let Homestyler help you visualize your interior design ideas. The app acts as a “virtual fitting room” on your iPhone or iPad, letting you try out wall colors, decor items, and furniture from real brands. You can also read up on decor trends, read how-to articles, and get inspiration from professional design projects.
Moodboard is an extremely addicting iPad app for creating mood and inspiration boards. Moodboard helps you collect, organize, and share your inspirations! This app is super helpful for redecorating. You can quickly experiment with new ideas, easily share with friends, design professionals, and clients, and keep all of your projects organized.
iHandy Level takes so much frustration out of hanging wall art! Anyone who has tried hanging photos has experienced the annoyance of hanging a piece, and then stepping back only to find that the piece is crooked- ugh!! Thankfully, iHandy Level is here to rescue us from this aggravation and makes picture alignment easy. You can also use iHandy Level to measure angles, the verticality of a wall, roof pitch calculation, and more.
Another iPad app, Mark On Call helps you with designing and space planning of rooms. Created by interior designer Mark Lewison, Mark On Call lets interior design professionals and enthusiasts plan, preview, and carry out their design vision in an organized way. You can create, experiment, and implement detailed visual plans quickly and even make programming checklists for your projects! Another cool part of this app is a “skin” tool that lets you take pictures of actual finishes, fabrics, rugs, and flooring and apply them to any surface in your room!