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by Astha Mishra

Best Apps For Beginner Interior Designers To Nail Their Game

Here is a list of the top 5 best-rated apps for interior designers which will help you give your best.

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No matter who you are, being a professional means you have to accept the changing norms for delivering better results. Gone are the days when being an interior designer meant carrying heavy portfolios, pen and paper along everywhere you went to show for your skills.

It’s the digital age and like every other profession, interior designing hasn’t remained untouched by its magic. Today, there is an app for everyone - for interior designers too - you just need to find the right ones. Most interior designers must already be using many of these apps, but if you are an uninitiated person in the world of apps for interior designing, this is the place for you.



If there is one app that is so good for interior designers that it might solve all your problems single-handedly, then it’s SketchUp. It’s your digital replacement for pencil, paper and scale.

It’s one of the most popular 3D modelling and design tools out there - you might even already be using it and if you aren’t, it’s time to get onboard.

The biggest reason for the popularity of this app is its ease of use and a large collection of free 3D components. This app has great tools to help you design conceptual mock-ups of real-world objects.

This app is considered a blessing for interior designers who want to create space plans, model furniture or simply experiment with different colours.



Pinterest is one of the most important apps if you want assistance in decorating a place - be it home or office. For many interior designers, Pinterest is admittedly a source of constant inspiration.

Most professional interior designers use Pinterest as an organizing tool for their projects by using pins and boards to find easily what they are looking for.

Pinterest On Google Play
Pinterest On Apple Store

And if you’re thinking - “Ah, I’m already great at organizing my projects!” - hear me out! It’s not all about creating pins and boards for different projects, having a presence on Pinterest can actually help your business grow.

Pinterest has a huge outreach and creating a presence here can be a great way of marketing yourself. By creating engaging content, you can easily establish yourself as an expert.

Homestyler Interior Design

Homestyler Interior Design

Homestyler is another beloved app amongst most interior designers. If you want to redesign your space without actually moving the furniture around, you can always take the help of Homestyler for that.

You can easily create your own interior design profile and share it with others to get likes and comments. You can simply take photos of the room and turn it into a 3D landscape where you can scale their 3D furniture to see how they can fit your floor plan.

You can also use 3D models of actual products to make sure it fits your taste and style - isn’t that amazing?Just make sure you don’t end up spending too much time on the app because it’s just so much fun to do so!



HomeByMe is another app for helping you design an ideal space for home and office and is especially loved for its ease of use.

You can simply draw your plans in 2D and once they are done, view them in 3D mode with different furniture, rugs, lightening fixtures, etc added to it.

Another reason why it’s preferred by many interior designers and architects is its ease of use - navigating through this app is very easy.

The only issue comes with a slow UI/UX but many people choose to ignore that in favour of the value provided by this app. It’s a must-have app for all interior designers!

Live Home 3D

Live Home 3D

Live Home 3D is helpful in not just creating, but also inspiring different designs and it’s best suited for beginners! With readymade templates, you can get ideas for creating your own space with some inspiration.

The best part about this one is the augmented reality feature. Once you are done drawing the 2D floor plan, get ready to see the 3D version of it all ready to help you add other external elements. The app also provides an internal object library with kitchen sets, table, chairs, sofas, windows, stairs - create your home for real with this app!

So there you go! These are some of the most popular apps among interior designers and architects for many reasons mentioned above. The best in the industry are using these apps to make their work easier and more efficient.

These apps aren’t there just for beginners or just for established interior designers - these are for everyone who wants to tap into their best potential with the help of technology. Go get these on your phones!

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