Websites that offer free room layout planners include HomeStyler.com, RoomSketcher.com, RoomStyler.com, PotteryBarn.com and Planner5D.com. The Home Styler website offers 2-D and 3-D layout views, customizable floor plans and a large library of generic and name brand furniture products to use in the virtual design process. A user can select the paint color of a room's walls, as well as browse a design gallery for inspiration.
Pottery Barn offers a similar room planner application that allows a user to arrange products from the company’s home decor collection in a virtual floor plan, as well as to choose graphics of general furniture shapes. The website also provides pre-designed floor plans for inspiration.
Room Styler features a 3-D room-planning program that permits a user to add architectural details to a room, such as staircases, fireplaces and pillars, in addition to home decor. The website provides a seasonal room planning option, with a selection of Christmas trees, wreaths and other decorations to embellish a pre-existing room design.
The Room Sketcher website features a free room design application that allows a user to choose the wall colors and wallpaper, window design, building materials and furniture placement of a virtual room. The floor plan can be viewed from an aerial perspective or in a 360-degree view.
The Planner 5D website offers another room design planner with an overhead view layout, as well as options to design the exterior of a house, including the garage and landscaping.