Some free apps for creating a floor layout include Floor Plan Creator, MagicPlan, Master-Design Furnish, FloorPlanner and Homestyler. Pinterest and Houzz are great apps for finding ideas for furniture and decorations. ColorSchemer and ColorSnap are both apps that assist with choosing color schemes and paint colors. An app that aids in budgeting for the project is Zillow Digs.
There are apps for virtually every stage of design, including budgeting, floor-planning, choosing a color scheme and finding furniture. Zillow Digs helps in the budgeting process by giving estimates for a variety of interior design projects. Homestyler is a useful app for floor-planning because it allows the user to view how actual furniture would look in a room. Designers can superimpose real products onto a downloaded image of the empty room they wish to design.
ColorSchemer Touch allows users to search keywords to find a color scheme that matches the mood they are looking for. Designers can model their rooms around one piece of furniture by using LikeThat to find products that are similar in style.
There are a few details to keep in mind when using apps to design floor layouts. First, the designer should view the space in person so as not to overestimate the size of the room. Second, the designer ought to know the exact room measurements to know how much he can fit in the bedroom.