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7 tablet apps for the interior designer in you

We all have this image in mind of a designer with a pen and paper in front of him. This might be true in some cases but the reality is that nowadays technology does most of the work for us. There are lots of apps for iPhone and Tables to help us decorate and elaborate designs. Let’s take a look at some of them.

These are apps developed for tables and they are just what you need when you start decorating your home. Let’s see what we can find for the iPad. There’s the Home 3D app that allows you to recreate your home in 3D. You then get to decorate it with furniture and experiments different designs and decors. It’s like a simulator that allows you to look at several options before making a final decision.Available for 7.99$.

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Then there’s another app called Color Oven. We all know how difficult it is to choose the right color and to combine different shades. This app will allow you to choose the right paint and color after experimenting different options. You can buy this app for $2.99.

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With Color Capture snap a picture of any color inspiration that catches your eye and instantly get its match from Benjamin Moore’s more than 3,300 paint colors.Available for free.

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Similar with Color capture, the ColorSnap allow you to capture real world colors and match them to Sherwin-Williams paint colors—for free.It’s easy to take color inspiration from a photo in your library or one you just snapped. Then choose matching colors or Ask Sherwin-Williams for recommendations. Either way, it’s a cinch to match, adjust, and save colors.

Now let’s see some options for Android. Those who prefer this system can enjoy the BuildApp. It’s the best 3D house modeling tool for Android and the best part is that it’s free. This app allows you to take photos of your house walls and then integrate them into the model you have created. You can then add furniture.Available for free.

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Another interesting app for Android is UdesignIt. You can find it as a free demo version and you can buy the full version for $4.99. This app allows you to create 2D plans and to create 3D rooms. The furniture is still missing but you can decorate your virtual house with moldings, paint and floors.

And finally, the last app we’re presenting today is Adobe Kuler. Available for $9.99, this app allows you to create color palettes. Install them and see for yourself what else these apps can offer.

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Posted in How To, Tips, and Advice on May 2, 2012

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Simona Ganea
She may not be very fond of people, finding them annoying most of the time, but she still enjoys helping them from the shadows. Her attention to detail drives others crazy yet remains her most appreciated characteristic.

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