Take a look at our 35 Essential Mobile Apps for Interior Designers list. Use the buttons below to browse apps by category, otherwise, scroll and enjoy!
Measurements are one of the most important elements when starting an interior design project.
What size chandelier should I get? How many dining chairs will this dining table fit? What is the ideal distance from rug to wall?
These are all common questions we ask ourselves and a solution to many questions regarding measurements can be found within the list of apps below, which offer tons of useful features, all in your pocket.
Described as one of the easiest measurement apps to use, Photo Measures allows you to measure your surroundings using your Android Device.
As one of the 5 apps from the iHandy Carpenter toolkit, iHandy Level is one of the most useful free apps you’ll find on the market, boasting a range of desirable features.
My Measures and Dimensions
My Measures is one of the best apps for storing and sharing object dimensions with minimum fuss.
When designing a new home, it’s important to be aware of the exact spaces you have around you, which is where Home Sizer comes to the rescue.
iHandy Carpenter is another iHandy app worth a mention, as it’s well known for being one of the handiest carpenter tools on the app market.
Multi Measures is an all in one measuring tool kit that allows you to turn your iPad into a multi functional measuring device.
Colours & Painting Apps
Selecting the best paints and colours to compliment your project is a crucial decision for any interior designer to make, and sometimes it isn’t always so easy.
Whether you’re looking for recommended paints or you need to browse specific colours in more detail, you’ll find an appropriate app within the list below.
Peppermint 2 takes the guesswork out of choosing colours for your interior design needs. With its powerful colour wheel, this app allows you to adjust colours whilst maintaining a relationship with the original selected colour.
Colour Capture by Benjamin Moore & Co is one of the best colour capture apps on the market, available for both apple and android devices.
Another highly recommended colour capture app, ColorSnap is another great app that collects the colours you need from the images you take.
PANTONE has been one of the biggest influencers for designers and manufacturers all around the world, and their app isn’t something that should go unseen.
Dulux are known as one the biggest, most reputable paint brands in the UK, and many don’t realise that they also have two really great apps (one for apple, one for android).
Paint My Place
Paint My Place is an app that allows you to virtually paint your home using brand named paints and also suggested palettes. Quite simply take a snap of your room, and begin the painting process.
Paint Calculator is a great little app to help you save money on buying paint.
Room Painting Ideas
Room Painting ideas is a way to save and share all room painting and decorating images with friends, clients and with you.
Creating a Layout
Imagine being able to design room plans and layouts and jotting down ideas whilst out on the job, it would be a huge time saver.
No need to worry, there is an extensive range of apps that offer exactly that, as well as apps that offer endless inspiration. So whether you’re designing a living room or a kitchen layout, there’s an app for you...
Sun Seeker is one of a kind on the app market, using augmented reality technology to show the solar path in any given area, whilst displaying a range of statistics, including winter and summer solstice paths, rise and set times and it’s hour intervals.
Thermador Design and Planning Guide
Thermador is well known as a business for its handcrafted kitchen appliances and innovations, and their app is no different in class.
Floor Plan Creator
The Floor Plan Creator app allows you to identify predefined room shapes but also jot down initial floor plans.
MagicPlan is a way to quickly create professional floor plans and work estimates. The app also measures your rooms and draws out floor plans for you, just by taking pictures with your phone.
Inard Floor Plan
Inard Floor Plan is one of the best Android apps to create great floor plans within minutes, using only your phone to measure and draw objects.
Floorplans Pro is another hugely powerful and user-friendly floor plan creation app available for the iPad.
Mark on Call
Described as “the next best thing to hiring a designer or a having an assistant”, the Mark on Call app is the complete home design and interior room space planning tool.
Homestyler Interior Design
The hugely practical Homestyler app allows you to visualise your interior design ideas by placing furniture and decorative items in your home before you go ahead and purchase them.
TapGlance Interior Design
TapGlance is another powerful interior design app, which allows you to create photo-realistic images for any interior design project you’re currently working on.
The Art of Window Dressing
The Art of Window Dressing app by Hunter Douglas offers a superb variation of window fashions via their virtual showroom app.
LivingRoom is one of the best iPad apps that gives you the tools you need to plan and design any room or space.
As one of the only app for kitchens on the market, RAM Kitchen allows you to choose specific doors, handles, flooring and wall colours to help you bring your dream kitchen to life.
Room Planner Home Design
Room Planner Home Design is a way of creating realistic floor plans and 3D models in minutes, perfect for your next room or home design project.
Master-Design Furnish is a proficient furniture software solution, which takes you through the full process from design to production.
Inspiration and Trends
Keeping up with industry trends and the latest products on the market can be difficult for any professional in their industry.
Whether you’re looking for the latest vintage lighting towards a kitchen project or want inspiration from your favourite interior designers, our list of inspirational apps is sure to help you out.
Houzz Interior Design Ideas
Whether you’re redecorating or completely renovating, the Houzz app contains everything you need to improve the interior of your home.
My Dream Home Interior Design
The My Dream Home app offers a free amount of inspirational designs of everyday spaces to inspire just about anybody.
Home Design Ideas HD
Browse over 10,000 eye catching home design ideas and never be short of interior design inspiration again.
Phaidon Design Classics
Looking for your daily dose of interior inspiration? If you haven’t already, it’s time to download the Phaidon Design Classics app.
Living Room Decorating Ideas
The Living Room Decorating Ideas app by ZaleBox offers a massive selection of living room decorating ideas for at home; particularly useful for interior designers to analyse how others are decorating their living rooms.