Home projects are not just colors, decor, pieces of furniture etc. Whenever you are building a home it requires knocking of some walls, changing the room structure, expansion of an entire floor. For this, you should always have a detailed floor plan.
Generally, architects and civil engineers design floor plan using CAD (computer-aided design software), Solidworks, CATIA etc. But for non-professionals, these tools can be difficult to learn and use. It is also very expensive to buy these tools. To solve these problems, what if you have some free design tools? Yes, you can have them..!! I have created a list of free tools that help you plan anything in your home.
What is the best free interior design software?
At the present time, it has become free and easier to plan your room online. There are many choices available from online home planners, home design software, wall planners etc. These tools are fun and easy to use. Plus you can use them without moving anything from your home. You can do this yourself or hire a professional.
Tip: All the tools are best in their own way, choose which suits best for your needs and desires.
This is a very popular tool 3D modeling tool used for interior design. There is a free and a paid version. As a matter of fact, Chip and Jo from Fixer Upper also use this in their famous HGTV show. LOVE IT..! ❤️
Planner 5D helps you make 2D/3D designs for your home. They also have an extensive item catalog that will help you make detailed design structures. You can also make plans for landscaping, pools and other 3D graphics. Check it out! ✔️
This home planner has a very easy simple and flowing interface to use. You can upload your own home plan or use one that
Who does not know IKEA? It’s my weekend shopping gateway. IKEA planner helps you plan and make 3D designs. Above all, it is simple and easy to use. They have planners for kitchen, bathroom, living room and many more. You can also print your design once finished and take to IKEA store to buy the products for your rooms. Isn’t it great?
Autodesk has created AutoCAD, REVIT, Studio Max and many more tools for professionals to design buildings. It helps you design a plan in 2D and 3D way. There are a variety of choices for windows, doors, lights, walls etc. The furnish and decorate tools allows you to personalize your space in a super simple and easy way. Print your design once finished.
It is a cloud-based software where they have a concept of the 3D walk-through feature. With this, you can view your designs as if you were walking through our house. They also have a paid version. After your project is finished they can create high-quality realistic visualizations.
SmartDraw is one of the highly rated and most used platforms. They have Quick-start floor plan templates, Extensive floor plan symbol library, free support etc. You can also share your designs in a variety of formats with a few clicks. Have you used SmartDraw?
I feel this is the easiest tool you can use to create 2D and 3D designs. It has various options to create interactive designs and to customize your floor plans. Lastly, they have a huge library to select furniture items.
Roomle has so much to offer. It has 3D configurator, Augmented reality, HD- rendering, floor planner etc. This is best for office designers and homemakers. They have a paid version as well. Above all, they do have great 3D furnishing catalog as well. Go check out Roomle.!
This design software helps you draw straight, slopping and round walls with correct dimensions. It also helps you to add furniture’s in a categorized manner. Change colors, textures, size, and location for walls, floors, ceilings etc. It makes 2D, 3D designs to be viewed easily. The feature you will love is to create a realistic image and videos. Love it! 🏠
What are the tools you use while designing your lovely home?
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