Diy organizing ideas for your home

Available for iOS and Android; free

This app merges the worlds of rendering and shopping, virtually outfitting rooms from photos users upload and allowing them to store the glance directly. Says Ben Broca, cofounder and head of product and technology, "Our photo technology recognizes the structure of the user's space and places products in it. It’s similar to what Snapchat filters do to your face, but for furniture shopping."

COLOR & PAINTING INTERIOR DESIGN APPS


Diy organizing ideas for your home

Color

Available for iOS; $4

Create and save color palettes for your next decorating project with the Color app. Color specialist Amy Wax has generated more than 80 downloadable color themes, but you can also create a palette based on a photograph taken on your device and organize favorite colors into folders, then share with friends or designers by email.


Diy organizing ideas for your home

Color Capture

Available for iOS and Android; free

Spot a brilliant color while out that you'd love in your home? This app from Benjamin Moore allows you to snap a photo, and its technology will spit out suggested paint options to match it.

Diy organizing ideas for your home

Though some users tell the colors skew dark, it's a useful starting point, and the grouped color format will give suggestions for pairing colors.

SKETCHING & RENDERING HOME DESIGN APPS

Whether you’re a professional designer or just love to approach a project love one, these apps will let you hold sketches, mood boards, and notes organized.


Invaluable

Available for iOS; free

Browse lots from live auctions around the world without leaving your desk, armchair, or bed.

Diy organizing ideas for your home

Invaluable allows you to put advance absentee bids and bid in real-time at live and online auctions.


Decaso

Available for iOS; free

A newer venture from the cofounder of Chairish, Decaso offers high-end furniture and decor from vetted dealers. Expect to see top-notch items from such respected names as Studio Van den Akker and Fat Chance Los Angeles.


Diy organizing ideas for your home

Paper by Fifty Three

Available for iOS; free

The Paper app lets users make sketches and take handwritten notes that can be combined with photos and typed text. It’s a favorite tool for architects and designers such as Daniel Libeskind and Kelly Wearstler.


Diy organizing ideas for your home

Chairish

Available for iOS; free

If you’d love to purchase or sell high-quality, preowned decor, Chairish is a one-stop store. Sellers can upload photos of furniture via the app, and then Chairish’s curators decide which items to sell. The company takes care of payment, shipping, and returns for most sales.

Diy organizing ideas for your home

Listing items is free, and the seller keeps 80 percent of the final sale. Buyers can glance forward to finds from Knoll, Herman Miller, Christian Liaigre, Ligne Roset, and B&B Italia, among other brands.


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