Visualize Your Interior Design Ideas with RoomSketcher

Visualize Your Interior Design Ideas with RoomSketcher

Frankie Elmquist is an interior architect and our home design specialist. She’s worked around the globe for some of the top design firms in the world and now she brings her expertise to you.

If you are a home design enthusiast like me, you are sure to have a vast collection of interior design ideas. Whether you bookmark pages in home design magazines, amass piles of tear-sheets, or you save everything to a Pinterest board – finding and gathering interior design ideas that inspire us is easier than ever and really fun. BUT how do you turn those ideas into a real room design?

Imagine taking your favorite interior design ideas and seeing them in an actual room, and not just any room – YOUR room. With these 3 easy-to-use room design tools you can turn your interior design ideas into a reality.

Start with a room planner

The best way to start any home design project is with a floor plan. RoomSketcher Home Designer is an online home design software that you can use to create a floor plan for your room design – quickly and easily. It’s easy-to-use and requires no downloads or technical training, so you can start on your room design straight away.

First, measure your room. Then draw your floor plan in Home Designer or use one of the basic room design templates. The simple drag-and-drop interface makes it easy – just click and drag, to draw your walls or adjust the length. Next, select your windows and doors and drag them into place. Then choose the finish and color for your walls, floors and ceilings. The RoomSketcher product library has over 5,000 fixtures, finishes and furniture items that you can use to create your room design and to visualize different interior design ideas.

RoomSketcher Home Designer Planner - Draw Floor Plan for Room Design

However, the coolest thing is that RoomSketcher is not just a floor plan tool – it’s also 3D room planner. While you draw your floor plan, a 3D model of your room is being generated at the same time. So you can view your room in 3D and create images of your interior design ideas as you go – here’s how it works:

Take Snapshots of your Interior Design Ideas

RoomSketcher comes with this great camera tool that lets you take Snapshots of your room design instantly. Just point, click and see your room in 3D! Cool, right?


You can use the Snapshot tool to view any part of your design as if you are actually standing in the room. Adjust the camera height and aperture to get wide-angle shots or zoom in for detailed close-ups. Create and save multiple snapshots to the Image Gallery to compare different interior design ideas and to find the ones that work best for your room design.


Create Stunning 3D Photos of your Room Design

You can then select your favorite snapshots and upgrade them to create stunning high-quality 3D Photos at the click of a button. To create a true visualization your room design:

Add 3D Photos of your room design to your Pinterest boards and share them with friends and family. Use them for reference when you shop for furniture, paint colors and home decor. As well as to communicate your room design clearly to any contractors, painters or movers. Here’s just a few examples of the totally cool ways you can use your room design images:


Visualize furniture layouts and get a real sense of your room design


Try different color schemes and combinations such as grey and yellow


Compare different paint colors to find the best option


Test different furniture styles to find the best style for your home

All RoomSketcher users get access to the Home Designer and Snapshot tool so they can create and save images of their room designs. RoomSketcher VIP and Pro subscribers also get the 3D Photo tool to upgrade their Snapshots.

Whether you want to create just one room design or remodel your whole home – these room design tools will make visualizing your interior design ideas a snap.

Get started on your room design today. Simply create a free RoomSketcher account and start designing – it’s that easy!

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