Your home can be virtually designed and decorated before you actually build your home using various softwares that are freely available.
3D Sweet Home:
If you want to design everything from garden to even your coffee cup, what you want in your home and where to place everything, install ‘3D Sweet Home’ on your PC. After you install you can see a ‘3D’ symbol on your desktop. When you open it you can see menu bar, tool bar, graph, 3D windows. If you select plan you have the options to create walls, create rooms, and create dimensions.
With that you can design walls and rooms with this. You can see the room you have designed in all the directions with the help of the arrows. If you want to fill your room with furniture you can go into the folders of bathroom, bedroom, doors and windows, kitchen, Living room and Miscellaneous which are beside the graph window. For example, Living Room-corner sofa you can drag that into the hall. Likewise you can select and arrange all the things you want in the house. The furniture list is provided with the measurements. If you do not want anything you can remove them with the visibility option. If you want to change the size of furniture you can do that by clicking furniture- modify. If you want your entire design to be displayed in a separate window, you can do that by selecting 3d view-display in separate window. You can save the design in photo format with create photo option. You can add text as well.
You can add this tool for interior decoration of your house. You can register in the site and then you can get the download link in the mail. By clicking the link you can install the software. You can design as you wish with objects, texture, layers. You can select furniture with the object browser. With rotate tool you can rotate in any direction you want and check. If you want to see the room in 3D you can select ‘compass view’. If you want to see in all angles you can select ‘view tool’. You can even select ‘walk tool’ to get the experience of walking in the room. You can change colors with the ‘color tool’. You can take a snap shot and save the design you have prepared.
If you do not want to install any software you can go to www.homestyle.com and then start designing with out even registering. You can join as a member too. A page with designer, gallery, my designs, tool bar, and furniture tools appears. With the untitled designà build tube you can design the walls, rooms, doors and windows in 2D. You can select furniture with furnish and decorate. If you want you can view in 3D too.
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