Welcome to the 21st Century, where technology and interior design are becoming ever more connected. The reason this should matter to you as a designer is, these interior design apps are being marketed directly to homeowners, often as a tool for eliminating designers from the home remodeling process!Of course, for the sharpest designers (like you), these tools are being used to enhance the interior design process, enabling such professionals to capture their client’s imaginations, creativity, and dollars!Perhaps the newest on the scene is an app named rooomy which has offices in the U.S., the Netherlands and China, and is using augmented reality (AR), virtual reality, and 3-D technology to change the way homeowners, real estate professionals, furnishings retailers, and interior designers visualize homes and spaces.From virtual staging to furniture modeling and rendering, roomy supplies Interior Design Apps that enables virtually anyone to design and shop their dream home, with access to the largest library of home décor from top retailers, like Amazon and Wayfair, using an exciting 3D Design Studio App.Top Design and Decorating AppsAccording to The Study, a lifestyle and design blog at 1stDibs.com, “There is now a wealth of home improvement and decorating wisdom in the palm of your hand, thanks to the rising number of design apps available for your smartphone. From digital mood boards to virtual consultants, they inspire. They source. They even measure the height of your ceiling. We’ve picked 10 of the best home decoration apps on the market right now.”Zillow DigsZillow, the searchable online database that has an estimate for (almost) every real estate address in America, now offers the same service for home improvement and design.The Zillow Digs app gives estimates on the array of interior projects in its database, then directs you to retailers to help source your products. Overall, it allows you to choose the project that matches your price point.The app also provides advice from real interior designers and a social media platform that allows you to share, like, and follow other users.Homestyler Interior DesignHomeStyler bills itself as a “virtual fitting room,” and rightly so. Try out different looks for your space by superimposing real products—3-D models of various furniture, fixtures, and so on—onto an actual snapshot of your living room.Share your ideas in the Design Gallery, and take a look at what everyone else is doing. Also, browse profiles and portfolios of actual designers in your area to ask questions and make connections. MyPantoneUnequivocally, Pantone is the ultimate color arbiter — when it comes to disputes on whether a shade is turquoise or teal, they have the final say.The historic company put its standardized library of colors into a convenient app that allows you to accurately communicate your color choices to decorating professionals, designers and manufacturers alike.It also identifies the colors in your photographs and expertly generates complementary palettes. ($9.99)Home Design 3D GoldA new interior or exterior design plan is as easy to devise as dragging and dropping.This architectural app lets you import floorplans and change the space itself; visualize new openings, raise ceilings, or take out entire walls, then add in the furniture and other amenities of your choice.Work in either 2-D or 3-D, and share projects with collaborators who can make modifications with you in real time.Looking for more new design trends, tips, and ideas? Get in touch with TD Fall today.