Staying home more than usual means that many of us are taking a closer look at our interiors than we have in years, leading us to wonder if now might be the time to finally update it. Of course, knowing you want to update your interior and actually executing it are two very different things.
Figuring out where to start, choosing the right colors, and deciding on furniture and decor can all feel pretty overwhelming for the average dweller. Fortunately, online interior design service, Modsy, is making it way easier with a new app the company launched this past week.
The app, aptly named Modsy Interior Design, can capture all of your space’s dimensions, including details like window panes, outlets, and moldings, using just your iPhone camera. All you have to do is stand in the middle of your room and scan it with your phone. Using its proprietary technology, the app creates hundreds of reference points that result in a pretty darn accurate 3D model of your room, with measurements, dimensions, and all.
According to Furniture Today, Modsy’s founder and CEO, Shanna Tellerman said “Modsy has always been pushing the industry forward with new, accessible technology. We’ve heard from customers since the very beginning that using a tape measure to get accurate dimensions of your space was one of the biggest pain points of working with an online interior design service.”
To address that consumer challenge, Modsy spent five years developing this app with the help of 3D engineers and researchers. But the interior design tool does a lot more than successfully create photorealistic 3D renderings.
The app also lets you try out new pieces of furniture in your space from popular stores like West Elm and CB2, with the option to purchase anything you deem a good fit. And if you decide to work with one of Modsy’s professional interior designers, the app makes it even easier to do so, allowing you to give your online designer all of the information they need to beautify your space with just a click of your camera.
The app is free to use, but it’s exclusively available to iOS users — sorry, Android fans.
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