4. Easyhome Home Styler (free).
Take a picture of your room and decorate it, using the app, or draw your own floor plans and choose the style best suited to your taste. You’ll be able to paint, add furniture, and pick appliances. The 3D rendering shows a life-like image to give you a realistic idea of what your design will look like.
Available on Google Play and iTunes.
5. Roomsketcher (free)
Whether planning a new kitchen, a kitchen remodel, or just a quick refresh. Create kitchen layouts and floor plans, try different fixtures, finishes and furniture, and see your kitchen design ideas in 3D. No CAD experience necessary. Can be used across devices.
Use your touch-screen phone to scan, or use manual drawing and laser for accurate measurements, then start planning and visualizing your new kitchen. It will take some time to learn how to use the app, but help is provided along the way. Once you get a grip on it, you’ll find it’s simple to use. Can be edited, saved and sent. This app is only available for iOS.
7. HomeDesign 3D (free)
This is a popular home design app for both iOS and Android. It allows you to visualize an entire room or even house in 2D and 3D. You can design your kitchen, adding the elements you want, changing the colours and deciding where everything will go. You can even change the thickness of the walls and the layout of the room.
8. Tap Painter
Used to help choose colours. Just take a picture of a specific wall with your phone and then tap the wall you want to repaint. You can choose from thousands of colours or enter a code for a swatch from a certain paint brand. The app is available on iOS only.
Disclaimer: Please note Worktops.net uses our own sophisticated design software and we do not have any affiliation to any of the apps listed below and cannot endorse any of them, acknowledging that each one has its own respective strong and weak points. This list has been compiled only as a pointer of what is available. The list has been compiled from a selection of apps tried out and is intended only as a collection that might help you find one that offers useful ideas, but please investigate, read the reviews online and test them thoroughly to determine which is best suited to your needs.