What are the best home design apps for iPhone and iPad?

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    #1Mark on Call

    Mark on Call

    Created by interior designer Mark Lewison, Mark On Call is an app that will help you to plan and decorate your home. Create room templates, measure spaces and furniture and make shopping lists to track your buying decisions.

    Apps

    iOS

    $2.99

    Daisy Wu
    Written on November 10, 2017
    "Are you interested in interior design? Before you spend the thousands of dollars on a formal education, check out Mark on Call. You can get a feel for how you would go about designing in a digital world, and see if that's really where you want to make your mark in the world. Easy interface and lots of tools...two thumbs up!"
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    #2CubiCasa

    CubiCasa

    CubiCasa is a floor plan mobile app which works by using a phone camera to scan an indoor space or property. It automatically creates a floor plan for the user once a scanned indoor space has been sent and processed.

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Ester Pluskalova
    Written on June 18, 2019
    "It is a revolutionary floor plan app. You can scan a floor plan in 5 minutes by using CubiCasa’s easy-to-use mobile app. And first scan is free."
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    #3Live Home 3D

    Live Home 3D

    Live Home 3D is an app and software developed for creating 2D floor plan layouts and 3D house designs. This app supports any iOS devices, Windows, and Mac. Live Home 3D has a free trial available.

    Apps

    iOS, Windows, Mac

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Alex Romanchykov
    Written on November 29, 2018
    "This is the most feature packed iOS now available on the market."
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    #4Houzz

    Houzz

    Houzz Interior Design Ideas is a complete app that will help you to design the home that you want. Discover and buy furniture and accessories with the best prices, watch how they fit in your room and know local professionals.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Kimberly Schultz
    Written on November 19, 2017
    "Super big fan of this app. I was in the middle of remodeling pretty much every room in my house, and this made it so easy to drag and drop in different combinations of furniture until I got it just right. Thoroughly recommend!"
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    #5Home Design 3D

    Home Design 3D
    Home Design 3D is an intuitive app that allows you to create the home that you want. You can draw floor plans in 2D and 3D, select the furniture and decoration and visualize it. Also, you can import and export your plan and share it with the community.
    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Jesse Franklin
    Written on November 17, 2017
    "Home Design 3D produces some great looking renders of what spaces will look like. The app itself can be a bit unstable, at times, though it appears the developers are looking to fix this issue - it's also not a terrible surprise, as it seems like a fairly resource-intensive app. It's definitely worth playing with before you decide to make any changes to your space."
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    #6PANTONE Studio

    PANTONE Studio

    PANTONE Studio is a powerful app for designers. You can create your own palette, test colors, view harmonies and much more. The app, also, allows you pick a color from a photo. 

    Apps

    iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Victoria Payne
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "Color is so important to home design. Pantone Studio really has everything needed to build on color. Creating palettes and auto generating harmoniousness colors are so easy. "
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    #7Homestyler

    Homestyler
    With Homestyler Interior Design & Decorating Ideas you can visualize how furniture and decoration fit in your home before you buy them. You only have to snap a photo of the space and the app will transform it into a virtual room. 
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Joy Wang
    Written on November 12, 2017
    "Not for iPhone or iPad, since it's a link to the Google Play Store. So I'm going to have to rate this low. "
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    #8magicplan

    magicplan

    The magicplan app will help you to design your home like a professional. You can create floor plans, view the rooms in 3D and furnish your home. After, you will be able to export your plan in different formats and share them with the community of users of the app.

    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Patricia Crawford
    Written on November 15, 2017
    "Magicplan is a pretty neat little app that can help if you're trying a new project around the home. The controls can be a little finicky, especially if you're using an older phone like mine that doesn't have the best gyroscopic stabilization or a very large screen. Overall I'd say it's fun to play around with and can help inspire new ideas for your project, but it's not as reliable as physical tools that serve the same purpose."
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    #9TapPainter

    TapPainter
    TapPainter is a useful app if you are thinking of painting the walls of your house. It allows you to explore colors and visualize the space. Just take and upload a picture of the room, select the color, tap and you instantly paint the wall.
    Apps

    iOS

    $2.99

    Alan Holland
    Written on December 8, 2017
    "I had no idea what color to paint my room. It was white initially but I wanted a dark green. I used TapPainter on my iPad to get an idea of how I wanted my room to be."

Summary

Best What are the best home design apps for iPhone and iPad
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Mark on CallApps 2 Paid
2CubiCasaApps 1 Free
3Live Home 3DApps 1 Free
4HouzzApps 1 Free
5Home Design 3DApps 1 Free
6PANTONE StudioApps 0 Free
7HomestylerApps 0 Free
8magicplanApps -1 Free
9TapPainterApps -4 Paid
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