According to Gizmodo, “Morpholio Board 1.0 was a powerful design app geared almost entirely for professionals. Board 2.0 is a digital sketchpad anyone can use to dabble in design, clipping images from anywhere on the web to create a customized rendering that’s smarter and more interactive than any sketchbook.
Board 2.0 is, broadly speaking, a digital scrapbook that lets you collage images and ideas together for all sorts of visual projects…Pulling from Board’s built-in library of furniture, fixtures, materials, and accessories, she dragged and dropped new seating, lighting, and wall hangings until the room was completely changed. The app handled all the trimming and cropping, instantly creating overlays out of stock images to make a convincingly lifelike illustration. It was as easy as it looks in the GIF above.
Each image from the library (and there are tons) brings with it information about the materials, dimensions, color options, and more, all provided directly by the manufacturer. No more backtracking your Google steps to try and figure out who makes that perfect table or chair you saw in a photo from somewhere.
You can also clip images from anywhere on the web to add to your drawing, with the app storing the URL the picture came from. So if you find, say, an organizational caddy from IKEA that you really love, the app will remember exactly where it came from.”
Elle magazine (Via HouseBeautiful.com) has a list of 10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate. While some of these are one-time use apps or shopping apps, here are a few that we’ve kept on our iPhone.
3) Photo Measure Lite Snap a picture of your space, then add in measurements for a visual reminder of the dimensions. You can organize photos by room, too.
6) iHandy Level Align and hang photos or artwork with your phone. Use the app to measure angles, the verticality of a wall or furniture, and more. No more crooked pictures!
7) Yard Sale Mapper/Yard Sale Treasure Map Stop relying on cardboard signs. Pick a day and see all the yard sales within a 20-mile radius. Click to view full ads, or use the map to plan your route.
8) SnapShop Visualize furniture in any room in your house with this app. Hold up your phone, drag and drop furniture from the app’s catalog so it looks like it’s in your room, then take a photo. You can save the photo and share via email.
To see all 10 apps, check out the whole article.