Floorplanner allows you to design your own home without the expense of hiring an architect or interior designer. Founded by an architect, the online design program replicates what an architect or interior designer would do, allowing you to plan and layout your home and office spaces. You can experiment with different layouts until you find the one you want.
The beauty of Floorplanner is that it’s simple enough for anyone to use it. You can make a 2D scale model of your home and also decorate it with a range of hundreds of furniture and design items. Then use the 3D rendering to see how it will really look when completed. The site uses a speedy drag and drop interface to make designing painless.
In addition, Floorplanner has a strong social element, allowing you to share your floor plans through links and widgets. This also makes it easy for users to find public floor plans to use as starting points for their own designs. Floorplanner does a great job of delivering the functionality that you could previously only get through costly software or an expensive architect. For most home users, the free version is more than adequate – and you can’t get much better value than that.
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