The following apps focus on interior design and shopping for new homes and new home decor.
domino Home Decor Interior Design Ideas & Shopping (Free)* The domino app features a wide variety of decorating looks, plus opportunities to purchase items you like. (Mobilewalla score: 96/100)
Lux — Shopping App for Home Decor & Accents (Free) Lux searches for and shares all the latest looks for the home, and focuses on selling innovative products. (Score: 95/100)
Design This Home (Free)* In this game, you decorate virtual animated interiors with 700 different optional home items. (Score: 94/100)
Zillow Real Estate — Homes for Sale & for Rent (Free)* If you are shopping for a new place to live, Zillow lists millions of homes and rentals to choose from. (Score: 93/100)
Home Design 3D GOLD ($9.99) This app is similar to professional design tools; render your space and decorate it using a variety of user-friendly features. (Score: 92/100)
Houzz Interior Design Ideas (Free)* Houzz is a one-stop destination to view interior-design ideas, connect with home contractors and purchase furniture and decorations. (Mobilewalla score: 95/100)
Design Home (Free)* This is an ongoing design competition; use the app’s resources to decorate blank rooms, and compete with other users for high scores and glory. (Score: 91/100)
Realtor.com Real Estate, Homes (Free)* If you’re ready to change homes, the Realtor.com app will help you find a nearly unlimited number of choices. (Score: 91/100)
Planner 5D — Interior Design (Free)* This planner allows you to create 2-D and 3-D renderings of your home’s interior and then plan any decor changes you have in mind. (Score: 87/100)
Design Decorate New House (Free) This app, geared to younger users, features a virtual animated home that users can decorate any way they like. (Score: 77/100)
*Availability on Apple and Android.
Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to score every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are scored using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, position within category and staff recommendations. For more app intel, go to www.mobilewalla.com. Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla.