Icovia Software Review
Icovia is an online interior design, space planning and interactive floor plan software for retailers, manufacturers, interior designers and realtors. Icovia provides both 3D and 2D design solution. With 2D design, you can create any interior design. You can start it from blank or sample plan including baby’s room, bedroom, game room, kid playroom, home office, kitchen, bathroom, living room and more.
The program is designed to make it easy to use, you can drag and drop from hundreds of furniture, building, landscape, fixture and other material in your design by using mouse clicks. You can edit and rearrange the room and design to get what you like.
The program is available to use for free without having an account, but you cannot save, print or share the plan. These features are enabled for registered users. This company charges some fee for subscription.
With Icovia 3D Planner, you can design and decorate your with furniture, accessories, lighting and other object. Then see how it looks in both 2D and 3D view. This online tool also provides material list feature that can show you all material which have been used in your design project with name, quantity and price. You can print the plan for free, but cannot save and email it. Registered user is allowed to save, print and have more features to use.
IKEA Home Planner Review
IKEA Home Planner is a free interior design software program from Inter IKEA Systems B.V. This tool provides interior design solutions including Kitchen Planner, Office Planner and Bedroom Planner. It is a simple and easy to use program which allows you to design and decorate kitchen, home office and bedroom with build-in furniture and accessories. The program comes with three views includes Design Rome, Furnish and 3D View.
Design Room view, you can choose different sharp of room and set room measurements. You can also add some detail to room including door, window, inner wall, freestanding inner wall, radiator, ventilation, electricity, water and gas.
In Furnish view, you can start furnishing your room with IKEA products. The furniture is classified into three main group kitchen & dinning, workspaces and bedroom. There are thousands of them and breakdown into multiple levels, you can simple add to your room by drag any prefer object and then drop it into your design project.
With 3D View, you see your design from different angles by clicking and holding down the arrow button. You can also zoom in and zoom out to have a closer look.
With Item List feature, you can see detail about furniture you have added into the design project with product no, description, quantity as well as price.
You can rearrange and try different styles until you are satisfied with the result. After completing your design, you can save it on your computer or save it straight onto the IKEA server so that you can pick it up at your nearest IKEA store.
- Platform: Windows NT, 2000, or XP.
- CPU: Pentium class processor.
- RAM: 128 MB minimum.
- Disk Space: 25 MB or more.
- VGA: 8 MB of memory with 800 x 600 minimum screen resolution.