5 tools to help you visualise your space
One of the greatest hurdles faced when designing an interior is trying to visualise the end product. Without a solid end picture in mind, many people end up struggling to create their perfect space, or mix up different visions of the office they have in mind. Thankfully, as a result of the technological revolution, it has never been easier to visualise a space before you begin your project. The below tools, when utilised well, can assist you in visualising the end result of your project before it’s even started.
A lot of people find it difficult to bring together different colours and pieces in their mind to create an overarching mood for the room. Pinterest is a great starting place for this, as you can use it to construct a moodboard and pluck ideas from your head to see if they can work cohesively in practise. Pinterest is a valuable tool as a starting point for your design, and it can be easily shared with different stakeholders and your office fitout specialist.
Once your ideas are collected in the one place, you can use Milanote to begin brainstorming ideas. This is a great way to really start to set out a plan for your project, and throw all your brainstorming into one freeform area. If you can start putting method to the madness inside your head, you’ll find your project is completed more efficiently and effectively. Jotting out your ideas on Milanote is a great way to do this.
It’s all well and good knowing the basic colour theme of your project, but it can be difficult to visualise what the colours will look like when painted on your wall. If you wait until it’s already painted, there’s nothing you can do to change it once it’s up. However, thanks to Colorjive, you can now visualise wall colours through technology, meaning you won’t have to purchase any paint until you’re sure the colour is perfect.
If you want to go a bit further than what Colorjive offers, you can start to experiment with different combinations of colour on Canva. When playing around with colour you have the opportunity to stumble upon a combination that really works for your space – something you might not have considered. Canva is a really great visualisation tool for potential designers.
If you consider yourself particularly technologically savvy, Sketchup can be utilised as an auxillary tool to your design, so that you can complete the picture with a visualisation of the end project before it’s even started. While this isn’t as user-friendly as the other tools mentioned, it’ll help if you’re creating a complicated space.
With the aid of the above tools, you can really start to visualise the end result of your project, so that it ends up just as perfect as you would have hoped. Using visualisation tools is an easy way to communicate your thoughts with your interior design, office fitout specialist and internal stakeholders so you’re all on the same page.