Home Design - Create realistic floor plans and 3D models in minutes for your next room or home design project. Quickly place and arrange rooms, furniture, cabinets, doors and windows. Visualize rooms and furnishings - choose from hundreds of colors, materials, textures and 3D objects to design and decorate your room or house.

Home Remodeling Projects
-Accurately measure rooms for remodeling to the nearest 1/8 inch
-Use a Bluetooth Laser measuring device to input dimensions (see website for device list)
-Room Planner files can be imported into Chief Architect desktop software (Chief Architect X7 & Home Designer 2016 or later; Mac or PC)

Home Design & Room Layout
-Lay out your rooms with drag and drop from the Library. Choose room shapes: Square, L-Shaped, T-Shaped and Free-Form
-View room designs in 3D and take virtual tours
-Use the Sojourn 3D virtual navigation tools to physically Walk or Fly through your design in 3D using the device’s built-in sensors and the virtual thumbsticks
-Create any custom home design or start from a sample plan
-Use Room Planner to quickly place and resize your furniture
-Choose from appliances, doors, windows, cabinets, sofas, tables, entertainment, interior accessories, and much more
-3D camera tools for room and dollhouse views

Floor & Space Planning
-Easily layout rooms in 2D
-Floor plans for rooms, houses, and offices
-Create floor plan brochures; great for real estate
-Choose from a Library of objects with the latest home furnishing trends
-Quickly rearrange furniture and visualize in 3D
-Size rooms and furnishings (US imperial and metric)
-Experiment with room layout and colors

Colors, Materials, & Textures
-Have fun with colors, materials and textures to visualize walls, flooring and furnishing with Material Painter®
-Built in Library of paints, fabrics, flooring, woods, countertops, stone, brick, siding and others
-Use the Color Wheel to create unlimited colors and textures

Kitchens, Baths, & Interiors
-Remodeling a kitchen or bath? Quickly lay out your new room ideas
-Choose from a variety of cabinets that snap to walls and other cabinets
-Insert cabinets with appliances and fixtures
-Change cabinet and countertop colors and visualize your new room in 3D
-Choose from several cabinet styles - base cabinets, wall cabinets, full height cabinets; arrange to design your custom kitchen or bath
-Design offices, bedrooms, kid's rooms, living spaces or even a garage

What's New

Version 18.2.0

- various bug fixes and stability enhancements.

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5

222 Ratings

222 Ratings

Nice but could be even better

Roscoe Reader

Easy to learn and fun to use. Today I used it on the fly to show a client how a king sized bed would fit into her bedroom. So it is useful. But it could be better with more options in the add on catalogs. More colors. More patterns and textures. Expand the furniture options -- or allow for easy reconfiguration of basic pieces. Allow for changing the predominant color of items like Turkish or Persian rugs -- that sort of thing. Allow for importing items from other sources -- or partner with key furniture companies to provide images. Focus more on options for key upholstery and case good pieces -- less on silly accessories. Finally -- allow flexibility to change catalog views and group items by category despite the original catalog they were included in. Would be great, for example, to see all seating options I have in one spot regardless of whether image came standard or was a purchased add on. I would prefer a beefed up app like this -- and willing to pay for add-ons.

Really love it, but there is room for improvement.


I have used Chief Architect on my desk top for years. That being said, I also haven't used my desktop for the past three years so I was really pleased to find this version in time to help my daughter plan her dorm room. The 3D rendering in this app is awesome which helped my dd visualize better than the 2D.
Copying my basic plan, I was able to easily change the square footage for best and worst case scenarios to show her what kind of storage she could accommodate.

The generic boxes are very useful, and I was able to represent the floor cushions we got for her room. By using the boxes and the paint option in 3D, you can create adequate representations of objects that are not available in current collections.

That being said, I agree with another reviewer that being able to add your own carpet or fabric would be an improvement. My husband and daughter both have good imaginations, but they don't extend into the realm of decorating as much.

As for collections that I would like to see, one with basic, standard dorm furniture would be great. More curtain variations such as one curtain pulled back to the side would be useful. Tower fans, floor fans, and table fans would also be nice. Towel bars would be good, too. Considering that we will be doing this for the next 4 yrs at least. I don't mind buying more content.

Used to love this game...


This was one of my favorite apps I have ever played. I love to design and decorate homes. I have used this app for a few years now and LOVED IT, but that all changed when they updated the interface. This app is now very slow and I can't do anything in timely manor. On 3D mode it's extremely hard to change the color having to go through many steps and the game continually lagging and sometimes completely shutting down. I do use this app on an older iPad, but I have tried it on other devices and it's still very laggy. I would love if this game would be took back to its older format where I CAN GET THINGS DONE!!! and enjoy this game again. This is still a great concept, I only wish the format could be reverted or changed back. I spend hours on this game, there was an occasional crash but I still loved this game and spend many hours on it. PLEASE CHANGE THE APP BACK TO THE ORIGINAL FORMAT!!!!


Chief Architect Inc
181.3 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2012-2018 Chief Architect Software
In-App Purchases
  1. Dimension Bundle $1.99
  2. Room Sketch & Angled Walls $2.99
  3. Sample Plans $0.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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