As Apple’s ARKit framework gets more acceptance among developers, we are beginning to see more practical uses for it. Furniture makers Williams-Sonoma has announced a new iOS app Pottery Barn 3D Room View that allows users to visualize furniture in their home. Here’s more on the app.
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Furniture shopping is a rather tricky affair. A good piece of furniture that catches your eye in the store may stand out like a sore thumb in your home. So how do you buy the right furniture that looks just perfect in your house?
You take advantage of AR apps on your iPhone like Pottery Barn 3D Room View.
Pottery Barn 3D Room View
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With Pottery Barn 3D Room View, you can select a piece of furniture and place in your house virtually with augmented reality. Just drag and drop items to see how it fits in with the rest of the furniture in your house and make a decision whether to buy it or not.
If you want, you can also remove all items in a room and start decorating your room from scratch. You can pick from a wide range of Pottery Barn products and set them up according to your taste in color and size as well.
Currently, the app has a good collection of living room furniture including couches, tables, lamps, and more. Over time, more items will be added for additional product categories.
The app also features 7 pre-styled living room designs. You can try them out as is or customize them according to your preferences. After trying out the furniture via the app, if you like what you see, you can purchase the items directly from the Pottery Barn site.
See the app in action:
Here’s a quick look at all the features of the Pottery Barn 3D Room View app:
- Virtually place life-sized, 3D Pottery Barn products in a room.
- Add, remove, and move items around the room.
- Change the color, size or placement of an item.
- Save and share your room design via email.
- Shop via the app from the Pottery Barn website.
Pottery Barn 3D Room View is available for free on the App Store. Check it out if you are furniture shopping for your home.
Price: Free | Download: Link to App Store