8 Websites and Apps for Design-Lovers

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1. Benjamin Moore’s Color Capture

This app lets you take a picture to get a paint match.

2. Co-construct

For any construction project, the software and app allow the builder, design team, and client to collaborate on a cloud-based platform.


Browse inspiration photos by room or paint color. The site’s best feature is “look 4 less,” a review of high-end products—and similar (if not identical) ones on sale for much less.


A curated website with professional images from designers, architects, and builders. Users can ask professionals questions, or contribute to forums.

5. iHandy Level

Need help hanging pictures? This app turns your phone into a level, so all your art will be perfectly placed.

6. Photo Measures Lite

This app lets you upload a picture of the room you’re decorating, and overlay its dimensions on the floors and walls.


Pin photos from all over the web—or your own computer—onto boards organized by category, or create secret boards or boards that multiple users can pin to.


A site for those who want to create mood boards using products from across the web. Virtually, create a room design and the site will link back to where each product is sold.