3 Must Have Tools Used By Professional Interior Designers

When it comes to interior design, inspiration can come from a variety of sources, both online and off; the key is knowing where to look.

Technology has made this task easier, with the introduction of a number of apps and websites that are designed purely to excite and inspire. We take a look at three of the best resources that will help you collect, curate and cultivate ideas for your next home makeover, so you’ll be decorating like a pro in no time!


The ultimate resource for art lovers, Artsy is the go-to for browsing and collecting pieces of inspiring art. The website is home to largest online database of contemporary art, which is a great source for creating inspiring interiors.

Artsy alerts you to upcoming exhibitions, allows you to preview art fairs online, and even lets you purchase your own pieces. Artsy is also available as an app, so you can browse, save and collect images wherever you are.


Probably one of the most well-known sources of inspiration, Instagram has over 400 million users and can be a great way to get a daily dose of inspiring images if you know who to follow.

We suggest accounts such as boutique interior agency @arentpyke_inout and interior designers @highgatehouse. It’s also a great space to post some of your own motivating pictures that you take from everyday life.


Paper is the tool to use when inspiration strikes. Once you have captured and collected various inspiring texts and images, Paper lets you draw, detail and sketch on them with unbeatable speed and ease.

You can also create charts, highlight image details and make checklists to help you organise your ideas and unleash your creativity.


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