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A great little program for home layout …

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

If your home space planning needs are simple, and you don’t need the complexity of the Punch line of home design software, Sweet Home 3D is a great free option, as I noted in my July 6 post.  Be sure to download the additional 3d model libraries, and even with them your choices will be limited, and very Euro-focused (check out the bizarre fireplace).  However, I still found the models quite usable as placeholders.  Includes plan view, as well as 3D walkthrough and the ability to print PDFs, if you don’t already have a PDF writerHere’s my layout.

And I have got some more furniture.  Had a very sorry experience with Sears catalog shopping (30 errors in the fulfillment process, dealing with 19 representatives, in the end they shortchanged me on the refund), eventually cancelled the order and got what I wanted from The Brick (zero failures, talked to 3 people in the order fulfillment process).

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  1. Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 at 10:35 pm

    Nice layout. :-)

  2. Friday, October 23rd, 2009 at 8:17 am

    Thanks! Kind words indeed, coming from the Master! I’ve added the floor texture and 3d layout to the PDF, looks better.

    And many thanks for the program.

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