One cool thing about living in the modern world is that you can use new tech to help with all sorts of design projects, including things like home design. In the past, there were sketches, photos, blueprints, and a potentially detailed imagination, but sometimes those leave something to be desired in terms of number-crunching. With new tech, you can get a much more complete idea of what you want to accomplish in advance.
That said, a few areas of interest in that realm might be looking through contracting company websites for design applicability, using virtual reality tech, thinking about how artificial intelligence might help your cause, using augmented reality apps, and the fact that so much data is searchable when it comes to material properties. [Read more…]