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Home & Garden Design

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Released: 2010-10-05

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Chief Architect Home Designer Essentials 10 by Chief Architect

Software Details

Brand: Chief ArchitectMedia: DVD-ROMHardware Platform: PCOperating System: Windows 7
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Chief Architect E100-12-D Home Designer Essentials 10


Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows XP

Product Features

  • Entry-level software for home design, remodel, and landscaping projects
  • Over 4,000 library items; drag-and-drop convenience; 500+ sample floor plans
  • Cabinet designer tools--choose from over 1,000 cabinets; create virtual tours
  • Create custom landscaping or site plans in 2D and 3D; 500+ realistic plants
  • Get started quickly with easy how-to videos for step-by-step instructions

Editorial Review

Home Designer Essentials is an entry-level title to help you with your home design, remodel and landscaping projects. With over 4,000 library items you can create your perfect design. It's fun and easy--start your project today!

Home Design
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Home Design

Creating your dream home has never been so easy. Visualize what your home design project will look before you build or remodel with 3D models and Virtual Tours.

  • Use House Wizard to choose your rooms and then drag them to your design layout configuration to generate a floor plan
  • Choose from over 500 sample floor plans to help generate ideas
  • Automatically generate a cost estimation and material list for your project
  • Design in 3D and 2D Plan View simultaneously and visualize your design ideas
  • Easy-to-use automated building tools for roofs, stairs, framing, cabinets, and more

Visualize your next remodeling project before you begin and save time and money. Move a wall, change a color, add a room, redesign a kitchen and estimate the costs--all before you remodel.

  • Create the Virtual Look and Feel Before beginning your next project
  • Insert doors, windows and skylights with One-Click tools
  • Use the Color Chooser to create the perfect color for your walls, floors, furniture and accessories
  • Assign costs for materials: descriptions, quantities, costs to estimate your project
  • Create a Virtual Tour--by recording your camera movements
Interior Design
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Decks & Landscaping
From decks to landscaping, create well-planned outdoor living spaces. View larger.
Interior Design

Experiment with your interior design ideas using 3D models, virtual tours and advanced design tools. It's easy to make your decorating ideas come to life.

  • Choose from thousands of colors and textures or create your own materials using a digital photograph
  • Drag and drop thousands of items from the Library Browser. Easily change the size, color or material.
  • Generate new floors automatically based on your current floor plan design
  • Advanced 3D camera tools: Glass House, Doll House and Final View for truly photo-realistic 3D images
  • Cabinet Designer Tools--choose from over 1,000 cabinets--customize using unlimited styles and colors
Home Designer Product Comparison
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Landscaping & Decks

It's easy to quickly design the virtual look and feel of your backyard, deck, patio, pool or any outdoor project. Create the Virtual Look and Feel Before You Build!

  • Create custom landscaping or site plans in 2D and 3D
  • Choose from over 500 realistic landscaping plants
  • Design single or multi-level decks including free-standing, tiered and post-and-beam
  • Create driveways, sidewalks and pathways
  • Define decking materials, place and arrange outdoor furniture to correctly size your deck or patio
Get Started Quickly!

The Quick Startup Options Guide will help you begin with "How-To" tutorials based on the type of your project. You can also choose from over 25 easy "step-by-step" tutorial training videos that will quickly get you started on your next home-design project. Live online training webinars are available on a weekly basis and you can access this training via the Internet. Home Talk is a User Forum you can ask question from the community of users. Finally we offer great technical support by qualified in-house professionals.

More Details

Publisher: Chief ArchitectCategory: Home & Garden DesignBinding: DVD-ROMLanguage: English

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