Create beautiful custom tile accents and backsplashes using shapes from the library
Place a rug object from the library, then change its material to suit your needs.
Modeling an in-ground swimming pool is accomplished using the Terrain tools and objects from the library.
Wall mounted lights cannot be added to a plan unless they are placed on walls or cabinets. It is possible, however, to place wall lights in special locations, such as on a cylindrical shape, by using a wall marked as invisible. In a 3D or elevation view, it will appear as though the lights are mounted directly to the pilings.
Use the Select Objects tool to select multiple objects in plan or 3D views
Combinations of different objects such as fixtures, soffits, walls, and openings allow you to create a wide variety of fireplace and chimney designs.
A chimney chase can be created by adding geometric Shapes from the Library Browser.
Import 3D symbols in the following file formats: .obj, .3ds, and .skp formats. Home Designer Pro can also import 3D .dxf files.
Pergolas are a popular way to decorate a back patio or porch area. Learn how to create your own in Home Designer.
Adding horizontal exterior trim to a structure can be accomplished by adding wall coverings in the walls specification dialog.
Custom countertops are easy to modify with the Add Break and Change Line to Arc tools.
Use the Base Cabinet tool to create a custom enclosure for a drop-in or undermount tub.
Create a backsplash by using the Backsplash setting in cabinets, or by using the Custom Backsplash tool in Home Designer Architectural and Home Designer Pro.
Terrain tools are not needed to create a swimming pool. In fact, a pool can be created using invisible walls, along with a closed box that can be found within your library browser.
Create a great outdoor barbecue area using modified cabinets.