Materials

Learn the various ways to to customize and apply material colors and textures, and generate a list of materials for cost estimates.

Number
Title / Description


2288

2:26

Wall Coverings

Wall coverings can be used in addition to a wall's surface material to create accents like wallpaper borders or wainscoting.

Video No. 2288


2289

8:14

Applying Materials in 3D

Apply materials with the Material Painter, the Material tab of the specification dialogs, and learn how to paint individual walls.

Video No. 2289


2290

1:31

Color Chooser

Use the Color Chooser to create custom materials using colors from your own photos, manufacturer websites, or any window that displays on your computer.

Video No. 2290


2291

9:30

Custom Textures

Home Designer comes with over 1500 materials, but if you can't find what you need then you can use your digital photographs to make new texture materials.

Video No. 2291


2325

0:41

Apply Plan Materials with the Material Painter

Along with the library materials, you can also choose to use materials that are already in your plan, saving time searching

Video No. 2325


2293

7:19

Materials Lists

Estimate project costs by using the Materials List tools.

Video No. 2293