interior design

Wayfair’s new app uses generative AI to transform your space

Generative AI is good for more than marketing copy and anime-style avatars — or so Wayfair wants you to think. Today, Wayfair launched a new app with a cutesy name, Decorify, that lets customers

Robin Games debuts PLAYHOUSE, an interior design game you can both play and shop

Women-led mobile gaming startup Robin Games raised funding around the idea of carving out a new niche in the market of “lifestyle gaming.” The idea, the company explained at the time of it

Modsy quietly shut down while some customers were still awaiting refunds

In late June, Modsy, on online interior design services startup, abruptly ceased offering design services, laid off its designers and left customers with unfinished renovations and project orders in p

IKEA rolls out an AI-powered interactive design experience for shoppers

Today, IKEA is launching a new AI-driven interactive design experience called IKEA Kreativ for IKEA.com and the IKEA app. With the new feature, U.S. customers can design and visualize their own living

Interior design startup Havenly introduces IRL services

A digital interior design startup that’s been offering online services is bringing its interior design expertise into the real world. Havenly, a Denver, Colorado-based company founded in 2014, i

Pancake aims to make customers flip for its virtual home design platform

Pancake is democratizing interior design services to make it accessible to everyone.

Gwyneth Paltrow invests in The Expert, a video marketplace for high-end interior designers

The pandemic-induced lockdowns halted many a home decoration project, but the irony was that our homes became even more important. But where to get ideas to decorate? Home décor experts could no long

The Landing is bringing shoppable social and collaboration to interior design

Monetizable mood boards might sound like the moonshot idea that no one asked for, but when you think about it, the vision is already informally happening in various corners of the internet. A young ge

Interior design startup Havenly raises $32 million

Interior design platform Havenly is raising $32 million in new funding to create its first private label brand as the startup aims to integrate its own products into its design recommendation engine.

How startups can make the open office work, for employers and employees

Alejandra Albarrán Contributor Share on X Alejandra Albarrán is ROOM’s Director of Design and Innovation, responsible for shaping the company’s iconic approach to creating products that make the

Move over Ready Player One — the future of AR might be in furniture

Last week Modsy, a San Francisco-based startup, raised a large amount of funding — $37 million in C-round funding to be precise. And that followed a $23 million Series B round in December 2017.

India’s Livspace raises $70M for its one-stop-shop for interior design

Livspace, an India-based startup that helps consumers manage home renovations and interior design, has pulled in a $70 million Series C deal that’s led by Goldman Sachs and TPG Growth. Existing

Korean startup Urbanbase gets $1.8M to turn apartment floor plans into virtual reality

Urbanbase, a Seoul-based startup that makes virtual reality tools for interior planning and design, plans to expand in Asia after raising $1.8 million in Series A funding. Its investors are CKD Ventur

Hutch, the virtual interior design app, has raised $10M from Zillow

Hutch, the interior design app that takes a photo of your room and virtually redecorates it, has raised $10 million in funding from real estate platform Zillow. Zillow's CEO Spencer Rascoff will also

Hear how Houzz’s Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen built a $4B company at Disrupt SF

Teamwork makes the dream work, as the saying goes. And in the case of Houzz, the founding team of Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen have made that dream work in spades. The husband-and-wife duo has built a m

Hutch wants to virtually redesign your living space — then sell you the furniture

Everyone can recognize great interior design. But it's much harder to actually design a space and pick out all the items you need to make it look great. Hutch, a Los Angeles-based startup, is aiming t

DIRTT’s ICEreality puts VR to use for interior, office design

  A manufacturer of custom prefabricated elements to be built into offices and other work spaces, DIRTT Environmental Solutions is the latest corporation to adopt virtual reality for the enterpr

Houzz opens its Commerce API to third-party vendors

Houzz, the home remodelling site with a focus on giving you house envy, today announced that it is opening up its Commerce API for third-party developers. While you may mostly look at Houzz as a mobi

Houzz Brings New Collaboration Tools To Its iOS Apps

Houzz, the popular service for giving you house envy and connecting you with the right home professionals to cure it, is launching an interesting new feature for its iOS users today. The new Sketch f

TC Cribs: Minted’s Visually Stunning Front Street Office

This week’s Cribs episode takes us to Minted, an online marketplace of independent artists and designers. Minted hangs its headquarters shingle in San Francisco’s historic Jackson Square neighborh
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