place IKEA furniture in your home with augmented reality app
the 2014 IKEA catalogue lets you to explore the swedish furniture manufacturer’s products by allowing you to place a selection of their designs right into your home via an augmented reality (AR) app. by scanning selected pages of the printed magazine with their smartphone or table, one is able to visualize what a particular chair, table or sofa might look like in their very own dwelling (approximately 90 IKEA items are available for you to digitally place in your house).
scaling is done by placing the IKEA catalogue on the floor and framing it within your device’s camera, so that you are able to achieve a more accurate idea of how a particular piece might fit within your personal space–IKEA furniture is simply layered over a real-time view of your current living space, so that you can determine whether or not it is your style, or will actually be appropriate for a certain room.
available august 25th, 2013, the access to extra IKEA content is available for both iOS and android devices, and will also be available through the IKEA catalogue’s digital version.
scanning selected pages of the catalogue offer you access to more IKEA content
the AR app overlays IKEA products into a live view of your home
get a feel for how certain IKEA pieces will look in your home
place a printed IKEA catalogue on the floor and capture it within your digital device’s camera frame to get an idea of scale
goof around with you would like to see IKEA furniture displayed in your home