Chief Architect Interiors

Interior Home Design Software

Kitchen wall elevation with cabinet dimensions

For kitchen, bath and interior renderings and virtual tours for interior design professionals. Help clients visualize with 3D, specify materials and produce Plan and Construction Drawings. Realistically design every detail in 2D, Elevation, or 3D perspective views. Select catalogs from a 3D Library with thousands of cabinets, appliances, furnishings and textures.

Kitchen wall elevation with cabinet dimensions

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Interior Design Software
Overview Video

Interior Design Software Overview Video

Chief Architect Interiors is 3D design software for professional kitchen, bath and interior designers. Discover why so many people use Chief Architect as their software of choice for 2D and 3D design.

Floor & Space
Planning

Use Chief Architect for Space Planning by placing and sizing architectural objects in your design. You can choose from specific manufacturers (cabinets, appliances, doors, windows, countertops and flooring) so that styles, finishes and other product‑specific design details can be accurately scaled and represented. Choose or create custom objects (non-manufacturer) or import objects into your plans to accurately represent your designs.

3D floor overview for a dollhouse view of a floor plan

Kitchen & Bath

Chief Architect interior design software is the most flexible design tool you can use for kitchen & bath design. Smart cabinet tools make it easy to create any custom cabinet style including shaped, framed and frameless. The program also has automatic wall elevations, dimensions that follow the National Kitchen & Bath (NKBA) standards and an extensive 3D catalog — name‑brand and generic. Learn more about Kitchen, Bath & Interior Design features.

Kitchen & Bath

Chief Architect interior design software is the most flexible design tool you can use for kitchen & bath design. Smart cabinet tools make it easy to create any custom cabinet style including shaped, framed and frameless. The program also has automatic wall elevations, dimensions that follow the National Kitchen & Bath (NKBA) standards and an extensive 3D catalog — name‑brand and generic. Learn more about Kitchen, Bath & Interior Design features.

Interior Design & Decorating

Chief Architect provides the best Interior Design Software for both 2D and 3D design and visualization. Design in 2D wall elevations, house plan views or in 3D. Choose from thousands of styles, colors, and materials to create realistic interiors from our 3D Library. Experiment with your interior design ideas using 3D models, virtual tours and advanced design tools.

Automated Building Tools

Generate floors, roofs and ceilings automatically. Use the tray ceiling tool to create coffered and custom style ceilings. Stairs will automatically span floors and create stairwells. Choose from a variety of stair styles and railings. Produce cross‑section views with dimensions and add CAD details to develop thorough drawings.

3D watercolor render of a living room with a floating stairway

Design Options

Design Options

Style Palettes — Create client design options for doors, windows, cabinets and room colors. Dramatically change the look of a room by applying the Palette. Save style palettes to your library for future use or to share with other designers.

Kitchen cabinet styles rendered to help with design selections
3D kitchen rendering using a style palette tool to show design options

Chief Architect Interiors

Our top-rated interior design software for professionals

Our top-rated interior design software for professionals

Realistic & Artistic Rendering

Choose from a variety of rendering options: photo realistic (ray trace), artistic (watercolor / line drawing) and 360° renderings to communicate your ideas.

Photorealistic 3D rendering of a sample kitchen design

Name Brand & Custom Cabinets

Create full custom cabinetry or design using manufacturer brand specific cabinet catalogs.

Custom bathroom vanity cabinet with an integrated sink in the countertop

3D Library Content

Select from thousands of objects such as fixtures, appliances, millwork, furnishings and more from the 3D Library.

Kitchen and home appliances aid in home design with actual 3D symbol products

Kitchen & Bath Dimensions

Easily create floor plan and elevation dimensions to National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) standards.

Kitchen floorplan with NKBA dimension standards

Remodeling

Re‑arrange walls, add rooms and update cabinets, countertops and flooring. Design with As‑Built and Remodeling Layers to detail, estimate and visualize. If you change the size of the room, you can immediately see the updated materials list to estimate costs. Help your clients visualize your designs and sell more jobs with realistic 3D renderings and virtual tours.

Bathroom floorplan and elevation organized on a Layout sheet for construction documents

3D Design & Modeling

See your ideas come to life as you design and visualize in 3D. With Chief Architect's advanced rendering, you can showcase your work without additional software. Render as Photo Realistic or Artistic — Watercolor, Painting and Line Drawing. Use the Material Painter® — apply colors, materials and textures from manufacturers or import from any image or website.

3D Design & Modeling

See your ideas come to life as you design and visualize in 3D. With Chief Architect's advanced rendering, you can showcase your work without additional software. Render as Photo Realistic or Artistic — Watercolor, Painting and Line Drawing. Use the Material Painter® — apply colors, materials and textures from manufacturers or import from any image or website.