Bob Vila's Home Design (PC, CD-ROM) Learning Company - 1998 USA, Canada Release (OEM)

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Bob Vila's Home Design
Packaging cover Bob Vila's Home Design.
Product ID 72040-76597oem
Product UPC 772040765972
Platform(s) PC
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1998
Publisher(s) Learning Company
Label Compton's Home Library
Category(s) Graphics, Design, Home Design
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

2 CD-ROMs featuring the most popular do-it-yourselfer.

  • Box Vila video tips.
  • 1,000+ Professional home plans.
  • 2D/3D CAD tools.
  • Animated home tours.

Conceptualize, plan, and build the home of your dreams.

Design your dream home today with Bob Vila as your guide.
Bob Vila's Home Design brings success and style to every home design project. A complete set of powerful 2D and 3D CAD drafting tools, 1001 ready-made home plans, animated 3D home tours, and more make this advanced and easy-to-use program a must for your next home deign, remodel or room addition project.

Easy enough for the weekend hobbyist yet advanced enough for the experienced builder, Bob Vila's Home Design helps you transform all your brilliant ideas into brilliant 3D color plans and more!

Design a unique floor plan.
Build your own floor plan with amazing accuracy and detail with a suite of easy-to-use CAD tools.

Choose from today's finest homes.
View these spectacular homes through animated home tours, detailed floor plans, and color images of interior and exterior layouts.

View from any angle.
Create and visualize your dream home or floor plan in both 2D and 3D views.

Learn from the expert.
Sharpen your home design knowledge immediately with Bob Vila's video tips.


  • Expert advice from Bob Vila.
  • 1000+ Professional home plans.
  • 3D Views and rich multimedia.
  • 500+ Home and office CAD symbols.
  • Animated 3D home tours.
  • Additional resources online.
  • Powerful 2D/3D home design tools.
  • Ask Bob e-mail feature.
  • Powerful printing.

Includes all the tools you'll need.

Design like a pro.
Start your next home design project or remodel with Bob Vila's Home Design. Whether you're a novice or a pro, you'll be designing your plan with walls, doors, windows, plumbing, wiring and more in no time! The suite of powerful yet easy-to-use CAD tools includes an extensive selection of 3D symbols for easy layout of cabinets, carpeting, furniture, fixtures, decks, hot tubs and landscaping. You can even create your own 3D objects.

Choose from professional plans.
Browse through the HomeStyle's Interactive encyclopedia of 1001 professionally designed home plans and find the perfect floor plan for you. Many include 3D views, animated home tours, and color images. More than 100 plans are fully modifiable, so you can adapt them to fit your specific needs.

Or start from scratch.
Design and produce your own floor plan from the ground up with up to 20 floor levels, appliances, furnishings, wall coverings, and more. Top off your dream home or addition with a variety of roof shapes and styles, complete with dormers, chimneys, skylights and even complicated rooflines. All with the click of a button!

Get expert answers from Bob Vila.
Gain valuable information from Bob Vila's video tips, which cover a range of topics from selecting the perfect home site, to hiring an architect, to decorating the interior of your dream home.

Walk through your creation in 3D.
Transform your 2D plans into 3D renderings with amazing ease. Choose any angle for viewing and take a tour through your very own dream home or project for the first time!

Bring your home plans to life.
Save time and money planning your next dream house, room addition, or remodel with Bob Vila's Home Design. It's packed with powerful home design features, along with expert advice from Bob Vila, America's most popular do-it-yourselfer.

Access online resources and "Ask Bob."
One click brings you to the Bob Vila Home Design Web site packed with more resources, additional home plans and practical tips. Link to Bob Vila's own home page as well as other related sites, or e-mail Bob using the unique "Ask Bob" feature and get feedback from the expert himself.

System Requirements

PC Windows 95
Required CPU 486-66
Required RAM 16MB
Req. Hard Drive 36MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Required Audio Yes
Supported Video SVGA 256 Color
Supported Network Internet

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