Design with iScape ft. Ashley Harrison
July 17, 2019
Around the globe, more than five million designs have been created using iScape, helping homeowners and industry pros save time, money, and energy. iScape brings the user’s vision to life through thousands of plants, hardscapes and outdoor living elements, virtually placed within the app. City dwellers, suburbanites, rural residents, businesses, college and university horticulture departments, school and community gardens, facilities managers, park districts and municipalities – all will find iScape remarkably useful for their diverse needs.
And we want to share your work! This is Ashley Harrison's share of experience and designs.
How has iScape fostered your inspiration and creative side?
Not being well-educated in the different plant species can make landscaping a challenge. iScape provided a large variety of plant options, which helped me consider certain species I would not have thought of on my own.
How much time do you think iScape has saved you in designing different landscapes?
My landscape contractor is great with sourcing and installation of plants, but he was looking for some design direction from me. We were one a time crunch, and iScape was an amazing time saver. It allowed me to quickly create a few different designs to show him exactly what I was planning, tweak the designs after we spoke, and actually send him a shot of the final image.
How would you describe iScape to other people, like friends or family?
I would tell others that iScape is an incredibly realistic landscaping tool for those who are very visual in design. Some people can imagine how landscaping will look in a space, but others need to see the plants placed in those areas to know they like it. When it comes to landscaping, I’ve never been good at visualizing, so designing a couple of different options was exactly what I needed to make a decision for our space.
What is your favorite feature on iScape and why?
My favorite feature of iScape is how realistic everything looks. The design I came up with on the app is so similar to the design we ended up with. The ability to incorporate realistic looking plants directly into a photo of my space gave me the confidence I needed to move forward with purchasing.
How did you find out about iScape?
I did a search in the app store for landscape design and found iScape that way.
How does iScape compare to other landscape/design resources you’ve used before?
The only design resources I’ve used before have been 2D drawings via landscape designers. Those 2D drawings are great, but they never gave me the same feeling of confidence that the iScape designs gave me.
What would you like to see next from iScape?
I would love to see iScape continue adding to their plant selections.
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With more than 1 million downloads, iScape - available from the App Store - has received more than 7,000 reviews and holds a 4.6+ star rating. It requires iOS 10.0 or later and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Augmented reality features are available for iOS 12 users on iPhone 6s models (and later), as well as on the iPad Pro.