Wednesday, 1 July, 2020 UTC


Over five million art prints, paintings, and photographs sold on Etsy have a new sidekick to make it easier to see how they'll fit in your home.
Just launched in June 2020, the augmented reality update to the Etsy app lets you visualize how a piece of art would look if it were actually hanging in your home. All you have to do is point your phone at the wall.
As long as an item is categorized under Paintings, Photography, or Prints, it should work with the AR feature — so for the most part, you can search for art as you normally would. You'll be prompted to scan the wall in question as well as the ceiling and floor to give the app an idea of room dimensions. Once the print pops up, you can tap to move it around and preview different sizes. (If the print shows up crooked or at an angle, try taking a few steps back and re-scanning.) Read more...
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