Punch! Home & Landscape Design Professional Overview:
Design Beautiful Spaces Inside and Out!
This complete home and landscape design software suite combine all the materials, tools, textures, furnishings and accessories to help make building and landscaping projects a stunning reality. Use Punch! Home & Landscape Design Professional to quickly update or design entire homes and commercial buildings; plan kitchen renovations, bathroom renovations, basement remodels, landscape; create outdoor living spaces, decks, patios, pools and get fast results for professional-level or serious DIY home projects.
Create new home designs, kitchen renovations, bathroom updates and landscapes or use professional designer quality layouts that you can drop into your projects.
The Professional Series contains a wealth of tools and top features, perfect for the Designer, Contractor and serious DIY person who wants to design a new home, landscaping, renovate, remodel and more.
New tools, improved drawing methods, easy-to-use interface, and dynamic search tool makes it easy to design your project and find the materials you need.
Choose from contemporary to modern style home plans from coast to coast, as well as thousands of materials textures, furnishing, and accessories to complete your 2D and 3D designs. Tips for "Building Green" are included with a selection of green objects and materials.
Includes how-to video tutorials, user forum and technical support to provide help when needed.
Features Exclusive to Professional and Architectural versions:
Helpful Help Features:
Punch! Home & Landscape Design Professional helps to quickly create 3D home plans and 2D home plans for kitchens, baths, and landscapes with professional designer quality layouts that quickly drop into projects. Feature-packed v21 offers thousands of materials, textures, furnishings, and accessories and makes it's even easier to find those materials with a dynamic search tool that quickly searches for the perfect furnishing, paint, texture or accessory with ease. V21 goes the extra environmental mile with tips for “Building Green” that includes a selection of green objects and materials. To help with all this designing power, v21 also comes with an Integrated Interactive Help System to make finding and using the right tool easier than ever.
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Experience faster performance with new 64-bit processing. Handles large files with ease. Faster graphics rendering. Get the most out of your installed RAM for better memory use with less crashes.
2D Plan Detailing:
Punch v21 now provides extensive detailing tools suitable for annotating site plans, floor plans, elevation views, and providing other details required for proper construction and permits. These new tools include a Callout tool, Level Lines, Plan, Window and Door labels, and Note Markers. In addition, numerous improvements to line styles and fill patterns provide greater ability to annotate and call out regions and areas of the drawing. All essential in accurately communicating design intent.
New Callout Tools:
Define portions of the building model as details, sections, and elevations.
Add labels to drawing to callout important structural elevations when creating construction documentations.
Ability to add labels to line styles.
Identify building specifications such as framing requirements, pier locations, etc.
Add title lines to display Plan names; customize text alignment and font style.
Window and Door Labels:
Add custom labels for use, for example, in identifying manufacturer name or model/part number.
2D Object Detailing:
Newly added patterns, and a new rotate pattern option.
Fill Pattern Library:
Expandable through downloadable content.
3D Editing with All New Professional CAD Tools:
3D Custom Workshop Pro:
This new Punch! PowerTool adds over 90 professional CAD tools to Punch! Home Design. Its diverse feature set, consisting of 2D drafting, 3D modeling, editing, and data sharing tools allow the user to create virtually any object to complement their home design project. Objects created can be saved to your library and used with any of your home and landscape designs. Custom Workshop Pro can bring in popular CAD file formats such as SketchUp®, 3D Studio®, 3MF, STL, DAE, PLY, as well as Adobe® Illustrator®, PDF, SVG, TIFF, BMP, PNG, and JPG.
Some of the features included in Custom Workshop Pro:
2D Drafting Features:
Line Tools (8 methods)
Arc Tools (5 methods)(Video) Guided Tour - PC
Circle Tools (7 methods)
Ellipse Tools (5 methods)
Polygon Tools (7 methods)
Bezier Spline Tool Fillet/Chamfer (5 methods)
3D Modeling Features:
Primitives (6 types)
Extrude, Lathe, Skin, Cover
Booleans (Add, Subtract, Intersect)
Subdivision (Add Loop, Fill, Bridge, Inset)
Split & Slice
Modification and Editing:
Align, Group, Ungroup, Copy, Paste
Transformations (Translate, rotate, scale, mirror, along path)
Arrays (Polar and Rectangular)
DWG/DXF, SketchUp®, 3D Studio®, 3MF, STL, DAE, Ply Adobe® Illustrator®, PDF, SVG, TIFF, BMP, PNG, JPG
LogiCursor anticipates your moves with visual feedback Gripper anticipates your moves with visual feedback View Navigator, Zooming, Panning, Orbits Inspector for parameter edits Keyboard shortcuts Layer Manager, Select Mask, Show/Hide (7) Verify Distances, Perimeters, Areas, Volumes, and Angles Drag and drop texture library
Even More Free Content!
2D House Plans:
Save hours of design time by using professionally drawn single and two-story house plans as 2D tracing layers which can then be automatically viewed as a 3D design. 1000 plans from which to choose!
Powerful Visualization & Rendering:
Create even more stunning renderings with new LightWorks® Skylight, Area and Custom Object lighting options. These enhancements are ideal for creating dynamic, photorealistic Interior Designs, allowing you to more effectively communicate your design ideas to your client, or your interior designer, builder or contractor.
360˚ Online Viewer:
View or share your Punch! 3D Models in your web browser on any device! A great way to collaborate and share your design ideas with clients or with interior designers/builders. Simply render a room and Export it to the Punch! Online Viewer, to see a 360° view, including the floor and ceiling!See Demo.
New Lighting and Rendering Options:
Create even more stunning photorealistic renderings with new LightWorks® Custom Object, Area and Skylight lighting options.
Interoperability Support For Popular 3D Formats:
3D Export Support:
OBJ with Textures and STL are now available as file export options.
Four ways to start your project:
QuickStart - Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.
Professionally Designed Plans - Need inspiration or an instant starting point? Utilize our editable house plans to fast track your design or browse them for room layout ideas.
Floor Plan Trace - Trace a favorite floor plan, or use one you’ve sketched.
PhotoView - Take pictures of the inside or outside of an existing house and easily add design features and details.
Auto Roof Gable:
Instantly add gable roof panels.
Select metal, wood or custom framing options, including custom roofs, walls, and floor joists.
Auto Roof Gables and One Click Dormer Tool:
Instantly add gable walls and roof panels.
Windows, Doors & Walls:
Select from an extensive library of door and window styles. Customize the size, grille style, and other parameters to fit your plan.
Use window and door designer power tools to create custom doors.
Add rooms and decorate with one mouse click!
Drag and drop room creation.
SmartWand™ technology adds paint or other material applications to a specific wall, room or your entire house with one mouse click.
View in 2D, Elevation and Aerial:
Estimate Costs, Build a 3D model, Create Blue Prints:
Start your project:
QuickStart: Drag & drop individual rooms to easily create your basic floor plan.
PhotoView™: Take pictures of the inside of an existing house and easily add design features and details.
Thousands of objects for every part of your design, inside or out. Remodel with new fixtures, lighting, ceiling fans, sinks, appliances and more.
Flooring Carpets & Rugs:
Try tile, carpet, wood, stone, and other materials including brand name, real-world products.
Add predesigned furniture groups with simple drag & drop. Easily arrange or edit your selections to suit your design.
Brand Name Product Libraries:
Thousands of possibilities! Faux finishes, interior and exterior paint, wood floors, solid surfaces, blinds, stone, and much more.Nationally-recognized decorating materials you can try before you buy.
Precision Lighting Planner:
Add functionality and drama to your design. Works with exterior and interior designs. Precision controls for ambient light, shadows, fall off, radius, and more. Drag & Drop landscape light fixtures.
Site Planner and Topo Tools:
Site-planner automatically draws your property line, as you enter the coordinates, then exports your lot into your landscape design. Add real-world topography to your building site. Trace over your topo lines. Automatically cuts or adds fill and building pad to your design.
Includes a full selection of flowers, shrubs, and trees you can add to your design. You can also add your own favorite plants to the database!
Plan smart! Plan your design and see it grow over time. Perfect for previewing shade.
Build dramatic retaining walls that define and accent your home. Choose stone, brick, or other materials. Then add your plantings to finish the look.
Design fences with custom material, color, photos or even draw your own design.
Turn a drab backyard into outdoor entertaining space with included objects for kitchens, fireplaces, furniture, and more. Add pavers, decks, and landscaping to your design.
Deck and Patio Templates:
Predesigned, drag and drop, editable designs you can use as is or customize to your personal style!
Draw from scratch, use and edit pre-drawn templates or let Pool Designer create your pool to your exact specs.
Design Phase Tabs:
Easy tabs organize your project into foundation, floor, electrical, plumbing, roof, etc. creating all the steps needed for your design.
NEW and Improved Object Library:
Simple Drag and Drop Tools:
Add rooms, paint color, furnishings, landscape plantings and more!
3D Custom Workshop:
Build virtually any object or modify existing objects from the library. Use photo-realistic materials including wood, fabric, paint colors, stone, brick, and more.
Go green in one click; watch your design go green with design tips and objects; recycled glass counter tops, bamboo flooring and more! Make your home more energy efficient with new appliances or update your windows, doors and more!
SmartWand™ technology adds paint or other material applications to a specific wall, room, or your entire house, with one mouse click!
Cost Estimation and Mobile Landscaping Quote
Instant 2D/3D Views plus the ability to create templates for a 3D model of your design
Print Blueprints of Your Designs
Intuitive Interactive Help
Do it Yourself Tips
Includes hundreds of DIY how-to-tips from the experts
Symbol Editor & Section Detailer
Additional Professional architectural annotation tools.
|Architectural Series v21|
|NEW Performance Enhancements!|
64-bit OS Version
|NEW Powerful CAD Tools!|
3D Custom Workshop Pro (CWP)
|NEW Stunning Visualization & Rendering!|
Custom Object Light, Skylight
|NEW Interoperability Enhancements!|
3D Export Support
|NEW 360 Online Viewer!||✓||✓*||✓*||✓*|
|NEW Fill Pattern Library!||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|NEW Planning Features!|
|Window and Door||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|NEW 2D House Plans Included!||1000||500||250||250|
|NEW Dozens of Bug Fixes & Usability Enhancements!||✓||✓||✓||✓|
* Studio and Landscape Design versions have Standard Rendering of Cube Maps only
Detail Comparison Chart
Windows® 11,10, 8, or 7. Intel® or compatible 1.0 GHz 64-Bit processor or higher (multi-core processor supported), 1 GB of RAM, 4 GB or more recommended, 3 GB of Hard Disk Space, VGA Video Card displaying at least 1024x768 with 32-bit color and Internet access required²