BBC One has announced a new series of interior design taking advantage of virtual reality.
Temporarily titled Virtually Home, the BBC describes the program as a “new and innovative series of interior design with people caught up in a design routine”.
They explain: “The program will use virtual reality (VR) to prevent people on modest budgets from making costly mistakes in interior design. The series will show a wide variety of projects across the UK and allow collaborators to view really their dream designs.in spectacular VR, before implementing them in real reality.
“The series will feature four of the UK’s leading interior designers: Glasgow-based Karen Livingstone Welstead, Somerset-based Russell Sage, Cheshire-based Kunal Trehan and Simon Hamilton from London.
“Everyone will be matched with members of the audience who have different styles and ideas for a room in the room or who conflict with how they turn.
“Each episode will see how the designers offer two different RV designs from the Edinburgh-based studio. Once the collaborator decides which design to go ahead with, it will capture the progress of the makeover in video diaries until reveal the result to the designer at the end of the episode “.
Produced by the makers of Men Under The Hammer, the 15-part series will air on BBC One later this year.