Israeli home design app Houzz wins Google Play’s ‘Best App’ award



The Israeli home design app Houzz. Credit: Screenshot from iPhone/Natalia Alexiou via

( The Israeli interior design app Houzz won "Best App" in the first Google Play awards. The app allows people to track design options by saving photos categorized by room type, location, and style. Users can also consult with each other, share choices with friends and family, and find design inspiration from top interior decorators.

Houzz, which was created by Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen, has been downloaded by more than 10 million users while being rated an average of 4.6 on a scale of 5 by more than 250,000 users, Google Play’s data shows. The Israeli app beat out TuneIn Radio, Colorfy, BuzzFeed News, and Yummly for the Google Play award.

The Israeli financial news outlet Calcalist has described Houzz as one of the most successful projects launched by Israeli Internet entrepreneurs.

Posted on May 23, 2016 .