Sketchup for Interior Design



Designing Kitchens with SketchUp

Designing Kitchens with SketchUp is a design publication and how-to guide created for the kitchen design industry to simplify the design process using SketchUp software. It is targeted to designers who are training, as well as the professional interior designer in the process of designing kitchens for your ultimate customer, purchasers of your products.

This nine chapter, 221 page masterclass is the ultimate Step by Step Tutorial guide for anyone wishing to get the grips with kitchen design using SketchUp. The guide covers all aspects of kitchen design in a easy to follow hand holding fashion from 'Good Practice' to 'Preparing your construction documents' with Layout and everything in between the kitchen designer needs to know. 

SketchUp is a design and drafting software acquired by Trimble. It has a huge online database administrated by Google. It is offered free to the user, with an option to upgrade to a professional version. SketchUp allows users unrestricted access to thousands of manufactures’ product illustrations for plan designs from the huge online database called 3D Warehouse . Learn more...
Google Sketchup for Interior Design & Space Planning

Google SketchUp V8 brings together several important features for people who want to venture into the use of design software. It offers a short learning curve, gratifying results right away, low cost of investment in training and in software, and an open platform that provides libraries of all types. Rather than endless lines of explanatory text this hands-on book is a compendium of practical exercises that lead students to learn SketchUp V8 from the perspective of the interior designer.

These books offer four separate courses progressing in complexity. They can be read as one source or be consulted separately for those who already have experience with Google SketchUp. At the end of every course you will find practical exercises that will broaden your experience in the acquired knowledge. These resources enable students to think about how the knowledge can be applied to any situation.

At the end of the four courses you will be able to express your ideas to others in a more efficient and attractive way. Illustrating the “feel and look” of a space will allow others to understand what you have in mind and will help you in your career success quality. Learn more...







SketchUp for Interior Design Revisited 

Good visual communication is when your ideas can be understood by your audience, and this is especially important for interior designers. Sketchup 2013 is a powerful tool that helps interior designers who work every day with materials, colors, textures, and lights. Much has been written for using SketchUp in the building shell and its relationship to the environment or the site. Less help has been provided to interior designers who specialize in indoor spaces. Students need to know the available tools and how to apply them in specific cases to this particular discipline. Fundamental concepts, ideas on how to create objects and interior spaces, tips, plugins and practical exercises using Sketchup 2013 are what this series offers.

​These books offer four separate courses progressing in complexity. They can be read as one source or be consulted separately for those who already have experience with SketchUp. At the end of every course you will find practical exercises that will broaden your experience in the acquired knowledge.