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How to design a Kitchen with SKetchUp and Layout

Learn how to quickly design a modern kitchen from start to finish with SketchUp and Layout

4.4 / 5.0
945 students2 hours 43 minutes

Created by Thomas Soltren, offered on Udemy

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In this course you will learn how to design a modern style kitchen from start to finish. 

This course is taught by Thomas Soltren, Thomas has been designing residential homes for over 20 years. You will learn a workflow system that will allow you to build a kitchen in a short time and contain all the necessary elements for construction. 

Once your model is designed in SketchUp we will go over how to import your model into Layout to create construction documents. You will also learn how to render your design using the free SketchUp plugin Twilight Render.   

Students who take this course will be able to design their own kitchen and also design kitchens for others.

Topic covered in this course are:

  • Preparing for design

  • Creating Base Cabinets

  • Creating Wall Cabinets

  • Creating a oven cabinet and tall cabinets

  • How to place cabinets

  • Adding countertops

  • Inserting fixtures such as sinks, range, refrigerator and vent hood

  • How to apply materials

  • Adding a backsplash

  • Rendering your scene with Twilight Render v2

  • How to create and save scenes in SketchUp

  • How to insert your model in to Layout

  • How to Dimension your Kitchen in Layout

  • How to create elevations scenes in Layout

  • How to create a cover page and print

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What you will learn

  • At the end of this course students will be able to design their own kitchen plans


  • Should have a basic knowledge of Sketchup
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  • Price: $94.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 2 hours 43 minutes
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bestcourses score: 6.3/10

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