How to Use Kitchen Design Software

Designing a kitchen using the latest software is not difficult. It is recommended to follow some simple instructions to master this art. Designing a kitchen by yourself can save you a lot of money that can be used elsewhere. Paying attention to details can help create a great design for your kitchen using software that allows the user to get a model on paper. Design software is extremely useful when working on a large project that requires planning the cabinetry and appliances before the work starts.

Things Required:

– Measuring tape
– ALNO Kitchen Planner or SmartDraw


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    Before doing anything else, you will need to make sure that you have the required kitchen design software installed on to your computer. If this is not the case then consider turning on your computer and search for kitchen design software in the internet search bar. ALNO Kitchen Planner and SmartDraw are the two mostly commonly used applications for designing kitchen and restaurants. You can also ask your friends and relatives about any recognised product design software so you can navigate to the website directly and download the package. Pay a small fee (mostly around $80-$100) to download the product. Complete the installation process to prepare the application to run on your computer for the first time. It is also important to make sure that your computer has the required IT specification to run the program smoothly. Remember to take your time while installing the software on your computer to ensure that it functions properly before starting any design project.

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    Measure the dimensions of the kitchen that will be created using the software. This should be done with the help of a measuring tape. You will need to know the exact length, height and width of your kitchen to design it efficiently on the software. Now open the kitchen software you have installed on to your computer. In the tool bar menu, click the Room/Window/Doors and type in the exact dimensions of your kitchen. Using the software, it is also possible to choose a background for your kitchen from the list of built in designs. Try to understand the different functions of the software to help you save some time while designing your kitchen.

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    Add doors and windows as per your requirements. Choose the style, width and length of the doors and windows and then drag them to the position where you want them to be. Insert cabinets and choose their design. Make a rough draft first and then refine it as you get more ideas and concepts.

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