ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Kitchen and Bathroom Design Software – Room Sketcher (CAD)

Updated on January 24, 2019
viryabo profile image

Working as a professional interior designer for many decades, I've been involved in design-and-build residential building projects.

This guest bathroom design is produced with Room Sketcher computer-aided design software.
This guest bathroom design is produced with Room Sketcher computer-aided design software.

Long before the advent of computer-aided design software programs (CAD), interior designers never dreamed the day will come when drafting tables will become relics of the past.

As technological advancement has opened up a totally new world for those in the home design field, life is so much easier for today’s designer. Whether you design clothes, kitchens, bathrooms, furniture, interiors spaces, or architectural structures, it’s all the same; you can now give explicit visual expressions to your ideas and create detailed drawings or sketches within short periods of time, at the click of a few buttons.

As an interior designer that also does kitchen and bathroom designs, over the years, I have progressed from drawing on my drafting table with a T-square and triangle to using great software programs like Autodesk and AutoCAD. Though AutoCAD served its purpose for my interior design concepts for some years, I found it not only difficult to master but a bit of a challenge to use for interior design drawings.

AutoCAD is a great design tool for architects and engineers, but not necessarily for an interior designer who depends more on visual interior representations that are not only colourful and eye-catching but shows the entire concept at a glance.

I have sought simpler but versatile design tools that will be easy to use and require no more than a CAD program and my laptop. Because a large portion of interior construction and re-mode projects involve kitchens and bathrooms, I find that I require software that can create beautiful 2D and 3D floor plans, and photo-realistic 3D images that allow my clients to have a clear view of their projects quickly and easily.

3D floor plan and rendering of a bathroom design.
3D floor plan and rendering of a bathroom design.

Computer Aided Design Software for Kitchens and Bathrooms

One of the best and easiest to use kitchen and bathroom design software is Room Sketcher. Because of its versatility, and the speed at which plans, elevations, and 3D drawings can be generated, designing a kitchen and bath with Room Sketcher software is certainly fun to use. It is so user-friendly, even a first-time user soon gets the hang of it after a few hours.

Room Sketcher is not only for kitchen and bathroom designs, but a complete home and office design software program. From interior space planning and interior design and decoration of each room to the placement of furniture, interior fixtures, fittings, cabinetry, wall and floor finishes, lighting, and all relevant essentials, this CAD program is all you need for your professional interior design projects.

For kitchen and bath design or remodelling, this computer-aided design software makes things so easy. To design a new kitchen or bathroom space, remodel existing ones, all that is required are:

  • Take the room’s measurements, its length, breadth, and ceiling height.
  • Sketch it to scale on the software’s drawing interface and include the dimensions.
  • Position the window and door openings.
  • Pick and drop floor and wall finishes.
  • For the kitchen, pick and drop objects like the kitchen base and wall cabinets, oven units, sink units and corner cabinets, cooker hobs, breakfast counters, countertops, extractor fans, pots and pans, crockery, kitchen towels, and other kitchen accessories.
  • For bathroom designs, pick and position bathroom fixtures and fittings, bath towels, racks, vanity units, bathroom shelves, countertops, and open shelf units. Every single item comes with actual measurements and so can be positioned with ease.
  • Decorate with potted plants, wall art, mirrors, and other forms of kitchen and bath décor items.

You can move objects around, replace materials and finishes, change orientations, and drag and drop features until you are satisfied with your layout. Take 3D shots at intervals to view your design and work at it until the desired result is achieved. After completing a layout, you can use the in-built camera to take actual 3D shots of the finished design.

You can share and discuss projects with your clients online and do a back and forth if need be. You can also do same with builders, contractors, and sub-contractors online.

A simple kitchen design generated from a CAD software program.
A simple kitchen design generated from a CAD software program.

Top Features of Home Design CAD Software

When you begin to use Room Sketcher, you will find the software is loaded with so hundreds of features. It contains a vast library of furniture, finishes, and accessories, unlike other programs. These following features are some of the things that set it apart from many home design software.

  • Accurate and precision alignments.
  • High-quality floor plans.
  • Interactive Live 3D Floor Plans, 3D Photos and stunning 360 Views
  • Photorealistic rendering that looks like professionally shot photographs.
  • Drag and drop feature for everything from walls, doors, and window openings, to furniture and finishes.
  • An extensive library of objects - sinks, faucets, appliances, toilets, bathtubs, showers and enclosures, bathtubs, countertops, fitted cabinets, ceramic tiles and other related floor and wall finishes, hardware, ironmongery, faucets, etc…
  • A comprehensive colour palette, textures, and building materials are available. They allow users to visualize design options and alternatives.
  • Impressive state-of-the-art 3D rendering.
  • Your company logos or corporate branding on your floorplans for your company’s personalisation.
  • Automatic calculation of total area, gross area, and all internal areas.
  • Upload and trace over sketches feature which means you can import images and blueprints from other drawing software programs like Autodesk and AutoCAD
  • Interior and exterior dimensioning features which you can switch on and off at will.

For the professional kitchen and bathroom designer, interior architect, re-modellers, home builder, and real estate developer, using Room Sketcher computer-aided drawing software is a great way to show your clients visuals of exactly what they’ll get in their interior space. It makes it easy for them to understand what creative plans you have for them and what concepts you are proposing to them.

Room Sketcher also provides personal services, so, even if you are a designer who has a massive workload, their design team can help you create plans. All you require is to send in a dimensioned hand sketch (it doesn’t have to be to scale) and leave the rest to them. You will receive a complete set of blueprints within 48 hours.

© 2010 viryabo

Comments Are Welcome

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • Traqqer profile image


      9 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      I tried one of these types of software packages a long time ago (over 10 years), and at the time, they weren't that good. They were OK, but the graphics weren't that appealing. With the advances they've now made in computer 3D graphics, these new packages are just incredible...they can provide very clear views and images.

    • viryabo profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago

      Hello P, nice to see you here. Thanks for visiting and for leaving your usually very nice comments.


    • prasetio30 profile image


      9 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Nice hub and very well written. I love interior design and I find again through this hub. Very informative and easy to understand. Thank you very much. Have a good day!



    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)