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Technology for Designers

We are excited to announce that  Eric Schimelpfenig, AKBD is hosting our next kbtribechat on the latest technologies  for the kitchen and bath industry. Join our Twitter discussion by adding #kbtribechat to your tweets on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, from two to three pm eastern time.

Eric Schimelpfenig, AKBD

Eric Schimelpfenig, AKBD

Eric Schimelpfenig, AKBD is the founder of SketchThis.net.  Eric has utilized 3D technology throughout his career.  He has taken pencil and paper operations and converted them to 3D, worked with Google on Sketchup’s development, created 3D content for companies large and small, and taught Sketchup to countless students all over the country.

SketchThis also launched a kitchen design plugin for Sketchup.  This plugin is a cloud service that plugs directly into Sketchup and provides a rich catalog of cabinetry and interior components for designers to design even faster with Sketchup.  What use to take hours takes minutes now with this plugin.

He is also an active columnist in Kitchen & Bath Design News, is often hired to teach Sketchup  and speak on emerging technologies for the design field.  He is currently touring the country on a three year teaching tour with Ellen Cheever and Kitchen & Bath Design News.

Eric also runs the social media efforts for  Kesseböhmer (Branded Clever Storage) in the United States, promoting the brand on many different social media platforms.

Here is the transcript for this chat.

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Leveraging Technology

We are excited to announce that on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, Eric Schimelpfenig is hosting #kbtribechat on LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY. Join our discussion by adding our hashtag to your tweets between 2 and 3pm eastern time.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Eric Schimelpfenig

Eric Schimelpfenig, AKBD has been an innovator in design and 3D technology for many years.  He has worked with Kraftmaid, Google, Masco, and many other prominent companies in our industry teaching Google Sketchup, speaking on technology, and writing.


He is also currently a column writer for Kitchen & Bath Design News, public speaker, Sketchup Trainer, and he maintains a blog at www.SketchThis.Net
Eric hosted on July 4, 2011 on SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS for design. This transcript is a download and is available in the 2011 transcripts.
Eric’s April 4, 2012 kbtribechat transcript: LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY

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