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KEEP ON LEARNING & BEING SOCIAL

The designer makes time in her busy schedule to attend regular industry
events, where she meets with colleagues to share tips and sits in on educational sessions. She belongs to several social media groups, reads multiple
publications and is in the know on the pertinent new apps being introduced.
"There's always going to be a new product, a trendy technology craze or
new-age way of doing something that will benefit you to know about," said
Ramchandani. "To maintain your status as a knowledgeable resource in our
industry, you always need to be checking out what's new. Growth is necessary in both our professional and personal lives, and when we stop learning,
we stop growing."
She started her blog - Life in Sketch - in 2011 when she was working for
acclaimed designer Vicente Wolf. Now an internationally recognized entity,
the blog has been her impetus for meeting many other industry go-getters
and has opened her eyes to design on a global scale.
HELPFUL SOFTWARE AND APPS

Ramchandani and her team use AutoCad to develop design plans, and the
other designer on her staff creates hand renderings - what she describes as a
work of art to keep - if the client so desires. She uses the online time-tracking
software Harvest, as well as Photo Measures to
add measurements to photos on site. Punch List
helps her generate detailed PDF files she can
email directly to the construction site.
In terms of the future, Ramchandani - who
finds inspiration in everything from travel finds
to a piece of art in a client's home - is excited by
the unknown.
"I'm eager to see where my firm, my career and
my life will take me,"she said."I set business goals
annually and hope I can continue crossing things
off my list as quickly as they're added."
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ABOVE AND LEFT The designer
changed the layout in the
new master bath to enlarge
the closet and make the
shower front and center.

By removing the tub, she
created a larger shower,
although installing a walk-in
unit would have required

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some movement into the
unit below. The step-up to
the shower and large-format
tiles that emulate fabric make
the area feel seamless. She
incorporated a custom shelf
into the vanity and above the
toilet for additional countertop space.



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2018

Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2018
Contents
Editor’s Note
Show Director’s Note
Happenings
Trends
Trends from Salone
All Set for ICFF
Better Business
Learning Corner
Hot Topic
Solutions
Balanced Budget
What’s Hot
Favorites
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Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2018 - Editor’s Note
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Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2018 - Show Director’s Note
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Kitchen & Bath Business - May/June 2018 - Happenings
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