For Base Structures UK we have produced these unique sunshades for a private residence in the Middle East.
In this production the print design is on the inside of the textile to create a unique experience and carry the interior design from the villa out onto the terraces on the outside. The outside of the textile is left white to reflect the sun and keep the terrace cool.
This terrace canopy was designed for a private villa in Jeddah, the unique feature of this triple cone tensile fabric structure is the printed graphic on the underside. The 2D Arabic graphic had to be distorted with specialist software and overlaid onto the 3D conical form of the membrane. Each PVC coated polyester panel was then printed with a solvent based ink by Printable Industrial Canvas and then assembled in Bristol by Base Structures. Careful detailing of the graphic at the overlapping seams ensured the overall pattern lined through from panel to panel.
The quality of the light diffusing through the printed graphic and colourful geometric border provides a dramatic contribution to this high quality development. Our unrivalled coating makes the shades durable for more than 10 years against the harsh Middle East sun.
A single 130m² panel
Architects Studio RHE
Realisation Base Structures UK
The central railway station of the city of Almere is one of the main hubs of the region. It will become even more important in the coming years, as Almere is growing and the regional public transport will be extended. ProRail contracted Buitink Technology to replace a great part of the hood by printed textile. Printable was asked by Buitink Technology to produce the printed textiles for this project.
Festivals, food-fests, glampings and campings, we can't get enough of it. And they all share the same roof... tents. Tents are hot! Be it a gigantic tent for a festival audience or a private textile roof for two. Printable delivers printed on demand tent fabrics.
This beachside event tent in Knokke-Heist (Belgium) hosts the annual Cartoon Festival. The tent is printed by Printable. This tent not a typical example of our durability, since it will be used for only two months. Although... did you know that a lot of these materials are being recycled into other products that do benefit from our durable lifecycle for our printed textiles? A good example are the Clarijs ReCycle bags, but also outdoor furniture makes use of recycled prints. So who knows? ... you might find parts of this tent cycling around Knokke-Heist for years to come!
A surprising application of our robust textile substrates: the Casino Pleinair in La Ciotat near Marseille. This outdoor casino has amusing roofs that look like casino tokens. The roofs are printed on a closed substrate and coated. Our unique coating is able to resist the Southern France UV radiance without discolouring for more than 10 years.