Circuit Zandvoort renovation

Printed fabrics are a perfect solution in renovations or facelifts of stadiums, grandstand canopies, etc. Thanks to its light weight, no or only a modest construction is needed, keeping costs down. By printing, the fabrics can be produced in any desired look and feel, or even be used as promotional space to further reduce the cost of the renovation. A textbook example is the renovation of the main grandstand of Circuit Zandvoort in the Netherlands, to which Printable contributed.

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Open Air Theater, Netherlands

Visitors of the Brunssum Open Air Theater, in the south of the Netherlands, enjoy the brand new canopy of the theater, which was installed by APR Projects on behalf of Poly-Ned. Local architect Ivo Rosbeek designed the structure, where integration with the environment was essential.

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Brasserie Goudale and TSA Transports choose Solidskin curtainsiders.

Brasserie Goudale (Arques, France) distributes their beer brands with TSA Transports in Calais. Over the past years both brewer and transporter agreed that they would change their side-curtains to the high quality standard of Solidskin improving their marketing appearance and durability on the road.

Truck sidecurtains

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Novotel Miami, USA

In the heart of Brickell, one of Downtown Miami's most popular neighborhoods you will find the Novotel Miami Brickell. Early 2021 this hotel was completely renovated and the rooftop deck with swimming pool, lounge and pool bar got a stunning new look. Printable was asked to print and apply a pu-coating to the fabric for the covering of the rooftop bar.

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Otto Fuchs KG, Germany

Otto Fuchs KG is the parent company of Schüco International. However, the majority of people will know the company from the Fuchs wheel rims used by Porsche. Besides a new office building, a 3000 m2 production site was built in Meinerzhagen (Germany) in 2020. Printable was asked to print and coat its fabric facade.

Facade architecture

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Zipscreens Maastricht University

The “Tapijnkazerne” is a former military barracks in the Netherlands and after a thorough renovation this academic year put into use by Maastricht University. A custom work of art was made of the sun screens of the souterrain, with 22 portraits made by the famous Dutch photographer Robin de Puy. Given the great complexity of printing zipscreens durably, Printable's expertise was called in.

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Zandbergen and Ambrosius choose Solidskin curtainsiders

Since the introduction of the new corporate identities of Zandbergen and Ambrosius in 2015, about two hundred trucks have been equipped with Solidskin side curtains. A conscious choice: besides Solidskin curtainsiders, other brands trailer curtains have been on the road to test their quality and sustainability.According to Erik Zandbergen, director and fleetmanager, Solidskin offers an unrivalled quality.

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Beyond the sustainable facade

A PES/PVC fabric facade as a flexible second skin around a building is one of the most cost-effective types of facades, as it can retain up to 80% of the heat from the sun. It’s a low cost solution compared to other facade claddings, and it offers a higher degree of customization as the fabrics can be printed with any pattern or design. They are characterized by their light weight, high durability, flexibility and resistance to different weather conditions.

Facade architecture

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How green can a textile facade be?

Printable is involved in the world’s first “Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) binding” textile facade put into operation at the Hamburg ECE campus. Besides Printable’s print and PU-coating, this facade has an additional coating with nanotitanium oxide. The coating binds the harmful nitrogen oxides that pollute the air through car emissions. The facade not only binds nitrogen oxides, but also helps to reduce the CO2 emission of the building.

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Solidskin hits the rail

The exposure of materials on trains require extreme robustness. Besides the hard conditions the textiles are exposed to, such as rain, wind and UV-radiation, it must also withstand the copper deposit created by the grinding of the train current collector against the overhead contact line. To remove this deposit from the materials, very aggressive cleaning methodes are needed. Our coating is dirt resistant and does not break in this challenging cleaning regime.

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Almere Centrum Railway Station

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.

Facade architecture

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Schüco International KG

Schüco produces high end solutions for windows, doors and façades around te globe. For their head office in Germany, Printable printed the substrate for the textile façade mounted on their “FACID” façade system. The result is not only an eye catching facelift of their office building, but also a great reference of how the FACID extrusions can be applied. To promote this system, the highest quality was demanded. Printable delivers unrivalled usp’s on printed and coated substrates.

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Zuiver Media

For the new office building of Zuiver Media, Poly-Ned installed a sun-resistant textile cladding, resulting in this clean corporate image. The printed facade membrane provides solar protection for the building, favouring energy savings and reducing operating costs. It also ensures the privacy of the occupants of the premises, while maintaining a good vision to the outside. Poly-Ned chose Printable to print the textile with our unique printing and PU coating technique. 

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Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus - Restaurant Schillings

What can printed textile bring to interior architecture? Get inspired by the out-of-the-box thinking of the designers at Inside Outside. This interior design agency, owned by Petra Blaisse, is famous for their creative use of materials in interior design. Their preferred material to work with is soft and pliable to create movement and ever-changing effects. For the brand new build Schauspielhaus in Düsseldorf, they created these beautiful custom curtains in the theatre's Restaurant Schillings.

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Printed tent fabrics on demand

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.

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Roofer tough furniture

Roofer makes tough furniture: furniture that can stand rough handling and is suitable for intensive use. Because their furniture is sturdy and easy to keep clean, it is often applied in public areas.

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Don't sweat it!

These custom made Atila punching bags are becoming the fashion. Again the versatility of our uniquely coated textiles is proving its value. Sustaining thousands of hits, these bags don't break a sweat and stay in perfect condition. The custom made print will not be damaged.

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A standard curtain? Look again!

Isn’t it beautiful? The matching colours of the printed curtain sider and the colour of the cabin make for a unique and impressive identifying image. However, what will it look like in a year, after UV-radiation and other harsh weather conditions have shown their forces? Well, just as beautiful as it looks now!

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Strandstoel XXL (Beach chair XXL)

These giant beach chairs are a real eye-cacher and a load of fun! The beach chairs of (the original) Strandstoel XXL are used for promotion at festivals and events. The giant billboards offer great photo opportunities for brands and instant succes by promotion on social networks.

Leisure

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Tomorrowland

Printable was selected to deliver the printed canvas for the giant main entrance area of Tomorrowland. Printed on both the outside and the inside, these massive, impressive tents create the first promise into this magical world. Besides the well-known high print quality, Printable offers services and high personal involvement in the preparation phase.

Geen categorie

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Textile facade for PIA Automation Headquarters

PIA Automation opened their new plant in Bad Neustadt. A key visual aspect of the new building complex is the branded facade. The frontage showing the corporate identity and slogan 'We Automate Your World' on an 1.000 square meter mesh material that will be visible from a huge distance.

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Clarijs reCYCLEbags

Not only trucks make use of our Solidskin canvas for the preservation of appearance during transportation. Also Clarijs uses our printed and coated canvas for their (cycle)bags and bakfiets covers. Like trucks these bags are subject to extreme use and weather conditions and need to withstand the test of time. Printable delivers their custom printed and printed serie productions with our renowned quality. Clarijs also creates bags from our leftover materials to create a more sustainable bag with surprisingly funny result.

Leisure

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NEC Birmingham

For the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham (NEC), Base Structures delivered a 3-Dimensional fabric facade and printed over-cladding that are part of the revitalisation and redevelopment of the centre. The new design has 37 pyramid translucent structures with specially sandwiched panels between the pyramids as a series of vibrant colour panels. These colours were carefully designed and also used in the corporate identity. Being part of the permanent installation, obviously, the perseverance of colour is very important to NEC. The unlimited 10 years warrantee ensures it will stay in perfect condition for years to come.

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City-parkhaus Delmenhorst

Parking garages are enormous buildings that are being build in an efficient way and with low cost structures in mind. Often placed in central areas in town, architects are struggling to balance cost against the appearance of the construction from the street. More and more we see that printed tensile structures deliver a solution for this dilemma.

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ELI Play

ELI Play is a supplier and manufacturer of surprising and versatile indoor playgrounds in-house. Printable contributes to this quality by supplying the printed and coated textiles for their equipment. The printed designs are of great importance to the experience of the playground. An easily overlooked benefit is the unique coating that protects the print and textile. This not only make ELI Play playgrounds fun, it makes it safer and hygienic.

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AD Delhaize, Merelbeke

AD Delhaize in Merelbeke (Belgium) is a nice reference  regarding the use of architectural substrates that are needed in custom solid colors (with additional graphics if needed). Our on demand printing technique enables us to match any desired color, e.g. RAL colors, quickly produced and for any quantity without restrictions.

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Fabrics printed in solid (RAL) colors

Printable offers an answer for architectural substrates that are needed in custom solid colors. Our on demand printing technique enables us to match any desired color, e.g. RAL colors, quickly produced and for any quantity without restrictions.

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Van Houweling Transport

Van Houweling Transport recognizes the importance of the appearance of their car park as a tool for their reputation management. With Solidskin they can easily maintain their high quality appearance for years to come.

Truck sidecurtains

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Partners Healthcare Parking Garage

Partners HealthCare is a Boston-based non-profit hospital and physicians network that includes Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, two of the nation's most prestigious teaching institutions. After many years of being scattered across more than a dozen offices in and around Boston, Partners HealthCare’s administrative employees are coming together under one roof and that needed a huge parking garage. Printable was asked to deliver the printed substrate for the facade based on the proof of durability on image and resistance to extreme weather conditions.

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Chateau de la Barbinière

Château de la Barbinière in Saint-Laurent-sur-Sèvre is where design and refinement meet in an unspoilt countryside. The park of 13 hectares deploys its architecture in a natural and calm environment. Attached to the main building, ACS Production made this expansion with a textile facade. The design is in line with its surrounding. It is a clever solution to hide the technical/work area to visitors and keep the area looking pristine.

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FLO Palettes

With a fleet of over 50 trailers, FLO Palettes - Groupement FLO chooses Solidskin curtainsiders. For over many years these trucks are a well known sight in France.

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Private Villa Jeddah

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.

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Estrella Galicia

Some pictures from our partner TOLDOS URCA, S.L (Spain) for Estrella Galicia on this Kögel Trailer GmbH. The design is printed on our Solidskin curtainsider substrate. Solidskin is the choice of the strongest brands across Europe. The high quality print and deep blacks and varnishing effect really make the design stand out and it will for years to come.

Truck sidecurtains

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Busterminal Zwolle

The new bus terminal at Zwolle train station is adorned with a beautiful sun sail, even if in the wet climate of the Netherlands one would probably say weather sail. The canvas is 70 x 13 meters. The canvas' decoration is created making use of the latest photo and print techniques and protected with a unique coating. Printable was selected for the project because of our dedicated technologies, which have been developed for optimal print-quality and an unrivalled preservation of the image.

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Bigairbag

These giant interactive billboards are customised to fit the brand. Printable printed these robust covers for BigAirBag. Both companies share their pride on the high definition digital print, the use of innovate materials and durability of appearance. With over a 1000 installations worldwide in the past 10 years, the unrivalled quality and durability on these product has been proved.

Leisure

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Cheops Technology

Printable delivered the printed substrate of the textile facade for Cheops Technology located in the periphery of Bordeaux

Facade architecture

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Grupo Logístico Arnedo

Grupo Logístico Arnedo is the leading national transportation company in Spain. With their Solidskin curtain siders fitted by Toldos Urca, their fleet of 240 trucks is well protected against the harsh Spanish sun and heavy roads. The dirt-repellent characteristics also mean that the company can reduce the cleaning program of the curtainsiders.

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Charleroi Danse Theatre

The Charleroi Danse Theatre was installed in 2014 and these shots were made in 2018. The facade architecture textile is characterised by its printed surface. Printed on-demand, our substrates achieve the best hard-wearing resistance combined with freedom of choice in design and ideas this is the reason The Ateliers Jean Nouvel and MDW architecture chose for our membrame.

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Sense City

A good example of our façade fabric. The Sense City climate chamber @ Université Paris-Est. Sense-City is a climate chamber that can cover two 400m² areas. On each of these areas, a portion of territory is built on, called a Mini-City, equipped with many sensors to study the performance of facilities and urban materials, monitor the city of tomorrow by sending appropriate information, study air, water and soil pollution

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Smurfit Kappa

In 2010 Smurfit Kappa started driving with Solidskin side curtains. Seven years later more than 200 of these curtains are (still) driving and look great with their high-gloss finish and deep black appearance. Smurfit Kappa embraces the sturdy quality and cost reducing low maintenance of a Solidskin truck curtain.

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KU13 Sneakerbox

The KU13-Store in Kulmbach opened in September 2018. Printed on our open weave substrates. This interior lights create a playful mix with the graphic designs on the textile facade.

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Fricke - Saphir

The Fricke - Saphir Building in Bockel, Germany was renewed in 2013 and holds a retail shop for their products. The vulnerability and the exposure to nature were key in this project. Long time relationships between printer, confectioner and producer of the technical textile, lead to the right solution.

Facade architecture

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8 tips for lorry advertisement design on curtain sides

A full-colour curtain side is a perfect way to profile a product or service to the public. In order to create a convincing message and utilise the opportunities to their fullest, there are a few things to take into consideration when coming up with the design. Here are 8 points to consider when designing curtain sides for lorries.

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Cité internationale de la tapisserie

We can hardly think of a better reference than being selected for our textiles for facade architecture of the Cité internationale de la tapisserie (Museum of Aubusson tapestry). Located halfway between Clermont-Ferrand and Limoges, this major centre for artistic craft and a skill dating back to the Middle Ages, the Aubusson tapestry was listed as part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

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