Specialty Fabrics Showcase 2016: Call for submissions

January 25th, 2016

The April and May 2016 issues of Specialty Fabrics Review magazine will include our special annual showcase of our contributors’ latest high-performance fabrics, for end products ranging from awnings, canopies and tents to medical, military and aerospace products. If you’re an end-product manufacturer, watch for this special feature in our spring 2016 issues! If you’re […]

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Interactive canopy installation in Shanghai “speaks” to its occupants

October 22nd, 2015

An innovative art installation, constructed as a canopy over visitors, responds to the presence of people and starts playing synthesis-based ocean sounds, so that when people enter the installation, it seems that the artwork itself is “speaking” interactively to them, within the suspended canopy of the “Spring Dragon Tail” sculpture by Chun Long Tiao. The […]

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Fabric canopies light up Staten Island Ferry Terminal

February 17th, 2015

Twelve torch-shaped canopies glowing with diffused lights have made New York’s St. George Staten Island Ferry Terminal a more functional–and beautiful–commuter experience. The ferry transports 22 million people per year between Staten Island and Manhattan, but the St. George Staten Island Esplanade was showing its age, and the New York City Department of Transportation sought […]

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