The World Interior Design Network is the leading global resource for the interior design industry brought to you by Progressive Media International, one of the world's foremost publishers of interior design information
Browse our interior design product showcase, one of the largest and fastest growing collections of premium interior design products on the Internet.
Armstrong Ceilings introduces new range of fabric canopies
Interior solutions provider Armstrong Ceilings has launched a new range of fabric canopies for areas requiring creativity.
Lightweight and versatile, the new range comprises four frameless (Y) shapes, where the canopy membrane is tensioned by clear tensile cables from elected points on the soffit or walls, and a three-dimensional diamond which is braced (X) on a light metal frame which can be suspended in a number of different ways.
The highly elastic translucent fabric is available in seven standard colours, allowing architects and interior designers to play unconventionally with sleek and sculptural, sail-like forms and natural and artificial lighting effects in new-build and refurbishment projects alike.
The frameless range comprises triangular, square, rectangular and pentagonal shapes in up to three sizes and the braced canopy in four sizes. The bracing frame is made of curved and convex stainless steel tubes suspended by a central hanging point. Two bracing points along each of the tubes can also be used as alternative hanging points or to avoid possible rotation due to air movement in the room.
Designed especially for areas requiring creativity, such as atriums, public spaces and transportation hubs as well as for commercial, retail, education and healthcare projects, the fabric canopies can be quickly and easily installed and demounted for access and maintenance. This ease of installation also makes it suitable for temporary use such as exhibition facilities and retail outlets.
The fabric can also be washed and is ventile, preventing condensation or moisture build-up in normal interior environments. It is also resistant to fire (Euroclass B-s1, d0) and relative humidity (<70%).