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Buyer's Guide Fabrics

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How to choose your perfect printed backdrop

Make your choice from an extensive collection of polyester and PVC materials, acoustic fabrics or eco-friendly solutions, all with their own characteristics to suit your project.

How to get creative with your printed backdrop

Transparent or opaque, textured or smooth, stretch or firm, back- or frontlit, you name it! ShowTex even offers eco-friendly options and fabrics with excellent acoustic values. 

The versatility of string curtains

String curtains can be used in any type of setting, from the smallest office spaces to the most extravagant stages. On the lookout for a creative backdrop that fits your needs? Discover the versatility of flame-retardant string curtains.

Red stage curtain (velour)

Stage curtains for theatres: a thorough guide

Eager to learn more about stage curtains for theatres? Continue reading our thorough guide...

Event backdrop example

How to choose a stage and event backdrop

What is the perfect backdrop and how do you choose one for our stage or next event? Let's find out!

Black Event Drapes for Professionals

Black Event Drapes for Professionals

Some tips and tricks every event professional should know when it comes to functional black event drapes.

projection on scrim

Making Magic with Scrim Projections

Nothing more impressive than an image suddenly appearing out of thin air, but achieving the perfect floating image can be a huge challenge.

Abbreviations used on this site

Find your way around the technical specifications of our wide range of flame retardant fabrics, with this list of abbreviations.

Flame retardant fabrics

Flame Retardant Standards

In order to provide the maximum safety level for our worldwide customers, ShowTex conducts a variety of Flame Retardant standard tests for all fabrics.

Red velour curtains for theatres or events

Stage velvets & mohair theatre curtains

Cotton, polyester and mohair velvet curtains are the most traditional flame-retardant fabrics for theatrical drapery. Manufactured as luxurious front theatre curtains and valences, borders, legs, and stage backdrops, they serve a decorative purpose on stage while benefiting lighting and sound conditions.

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