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String curtains can be used in any type of setting, from the smallest office spaces to the most extravagant stages. They decorate venues you might have never considered before, like museums, tv studios or amusement parks. Let’s have a look at all the possible ways to get creative with string curtains!
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String curtains consist of hundreds of individual strings, connected at the top with webbing to maintain their shape. Since the strings don’t show any seams, you can make the curtain endlessly long. Yet, the drape is lightweight and flexible thanks to the thinness of the ropes. No matter how many strings are connected to one another, you’ll never have to lug around huge boxes filled with heavy drapes.
Originally, string curtains were mainly used at motels and casinos to create an atmosphere of relaxation and mystique for their clients. Right now, string curtains are more versatile than ever. You can use different types of string curtains for a diverse range of implementations.
Spaghetti rope curtains can be used in any type of interior, or on any stage. You decide what type of Spaghetti curtain fits your needs. The drapes come in a wide range of materials of colours, from standard shades to impressive, light-reflecting metallic ones.
On top of that, the drapes are safe too, as most of the ShowTex string curtains are made from either Trevira CS yarns or IFR Polyester, which makes them permanently flame-retardant, even after washing.
SlitDrape curtains are made of shimmer or slashed material, which is why they’re mostly used for revues. Spirelli drapes are metal chain curtains that are the design element your venue needs.
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Glitter and glamour on stage are guaranteed thanks to string curtains. The playful ropes interact beautifully with the spotlights, giving your stage an extra touch of glam. While the plain coloured strings stir the curiosity of your public, the structured curtains add depth to your set and nicely capture the spotlight. Amazing stage and event backgrounds ensured!
Does your performance or event need an extra touch of glamour? Then maybe metallic strings are more your style. The silvery and golden strings reflect the lights on stage. The brilliant light effects will dazzle your audience for sure.
You should definitely consider string curtains as your next stage backdrop, when your band or ensemble is going on tour. The cords are lightweight and very flexible, thanks to the materials and thinness of the strings.
The curtains are easy to attach and dismantle whenever you are building or taking down the stage. When you put the drapes in a box to travel from one venue to the other, the thin ropes don’t crease and on top of that, they take up very little space. In short, string curtains are a perfect design element to bring along on tour.
Did you know ShowTex string curtains are printable? Would you like your strings to have a colourful fade? Or will you get even more creative and print your own design on your stringed backdrop? It’s all possible.
You decide what custom image will be printed on the strings and the outcome will be beautiful, since the transparency of the strings gives your image a playful, mystical touch. When printed, your already intriguing backdrop will leave an everlasting impression.
The playful drapes are very flexible and easy to attach, allowing you to get very creative with the design of your fringe curtain backdrop. Perhaps you would like to drape them in the shape of a circle or take your creativity even further and use multiple layers of strings for extra depth. You can create 3D shapes like, for example, a chandelier. The curtains will make your design come to life, as the dynamic backdrop surely is an instant eye-catcher in any setting.
Choose to layer your string drapes to form dynamic textures, as the transparency of the layered curtains generates a nice 3D effect. Add some well-placed spotlights, and you will most definitely amaze your audience.
It shouldn’t be all traditional PVC screens or gauzes when it comes to projection screens. String curtains will perfectly do the trick as well. More even, the transparency of the curtains will give your projections a mystical touch.
But projecting on strings does not mean your images aren’t sharp, on the contrary. You’ll notice a clear but textured projection, which just gives your design that extra special touch.
Draperies and event fabrics for public venues are required by local legislation to meet specific fire-rated standards. That’s why ShowTex flame-retardant string curtains are safe to use in any public space. A perfect fit for your next event, museum display or performance! The drapes add an unexpected design element to your venue, which will wow your visitors, all while respecting fire safety regulations.
Using these thin strings as open room dividers, your fair stands will be organized in an original way. And string curtains prove that safe can be elegant too. They are a very chic addition to your fair or event.
Besides on stage, you can use these drapes to divide your museum or gallery into different exhibition areas. But don’t stop there. String curtains can also be used to decorate your amusement park or trade show stand.
The curtains subtly divide the areas, and at the same time add to the elegancy of your interior. By arranging the formative ropes into organic shapes, you will lead your visitors through your venue in an original way. And the transparency of the ropes will definitely stir the curiosity of your audience, since they get a subtle sneak peek of what’s on the other side, without giving it all away. Everybody wins.
If your office is one big, open space, then string curtains are what you need to subtly divide your room into breakout areas. The thin ropes create the illusion of having multiple spaces without impacting the flow of the open area, all while bringing in a little privacy. On top of that, they add a decorative element to your office.
They are a perfect fit as well for other spacious rooms like television studios, auditoriums, exhibition areas or even for your home. Besides serving as a creative partition wall, the playful drapes add a little something extra to every single room.
As you can read, the possibilities are endless when using strings. Are you searching for a safe and elegant room divider? Or on the lookout for a creative backdrop that fits your needs? Discover the versatility of flame-retardant string curtains.