Sonoma Shade Sails

Project Details

Fabric 1

Alnet Extrablock
Producer/Manufacturer: Alnet Pty Ltd.
Primary Use: Main Fabric

Design Name
Andrea Lynn

Design Company
Sonoma Shade Sails

Fabrication Name
Wholesale Shade

Fabrication Company
Wholesale Shade

Project Manager Name
Bob Brouwers

Project Manager Company
Sonoma Shade Sails

Installation Company
Sonoma Shade Sails

Please describe the project specifications

This customer approached us with little to no idea of shade options. We discussed where sails would provide shade vs. other shade products. Their premier importance was bringing the edge of the shade out as far as possible. We worked on a few design/sketch ideas; They took their final vision to a local builder with the details for a custom pergola with a single layer perimeter attachment level. Because this has no cable, the challenges of Invisible Frame are well formed corners and membrane tension. The construction was new, afforded great measuring. The fit was exact. The customer is very happy.

What is unique or complex about the project?

We do not install many Invisible Frame products. It’s more of a function, not form type of shade and rarely does it present anything bordering interesting. In this case, we found the combination of shadows cast from the frame with panel along with the colors and landscaping quite dynamic. It gave this Invisible Frame an overall dimensional beauty we’ve not seen in similar projects we have done in the past.

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