MODELLING, EXHIBITIONS & SET DESIGN

MICROLOUVRE™ FABRIC IS EASY TO CUT, CONTOUR, BEND, FOLD AND SHAPE

The malleability of Microlouvre™ fabric makes it suitable and adaptable to 

a multitude of design ideas and purposes.

This fine MicroLouvre™  architectural fabric may be of interest to any engineer, modeller, sculptor and craft hobbyist, it can be provided in any shape, size or RAL colour to suit your needs. 

 

We encourage the use of our product for modelling enthusiasts as it is strong, reliable and multi-functional, with a wide variety of benefits including, but not limited to, light control.

MicroLouvre™ was formally known as Koolshade when it was being used by ILM (Industrial Light & Magic) studios for modelling from 1974-75 for the TIE Fighter, Millennium Falcon, Leia’s Blockade Runner, Death Star.  MicroLouvre™ is still being sold today as a unique modelling material, with a fast majority being required for TIE Fighter replicas for the vivid Star Wars fan.

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The architectural fabric can be configured into many geometric shapes and sizes. It is also extremely flexible, sturdy and resilient making it suitable for retro-fitting as well as for new projects. MicroLouvre™ fabric can be fixed into a variety of frame types to suit requirements. MicroLouvre Koolshade is available in rolls of 1200mm, 1500mm and 1800mm fabric or just in cut pieces ready to be finished. The standard colours are unpainted, natural bronze or black but the fabric can be easily over sprayed any colour by hand. 

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MicroLouvre™ metal fabric is so thin and easy to manipulate, it can easily be integrated or retro fitted into any lighting unit from spotlights, to uplighters.

MicroLouvre can be used to redirect light onto objects or buildings and concentrating the light source to the intended direction, hiding the light source or bulb, and reducing light spill and glare. For this reason it is an excellent product for use in display, exhibition and museum lighting, including the Imperial War Museum.

 

MODELLING

STAR WARS TIE FIGHTERS

VARIETY OF SHAPES, SIZES AND COLOURS

VARIETY AND SET DESIGN