SHY specialise in large and unusually shaped blinds. Watch how we tested a couple of recent customer orders.
A major renovation to a gallery in Leicester highlighted a need to provide black-out blinds between the frosted ceiling and a pitched Victorian glass roof with clerestory windows.
Can you make us a commercial roller blind that is sloping, motorised and 26 square metres? That was the request made by PCMS Limited for their Clerkenwell project.
Rooflights allow natural light into the Greenbank Centre, but they wanted to avoid having too much light and heat that could cause problems for the building and its occupants.
A modern shading solution in this Grade II listed building minimises glare and heat gain in summer whilst retaining heat in winter
How we helped control the amount of light coming through a large cupola (ceiling dome)
How to protect and preserve a unique tapestry created by WW2 evacuees from sunlight and internal lighting was the challenge set by Sevenoaks Library.
The university needed to control the amount of light coming into the room plus both light filtering and blackout options.
Working with SHY’s dealer, Levolux, the architect’s question was: can you control the light from a rooflight 20m long, but just 1.5m wide?
Unique interiors need unique solutions. So when this London Penthouse needed a shading solution to control light and heat gain, SHY’s versatile systems were ideal.
A rooflight is an excellent way of harvesting natural light especially when you have a space as big as this London apartment.
SHY's dealer, Soltech Systems, was asked to solve the challenge of providing blinds to add privacy along a curved glass partition between the main pool and training pool.
CTS and FTS are both ways in which fabric is kept taut whilst a blind is in operation. Here’s a handy guide on what they mean.
The choice of fabric for roller blinds has many factors including aesthetics, its light, glare and heat management. Here are our top tips.
External roller blinds are an effective way to keep domestic, commercial and school buildings cool.
This building had the benefit of a full height glazed extension to add space, light and provide a panoramic view. It needed a shading solution to control glare and thermal gain without blocking out the view.
When Dulwich Prep School built their new laboratory facility, its large glazing needed roller blinds that provided the ultimate control over light ingress.
It was no sweat for SHY when Bath University wanted blinds for their 1m x 35m high-level rooflights in their gym that also functions as a multi-purpose space.
The shading solution for this bespoke conservatory was designed-in for ultimate performance and appearance. The result is a system that reduces heat gain and controls glare yet its rollers, motors and hardware are concealed.
“Can you shade windows taller than a jumbo jet?” was the challenge for this site where a solution was needed to needed to shade the top 9m of curtain walling.
SHY’s dealer, Ashley Contracts had a challenge: how could they use a rollerblind to shade a tall, narrow window where the width to drop ratio exceeded three times the usual 1:3 parameters?
This Grade 1 listed aviary needed a shading solution to protect its interior and the modern art it displays from roosting birds and nocturnal animals whilst protecting the integrity of the historic structure.
Sloping, high-level glazing in a prestigious London office development needed a shading solution to cope with temperature extremes and fluctuating humidity levels.
In a contemporary space, with a 13m angled rooflight, a shading solution was needed to control the glare whilst enabling daylight to still illuminate the gallery area from above.
Light floods a multi functional school hall through its wall of floor-to-ceiling windows. Shading was needed to give maximum flexibility in the lighting - including full "blackout" for performances and presentations.
SHY’s new wireless rooflight blinds (with no visible wires) are now available to order.
Book now onto our free, certified installer training for SHY’s wireless (CTS) rooflight blind
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Managing light filtration whilst retaining sea views was at the heart of the shading decisions for this stunning ocean liner’s angled windows across different sections of the boat.
Even when mains power isn’t available, there are still shading solutions possible for long angled rooflights such as this one in a suburban conservatory.
SHY's external blinds maintain optimum heat and light whilst preserving the garden view.
SHY's engineering solution with ‘fit by numbers’ produces intricate extension shading
Innovative shading controls heat and glare whilst complementing the design of both the room and adjoining Grade II listed house
Different angle facades needed a bespoke shading solution for this building in the City of London.
With the clean lines of flush glass and maximum wall space, external SHY ZIP blinds gave the shading solution needed.
Designed to capture natural daylight, this auditorium needed a shading solution to allow 4k laser projections onto a 4-metre screen.
SHY’s new wireless rooflight blinds are now being fitted by certified installers. This is a recent example (with video) of its perfect use in a home.
This offset triangle-shaped window is 3m wide and 4m tall at its largest points, with different ceiling angles. It needed an elegant blind to ensure its shading was as impressive as its sea view.
The shading industry often boasts about how large roller blinds can be made, but how small can we go?
We were delighted to provide our SHY FTS Rooflight blinds to the iconic Tate St Ives, Cornwall building. Working with Sol Komfort Interiors we designed and enabled a full room darkening solution to be incorporated into each of the raised "coffers".