SPECIAL ORDER PORTFOLIO
In Tents team delights in creating one of a kind tents, banners,
and other large fanciful art projects or practical shade structures
for special event promoters or residential clients.
salmon tent, a mobile educational exhibit, was a special
order contracted by Friends of the Eel River. It won the
IFAI tent division Award of Excellence for tent manufacturing
appliquéd walls of the Tibetan tent have screen
and roll up clear vinyl windows with chiffon curtains on the
inside. The roof has a stain glass circle of color that
creates an interior rainbow. This tent, which is set
permanently on a redwood deck at a private residence, won
the IFAI International Achievement Award for tent manufacturing
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lively banners were created for the College of the Redwoods'
new early childhood education building.
Camp Winnarainbow banner was remade in 2003 to replace the first
one which lasted 20 years! In Tents uses brightly colored and
long lasting nylon cordura for our appliqued banners.
for Earthdance as an altar space, this structure stretched
for 100 feet, and contained 1/2 mile of Tibetan prayer flags.
The Tibetan tent was set on 16 foot legs and a recycled parachute
was cut and pulled in the eight directions. 15 foot
flags were flown from each corner and strings of brightly
colored prayer flags traveled down each support rope.
different views of a large free form shade, a special order
by Camp Winnarainbow. The shade is designed to be easily
clipped to pulley cables to raise and lower with ease at the
beginning and end of each season. The tipis in the background
are also made by In Tents.
An inflatable Buddha, a Chinese New Year's Dragon, and a twenty-four
foot puppet were all colaborative art projects led by In Tents
created for the Grateful Dead. The Dragon last danced for Mickey
Hart's world record drum circle, and the lotus is now used as
part of the Portal to Earthdance, Northern California.
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