3. Let’s look at Architectural
Wrapping, how it began, what its
made from and what
developments are in store for it.
4. What is Architectural Wrapping?
Architectural Wrapping is a really simple process that involves covering
an existing surface with a special, tough, self-adhesive film – also called
5. You may be thinking that it’s like
standard old-fashioned vinyl but the
materials of which these films are
manufactured are very well engineered to
be durable and high quality.
6. In fact architectural film or wrapping is not
really a brand new product. Its origins lie in
the vinyls that began to appear 60 or so
7. What makes Architectural Wrapping so popular?
Its popularity is driven in part by the ever-expanding choice of finishes and
patterns, which is constantly broadening its appeal and finding new uses and
8. Japan, Italy and the US are leading the
way with wrapping. All other countries
are following suit, including the UK. A
recent trend is to wrap structures
inside a building.
9. What does the future hold for
Even more uses will be found and the
range of styles, finishes and designs will
quickly grow as popularity drives
10. The fact that it can be applied to almost any object and surface within a
building means that more and more people will become users as they find
11. Supply has improved greatly too
here in the UK. Not so long ago it
was difficult to get hold of
architectural film. Now you can
access over 1,000 different finishes.