KD Blog

Year: 2011

December 28th, 2011

At KD Kanopy, we know a thing or two about making intuitive and visually appealing pop up canopies. After being in the business for over 20 years, we know just what it takes to make a canopy easy to use and able to stand the stresses of use.

December 26th, 2011

After nearly 26 years in business, we’ve encountered a few customers who really really liked our pop up and custom canopies. Sometimes, they even like our products so much that they take the time to write and tell us. That’s exactly what John Flaschner of Massage Envy in Jacksonville, Florida … Continue reading “A Pop Up Canopy as Diverse as You Are”

December 21st, 2011

If you’re investing in a custom canopy for your business, team or just personal use, we’re going to bet that you want it done right. That place that misspelled your name so your tent says pizza with one “z”? That’s not us.

December 19th, 2011

It’s hard to miss a KD Kanopy StarTwin with its massive 685 square feet of coverage. It’d be even harder to miss a StarTwin custom canopy with digital printing.

December 15th, 2011

Not all canopies were created equal. And whoever told you they were had obviously never seen KD Kanopy’s StarShade. Your next wedding, banquet or any other outdoor gathering just got a whole lot cooler this year.

December 13th, 2011

With the holidays just around the corner, KD Kanopy has an idea (or three) on what should go under your tree. Looking for pop up canopies to promote your business? Or a shade canopy to keep the team cool next summer? Whatever the case, KD Kanopy has the tools to … Continue reading “‘Tis the Season for Canopies”

December 9th, 2011

At KD Kanopy, we know just how important time can be to our customers. At a tradeshow, festival or art show, setting up multiple pop up canopies can sometimes be a headache. You want the best spot with the most exposure, but how can you make that happen? With a … Continue reading “Easy as Pie: Using Your Pop Up Canopy”

December 7th, 2011

Holiday shopping can be difficult. What do you get for the person who has everything? Or that always picky person? Well, KD Kanopy has a few ideas. Whether it’s for your favorite sports tailgater, your up-and-coming artist or your own small business, we’ve got a few gifts that will make … Continue reading “Holiday Shopping the KD Kanopy Way”

December 5th, 2011

With winter weather just around the corner, you might not be getting much outdoor use of your shade canopy at the moment. Your custom canopy made the rounds to all the major tournaments and big games this past season and held up well, but now it might be time to … Continue reading “Show the Love: Taking Care of Your Pop Up Canopy this Winter”

December 1st, 2011

If you ever drive down a street filled with fast food restaurants or car dealers, you might see their custom signage trying to catch your attention. And since we’re talking about those signs right here, they’ve clearly caught your attention. KD Kanopy has been making custom pop up canopies and … Continue reading “It’s Ok to be a Showoff: the KD Kanopy Custom Teardrop Banner”

November 28th, 2011

While Thanksgiving might have come and gone already, we at KD Kanopy are still in the thankful mood – especially after seeing this video from our friends (and customers) at Choonimals.

November 23rd, 2011

It’s not every day that you can be ready for your event in less than 30 seconds. Unless you own a PartyShade, we mean. With two people and 30 seconds, your PartyShade and your whole gathering will be ready to go. Don’t believe us? We’ve got a video for that.

November 21st, 2011

With screen and digital printing, side panels, rail curtains and table covers, KD Kanopy knows a thing or five about making your custom canopy. While we make the screen and digital processing an easy one (heck, we do all the work ourselves in house), installing side panels or rail curtains … Continue reading “How To: Accessorizing your Pop Up Canopy”

November 17th, 2011

So, you want to customize your pop up canopy. Aside from the obvious aesthetics benefits, a custom canopy can be a big help to your branding. With both digital and screen printing options, how will you know which type of printing will work best for your shade canopy? We’ve already … Continue reading “Know Your Custom Canopy: Digital Printing”

November 15th, 2011

If you look through our website enough, you might notice that most of our custom canopies are available with screen printing. What exactly is screen printing?

November 11th, 2011

Want to know how to get a smile out of the KD Kanopy crew? Send us an email about how well your custom canopy is doing. John Kreger, an artist with 311 Horseshoe Studio, sent us this one about his Majestic, now dubbed “Fort Knox.”

November 9th, 2011

Aside from their sun and rain blocking abilities, our shade canopies are also useful branding tools. With in-house custom digital and screen printing, any pop up canopy can be turned into a mobile billboard. Or at least an eye-catching addition to any trade show, swap meet or farmer’s market.

November 8th, 2011

Halloween might have come and gone a week ago, but that doesn’t mean we’ve put our costumes away. (Ok – maybe we have.) But here at KD Kanopy, we’re also preparing for the upcoming holiday season. The forecast might call for snow, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a … Continue reading “The Holidays: KD Kanopy Style”

November 3rd, 2011

Ever wonder how Halloween in the KD Kanopy office looks? We had such a great time that we haven’t taken off our costumes all week (ok, maybe not). We had a Snookie, a hippie, an incredibly scary clown and even a witch amongst other creative costumes.

November 1st, 2011

If you’ve ever played 18 holes of golf, or just a rousing game of putt-putt, you know how much the overhead sun can play a factor. And, if you’re an up and coming golfer with the Texas Legends Junior Tour, you know just the solution: a shade canopy.