- Laavus made of tent cloth are also sold, meant for four or five people.
- The Scotsmen William Gibson and Alexander Keiller opened a factory for production of sail-and tent cloth.
- His 2011 12 works include large-scale 3D pieces made with campaign tent cloths and the sound installation " Letters of Love and Longing ", based on the letters exchanged between a soldier in Portuguese Guinea and his girlfriend in Lisbon : " sounding like a radio soap opera [ . . . ] the text locates us in time and in space, showing us the dimension of feelings : Portugal and Guinea, nineteen-sixties and Colonial War, love and death, jealousy and hope ".