During the summer for real relaxation and outside comfort an parasol is absolutely necessary. There are other solutions to make a shade, but an elegant designed architectural parasol always will be found near a public garden, cafes, on the beach, hotels, resorts, commercial and residences premises
On the market, there is no shortage of options for parasol. With advanced materials and modern technology, this product is optimized with regard to performance and design.
Below is my choice of best parasol types
Parasol with character
The main characteristic of Ensombra parasol is that the slats on the shade are strips made of a phenolic board that you can adjust depending on the amount of light and shade you want. This is more than a decorative parasol, as it creates a set of colours, lights and shades that will transform your space into a comfortable outdoor space with character.
Ensombra is very decorative parasol. It is easy to handle as the simple system enable opening and closing over a single slat. It is made from a base of galvanized steel and a stainless steel thermo-lacquered shaft in different colours
Simply and elegant
The square or round shade of Infina parasol looks like it is floating in the air without any support. The frame is thin and elegant, without unnecessary details and with the clean design. Although, the parasol is with minimalistic design, have large wind-resistance performance. This parasol was designed with great attention to the materials requirements and the result is the attractive object which will fit in any ambient.
Beauty is in the details
Sit-In parasol is part of the seating system with the same name. This square parasol is simple in shape and details.
What separates him from other product is a structure made of aluminium bars that are set eccentrically. Also, sun-shading fabric passes over the structure and form a ‘skirt’ that is the simple but distinctive detail of the product.
Stingray shade is like a sculpture made from marine-grade materials which make them unique and resistance to weathering, salinity and wear. The attractive shape of this parasol is achieved with the reinforced frame structure and the wing with interesting details from marina world. The locking leaver enables rotating 360 degrees around its vertical axis and can position itself for shade at any time of the day. Stingray is much more than a shade for design lovers.
Shape and structural details
This square or octagon parasol with the interesting shape can be used singly or in a group.
For its structure, the premium materials are used such as stainless steel, anodized aluminium, stainless steel cable system. Specificity of the product is Stainless Steel Reinforced Pocket Construction which enables the shape and high wind resistance.
BISTRO is closable, classic center-pole parasol. There are two versions of this parasol, with flat or dome-shaped sunshade, both with aluminium structure. Bistro can be used with the Clique series, composed of seating elements made of multiplayer wood with removable cover and side tables made of varnished aluminium.
The seating elements, side table and parasol can be arranged or rearranged in line to the user needs. All together they create multifunctional and comfortable outdoor space.
The structure as the design characteristic
Defense is a nautical shade sail made of stainless steel and equipped with an adjustable sail. For its unique look, Defense has been listed among the 100 most representative objects of the Made in Italy design.
What draws the attention on this product is the structure composed of two sails that are wound on a horizontal bar and a uniquely designed pole with a matt finish. This structure provides exceptional stability and creates the suggestive composition.
Defense wraps in a few seconds either by remote control or manually. When motorized, the sail is equipped with a wind sensor to trigger automatic closure in case of strong wind.
Beauty and function
The Eclipsum is a design object with all the advantages of a functional parasol at the same time. The secret is in the ideal combination of the simple elements. The large, elegant ring with suspended sunshade provides refreshing shade during the day or become the attractive item with light fixtures during the evenings.
ECLIPSUM is artistic parasol for shade luxury.
Function and technology
The visible structure is part of the design of Ocean Master MAX Manta parasol. It looks like the object captured in motion. The imaginative shape is realized by marine grade materials, a high level of craftsmanship and sense to details. The high technology solution enables functionality and installation of the heating & lighting if necessary.
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