Our traditional defense against rain, the umbrella, gets a revolutionary update. BLUNT umbrellas utilize a special Radial Tensioning System that distributes the tension when opening the umbrella, making it easier to open. This simple, yet useful, redesign takes the umbrella to a whole new level.
Afrosol is an amazing creation that was born in the heart of the deep south and headed by a curly haired beauty, Claire Homewood. They handcraft African sun parasols using wire bamboo and other material, but each one is completely unique and is made by the talented local community. They are a perfect festival accessory: vibrant and quirky.
Over the streets of Agueda, Portugal, hundreds of colorful umbrellas float above pedestrians’ heads. The umbrellas are hung from promenades overlooking the streets, providing both shade and a cool view to those walking under them. Luckily, photographers Patricia Almeida and Diana Tavares documented this amazing event for those who were not able to experience it [...]
The rain won’t let you go out and play? No point cursing under your breath. If the skies won’t stop these flashes of lightning, get outside with a brolly and flash it the finger.