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the shade collection
From its origins deep within the legendary New Zealand yachting industry, our line of outdoor patio umbrellas has developed a quintessential team ethos of “design innovation and application performance”. Our outdoor Shade umbrellas represent aesthetic beauty and superior quality, making them a compliment of form and function in any environment. We offer a complete line of shade solutions available in square and octagonal shapes. The aesthetics of our umbrellas are a perfect marriage with Modern Outdoor furniture. Whether you are looking for commercial patio umbrellas for an outdoor cafe or the perfect pool umbrella, our collection is designed to meet your needs. Check out the variety of fabric and color options for the Shade umbrella collection or visit our design center to find the tools needed for planning your outdoor space upgrade. At this time, the umbrellas are the only pieces we offer that we do not manufacture – their design and level of quality meets with our own high standards.
- all models are extruded from the finest grade aluminum alloys and are finished with a clear marine-grade anodize to provide a luxurious and durable surface. All sidepost models rotate 360 degrees with the ease of an exclusive hideaway handle. system – sidepost styles range from a 2.7m/8' 9″ square all the way up to a 5.0m/16' 4″ octagonal model, offering coverage from 77 to 267 square feet. our centerpost models are stronger than conventional market umbrellas, yet embrace that classic “market style” appearance. centerpost styles range from a 2.0m/6' 6″ square to a 5.0m/18' 5″ octagonal model, with coverage from 42 to 267 square feet.
- commercial grade awning fabrics provide long term color fastness with years of shade and important UV protection from the sun. the standard fabric used on our umbrellas is a proprietary blend of 100% solution-dyed polyester that can even be recycled – this material comes with a 5 year warranty. for an upcharge, we also offer sunbrella 100% solution-dyed acrylic marine fabrics – sunbrella provides a 10 year warranty. every umbrella includes a protective canopy cover to keep the fabric clean when not in use.
- all models can be mounted to most types of surfaces, including concrete, wood and in-ground applications
- the modest and unobtrusive mounting kits provide for a sturdy installation while permitting the umbrellas to easily be removed from their mount for seasonal storage
- freestanding bases are also available for most models and sizes