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Blunt + Tile Smart Umbrella
Over the past few weeks we've toted around Blunt Umbrellas' latest offering, the Blunt XS_Metro + Tile. The brand initially drew attention for its sharp looks and patented indestructible design (the first patent on an umbrella sine 1922 except for...
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Umbrella Stand
Assiduous umbrella makers London Undercover collaborated with Scotland's Method Studio to produce a striking oak umbrella stand—a functional furnishing handmade and expertly crafted. The stand is available with orange or army green webbing material.
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Mini Umbrella
Blunt's Mini Umbrella incorporates their radial tensioning system into a portable, lightweight and aerodynamic weather canopy that is unflappable and easy to control even in stormy conditions.
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London Undercover and Tenue de Nîmes
Since its inception just two years ago, London Undercover has become the ultimate silver lining to any rainy day with its collection of elegantly-crafted umbrellas. With designer Jamie Milestone at the helm, the English outfit's latest venture with...
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CityShade
As a mother who walks regularly, Brooklynite Micaela Birmingham discovered a design problem when going out with her child. "When my first daughter was a newborn, I proudly stepped out with my fancy stroller for our first walk to the park and was...
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London Undercover Umbrellas
Adding a pop of color and a humorous outlook on dreary days, London Undercover keeps carriers dry with their well-designed umbrellas, boasting English-inspired graphics on sustainable fabrics. The After Dark collection (shown at top) speaks to...
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Seriously Funny Gifts
Take the misery out of holiday shopping with these funny gifts, designed to make even Scrooge crack a smile. Our favorite is the F*CK The Rain Umbrella, which would cheer up any gloomy day. Other fun items are bacon dental floss (look for other bacon...
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MoMA Design Store: Destination Japan
MoMA Design Store recently launched Destination Japan, an exclusive product collection of housewares, accessories and design objects usually available only Japan. Available for a limited time, it features a range of items—from those created...
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Six Better-Than-Average Umbrellas
Following the Swims post, you might guess we have a rain theme going on today. What can we say? It's been raining a lot here lately. During the drearier months an adequate umbrella is essential, especially for urbanites who face longer treks than...
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Umbrella.net
Jonah Brucker-Cohen and Katherine Moriwaki are at it again... This time developing a transient network, both technological and social, by embedding wireless devices in umbrellas .