All Blog Posts Tagged 'umbrella' (5)

Sparkling Umbrellas Provide Perfect Little Escape in Sydney

Though we've now seen some truly dazzling light installations at this year's Vivid Sydney, there's still one we wanted to highlight. Photographer Peter Greig designed and curated one section of the festival - the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct Light Walk.…


Added by alice on August 4, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Colorful Umbrellas Magically Float in Mid-Air

Flickr photographer Patrícia Almeida recently shot these great photos of a wonderfully whimsical umbrella art installation in Portugal. Like something out of a fairy tale, the umbrellas look almost like they're magically floating in mid-air. As she writes, "In July, in Águeda (a Portuguese town), some…


Added by alice on July 26, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments


Dong Min Park’s rain drums combines five taut wax cloth shades of varying sizes to form a music-making umbrella.

More pics here.…


Added by Yasmine Zalek on May 10, 2010 at 4:01am — 2 Comments

Pet Umbrella

For those of you who don't know, im an animal fanatic. I just absolutely adore them. I've got 1 dog and 2 cats; all rescues. And Ive gotta say, this umbrella is just awesome!

Ive also got to take advantage of this post to "promote" the Lebanese animal welfare organization that I support; Animals Lebanon. If you're an animal lover, please take a minute to visit their website.… Continue

Added by Yasmine Zalek on September 11, 2009 at 11:11am — 1 Comment

What Will They Think of Next? The LightDrops LED Umbrella.

The LightDrops LED umbrella, designed by Sang-Kyun Park, is powered by the energy of falling rain drops. The heavier the rain, the brighter the light to help you see your way.

If you must know - as water pours over the surface, potential energy from raindrops slamming onto the conductive membrane called PDVF transforms into electrical energy powering embedded LEDs sending your umbrella ablaze with light. Happy?…


Added by PANDA JU on December 30, 2008 at 4:47pm — 4 Comments


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