Glatz: Sunshades with Light

Whether in the outdoor area of ​​private homes, restaurants  or Hotels: Sunshades from Glatz offer much more than shadows. One example is the new innovation of Glatz – the FORTELLO® LED and the LED FORTELLO easy. With this screen models of the Swiss manufacturer we can turn our night into day – thanks to the integrated LED lights.

In daytime the sunshades function as a protection from sun, rain and wind; in the nighttime they ensure warm light thanks to the LED’s. Concerning the LED’s, one can optionally choose from two levels of brightness. The cables are conveniently integrated in the pursuit. The sunshades are available in round or square design. In addition, both screens are easy to handle and to transport due to their low weight and a practicable opening system. Due to its stable construction and the wide range of applications, they are perfect for both: private use as well as hospitality industry.

Further information: glatz.ch/en

Knirps Silver by doppler: Elegant and Functional

The Knirps Silver parasol has been awarded the coveted Red Dot Award 2015.

Knirps is the most popular brand for umbrellas and parasols in Germany. They developed the first umbrella with a telescope tube and the first one to fit into a handbag. Knirps now belongs to the Austrian company doppler, the largest umbrella factory in Europe.

The Knirps Silver sunshade has a modern and simple appearance. Its ripped frame has a contemporary look and the fabric conforms to the highest requirements with its UV 80 protection. It is impregnated against stains, water-repellent and suitable for hand wash.

The Knirps Silver is equipped with an “automatic knicker”, which works with a crank lever. After the parasol is being opened to the maximum, turning the crank further makes it lean to the side. This function allows it to always have the shade on your side.

The Knirps Silver has been awarded with the Red Dot Award 2015 in the product design category garden. The jury justified their choice like this: “As an expression of a high demand on quality, this parasol showcases a purist design. Sophisticated details facilitate comfortable handling.”

The doppler company will be present on several stands at the spoga+gafa 2015. Visitors will find their parasols in hall 3.1 at the stands B014 C015, B020 C021 and B030 C031 as well as in hall 10.2 at stand L060.

Further information: knirps.com/en

 

Red Dot Winner: Calma OM Shade

The Spanish furniture manufacturers from Calma have convinced the jury of the Red Dot Design Award with their versatile sunshade OM.

Designed by Andreu Carulla Studio, the OM shade shows not only a minimalistic and modern style but also Mediterranean flair. A clever rotating system makes it possible to easily set up the umbrella and to choose between a straight or wavy look. The OM also works without its pole and can be fastened to a patio or a similar structure.

The Red Dot jury of 2015 justifies their choice for the OM in the product category as following: “The OM sunshade merges a clear and elegant design with highly refined functionality. The innovative, outstandingly smart rotating system is highly fascinating as it allows a comfortable opening and closing. The sunshade can be used in many different configurations and enhances almost any ambiance. It can serve as standing umbrella or attached to the wall and also as space partition. Moreover, the use of high-quality materials gives it high durability.”

Calma will be exhibiting the OM and other outdoor designs at the spoga+gafa garden trade fair in Cologne from August 30th to September 2nd 2015.

Further information: calma.cat