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Silk & Bamboo Umbrella / Umbrella for sun and rain

Silk & Bamboo Umbrella
Silk & Bamboo Umbrella
Silk & Bamboo Umbrella
Silk & Bamboo Umbrella
Silk & Bamboo Umbrella

Discipline: Product

Silk & Bamboo Umbrella

Discipline: Product

Silk and bamboo are two most important elements in Chinese traditional culture. It is made by the traditional techniques of manufacturing bamboo umbrella and equipped with innovative construction of bamboo umbrella stand. Covered with silk, it can be used both for sun and rain. It is handy for its extension handle, whose appearance is originate from bamboo itself to embody the modality beauty of bamboo itself. Combined with principle of functionality, applicability, artistry, and environmental protection, this umbrella makes innovation in the design of umbrella between orientalism and western pragmatism.

Client / Manufacturer

Hangzhou Firstrain industrial Co., Ltd.

Hangzhou Firstrain industrial Co., Ltd.
Hangzhou, China

Design

Hangzhou Firstrain industrial Co., Ltd.

Hangzhou Firstrain industrial Co., Ltd.
Hangzhou, China

Xiaolei Chen