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Shoudao / umbrella stand


This is an kind of umbrella stand designed for a family.The ultimate goal of this umbrella stand is to avoid the waste of the rainwater after the usage of it.There are three holes of different sizes.The hole in the middle is used to place the long umbrella and the other two for folding umbrella.The internal part of the stand has a filter layer,so the rainwater can flow to the bottom of the stand and provide moisture for the plants below.It solves the leaking problem of the rainwater and avoid the potential safety hazards.The umbrella stand is a beautiful design,also a decoration if you put it at home.


Zhejiang University of Technology

Zhejiang University of Technology
Hangzhou, China

Jinglu li Yuanzhong zhang Yizhi zhuang Dong wang