Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:


Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

S - Umbrella / Umbrella

S - Umbrella
S - Umbrella

The topic design of square umbrella. This innovative design allows the storm area increase 41.4% than that of the traditional umbrella. Furthermore, the manufacturing process and cost is less than that of the traditional umbrella. Therefore, this innovative umbrella design is easy to manufacture and can save labor costs of manufacturing. This design applies innovative type of folding mechanism with shell design in order to achieve a smooth opening and folding. The structure of this square umbrella still uses the links and joints with simple geometric shapes for the purpose of easy to manufacture and assemble.


National Taipei University Of Technology

National Taipei University Of Technology
Taipei, Taiwan


my home

my home
chiayi County, Taiwan