Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox Every Day! Join our Mailing List!
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Cumulus Parasol Umbrella: The Cloud That Keeps You Dry

by Hazel Chua

Nobody wants to walk around with a cloud hanging over their head… or do they? It would be a definite no if you take that part about the cloud figuratively. But literally? I think that would be kinda cool.

Cumulus Parasolzoom in

It doesn’t have to be an actual cloud, because that’s a near impossible thing to make happen. Cue the Cumulus Parasol, a patio umbrella designed and created by Netherlands-based design studio Toer that goes from flat to inflated when it’s under the heat of the sun.

Cumulus Parasol1zoom in

It has a solar panel embedded at the top, which uses the solar energy to power up a built in fan, which in turn inflates the parasol cloud in about twenty seconds.

cumulus-toer-700px-animationzoom in

The Cumulus Parasol is available for €465 (~$625 USD).

[via Laughing Squid]





Post a Comment:

Want a personal avatar on your comments? Sign up for a free Gravatar now!

Note: All comments with links in them will be held for moderation in order to prevent spam, so you may not see your post appear immediately.


« Previous
Next »

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Han Solo Carbonite Coffin Coffee Table: Only from IKEA Cloud City

Han Solo Carbonite Coffin Coffee Table: Only from IKEA Cloud City

Iron Throne Made from Carrots

Iron Throne Made from Carrots

Rocketeer Legacy Action Figure Won\

Rocketeer Legacy Action Figure Won't Work for Nazis

Garbage Pail Kids Adam Bomb Figure Blows Minds

Garbage Pail Kids Adam Bomb Figure Blows Minds

Fan-made Halo 4 Light Rifle Metal Replica Weighs 28lb.: For a Fit Forerunner

Fan-made Halo 4 Light Rifle Metal Replica Weighs 28lb.: For a Fit Forerunner

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo