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10 Easy Pieces: Outdoor Umbrellas


10 Easy Pieces: Outdoor Umbrellas

June 4, 2014

Once again, the perennial question of garden shade is upon us; here’s a roundup of some our favorite solutions:

Above: The Tuuci Hexagon Shade is designed by Dougan Clarke and made of teak and aluminum with a Sunbrella canvas shade. The Tuuchi Mobile Stand is $554 and the 30-Inch Stationary Stand is $535, both from Design Within Reach.

Above: The Karlso Umbrella, 98 inches high and 118 inches in diameter, is $79 at Ikea and works with the Loko Umbrella Stand; $24.99 at Ikea.

Above: The Round Market Umbrella from Pottery Barn comes in seven colors and two sizes, both on sale; the 6-foot-diameter umbrella is $89 (reduced from $99) and the 9-foot-diameter umbrella is $159 (reduced from $179) with the option of a base in eucalyptus, teak, or aluminum. The companion cast-iron umbrella base is $89, also at Pottery Barn.

Above: The classic 9-Foot Round Sunbrella has an FSC-certified eucalyptus wood frame with a Sunbrella shade in Sulfur; $319 from Crate & Barrel.

Above: West Elm’s Square Four-Panel Umbrella is 96 inches square and 96 inches high; it’s currently on sale for $152 (marked down from $179).

Above: From Danish company Skagerak, the Catania Umbrella and Parasol Foot is £270 from The Salcombe Trading Company in the UK. The 7-foot Skagerak Messina Market Umbrella is $425.37 from the Furniture Store.

Above: Developed by Brown Jordan for the Eames Case Study houses in Los Angeles, the Midcentury Sunshade from DWR is $999 and the Tuuci Platform Stand is $549.

Above: The Outdoor Market Umbrella from Serena & Lily is made of all-weather Sunbrella with a solid wood pole; $495.

Above: From UK outdoor furnishings company Barlow Tyrie, the Verona Parasol is available in a circular or rectangular style for £778 directly through Barlow Tyrie. The Standard Parasol Base in a medium size is £230.

Above: The 9-foot Maui Umbrella from Room & Board is available in four Sunbrella colors for $249; the powder-coated steel Maui Umbrella Base is $130.

A pool pavilion to go with your sun shades?  See yesterday’s Steal This Look

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on April 28, 2010 as part of our Beautiful Colors issue. For more umbrella ideas, see Gardenista’s 10 Easy Pieces: Shade Umbrellas.

Product summary  

Umbrellas & Shade Structures

Maui Umbrella

$249.00 USD from Room & Board

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