Articles and Ideas for your outdoor space from our outdoor experts

24 Outdoor Design Trends for 2024 - Sustainable Design ideas.

Posted by Gareth Mauchline on 17-Nov-2023 16:29:45

We’re looking forward towards 2024 and beyond. Outdoor spaces are important, designing outdoor spaces for comfort in the present and comfort in the future is the best way to get the most out of your space. Tastes change, people change and trends change so here is Shadowspec’s Outdoor Trends 2024 edition:

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Topics: Sun Protection, Outdoor Umbrellas, Outdoor Design

Western Australia Umbrellas - Protection from the Harsh Sun

Posted by Gareth Mauchline on 15-Nov-2023 13:50:41

Sand, surf and sun. Perth, Western Australia is a thriving modern city with a stunning outlook on the Indian Ocean. Homes along the coast feature stunning architecture, relaxing patios and designer pools. WA is known for its hot climate, long summers and predictable weather patterns. Shade umbrellas and pools are an essential accessory in the state and Tom purchased a Shadowspec Serenity™ Rotating Cantilever from Shadowspec in 2023.

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Topics: Australian Sun, Cantilever Umbrella, Outdoor Design, Outdoor Living

Case Study - World Famous Tutukaka and Seaside Shade.

Posted by Gareth Mauchline on 28-Sep-2023 11:35:39

Welcome to where we’re from. Whangarei, New Zealand. We’re proud locals and when Christine visited us in our showroom looking for an outdoor umbrella we were delighted to provide insight and support.

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Topics: Outdoor Umbrellas, Cantilever Umbrella, Outdoor Shade, New Zealand Sun

Top 6 Backyard Design Ideas to Add Value to Your Home

Posted by Laura Stanley on 22-Sep-2023 07:55:14

While many homeowners prioritise interior house design, it is critical not to neglect the possibility of the backyard design. No matter the size of your backyard, homeowners and designers can work together on creative projects that will turn any outdoor area into a one-of-a-kind haven. But what backyard improvements can help raise a property's value? Before beginning a project, it's important to estimate its value and keep within your budget, if it's more of a personal nature, like backyard improvements.


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Topics: Outdoor Shade, Patio Umbrella, Outdoor Area Ideas

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