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

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

Buyers Guide - Designer Outdoor Trends in 2023

Posted by Jonathan Blampied on 21-Dec-2022 16:36:44

Say goodbye to 2022 and hello to 2023 with some fresh inspiration.

At Shadowspec we’re passionate about outdoor spaces, outdoor design and outdoor furniture. We’ve spoken to designers in our circles about what their predictions are for the upcoming year. 

In this year's almanack we’re going to focus on some upcoming trends in colour and materials as well as the growth of curved shapes melding in with nature. Please enjoy our investigation into trends and a buying guide for quality outdoor furniture. 

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Topics: Outdoor Umbrellas, Patio Umbrella, Outdoor Area Ideas, Wall Mounted Umbrella

Shadowspec showcase to the world at Expo 2020 Dubai

Posted by Jonathan Blampied on 13-Oct-2021 09:06:22

Shadowspec, has had the privilege of working with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise at Expo 2020 Dubai to supply umbrellas that enhance the New Zealand pavilion and the installations’ theme: Care for People and Place.

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Topics: Sun Protection, Outdoor Umbrellas, Shade Systems, Outdoor Shade, Commercial Umbrella, Commercial Outdoor Umbrella, Outdoor Design

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