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Colorful shade sails, a trend for decorating and shading

Colorful shade sails, a trend for decorating and shading

Ideas for Decorating and Shading

During the hot season, walking is enjoyable, but to enjoy walks without suffering from the heat. Various solutions have be devise around the world. Cities like Paris, Jerusalem, Agueda, Naples, Assisi, Madrid protect themselves from the sun and adorn the city with colorful shade sails. To attract visitors and offer them a visually pleasing spectacle while providing a sensation of freshness, various elements are use. Here are the ideas that have generated interest and have allowed transforming sun-exposed areas into pleasant paths. Shade mesh

Colorful shade sails on walkway
Using an OBAMALLA® shading net makes an attractive walkway for a walk without having to worry about the sun.

Colorful shade sails provide a visual spectacle wherever they are thanks to their designs

The simplest, most effective, and economical solution is the use of fix or removable colorful shade sails (which can be open also close based on current needs). These lightweight structures are easy to attach and are tear-resistant also UV-resistant. Colorful shade sails can also be mounted on standalone structures made of wood or metal for terraces. Nowadays, color versions are use worldwide to block heat, stop sunlight, and thus keep underlying areas cooler. They can be mounted horizontally or vertically depending on the sun’s angle during the day. Tensile structures with shade meshes can cover streets and very large spaces. These architectural elements mitigate the strong sun also make spaces more interesting. Shade mesh

Shade netting with metallic structure shade netting structure
The OBAMALLA® architectural shade netting can also be mounted on free-standing wooden or metal structures, providing protection from the sun’s rays during the day when the sun is most intense.

Architectural installation composed of a series of colorful blankets with a lightweight structure that fluctuate across the sky to enhance parts of the city

It is also very common to see trapezoidal sail awnings shading squares, allowing the wind to pass through easily. In this case, poles are not need to support the umbrellas, and the sky is not completely cover. Decorating and shading cities: Tourists appreciate the style and the joyful spirit of the city’s inhabitants they visit. Just like public artworks create fun and socialization. Shading systems with ropes and shade fabrics fill squares and streets with color. At the same time, these systems allow cooling down. In narrow and irregular streets, squares, and open spaces. The installation of suspended elements creates a kind of “spiderweb” that traps the colors of light through a system of mesh shading slats. A series of colorful shade sails extend in variable balance over a structure of cables stretched between walls. Shade mesh

Colorful shade sails
OBAMALLA® raschel mesh allows the formation of large suspended geometric elements of different sizes and colors.

Creating shaded and decorative areas with OBAMALLA® colorful shade sails

The arrival of hot summer days immediately creates the need for shaded areas, especially in cities. Creating stylish shaded areas is undoubtedly one of the most challenging tasks for architects involved in creating public installations. Mesh sail curtains are a modern solution both aesthetically and functionally for creating shade. The modern lines of these sails and the steel braces that keep them taut allow placing these decorative objects in any setting without issues. Even between large buildings or in shopping mall courtyards. The first questions to ask before undertaking a shading project in the city are undoubtedly the size it will have to be and which color to choose. Shade mesh

Shade meshes adapt to your needs

The size of the colorful shade sails can be calculate based on the shadow size you want to create. The larger the area to be shade, the larger the mesh size. The mesh is available in different colors, from the subtlest – white or cream – to two-tone combinations to perfectly fit into the environment. A very strong or decidedly mismatched color with the rest of the components may not be visually appealing. A third question is whether a fixed or mobile cover is require. A mobile structure has the advantage of providing shade throughout the day in the best way. If a mobile model with opening and closing systems is choose. It has a higher cost than fixed models equipped with hooks intended to simply keep the sail taut. Shade mesh

Park with tensile structures shade netting structure
In hot seasons it is necessary to have shaded areas to provide a cool and pleasant environment, OBAMALLA® woven mesh allows you to create shaded paths, where the sun is not a problem.

Mesh modules can be cut into the desired shape: square, hexagonal, or irregular. The designers’ imagination knows no bounds. And thanks to the creation of support poles, they can be easily place in any context. Installation is straightforward, as it can be carry out once the fixing points are decide upon using nylon or steel ropes. Shade mesh

Colorful shade sails
Different designs of structures can be create to decorate public spaces with the OBAMALLA® shade net. Its installation is very simple by fixing it with steel or nylon ropes.

Installation with colorful umbrellas: Suspended umbrellas to create shade on a village street in Portugal (Agueda). Shading the historic center and attracting people

When the wind picks up, the umbrellas seem to dance magically, suspended in mid-air, with lightness. The visual effect is very cheerful, and passersby benefit from more shade. The idea of coloring streets with floating umbrellas captures the enthusiasm of anyone spending time in city centers. The idea was born on the initiative of downtown merchants aiming to make cities cooler and shadier during the summer season, creating true outdoor artworks. Since 2013, this way of shading and decorating streets has been proposed in various countries, especially on cultural and tourist occasions. The installation is design both as urban furniture and ornament to liven up areas and at the same time as a way to protect from the sun. Visitors finding the city attractive end up promoting it.

Umbrellas in portugal structure for shade netting shade netting
The OBAMALA shade netting can be placed in a modern structure to provide shade but in Águeda Portugal they create true works of art by decorating the streets with colorful umbrellas to provide shade during the summer season.

Solar Protection Systems: Shading and Decorating in Modern Architecture

Solar protection systems are an integral part of architecture and have always played a significant role in controlling climatic conditions in public and private spaces. Different types of shields have been developed to shade streets and squares, favoring the realization of activities in open spaces. In recent years, attractive solar control solutions have been devised to create comfortable conditions. The textile cover, composed of mesh, is use to balance the need for light and shade. It’s essential to exploit both the type of screen and the surface finish (material and color) to encourage light reflections and achieve thermal/light balance in very sunny climates. The mesh absorbs part of the direct radiation and reflects the rest upwards, creating a pleasant condition of semi-shade without the risk of glare.

Shade netting color shade netting structure
To achieve the balance of shade and light, the type of material and color to be chosen to cover with the OBAMALLA® sun screen should be considered to balance the thermal conditions.

Shading screens are decorative at the same time and extremely versatile. Facilitating the creation of pleasant areas in gardens and terraces. Ideal for small and large outdoor spaces, the unique shapes of the sails can create interesting plays of light and shadow. They are quickly install by means of fixing ropes that help give the fabric the desired inclination. For temporary use.

Shade netting in pedestrian walkway shade netting structure
The OBAMALLA® street decorations are very eye-catching and at the same time facilitate the creation of pleasant areas in terraces and gardens by absorbing radiation and avoiding skin damage caused by the sun’s rays.

Fill out the form below to let us know your questions or comments:

Ideas for Decorating and Shading

During the hot season, walking is enjoyable, but to enjoy walks without suffering from the heat. Various solutions have be devise around the world. Cities like Paris, Jerusalem, Agueda, Naples, Assisi, Madrid protect themselves from the sun and adorn the city with colorful shade sails. To attract visitors and offer them a visually pleasing spectacle while providing a sensation of freshness, various elements are use. Here are the ideas that have generated interest and have allowed transforming sun-exposed areas into pleasant paths. Shade mesh

Colorful shade sails on walkway
Using an OBAMALLA® shading net makes an attractive walkway for a walk without having to worry about the sun.

Colorful shade sails provide a visual spectacle wherever they are thanks to their designs

The simplest, most effective, and economical solution is the use of fix or removable colorful shade sails (which can be open also close based on current needs). These lightweight structures are easy to attach and are tear-resistant also UV-resistant. Colorful shade sails can also be mounted on standalone structures made of wood or metal for terraces. Nowadays, color versions are use worldwide to block heat, stop sunlight, and thus keep underlying areas cooler. They can be mounted horizontally or vertically depending on the sun’s angle during the day. Tensile structures with shade meshes can cover streets and very large spaces. These architectural elements mitigate the strong sun also make spaces more interesting. Shade mesh

Shade netting with metallic structure shade netting structure
The OBAMALLA® architectural shade netting can also be mounted on free-standing wooden or metal structures, providing protection from the sun’s rays during the day when the sun is most intense.

Architectural installation composed of a series of colorful blankets with a lightweight structure that fluctuate across the sky to enhance parts of the city

It is also very common to see trapezoidal sail awnings shading squares, allowing the wind to pass through easily. In this case, poles are not need to support the umbrellas, and the sky is not completely cover. Decorating and shading cities: Tourists appreciate the style and the joyful spirit of the city’s inhabitants they visit. Just like public artworks create fun and socialization. Shading systems with ropes and shade fabrics fill squares and streets with color. At the same time, these systems allow cooling down. In narrow and irregular streets, squares, and open spaces. The installation of suspended elements creates a kind of “spiderweb” that traps the colors of light through a system of mesh shading slats. A series of colorful shade sails extend in variable balance over a structure of cables stretched between walls. Shade mesh

Colorful shade sails
OBAMALLA® raschel mesh allows the formation of large suspended geometric elements of different sizes and colors.

Creating shaded and decorative areas with OBAMALLA® colorful shade sails

The arrival of hot summer days immediately creates the need for shaded areas, especially in cities. Creating stylish shaded areas is undoubtedly one of the most challenging tasks for architects involved in creating public installations. Mesh sail curtains are a modern solution both aesthetically and functionally for creating shade. The modern lines of these sails and the steel braces that keep them taut allow placing these decorative objects in any setting without issues. Even between large buildings or in shopping mall courtyards. The first questions to ask before undertaking a shading project in the city are undoubtedly the size it will have to be and which color to choose. Shade mesh

Shade meshes adapt to your needs

The size of the colorful shade sails can be calculate based on the shadow size you want to create. The larger the area to be shade, the larger the mesh size. The mesh is available in different colors, from the subtlest – white or cream – to two-tone combinations to perfectly fit into the environment. A very strong or decidedly mismatched color with the rest of the components may not be visually appealing. A third question is whether a fixed or mobile cover is require. A mobile structure has the advantage of providing shade throughout the day in the best way. If a mobile model with opening and closing systems is choose. It has a higher cost than fixed models equipped with hooks intended to simply keep the sail taut. Shade mesh

Park with tensile structures shade netting structure
In hot seasons it is necessary to have shaded areas to provide a cool and pleasant environment, OBAMALLA® woven mesh allows you to create shaded paths, where the sun is not a problem.

Mesh modules can be cut into the desired shape: square, hexagonal, or irregular. The designers’ imagination knows no bounds. And thanks to the creation of support poles, they can be easily place in any context. Installation is straightforward, as it can be carry out once the fixing points are decide upon using nylon or steel ropes. Shade mesh

Colorful shade sails
Different designs of structures can be create to decorate public spaces with the OBAMALLA® shade net. Its installation is very simple by fixing it with steel or nylon ropes.

Installation with colorful umbrellas: Suspended umbrellas to create shade on a village street in Portugal (Agueda). Shading the historic center and attracting people

When the wind picks up, the umbrellas seem to dance magically, suspended in mid-air, with lightness. The visual effect is very cheerful, and passersby benefit from more shade. The idea of coloring streets with floating umbrellas captures the enthusiasm of anyone spending time in city centers. The idea was born on the initiative of downtown merchants aiming to make cities cooler and shadier during the summer season, creating true outdoor artworks. Since 2013, this way of shading and decorating streets has been proposed in various countries, especially on cultural and tourist occasions. The installation is design both as urban furniture and ornament to liven up areas and at the same time as a way to protect from the sun. Visitors finding the city attractive end up promoting it.

Umbrellas in portugal structure for shade netting shade netting
The OBAMALA shade netting can be placed in a modern structure to provide shade but in Águeda Portugal they create true works of art by decorating the streets with colorful umbrellas to provide shade during the summer season.

Solar Protection Systems: Shading and Decorating in Modern Architecture

Solar protection systems are an integral part of architecture and have always played a significant role in controlling climatic conditions in public and private spaces. Different types of shields have been developed to shade streets and squares, favoring the realization of activities in open spaces. In recent years, attractive solar control solutions have been devised to create comfortable conditions. The textile cover, composed of mesh, is use to balance the need for light and shade. It’s essential to exploit both the type of screen and the surface finish (material and color) to encourage light reflections and achieve thermal/light balance in very sunny climates. The mesh absorbs part of the direct radiation and reflects the rest upwards, creating a pleasant condition of semi-shade without the risk of glare.

Shade netting color shade netting structure
To achieve the balance of shade and light, the type of material and color to be chosen to cover with the OBAMALLA® sun screen should be considered to balance the thermal conditions.

Shading screens are decorative at the same time and extremely versatile. Facilitating the creation of pleasant areas in gardens and terraces. Ideal for small and large outdoor spaces, the unique shapes of the sails can create interesting plays of light and shadow. They are quickly install by means of fixing ropes that help give the fabric the desired inclination. For temporary use.

Shade netting in pedestrian walkway shade netting structure
The OBAMALLA® street decorations are very eye-catching and at the same time facilitate the creation of pleasant areas in terraces and gardens by absorbing radiation and avoiding skin damage caused by the sun’s rays.

Fill out the form below to let us know your questions or comments:

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